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$427K to expand Camp Apex capacity in Shelburne
04-15-2024 6:56 PM


SHELBURNE — Thanks to $427,000 in congressionally directed spending, Franklin County’s YMCA will renovate Camp Apex to expand its capacity, allowing more families, including those relying on financial aid or scholarships, to send their children to...

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David Kempf: Thankful for quiet on Trump
04-15-2024 4:41 PM

I would like to personally thank Recorder columnist John Bos for his most recent column aka Connecting the Dots. It was the first time in what seemed like years that did not mention Trump.David KempfGreenfield

Franklin County Fairgrounds hosting regional dog agility competition
04-15-2024 1:39 PM

GREENFIELD — Hundreds of canines and their handlers will compete at the Franklin County Fairgrounds on April 26 through April 28, vying for top honors in the United States Dog Agility Association’s (USDAA) New England Regional Championship.Organized...

Columnist Daniel Cantor Yalowitz: Cultural humility means relinquishing ‘superiority’
04-15-2024 7:31 AM


“The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility.” — Charles Caleb ColtonHeadline news everywhere screams of key contemporary themes involving “ego,” “self,” “it’s all about me,”… not to...

Carmela Semonelli: Support lacking at GHS
04-14-2024 7:51 PM

I have had the most unfortunate experience of needing support from the leadership team at Greenfield High School with a challenging, yet nuanced, situation with my child and another student. This has lingered, ebbed, flowed and escalated down the...

Proposed Greenfield tax fund would benefit elderly, residents with disabilities
04-14-2024 10:36 AM


GREENFIELD — At-Large Councilor Wahab Minhas is proposing a local tax option that would allow residents to donate to the elderly or people with disabilities who are struggling to pay their taxes. If approved by a City Council vote, establishment of...

Greenfield Notebook: April 15, 2024
04-13-2024 1:51 PM

Apprentices to graduate in NE-XT Technologies, GCC collaborationGREENFIELD — Greenfield Community College will soon graduate the first class of apprentices in a collaboration with precision manufacturer NE-XT Technologies.The nine NE-XT Technologies...

The World Keeps Turning: Ending, and restoring, tyranny
04-12-2024 5:45 PM


A mob of angry men, many recently unemployed, gathered in front of an ornate, stately building, the largest in the area and a symbol of government power. Confident, because the government had taken little action after previous mob attacks, and...

Greenfield seeks answers for $1M in state funds for Green River School
04-12-2024 5:31 PM


GREENFIELD — As the Greenfield School Department works to decommission the vacant Green River School and transfer ownership to the city, challenges have arisen as the district works to tie up loose financial ends with the Massachusetts School Building...

Bike-riding activists will convene April 20 to protest FirstLight
04-12-2024 5:08 PM


A local group of bike-riding activists will ride together again for the first time in a decade, this time in protest of FirstLight Hydro Generating Co.’s Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Station.The Solar Rollers, a grassroots advocacy group that...

JJ White: Recorder photo a stunner
04-12-2024 2:31 PM

Thank you, dear Recorder, for the stunning, festive, and colorful front page solar eclipse photo by star photographer, Paul Franz! We are so lucky to have the Greenfield Recorder — you rock!JJ WhiteGreenfield

Lew LaChance: Why have stop signs?
04-12-2024 2:31 PM

Many people in Greenfield and elsewhere do not stop at stop signs! The are red, octagon (eight-sided) signs with a white border along the edges. These markers are very visible. I’m sure from early life, we have all heard “STOP.” We all know what that...

Greenfield Notebook: April 12, 2024
04-11-2024 6:37 PM

April 17: Author talk with Xochitl Gonzalez GREENFIELD — In partnership with the Library Speakers Consortium, the Greenfield Public Library invites residents to a virtual talk with award-winning author Xochitl Gonzalez on Wednesday, April 17, at 6...

Greenfield School Committee aligns busing policy with current practice
04-11-2024 6:36 PM


GREENFIELD — The School Committee voted Wednesday to expand its busing policy for elementary school students by half a mile, allowing students living at Leyden Woods, Oak Courts and Greenfield Gardens to continue being bused to school as is the...

My Turn: Gun buyback a worthy effort
04-11-2024 4:14 PM


 As district attorney for 47 towns that make up the Northwestern District, I invite everyone to consider turning in unwanted firearms and ammunition this Saturday, April 13, when our office holds its third Gun Buyback in Greenfield and...

My Turn: Recalling long, painful road to Red Sox redemption
04-11-2024 4:13 PM


 Before the coming presidential election drives us all crazy, let’s take a break and read about something we can all (hopefully) agree on, namely, the Boston Red Sox.This for me is unusual as I grew up in New York City and was 11 years old when the...

Retired Newton School principal joins Greenfield School Committee
04-11-2024 3:05 PM


GREENFIELD — The School Committee voted 5-1 on Wednesday to appoint its newest member, retired Newton School Principal and former North Adams Curriculum Director Melodie Goodwin. Goodwin, who carries more than four decades of experience in education,...

Patrons can ‘walk down memory lane’ at Sweet Phoenix’s new Greenfield location
04-11-2024 11:29 AM


GREENFIELD — What began as a pop-up shop selling antiques and home goods in Turners Falls last October has transitioned to a permanent home at 281 Main St.Sweet Phoenix, owned by Danielle Marie, has moved into the space formerly occupied by Plum, a...

Greenfield Conservation Commission asks mayor to transfer Stone Ridge Lane parcel
04-10-2024 4:49 PM


GREENFIELD — Following up on its requests under the former administration, the Conservation Commission asked Mayor Ginny Desorgher on Tuesday to bring the proposed transfer of the 13-acre Stone Ridge Lane property for use as permanently protected...

Sounds Local: Fun for the whole family: Meltdown, a book and music fest for kids, returns to Greenfield this Saturday
04-10-2024 3:01 PM


If you are looking for some family fun this weekend that includes award-winning authors, arts and crafts, games, puppetry, circus performers and lots of music, then head to The River’s annual Meltdown, a book and music festival for kids that will take...

Greenfield’s Stone Soup Culinary Institute welcomes third cohort of aspiring chefs
04-10-2024 11:34 AM

GREENFIELD — The culinary dreams of eight aspiring chefs are taking flight once again as Stone Soup Culinary Institute welcomes its third cohort of students.With nearly 50 applicants vying for the openings, this year’s selection welcomes eight...

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