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Airport, culvert funding up for votes at Montague’s Special Town Meeting
03-12-2024 2:17 PM


MONTAGUE — Articles pertaining to airport funding, a culvert replacement and the Police Department’s participation in Civil Service will be up for votes at Thursday’s Special Town Meeting.The meeting will be held at Turners Falls High School starting...

Montague Police Logs: Feb. 26 to March 3, 2024
03-12-2024 10:20 AM

Monday, Feb. 26 1:05 p.m. — Russell Potter, 42, of Fourth Street in Turners Falls, was arrested on a warrant.4:44 p.m. — Caller on Federal Street states he feels the driver in the car behind him wants him to pull over because he is driving too slow,...

Barry De Jasu: Where is the line?
03-11-2024 5:46 PM

The Netanyahu government has used the unexplained, little-defended Hamas attack on Israel on Oct. 7 as an opportunity to slaughter and starve the entire Palestinian population. It has done this with the unceasing supply of U.S. weaponry and money.The...

Montague Notebook: March 12, 2024
03-11-2024 1:50 PM

Board of Health secures administrative assistantMONTAGUE — Geneva Bickford was appointed as Board of Health administrative assistant during a Selectboard meeting last week.The appointment is effective March 18 and she will work 35 hours a week at a...

Montague and Erving Notebook: March 11, 2024
03-11-2024 7:01 AM

March 16: Roast pork supper MONTAGUE — The First Congregational Church of Montague will host a roast pork supper on Saturday, March 16. Diners can eat in at 5:30 p.m. or pick up takeout orders at 5:45 p.m.Each meal includes roast pork with gravy,...

From Local to Global: On women’s equality
03-07-2024 3:57 PM


On March 8, 1908, female garment workers marched through New York City’s Lower East Side to protest child labor and sweatshop working conditions and to demand women’s suffrage. By 1910, March 8 became observed annually as International Women’s Day and...

Nation’s oldest continuously existing spiritualist community marks 150 years in Lake Pleasant
03-07-2024 11:47 AM


One hundred and fifty years ago in Lake Pleasant, horse-drawn wagons shuffled along dirt roads lined in tents, cottages and boathouses. Steamboats raced along the lake while swimmers played water games, hot air balloons flying over their heads....

Montague Police Logs: Feb. 20 to Feb. 26, 2024
03-06-2024 11:29 AM

Tuesday, Feb. 20 9:29 a.m. — Walk-in from James Street states a neighbor walks his dog without a leash. While she was on her deck, the dog came running up and jumped on her. Walk-in recently had knee surgery and was very upset. Owner was not around...

Rustic Romance owner in Millers Falls closes ‘incredible chapter’ with retirement
03-04-2024 2:16 PM


MILLERS FALLS — Rustic Romance closed its doors at 26 East Main St. on Saturday, with owner Cindy Bayer heading into retirement after years spent selling uniquely curated antique home decorations to the community.Bayer served as a kindergarten teacher...

Montague Police Logs: Feb. 12 to Feb. 19, 2024
02-24-2024 10:36 PM

Monday, Feb. 1211:44 a.m. – Caller from Union Street states her dog was attacked by another dog that was not on a leash. Animal control officer made contact with the dog owner and he was cooperative. He was advised of laws and the complaint. Reporting...

Pat Hynes: Educating the whole child
02-21-2024 9:32 PM

A recent story about seven middle-school students rushing to the aid of an older woman in need of help exemplifies the lifelong benefits of education imbued with lessons of compassion and community. Gloria Matlock, founder/director of Twice as Smart,...

PHOTO: Wooly wanderers
02-20-2024 5:57 PM

Johanna Rosen: We must push for a cease-fire and more
02-20-2024 5:17 PM

I want to thank the Recorder for covering the effort to pass a cease-fire resolution in Greenfield and the weekly standouts on the Common [“Local activists to present Gaza cease-fire resolution to Greenfield City Council,” Feb. 15]. I think the news...

Four-alarm blaze at Red Fire Farm in Granby causes an estimated $1M in damages
02-18-2024 4:51 PM


GRANBY — A blaze engulfed Red Fire Farm’s barn and farm store on Carver Street on Saturday afternoon, leaving the west side of the barn “completely obliterated” and causing an estimated $1 million in damages, according to co-owner Ryan...

Montague Cultural Council awards $16K in grants
02-17-2024 2:13 PM

MONTAGUE — The Cultural Council has awarded 28 grants totaling $16,146 to support local cultural programs as part of its annual funding distribution.According to a notice from Cultural Council Chair Kathleen Lynch, grants are awarded to projects that...

New Montague Pollinator Action Group brainstorms early ideas
02-16-2024 3:15 PM


MONTAGUE — Sprucing up cemeteries and other public areas as well as determining how to connect with the public were a few of the ideas brainstormed at the first meeting of Montague’s Pollinator Action Group on Thursday.The community-led group came...

Turners Falls man faces 9 charges in high-speed chase through multiple towns
02-15-2024 9:39 PM


GREENFIELD — A Turners Falls man faces nine charges after allegedly trying to hit a Greenfield Police cruiser before leading authorities on a high-speed chase to Sunderland which ended in Greenfield.Jason B. Griswold, 40, pleaded not guilty in...

Montague DPW looks to remedy stormwater infiltration to curb sewer overage fees
02-15-2024 1:02 PM


MONTAGUE — The investigation into stormwater infiltration in the sewage pipes underneath Federal Street in Millers Falls will continue as the town tries to eliminate a key factor contributing to a $94,668 overage charge assessed by neighboring...

Montague man to face charges after high-speed chase
02-14-2024 7:02 PM

GREENFIELD — A Montague man who allegedly tried to hit a Greenfield Police cruiser on Tuesday afternoon was taken into custody after leading authorities on a high-speed chase to Sunderland and back.The driver reportedly nearly struck a cruiser in...

White Bridge closure to continue Thursday
02-14-2024 12:28 PM

TURNERS FALLS — The closure of the White Bridge that connects Greenfield and Turners Falls over the Connecticut River will continue on Thursday, Feb. 15, according to the state Department of Transportation (MassDOT).The bridge was closed Monday...

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