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Review of Tennessee Gas Pipeline project rescheduled to July 24 at Greenfield Community College

Saturday, June 28, 2014

The Franklin Regional Council of Governments and its Franklin Regional Planning Board have rescheduled to July 24 their first-ever joint meeting to review the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. project. The boards’ original May 15 meeting on what Tennessee Gas Pipeline now calls its Northeast Energy Direct project was postponed because it was found to be in violation of the state’s Open Meeting Law in a space too small to accommodate … 0

Ailing boy, with Greenfield roots, uses wish to meet Pope Francis

Friday, July 4, 2014

“They offered him everything from Hawaii to Disney,” said his mother. “He has such deep faith that he wanted to visit the Pope.” GREENFIELD — Two years ago, Christopher Diego Sarage was a “normal” 9-year-old boy playing soccer, chatting up a storm with his family and having lots of fun with his friends. … 1

Movie Listings

Friday, July 4, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Check with theaters for showtimes; websites and phone numbers are given below. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Cold in July (R) A Hard Day’s Night (R) Ida (R) Obvious Child (R) Snowpiercer (R) Words & Pictures (PG-13) CINEMARK AT HAMPSHIRE MALL 267 Russell St., Hadley … 0

Forum on Tennessee Gas Pipeline on Tuesday at Greenfield Community College

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

A community forum organized by people with questions and concerns about the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Northeast Expansion Project through Massachusetts is planned for 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the dining commons at Greenfield Community College. The program’s … 1

Forum Thursday on future care at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

GREENFIELD — A community health organization will host Thursday night a discussion about the future care at Baystate Franklin Medical Center. Organized by the Community Health Care Initiative, the forum will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Greenfield Middle School. Baystate Health officials will present … 0

State task force examining opioid abuse recommends detox program in Franklin County

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Creating a detoxification program in Franklin County and reviewing eligibility rules insurers use for addiction treatment are among 36 recommendations released last week by the state panel charged with examining the epidemic of opioid abuses. Department of Public Health Commissioner Cheryl Bartlett, who chairs the group, said the … 0

Movie Listings

Friday, May 23, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Check with theaters for showtimes; phone numbers and websites are given below. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Belle (PG) Fed Up (PG) The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) Locke (R) Only … 0

Movie Listings

Friday, May 16, 2014

These movies are playing locally. Check with theaters for showtimes; phone numbers and websites are given below. AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org Fed Up (PG) The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) Locke (R) The Lunchbox (NR) … 0

Tennessee Gas Pipeline opposed by more than 100 protesters in Greenfield

Thursday, May 15, 2014

GREENFIELD — “Keep your fracking gas out of Mass.” The slogans on protesters’ signs summed up their feelings toward the proposed 179-mile Tennessee Gas Pipeline expansion, which would cut a swath across nine Franklin County towns, as well as Plainfield in Hampshire County, on its way from Wright, … 0

Owner of Zoe’s Fish House a partner in steak and seafood restaurant planned in Greenfield

Thursday, May 15, 2014

GREENFIELD — The downtown will soon add a steak and seafood restaurant to its list of eateries. Jim Sands, owner of Zoe’s Fish House in Hadley, said he has teamed up with Paul Cheng, who has owned The … 1

Opponents of Tennessee Gas Pipeline plan rally in Greenfield despite postponement of meeting

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

GREENFIELD — Organizers said a rally against the planned natural gas pipeline will be held Thursday afternoon, despite postponement of a regional informational meeting that was originally scheduled to follow. The 5 p.m. gathering on the Greenfield Town Common is organized by a consortium of groups opposed to … 0

Lack of public access postpones Tennessee Gas Pipeline, regional Franklin County boards meeting

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

GREENFIELD — A planned regional meeting with proponents of a natural gas pipeline has been postponed following the filing of an Open Meeting Law complaint. The meeting, which had been scheduled for Thursday evening at the John W. … 0

Patrick Ryan of Greenfield pleads guilty to attempting to hit man with van while intoxicated outside Easthampton bar

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

NORTHAMPTON — Patrick Ryan sobbed quietly in Hampshire Superior Court Tuesday afternoon as a judge read part of a letter of support from his 14-year-old daughter. “I love my daddy a lot,” Judge Bertha Josephson read from the letter. “Hopefully, my daddy doesn’t go to jail for too … 0