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20 years strong: Gill’s Wagon Wheel Restaurant marks decades of perseverance
07-18-2024 11:07 AM

By ERIN-LEIGH HOFFMAN

GILL — In the two decades since the Wagon Wheel Restaurant opened its doors, owners Carolann Zaccara and Jon Miller have seen both the positives and negatives of starting a business full-time.“There’s been a lot of positive things,” Miller said. “The...

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12-year-old Gill resident joins Circus Smirkus, with local performances this weekend
07-19-2024 2:08 PM

By ERIN-LEIGH HOFFMAN

GREENFIELD — When the traveling youth circus troupe Circus Smirkus comes to the Franklin County Fairgrounds this weekend, the roster of performers includes one Franklin County resident.The Greensboro, Vermont-based troupe, made up of youths ages 11 to...


‘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...


Jim Bates: More degrees than a thermometer, zero common sense
07-13-2024 9:38 PM

Our state continues to hemorrhage citizens. According to IRS data and reported in The Boston Herald last month. This state lost $3.9 billion dollars in tax revenues in 2022.Buyers remorse for “Fair Share” millionaires tax, anyone?Yet, they’ll spend...


Dining al fresco?: Some of the best places to enjoy a meal outside in Franklin County
07-12-2024 1:11 PM

By ADA DENENFELD KELLY

A good meal enjoyed outside is a wonderful addition to any summer day.Whatever you’re in the mood for, Franklin County has delicious, fresh food to enjoy outdoors with the backdrop of the gorgeous local scenery. Here are five recommendations for...


2 hospitalized after Gill crash
07-10-2024 4:30 PM

By ANTHONY CAMMALLERI

GILL — Two individuals were hospitalized Tuesday evening after a vehicle swerved off of Route 2 and crashed into a tree, according to Fire Chief Gene Beaubien. Beaubien said a bystander pulled one of the two individuals from the vehicle. Orange...


My Turn: Other guy is the one who’s unfit for office
07-09-2024 2:58 PM

By EVE BROWN-WAITE

 Like a lot of people, I had my head in my hands and was downing shots while watching the recent presidential “debate.” And like a lot of people, I found myself hoping and praying for a replacement candidate and spinning through every “what if”...


Franklin County vets: Little spike in pets consuming pot since legalization
07-07-2024 11:01 AM

By DOMENIC POLI

Area veterinarians say there has been no drastic increase in the number of pets brought in with cannabis in their systems since it was legalized in Massachusetts, though more of the animals’ owners are willing to admit their dog or cat got into their...


Gillbilly Paddle organizers hope for fair weather in 2024, after 2 years of cancellations
07-05-2024 1:50 PM

By ERIN-LEIGH HOFFMAN

GILL — After two consecutive years of weather-related cancellations, organizers of the Gillbilly Paddle are hoping for fair weather to take to the water on Saturday, July 13. The Gillbilly Paddle has been a summer tradition since 2018 when Gill...


Sue Kramer: Film has key local tie
07-04-2024 9:59 AM

In the article about “Janet Planet,” the author wrote about the many ways the film ties into our local area: it was filmed locally, the writer/director is from Amherst, local folks were cast as extras [“‘Janet Planet’ comes in orbit,” Recorder, June...


Gill-Montague leadership changes on tap for coming school year
07-04-2024 9:45 AM

By ERIN-LEIGH HOFFMAN

MONTAGUE — The Gill-Montague Regional School District has a few positions that will see new leadership beginning in the fall.Turners Falls High School and Great Falls Middle School Principal Christopher Barnes is leaving the district after a...


Gill pursuing new composting program
07-02-2024 4:01 PM

By ERIN-LEIGH HOFFMAN

GILL — A new community composting plan was approved by the Selectboard on Monday night, beginning the process of getting a weekly compost collection program off the ground for Gill residents as a prior food waste pickup system is phased out.A...


Antenna Cloud Farm bringing ‘visceral musical experience’
06-28-2024 3:29 PM

By JULIAN MENDOZA

GILL — The annual Antenna Cloud Farm festival is entering its seventh year providing what Creative Director Michi Wiancko calls a “really visceral musical experience.”The event, which includes five concerts and a nine-day “Experimental Institute”...


Needham man pleads guilty in crash that killed Athol woman
06-24-2024 4:05 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

GREENFIELD — A Needham man was sentenced to nine months in jail on Monday after pleading guilty to a charge of vehicular homicide by negligent operation in connection with a crash that killed an Athol woman on Route 2 in Gill last year.Benoit Marande,...


Montague Notebook: June 24, 2024
06-24-2024 11:07 AM

Jimmy Just Quit to perform at Pioneer Valley BreweryTurners Falls — Pioneer Valley Brewery “Summers of Songs” programme kicks off with a performance by the pop-rock band Jimmy Just Quit on Saturday, June 29 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.The show is...


Gill voters adopt town, school budgets
06-12-2024 5:57 PM

By ERIN-LEIGH HOFFMAN

GILL — Town Meeting voters gave their blessing to a $2.38 million budget for fiscal year 2025 on Tuesday, along with $1.77 million for the Gill-Montague Regional School District’s operating assessment and debt service.The town and education budgets...


Upon closure, Four Winds School looks to future opportunities
06-12-2024 3:30 PM

By SAM FERLAND

GILL — Four Winds School has officially closed its doors following the end of the 2023-2024 school year and a final liquidation sale last weekend, with a goal of raising money in hopes of reopening somewhere new in the future.“I think a better...


Maribeth Oakes: What lies ahead
06-07-2024 6:46 PM

The D-Day letters and accounts from World War II veterans was very moving. My dad was a WWII veteran and he would be rolling over in his grave at the mess this country is in right now. Our brave veterans fought for freedom and to rid the world of the...


Gill voters to consider financial articles in second Town Meeting
06-07-2024 3:44 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

GILL — After handling the first half of Annual Town Meeting in May, residents are invited back on Tuesday, June 11, to consider the community’s financial articles, including a $2.38 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year.The 11-article meeting...


Planting seeds of sustainability: Greenfield Garden Club encourages horticulturists of all ages
06-03-2024 2:24 PM

By EVELINE MACDOUGALL

The Greenfield Garden Club is not just for Greenfield residents: “We welcome people from Franklin County and beyond,” said Club President Laura Schlaikjer. Let’s take a look at two ways the group encourages gardening, and hopes to continue for years...


FirstLight expanding access to rec areas
06-03-2024 11:43 AM

By DOMENIC POLI

Andy Brydges attended the Massachusetts Environmental Education Society’s annual conference at The College of the Holy Cross and saw a presentation that spoke to him.Autism Alliance, a program of the larger organization Advocates, spoke to attendees...

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