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Franklin County CDC celebrates 45 years in Greenfield
06-11-2024 11:15 AM


GREENFIELD — The success of small businesses took the spotlight last week as part of a block party in honor of the Franklin County Community Development Corporation’s 45th anniversary.“We’ve worked with thousands of people over 45 years, so we’re just...

‘We can do better’: Volunteers raise awareness of gun violence with Greenfield event
06-11-2024 10:03 AM


GREENFIELD — Volunteers with gun violence prevention groups heard praising beeps and hollers from passing drivers as they hung up orange hearts in trees and on fences on the Greenfield Common in recognition of National Gun Violence Awareness Day last...

After delay, Green River Swimming and Recreation Area sees first open weekend of season
06-10-2024 7:02 PM


GREENFIELD — The Green River Swimming and Recreation Area opened its swimming area this weekend, after the original opening date of June 1 was delayed due to a water quality test that showed elevated levels of E. coli.As required by the state...

Clayton Sibley II: New fire station location is a mistake
06-10-2024 6:21 PM

So this past week I was driving down Main Street toward the center of Greenfield. Traffic had stopped, as it dose frequently on Main Street. My vehicle just happened to be in front of the new fire station driveway. A few seconds after traffic stopped...

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 Notebook: June 11, 2024
06-10-2024 2:37 PM

Greenfield Historical Society hosting author talk GREENFIELD — Local authors Sara Campbell and Shari Strahan will talk about their recently published historical book, “Did Grandma Have a Filling Station? Greenfield Women and Their Historic...

Columnist Daniel Cantor Yalowitz: What we need now — ‘political literacy’
06-09-2024 3:01 PM


As we approach the first of two presidential debates in just over two weeks, we are as locked and lost in political bifurcation as never before. Most of us have taken one side or the other with no looking forward or back. By now, we’ve already...

‘Money Game’ comes home with screenings at Garden Cinemas
06-09-2024 11:52 AM


GREENFIELD — After receiving wide acclaim at international film festivals across the country, the locally filmed movie “Money Game” will enjoy a grand homecoming this week with a premiere at the Garden Cinemas.“It’s a very, very nice chance to say,...

Mik Muller: Where is Melania Trump?
06-09-2024 11:45 AM

It is interesting, and telling, that the only family member to show up to support Donald Trump over the entire three week hush-money-payment-to-a-porn-star trial was his son Eric. No one else from his family came to the courthouse. Not even his wife,...

Tree vandalism stymies Greenfield committee
06-08-2024 7:28 PM


GREENFIELD — After being disheartened to find two trees completely stripped of their bark at Lunt Field — the second instance of alleged tree vandalism the field has seen in the last five years — the Tree Committee is unsure whether to put the effort...

The World Keeps Turning: The ‘wonder’ of John McPhee
06-07-2024 6:54 PM


Everyone with a profession, or even a passionate hobby, probably has one person that stands out as a role model, a target of envy, and recipient of uncritical admiration. In today’s inflated language, that person might be termed the GOAT (Greatest of...

Ruth Witty: Who is a fascist?
06-07-2024 6:46 PM

Writer John Guenther calls Republicans fascists [“Republican organizations breeding grounds for fascists?” Recorder, June 5]. Yet it is leftist progressives who hold signs saying “Palestine, by any means necessary” calling for the violent overthrow of...

Bram Moreinis: Irked by out-of-state letter
06-07-2024 6:46 PM

Why would a local paper like the Recorder print letters from other states? Why even go outside Franklin County? As such letters do not give voice to your readers or our local community, I do not see the point.If a letter from far away can have such...

Central Maintenance established as new Greenfield department
06-07-2024 3:34 PM


GREENFIELD — The Central Maintenance Department, formerly a division of the city’s Department of Public Works that handles the maintenance and construction of city-owned properties, will now operate independently as a new department.Facilities...

Rejoice in our authentic selves: Franklin County Pride kicks off June 14 with dance party premier of Carrie Ferguson’s queer anthem, ‘The Many I Am’
06-07-2024 11:48 AM


“We are beyond betweenWoman and manThere’s not enough wordsFor the many I am”Carrie Ferguson, “The Many I Am”Franklin County Pride will take place on Saturday, June 15, and this year is shaping up to be the biggest and best yet. The festivities will...

Issues with our education funding formula: Three factors that put our cities, towns and students at an unfair advantage
06-07-2024 11:14 AM


Our public school system — the backbone of democracy, the great equalizer, the means by which we can level the playing field — is itself unequal, undemocratic, and badly underfunded. Though education is one of the most significant responsibilities of...

Over 1,000 marchers expected for Franklin County Pride parade
06-06-2024 5:38 PM


GREENFIELD — The Franklin County Pride Parade and Festival is returning to the city for its eighth year on Saturday, June 15, and according to Parade Coordinator Jake Krain, it’s shaping up to be the organization’s most well-attended celebration to...

Plum boutique, formerly of Greenfield, aims to bring whimsy, joy to Northampton with new space
06-06-2024 10:48 AM


NORTHAMPTON — Several years ago, Heidi Weeks made the decision to go into business with her business partner Tim Fisk, who runs Salon Herdis in Northampton. The two had the idea of opening a boutique shop in Greenfield, where Weeks was living.“Between...

Garden Cinemas partners with app for movies in Spanish
06-06-2024 10:21 AM


GREENFIELD — Were you looking forward to watching “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga” but wish you could see it in another language? If so, you’re in luck.The Garden Cinemas has partnered with TheaterEars, a smartphone app, to make some films available in...

Jessica Farwell: Mansplaining patriarchy
06-05-2024 4:35 PM

Gee, thanks to writer Kevin J. Smith for expertly mansplaining feminism and women’s oppression! [“Letters missed point on transgender perspective,” Recorder, May 31].It certainly has to be the mainstream media and advocates of freedom of gender...

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