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Dining al fresco?: Some of the best places to enjoy a meal outside in Franklin County
07-12-2024 1:11 PM

By ADA DENENFELD KELLY

A good meal enjoyed outside is a wonderful addition to any summer day.Whatever you’re in the mood for, Franklin County has delicious, fresh food to enjoy outdoors with the backdrop of the gorgeous local scenery. Here are five recommendations for...

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‘Summer Day on the Buckland Common’ back for eighth year
07-12-2024 4:53 PM

By ADA DENENFELD KELLY

BUCKLAND — For the eighth year, several Buckland organizations are joining forces to put on the “Summer Day on the Buckland Common” event.The free event will be held on Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Buckland Common is located at 17...


Longtime Quabbin Mediation leaders honored upon retirement
07-12-2024 2:31 PM

By ADA DENENFELD KELLY

ORANGE — The North Quabbin community gave thanks to two longtime Quabbin Mediation leaders this week as they begin their retirements following decades of work in conflict resolution, mediation and active bystander training. Executive Director Sharon...


A hobby that rocks: Self-taught Whately stone carver sculpts whatever inspires him
07-12-2024 1:09 PM

By PAIGE HANSON

Around 15 years ago, Frank Popkiewicz was in Aroostook County, Maine when he found a stone face down into the Earth, in a shape that he thought resembled a bear.Since finding that stone, Popkiewicz’s interest in stones and rocks has only increased...


Who was your best teacher? Identifying the universal traits of great mentors
07-12-2024 1:07 PM

By DOUG SELWYN

Please think of a person you would identify as your best teacher. It might be a teacher you had in a class at school or college, but it could also be someone you took a dance or drawing class with, a coach, an employer or fellow employee, a member of...


Book Review: ‘That Day and What Came After’: Turners Falls author pens book about processing grief after loss
07-12-2024 1:04 PM

By TINKY WEISBLAT

Grief is a universal human emotion. We all lose people we love, particularly as we grow older. Rebecca Daniels of Turners Falls recalls the loss of her husband, and the strategies she used for dealing with that loss, in “That Day and What Came After:...


Valley Bounty: Blueberry fields forever: Family farm in Heath cultivates connection to a special summer crop
07-12-2024 1:04 PM

By JACOB NELSON

“This is a farm, but it feels like a wild place,” says Meredith Wecker about The Benson Place. “That’s why I fell in love with it.”The Benson Place is a diversified farm that Wecker runs with her husband, Andrew Kurowski, and is best known for their...


Leyden native shines light on dementia, abandoned mills with pair of photography exhibits
07-11-2024 1:10 PM

By ADA DENENFELD KELLY

Years after seeing his grandparents struggle with different forms of dementia, Leyden native Joe Wallace decided to use photography to help him process the experience.The result, a portrait series called “The Day After Yesterday,” showcases...


Sounds Local: ‘More musicians than we have porches’: Shelburne Falls Porch Festival returns bigger than ever this Sunday
07-10-2024 3:16 PM

By SHERYL HUNTER

Shelburne Falls is always a great place to visit in the summer, but even more so this weekend, as the town hosts its fifth annual Porch Music Festival on Sunday, July 14. This free event will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and feature over 40 musical acts...


Greenfield Public Library marks one year in new building with party
07-10-2024 10:30 AM

By ADA DENENFELD KELLY

GREENFIELD — With a full year having passed since the grand opening of the new Greenfield Public Library building, staff members are bringing the community together for a time of celebration and reflection.“This year, when we were ... realizing, ‘Oh...


‘Van-lifers’ from across country to unite in Greenfield for 51st annual National Truck-In
07-09-2024 4:27 PM

By ADA DENENFELD KELLY

GREENFIELD — Anywhere from 1,500 to 2,000 van enthusiasts are expected to convene at the Franklin County Fairgrounds this week for the 51st annual National Truck-In.“It’s a custom van show,” explained Judi Baker, the event’s co-chair. “People from all...


Colrain town admin retires; former Greenfield finance director tapped to replace him
07-09-2024 1:53 PM

By VIRGINIA RAY

COLRAIN — Longtime Town Administrator Kevin Fox has retired and former town staff member Diana Parsons has returned to town to fill the role.“It’s been a pleasure to work in town government,” Fox said. “I’ve enjoyed it immensely. I will miss it and I...


The origin story of pimiento cheese: A Southern staple for decades, the colorful cheese spread is gaining popularity in New England
07-09-2024 1:19 PM

By TINKY WEISBLAT

Cheese has always been my favorite food category. If I had to choose between it and chocolate, I’d choose cheese (and I adore chocolate). Nevertheless, I was unfamiliar with pimiento cheese for much of my life.When I was in my early 20s I moved to...


23-year-old Orange resident named co-executive director of Quabbin Mediation
07-08-2024 5:43 PM

By ABNER ROJAS

ORANGE — Lilly Fellows’ first introduction to the Training Active Bystanders program came when she was a student at Ralph C. Mahar Regional School, volunteering as a trainer and peer mediator throughout her junior and senior years.While she admitted...


An entryway and a whole new skill set: Greenfield homeowner took a hands-on approach to her dream project, and it paid off
07-08-2024 4:01 PM

By EVELINE MACDOUGALL

Donna Riggs goes by the nickname Lucky, and the first-time homeowner feels fortunate indeed. Riggs, 63, heartily contributes to making her own luck, and did so this spring by participating in the replacement of her home’s entryway. As a result, the...


Speaking of Nature: Selective mowing: Finding the right balance of how much and how often to cut back the grass
07-08-2024 6:01 AM

By BILL DANIELSON

I think it is safe to say that most everyone is familiar with the notion of something called “No Mow May.” Basically, the concept promotes the idea that all mowing be put on hold during the month of May in order to allow our pollinators to get the...


Art meets activism at Wendell’s Full Moon Coffeehouse
07-07-2024 1:01 PM

By CARLA CHARTER

The Full Moon Coffeehouse, located in Wendell Town Hall, has been a staple in Wendell and the surrounding North Quabbin towns for 38 years, and along the way has become the longest-running nonprofit venue in New England.“The coffeehouse is about...


Saddle up for Point 5K: Annual Big Brothers Big Sisters fundraiser takes rodeo theme
07-05-2024 2:30 PM

By ADA DENENFELD KELLY

GREENFIELD — Rain or shine, the Big Brothers Big Sisters Point 5K will return this year to the Franklin County Fairgrounds on Thursday, July 18, from 4 to 8 p.m. to raise money to help foster one-on-one mentoring relationships for...


Discover a hidden talent: Craft class aims to inspire participants to submit their works to the Franklin County Fair showcase
07-05-2024 1:53 PM

By SAM FERLAND

The Roundhouse Craft Series, a class made for residents to learn crafting skills at the Greenfield Public Library, began on Tuesday, hoping to encourage and inspire participants to submit their crafts to the craft showcase at the Franklin County Fair...


This hiking club’s first rule? No diet talk: The Body Liberation Outdoor Club is coming to the Valley
07-05-2024 1:08 PM

By MELISSA KAREN SANCES

The founder of the Body Liberation Outdoor Club saw “The Fat Babe Pool Party” in “Shrill,” the Hulu series about a heavy woman’s journey to embracing her body, and felt like she was in a dream. In the fourth episode of Season 1, the main character has...


Let’s Talk Relationships: Triggers happen: What to do when your buttons get pushed
07-05-2024 12:41 PM

By AMY NEWSHORE

We all get “triggered” at times in significant relationships with loved ones. This happens when we react so strongly to what the other person is saying or doing that our thoughts, feelings and behaviors are out of proportion to the current situation....

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