$50K allocated for Poet’s Seat Tower sandblasting as officials mull vandalism prevention

04-19-2024 3:45 PM

GREENFIELD — Following an affirmative vote by City Council this week, $50,000 will go toward sandblasting graffiti off of Poet’s Seat Tower, where vandalism has proven to be a persistent problem.Department of Public Works Director Marlo Warner II said...

PHOTOS: Convening for a good cause

04-19-2024 11:17 AM


High schools: South Hadley softball holds off Frontier rally for 5-4 victory (PHOTOS)
04-19-2024 9:01 PM

A day after completing a comeback victory over Greenfield, the Frontier softball team looked like it had another rally in the works on Friday against South Hadley.The Tigers held a 1-0 lead going into the sixth inning when the Redhawks rallied,...


Jessica Zhang: Weigh your choices — Solar power a better alternative
04-19-2024 1:25 PM

In his recent letter [“‘No’ means higher energy prices,” Recorder, March 26] Jim Bates is right that fossil fuels have powered societies across the globe — nobody disputes that. It’s the reality of pollution and carbon buildup in the atmosphere that...

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New owners look to build on Thomas Memorial Golf & Country Club’s strengths
04-18-2024 11:00 AM

TURNERS FALLS — Members of the Snow family have added another golf course to their portfolio and have already begun work on cosmetic improvements.Kyle and Kelly Snow, along with Kyle’s parents Edward Snow Jr. and Kerrilynn Snow, bought the Thomas...


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Hitting the ceramic circuit: Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail turns 20 years old, April 27-28
04-19-2024 11:32 AM

A lot can change in 20 years: Presidents and other politicians come and go, new cultural fads and technologies emerge, clothing styles morph, and music and movies take on different dimensions.In these parts, one tradition hasn’t changed. Since 2005,...


Obit photo for Judith Fuhring Seelig Judith Fuhring Seelig

Amherst, MA - Judith (Fuhring) Seelig passed away peacefully at Cooley Dickinson Hospital on October 21, 2023 after a brief illness. She was surrounded by friends and family with music and ... remainder of obit for Judith Fuhring Seelig

Obit photo for Richard F. Delphia Richard F. Delphia

Ashfield, MA - Richard F. Delphia, 84, passed away at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, of complications from a fall. Dick was born in Ludlow, MA on Aug... remainder of obit for Richard F. Delphia

Obit photo for Mary Lou Barton Mary Lou Barton

Leyden, MA - Mary Lou (Johnson) Barton, 74, of Leyden MA, took the Lord's hand on April 16, 2024, surrounded by her loving family at home. She was born in Brattleboro, VT on September 7, 19... remainder of obit for Mary Lou Barton

Obit photo for Judith M. Lively Judith M. Lively

Greenfield, MA - Judith Mae (Phillips) Lively, 85, of Wells St., passed away on Tuesday April 9, 2024. Judy was born in Greenfield on June 5, 1938 the daughter of Walter and Mildred (Ch... remainder of obit for Judith M. Lively


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