An intimate concert in the hills: Watermelon Wednesdays celebrates 25 years of presenting world-class acoustic music

07-19-2024 1:26 PM

Even the bats are moved.At intermission they dance out of the belfry of the West Whately Chapel, like musical notes across a sunset staff. And after precisely cut watermelon slices are enjoyed, darkness falls and the second set begins, they flutter in...

PHOTOS: Residents giddy up to Point 5K

07-19-2024 8:28 AM


Bulletin Board: Don Maynard Memorial Race set for Sept. 21
07-19-2024 8:32 PM

The 30th annual Don Maynard Memorial Race is scheduled for Sept. 21 at 9:30 a.m at the Greenfield Municipal Swimming Area. The options are to run the 5 mile road race or the 3 mile walk. T-shirts will be given to the first 50 people who register....


My Turn: Safe for swimming? We got work to do
07-19-2024 1:19 PM

Another summer, another season of seeking out swimming holes to cool down.      In the Pioneer Valley and beyond, millions of Americans are flocking to rivers, lakes and beaches to beat the heat. Whether stream walking, wading, swimming, surfing,...

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20 years strong: Gill’s Wagon Wheel Restaurant marks decades of perseverance
07-18-2024 11:07 AM

GILL — In the two decades since the Wagon Wheel Restaurant opened its doors, owners Carolann Zaccara and Jon Miller have seen both the positives and negatives of starting a business full-time.“There’s been a lot of positive things,” Miller said. “The...


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Obit photo for Joseph A. McCormack Joseph A. McCormack

Greenfield, MA - Joseph A. "Joe" McCormack, 84, passed away on July 10, 2024, in Greenfield, MA. Born on May 8, 1940, in Springfield, MA, Joe lived a life marked by a passion for the outdoors and a dedication to his family. Joe reti... remainder of obit for Joseph A. McCormack

Obit photo for Daniel Frederick Aiston Daniel Frederick Aiston

Gill, MA - Dan of 112 W. Gill Rd. Gill, died in the evening of July 8, 2024, at the age of 73 after a long journey of cancer and complication. The son of the late Harold Aiston and Margaret Wagner and stepson of Donald Sevene and th... remainder of obit for Daniel Frederick Aiston

Obit photo for Mary Ellen Hansen Mary Ellen Hansen

Greenfield, MA - Mary Ellen (Hazucha) Hansen of Smith Street, Greenfield, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday morning, July 14, 2024. She was the daughter of George and Mary (Lesnick) Hazucha. Mary Ellen was born September 1... remainder of obit for Mary Ellen Hansen

Obit photo for Stanley Kopec Lll Stanley Kopec Lll

South Deerfield, MA - Stanley Joseph Kopec 3rd, age 58, died while participating in his physical therapy in Ormond Beach Florida, due to a bilateral above the knee amputation. He was a graduate of Turners Falls Technical School. He work... remainder of obit for Stanley Kopec Lll


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