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Lew LaChance: Our national anthem
07-15-2024 5:17 PM

In 1814, a Fleet of British warships with sails attacked Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Maryland. Six bombarded the fort. This fort was built in the shape of a star with many opportunities for the U.S. defenders to fight off the invaders. That is what they...


Dr. Larry S. Rankin: Support passage of End of Life Options Act
07-15-2024 5:17 PM

Regarding the recent letter “Tough cases make bad law on assisted suicide,” [Recorder, July 10], contrary to claims by the small percentage of Massachusetts residents who oppose medical aid in dying, it is legally and medically incorrect to conflate...


Karen Wessinger: Public health issues on our trails
07-15-2024 5:17 PM

I have been using Greenfield’s beautiful trails and bike path for over 15 years. Never have I seen them in such deplorable conditions as the past year. There are not any trail areas that I bring my child and dog to where I have not recently come...


Shirley Forrest Nomakeo: We need a warrior in Washington
07-15-2024 5:17 PM

There are migrant families sleeping on mats in the international terminal at Logan Airport, and as reported in the Boston Globe, Gov. Maura Healey said that a man accused of a recent migrant crime entered the U.S. through a federal program. We are a...


Eleanor Tillinghast: No to loss of local control
07-15-2024 5:17 PM

The Massachusetts Senate just approved legislation that strips communities of local control over industrial solar, onshore wind turbines, and large-scale battery storage. S.2838 is a radical overhaul of permits for all energy facilities. The State...


Athol-Orange Chuck Stone Little League baseball team wins District 3 championship for first time in 35 years
07-15-2024 4:48 PM

ATHOL – The Athol-Orange Chuck Stone Little League beat Leominster, 5-0, on Friday to capture the Massachusetts District 3 Little League championship.The win marked the first district title for a team from this area in 35 years.“These kids deserved...


Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity starts work on 58th affordable home and sixth in Greenfield
07-15-2024 4:47 PM

By ANTHONY CAMMALLERI

GREENFIELD — What was once the site of an old farmhouse is now being transformed into an affordable, all-electric one-bedroom home at 184 Petty Plain Road with help from Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity.The idea for the project, funded using...


Olympic Report with Jim Johnson: How Do Olympic Athletes Prepare for the Games?
07-15-2024 4:07 PM

(Note: Fit To Play columnist Jim Johnson will lend his voice on the 2024 Summer Olympics throughout the next month with special features pertaining to specific events and what goes into them for the athletes competing in Paris.)Athletes from all over...


West County Notebook: July 16, 2024
07-15-2024 3:35 PM

Ashfield Rod and Gun Club hosting archery shoot, pig roast PLAINFIELD — The Ashfield Rod and Gun Club, located at 161 North St. in Plainfield, will host a pop-up archery shoot and pig roast on Saturday, July 27.The archery shoot begins at 11 a.m. and...


Frontier Regional School student directs short film ‘Averted’
07-15-2024 3:29 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

SUNDERLAND — As the middle of summer vacation approaches, most Frontier Regional School students are likely working, taking trips with friends and enjoying all their free time.For Connor Mabius, however, this break serves as a chance to sit in the...


Step into this ‘outdoor living room’: Greenfield couple’s garden is their place to unwind and get creative
07-15-2024 2:33 PM

By EVELINE MACDOUGALL

A Franklin Street neighborhood in Greenfield has become even more welcoming for passersby of many species, thanks to the efforts of Dawn Kennedy and Margo Townley, who’ve transformed their property into a bountiful haven on less than one-fifth of an...


PHOTOS: Tractor-trailer truck crashes in Shutesbury
07-15-2024 1:59 PM


Furthering the goal of ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’: Deerfield Transfer Station adds swap shed
07-15-2024 1:48 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

DEERFIELD — The old saying goes that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, but what if there was no need to throw the item out in the first place?Beginning this past weekend, Deerfield residents using the Transfer Station now have a new outlet...


Sunderland contractor fined over asbestos abatement violations at UMass
07-15-2024 10:23 AM

AMHERST — A Sunderland contractor is facing a state fine of almost $30,000 for violations that occurred during asbestos abatement work at the University of Massachusetts, authorities announced Friday.The state Department of Environmental Protection...


Speaking of Nature: A bird that epitomizes ‘sleek’: An account of my first day at First Encounter Beach
07-15-2024 6:01 AM

By BILL DANIELSON

It was a Saturday morning on Cape Cod, which is usually a problematic day because it is moving day. All of the weekly renters start heading off the Cape to make room for the next wave of renters and traffic can be a bear. However, I had the advantage...


My Turn:
07-14-2024 10:01 PM

By BABETTE KROLIK

Former professor Joseph Levine is, of course, entitled to his opinions on Israel [“Why challenge to Israel is felt as fear,” Recorder, June 22] and if he would prefer to have the current state of Israel eliminated and replaced with a Palestinian...


Montague and Erving Notebook: July 15, 2024
07-14-2024 4:01 PM

Board maintains organizationERVING — The Selectboard voted on Monday to maintain its existing board organization, meaning that Jacob Smith will continue to serve as chair.‘Labyrinth’ to be screened at Peskeomskut ParkTURNERS FALLS — The 1986 cult...


Greenfield seeks feedback on uses for opioid settlement funds
07-14-2024 10:01 AM

By ANTHONY CAMMALLERI

GREENFIELD — Having already received roughly $400,000 out of its $1.7 million in national opioid settlement funds, the city will soon hold a public hearing so residents can offer suggestions on how the money can best be used to combat the impacts of...


PHOTO: Exterior enhancement
07-14-2024 10:01 AM


My Turn: We will decide
07-14-2024 8:01 AM

By DAVID GRAVES

We the people will decide who will govern us. The next election will not be decided by the intelligence agencies, the news media, the politicians or the elites. We will recognize the difference between the truth and the narratives that we have been...

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