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Pushback: ADUs — Throwing mama from the train
07-16-2024 5:40 PM

By AL NORMAN

In October 2023, Gov. Maura Healey introduced a “$4 billion plan to jump-start the production of homes and make housing more affordable.” Her bill, H. 4138, titled the Affordable Homes Act, was touted as “the largest proposed investment in housing in...


Nat Fortune: Put the blame on me
07-16-2024 5:37 PM

In a recent guest column registering her disagreement with the decision of annual Town Meeting voters on June 18 to request a single ZIP code for Whately, writer Ruth Leahey also wondered why “those in charge” failed to take into account the adverse...


Debbie Kates: Horrified by letter on the Bible
07-16-2024 5:37 PM

The recent letter to the editor [“The Bible Matters,” July 12], about the primacy of the Bible is truly horrifying. The writer states: “The Bible is the very word of God. It is the final authority on all matters of faith and life. The Bible is both...


My Turn: Pining for a return to kindness
07-16-2024 5:30 PM

By CATHERINE KING

 An adage I’ve heard since childhood reads, “Don’t discuss religion or politics in polite company.” We all know we threw that baby out with the bathwater a dog’s age ago. The abyss of social and mainstream media makes it clear that this will happen...


Small-town strengths key to Leyden’s emergency management plan
07-16-2024 5:24 PM

By SAM FERLAND

LEYDEN — Under the guidance of Emergency Management Director Jeff Miller, the town is shoring up a new emergency management plan with a goal of making a safer, community-centered system.The new system will divide the town into different...


“As a little kid I looked up to these guys. Now, that’s us”: Valley Blue Sox host clinic for youth baseball players in Greenfield
07-16-2024 5:00 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

GREENFIELD — Area youth baseball players had the chance to learn the game from some of the top collegiate players in the country this week. The Valley Blue Sox of Holyoke held a Greenfield Youth Baseball Clinic on Monday and Tuesday at Lunt Field,...


‘Quintessential small-town cop’ ends a chapter: Gill sergeant retiring after 18 years
07-16-2024 4:19 PM

By ERIN-LEIGH HOFFMAN

GILL — After serving a combined 18 years as an officer and sergeant, Police Sgt. Jason Bassett plans to retire from full-time work at the end of August.Bassett, 52, first began working as a part-time officer for Gill in 2006 and left in 2008 to serve...


UMass football: How do the Minutemen rate in the highly-anticipated EA Sports College Football 25?
07-16-2024 3:45 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

Want to step into Don Brown’s shoes and try to rebuild the UMass football program? A new college football video game gives you that chance.EA Sports College Football 25 released to the public Monday afternoon, the highly anticipated revival of the...


North County Notebook: July 17, 2024
07-16-2024 2:32 PM

‘Spirit and Spa’ co-author coming to library NORTHFIELD — David James, co-author of “Spirit and Spa” with the late Louise Shattuck and Sheryl Sadler-Twyon of Montague Center, will read excerpts from the book on Thursday, July 18, from 6 to 6:45 p.m.,...


Greenfield Notebook: July 17, 2024
07-16-2024 2:32 PM

City seeks feedback on uses for CPA money GREENFIELD — Ahead of the next Community Preservation Act funding round, the Community Preservation Committee will host a public hearing to gather feedback on community priorities on Thursday, July 25, at 5:30...


$10M West Hawley Road Bridge upgrade planned for 2026 in Charlemont
07-16-2024 2:11 PM

By SAM FERLAND

CHARLEMONT — The state Department of Transportation is planning a $10 million upgrade to the West Hawley Road Bridge on Route 8A over the Deerfield River that officials say will improve safety and pedestrian access.Ahead of construction, which is...


Embracing the smash burger: Attempting to make at home the newest trend in fast food
07-16-2024 12:54 PM

By TINKY WEISBLAT

My love for food is rooted in tradition and family — so it can take me a while to catch on to current trends in Foodie Land. I have thus only just discovered the smash burger.Smash burgers are the current chic descendant of the hamburger, a dish that...


Garden tour to raise money for Colrain Historical Society
07-16-2024 11:59 AM

By ADA DENENFELD KELLY

COLRAIN — As members of the Colrain Historical Society set their sights on projects to improve building insulation and create a fully accessible restroom for visitors, the need for a fundraiser became clear.Enter the Historical Society’s first-ever...


Funding OK’d for 911 infrastructure, tennis court rehab in Ashfield
07-16-2024 10:50 AM

By ADA DENENFELD KELLY

ASHFIELD — Roughly 30 voters unanimously passed all three articles at Monday’s Special Town Meeting, paving the way for 911 infrastructure upgrades at the schools and a tennis court rehabilitation project.Article 1 requested a $20,000 transfer from...


Damage minimal in pair of Orange electrical fires
07-15-2024 9:47 PM

By ERIN-LEIGH HOFFMAN

ORANGE — No residents or firefighters were injured following a fire at 133 South Main St. on Monday evening that likely started due to a power line malfunction, according to Fire Chief James Young.Emergency personnel responded after dispatchers...


Bulletin Board: Greenfield Post 81 takes both games in doubleheader against West Springfield
07-15-2024 8:33 PM

It was a road doubleheader against West Springfield Post 207 for the Greenfield Post 81 Senior Legion team on Monday, and Post 81 came away with a pair of victories.Greenfield opened with a 3-1 win and followed it up with a 5-3 triumph. Both games...


Greenfield dog park damaged in alleged DUI crash
07-15-2024 6:36 PM

By ANTHONY CAMMALLERI

GREENFIELD — Repairs are on tap for Paws Park, the dog park within Green River Park on Petty Plain Road, after police say a New York man crashed into the fence on Friday while allegedly driving intoxicated in a 1978 Chevrolet van. Michael Rockwell,...


Valley politicians express shock in wake of assassination attempt against Trump, worry about the country’s future
07-15-2024 6:14 PM

By ALEXANDER MACDOUGALL

The shock waves from the shooting at a Donald Trump rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday have continued to reverberate across the country, including in western Massachusetts.Local politicians reacted to the shooting, which resulted in the death of an...


Bay State Games: West girls volleyball team earns silver medal
07-15-2024 5:56 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

It was a successful trip to the Bay State Games for the West girls volleyball team over the weekend. Team West — which featured Frontier’s Olivia Machon, Bailey Martin and Abigail Hernandez — opened the tournament on Saturday with a 25-21, 25-20 loss...


Local golf: Andy Lesenski, Terry Boyce repeat as Country Club of Greenfield club champions
07-15-2024 5:27 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

Make it five in a row for Andy Lesenski.Country Club of Greenfield held its club championship over the weekend, and Lesenski capturing his fifth straight title on the men’s side. Lesenski carded rounds of 67, 68 and 67 to finish with a three-round...

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