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Greenfield considers electric police vehicle fleet
06-25-2024 6:42 PM


GREENFIELD – After City Council approved the purchase of two police cruisers for $150,000 last week, the city is considering electric cruisers the next time it funds additions to the department.“I’m going to vote for this one now, but for future ones,...

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Alleged hit-and-run crash in Greenfield sends one to hospital
07-22-2024 5:43 PM


GREENFIELD — An alleged hit-and-run crash near 451 Main St. on Monday sent a woman to the hospital. Greenfield Police officers and firefighters blocked off a portion of Main Street after a white Nissan Rogue collided with a Toyota RAV4 at...

Greenfield celebrates opening of new Fire Station after multi-million-dollar project
06-10-2024 5:01 PM


GREENFIELD — Residents and firefighters gathered with local and state officials Monday morning to celebrate the opening of the new Fire Station at 41 Main St., an approximately $21.7 million project that took more than two years to complete.A crowd of...

Greenfield Fire Department moves into new station on Main Street
05-23-2024 6:34 PM


GREENFIELD — The Fire Department fully moved into its new station at 41 Main St. Thursday night, leaving behind the temporary station on Hope Street that it has occupied since the 412 Main St. station was demolished in 2021. The move marks the...

Fire scorches garage on Homestead Avenue in Greenfield
04-17-2024 3:58 PM


GREENFIELD — No one was injured after a garage at 42 Homestead Ave. caught fire Wednesday afternoon.Firefighters could be seen hosing down the detached garage at approximately 1 p.m. as smoke poured out of it. According to Fire Chief Robert Strahan,...

Firefighters prep to meet ‘unique challenge’ as electrical vehicles gain popularity
03-29-2024 4:23 PM


Take a drive down Routes 5 and 10 and count the number of electric or hybrid vehicles you see. Compare those numbers to what you saw two years, five years or 10 years ago and you’re likely looking at a significant increase.Data from the Massachusetts...

No injuries in Elm Street house fire in Greenfield
03-13-2024 4:13 PM


GREENFIELD — A two-family residence at 20 Elm St. caught fire Wednesday afternoon, resulting in extensive damage to the rear exterior but no injuries to residents.Fire Chief Robert Strahan said when firefighters from Greenfield, Turner Falls,...

Multiple departments respond to Greenfield garage fire
02-04-2024 3:38 PM

GREENFIELD — No one was injured during a first-alarm fire at a commercial garage at 130 Laurel St. late Saturday night, according to Greenfield Fire Capt. Dan Smith.The incident was reported as a roof fire at around 10:30 p.m. The blaze was described...

PHOTOS: Braving a blizzard
01-08-2024 6:23 PM

Online system collecting household, biz data to ensure efficient emergency response in Greenfield
10-15-2023 2:37 PM


GREENFIELD — A new online system is offering residents and businesses a platform to input important site-specific data that can help emergency personnel respond to their properties more efficiently during a crisis.Community Connect, which residents...

PHOTOS: SUV flips in intersection collision in Greenfield
10-06-2023 7:15 PM

PHOTO: Greenfield firefighters respond to Shattuck Street garage
09-09-2023 8:42 PM

Fire Department assistant retires after four decades serving Greenfield
08-02-2023 2:55 PM


GREENFIELD — After 40-plus years of setting her alarm to wake up for work each morning, Lorie Cowan did as she always would on the morning of her retirement.“I actually went to reset [the alarm] for the next day and realized I didn’t have to do it...

Greenfield City Council votes to remove fire, police chief from Civil Service
07-20-2023 3:06 PM


GREENFIELD — After a lengthy discussion Wednesday night, City Council voted to remove the police and fire chief positions from Civil Service, bringing both in congruence with their respective departments’ rank-and-file officers.“The Civil Service...

Head-on collision injures 2 in Greenfield
06-15-2023 4:59 PM


GREENFIELD — Two people were hospitalized following a head-on collision on the Route 2 bypass near Adams Road Thursday afternoon.First responders were dispatched after 1:30 p.m. for a report of two pickup trucks colliding head-on just past the Adams...

Greenfield officials, firefighters laud progress on new fire station
03-16-2023 5:01 PM


GREENFIELD — The new fire station on Main Street continued to take shape on Thursday, as contractors erected one of the final steel beams to a round of applause.“It’s a real celebration for Greenfield,” said Fire Station Building Committee Co-Chair...

‘Severe injuries’ result from 2-vehicle crash on Route 2 in Greenfield
03-12-2023 7:22 PM


GREENFIELD — At least four people sustained “severe injuries” from a head-on collision that left two vehicles highly damaged near Longview Tower on Route 2 on Sunday, according to Deputy Police Chief William Gordon.The crash occurred shortly before...

PHOTOS: Smoke investigation temporarily closes Bank Row in Greenfield
02-13-2023 5:51 PM

New fire station taking shape on Main Street in Greenfield
02-13-2023 5:05 PM


GREENFIELD — The previously cleared lot on Main Street near Coombs Avenue is starting to come to life with construction of the new fire station now well underway.Foundation work is expected to be completed this week, with steel erection continuing...

Council eyes removal of fire, police chief from Civil Service in Greenfield 
02-13-2023 4:34 PM


GREENFIELD — In an effort to create consistency across public safety departments and “even the playing field,” councilors are considering a ballot question to remove the police and fire chief positions from Civil Service. “At this point, I don’t think...

No injuries result from minor fire caused by propane torch malfunction at Hope & Olive
12-30-2022 1:21 PM


GREENFIELD — The Hope & Olive restaurant’s sprinkler system suppressed a small kitchen fire on Thursday evening that was started by a malfunction of a propane torch used to make creme brulee.Co-owner and manager Jim Zaccara said the Greenfield Fire...

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