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CAROL LOLLIS

Greenfield presses probe of fireworks company

Thursday, July 17, 2014

GREENFIELD — Mayor William Martin says the city will not accept an agreement with the New Hampshire company that has been providing Greenfield’s Fourth of July fireworks display for the past 20 years until an investigation is completed into whether it was shorted on fireworks for at least the past four years. There are indications that people at the fireworks shows may have seen only about half the fireworks that were paid for. Atlas PyroVision Productions Inc. Chief Executive Officer Stephen Pelkey said Wednesday that the company acknowledges there was a difference in what was promised the city this year and what it got, and … 1

Not enough bang for the buck: Fireworks firm reimburses South Hadley, Greenfield for shorter displays

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Two Valley communities say a New Hampshire company sold them short on the fireworks they bought for their Fourth of July celebrations. Both South Hadley and Greenfield noticed discrepancies in the number of fireworks guaranteed in their contract with Atlas PyroVision Productions Inc. and the number the company delivered to the celebrations. Both … 1

Police seek suspect in Greenfield armed robbery

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

GREENFIELD — Police are seeking a man who entered the Planet Gas station Tuesday morning with a bandanna over his face and a pistol in his hand and left with money. No arrests had been made at press time and police ask for the public’s help in identifying the robber. Police logged the … 0

It's On Me, Greenfield startup offers one-stop shopping for e-gift cards

Friday, June 6, 2014

GREENFIELD — If you are looking for the perfect gift for someone and happen to know where they shop, but not what they like, e-gifting may be the way to go. Father-daughter team Andrey Agapov and Marina Banar … 0

Franklin County Opioid Task Force tells state public health commissioner its work against abuse a statewide model

Saturday, May 31, 2014

GREENFIELD — Members of the Franklin County Opioid Task Force told the state’s public health commissioner this week that more support would allow the county’s work in fighting opioid abuse to expand and serve as a statewide model. Department of Public Health Commissioner Cheryl Bartlett — who met … 0

Movie Listings

Friday, May 30, 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 Belle (PG) Fed Up (PG) The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) Locke (R) Jodorowsky’s … 0

Greenfield Community College Foundation short of fundraising goal as campaign nears end

Friday, May 30, 2014

GREENFIELD — The Greenfield Community College Foundation is hoping a surge of donations on its final campaign day will help it reach its $825,000 fundraising goal. As of Thursday, the annual campaign had collected just over $798,000. The campaign ends on Saturday, which this year falls on the … 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