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Group eyes historic Colrain Brick Meeting House for office space, cafe

Saturday, July 26, 2014

COLRAIN — Hoping to spur the revitalization of the town’s village center, a group of residents wants to renovate the historic Brick Meeting House and do what Michael McCusker has done for the Odd Fellows/McCusker’s Market building in Shelburne Falls: Convert the second floor into office space rentals that include high-speed Internet and put a cafe or eatery on the first floor to serve the community. When presented with the … 0

Movie Listings

Friday, July 25, 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 Begin Again (R) Life Itself (R) Obvious Child (R) Snowpiercer (R) Venus In Furs (NR) Vertigo (PG) Wish I Was Here (R) CINEMARK 267 Russell St., Hadley 800-326-3264, … 0

Selectmen target French King Bridge suicides

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

According to rough figures gleaned from The Recorder’s newspaper’s archives, a minimum of 30 people have killed themselves in jumping from the French King Bridge since its construction in 1932, two this year. Troubled by the continued loss of life and the danger to local police and firefighters rushing to recover the bodies or rescue survivors, Gill Selectboard Chairman Randy Crochier is leading … 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

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