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A silhoutted Norah Jones sings at the Green River Festival on Saturday as part of her new band, Puss'N'Boots.
Recorder/Micky Bedell

Sold-out Green River Festival melds music, food, balloons

Sunday, July 13, 2014

GREENFIELD — From French-Chilean hip-hop at the far end of the lower field, uphill through hula-hoopers and ball players, past a string quartet to a field filled with umbrellas, beach blankets, and the blues, the Greenfield Community College fields were again saturated with people and music Sunday. The Green River Festival drew crowds to the GCC grounds this weekend, as … 0

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 … 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

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

Making News: New portrait studio, local honors and promotions

Monday, May 12, 2014

Florence Savings Bank honors Michael Davey NORTHAMPTON — Florence Savings Bank has named Michael A. Davey of South Deerfield as community support award winner for 2014. Davey, a vice-president/commercial loan officer, joined Florence Savings Bank in 2008. The … 0

Movie Listings

Friday, May 9, 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 Finding Vivian Maier (NR) The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) The Lunchbox (NR) Only … 0

Applied Dynamics of Greenfield to manufacture wind turbines for Amherst engineering firm

Friday, May 9, 2014

GREENFIELD — A local manufacturer that has been selling and repairing industrial motors in the Interstate 91 Industrial Park for more than two decades will soon benefit from a grant an Amherst engineering firm has received. According to David Cunningham, vice president of Applied Dynamics Corp., Black Island … 0

Argotec LLC of Greenfield acquires Stevens Urethane of Easthampton

Friday, May 2, 2014

GREENFIELD — A Greenfield plastic film manufacturer Thursday announced its purchase of Stevens Urethane of Easthampton to increase capacity and meet its growing demands. “Business is booming,” said Robert Nicoll, spokesman for Argotec LLC, which has a factory in Greenfield’s industrial park. The jobs of Argotec’s 150 workers … 0

Movie Listings

Friday, May 2, 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 Finding Vivian Maier (NR) The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) The Lunchbox (PG) The … 0

Greenfield School Committee names Jordana Harper-Ewert of Amherst superintendent

Thursday, May 1, 2014

GREENFIELD — Greenfield School Committee members needed only 20 minutes of discussion to agree they all wanted Jordana Harper-Ewert of Amherst as the next superintendent. After interviewing Harper-Ewert for nearly 80 minutes Wednesday night, the board voted unanimously … 1

Shirley Gilfether retiring in August as head of curriculum for Easthampton schools

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

EASTHAMPTON — The School Department is searching for a new director of curriculum and grants to replace Shirley Gilfether, who has announced plans to retire Aug 29. Gilfether, 64, of Greenfield, has held the post for the past … 0

Movie Listings

Friday, April 25, 2014

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

Green River Festival: Today's the last day to buy early bird tickets!

Friday, April 25, 2014

Some of my friends remarked that were not happy about the fees that apply when you buy Green River Festival tickets on line. Well, I have the answer but you better hurry!  Today is the last day you can buy the discounted tickets, the price goes up after this. … 1