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The remedy is in your own backyard: Conway resident enhances health through herbal medicine
02-13-2024 10:53 AM

By EVELINE MACDOUGALL

Lynn Golan’s Conway home and her Greenfield work space are both filled with materials and tools related to herbalism, yet her early life gave no hints that this would become her chosen path. While growing up near New York City, Golan did not grow a...

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Bob Armstrong: Stop unnecessary new gas projects
02-12-2024 5:44 PM

The influential lobby group Mothers Out Front and our local Franklin County Continuing the Political Revolution Climate Task Force are promoting legislative action required to permanently halt expansion of huge new gas pipelines in Massachusetts. This...


South County Notebook: Feb. 12, 2024
02-10-2024 5:56 PM

Conway pens ‘thank you’ letter for state aid CONWAY — The Selectboard has sent out a “thank you” letter to state and federal legislators, as well as a variety of state agencies, for helping bring disaster relief funding to the town to help pay for...


Conway looks to create Festival of the Hills town committee ahead of 60th event
02-09-2024 9:46 AM

By CHRIS LARABEE

CONWAY — More than seven months out from the 60th edition of the Festival of the Hills, the town and the festival’s organizing committee have started the formal process to turn the group into an official town committee.An affirmative Selectboard vote...


Nearly $152K to help bridge digital divide at Franklin County senior centers
02-02-2024 4:02 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

Senior centers around Franklin County are preparing to dip their toes into the digital and hybrid worlds thanks to $151,500 in grant funding from the Executive Office of Elder Affairs.Through the agency’s Hybrid Programming for Councils on Aging grant...


PHOTOS: The crossroads of math and art
01-31-2024 2:45 PM


Land gift provides vital conservation, recreation link in hilltowns
01-23-2024 10:49 AM

A recent donation of 132 acres to Hilltown Land Trust will link Williamsburg’s Briar Hill Conservation Area to the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) State Forest in Goshen, extending hiking trails and wildlife corridors, conservation...


10 Franklin County communities get state funds for storm damage repairs
01-22-2024 4:34 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

BOSTON — With the long-awaited announcement of storm damage relief funding at the Massachusetts Municipal Association’s annual conference this past weekend, Deerfield and Conway, as well as 35 other communities around the state, are finding themselves...


Franklin County towns exploring changes to accountant positions
01-21-2024 2:22 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

Seven towns around Franklin County are re-examining their town accountant positions due to a change in policies with the current software system contracted through the Franklin Regional Council of Governments (FRCOG).For nearly 20 years, FRCOG has...


South County Notebook: Jan. 17, 2024
01-16-2024 11:40 AM

Mount Toby Concerts welcoming Windborne quartet LEVERETT — Mount Toby Concerts is continuing its long-running concert series by welcoming folk quartet Windborne on Saturday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m.The quartet is presenting its “Song on the Times” project,...


James A. Lomastro: All quiet on the Mexican border
01-11-2024 4:35 PM

My wife and I are in Mission, Texas, residing less than a mile from the border on one of our frequent trips to the area. Unlike Eagle Pass, the border area is quiet, almost serene. Much of the area in south Mission, Texas, is wildlife refuges, a state...


Sia Stewart: The benefits of heat pumps
01-10-2024 6:02 PM

The benefits of heat pumpsI read with interest the article about the challenges facing widespread adoption of heat pumps in Massachusetts (“Heat pumps slow to gain traction,” Recorder, Jan 8). Misinformation about heat-pump technology and flaws in the...


Franklin County women try in vain to deliver peace petitions to Boston consulates
01-04-2024 7:31 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

BOSTON — Four Franklin County women returned from the state capital on Thursday, disheartened after attempting to deliver petitions and letters to consulates calling for peace in Gaza amid the ongoing war.Sherrill Hogen, of Charlemont, Priscilla...


South County towns eye fiscal futures, look to wrap up longstanding projects in 2024
12-31-2023 10:01 AM

By CHRIS LARABEE

Editor’s note: The Greenfield Recorder is beginning to publish stories about what Franklin County residents can likely expect to see happening in their towns in 2024. Prior to July, if you had asked the four southern Franklin County towns of...


Peter Rosnick: Sweet resolution 
12-26-2023 3:44 PM

I’ve been ruminating about the difference between jealousy, envy, indignation, vicarious pleasure, and altruism. You observe a person eating what looks like a scrumptious ice cream cone. If jealous, you are angry that the person has the cone and you...


Conway Grammar School’s STEAM Day teaches that ‘everyone can code’
12-22-2023 12:31 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

CONWAY — With LEGOs, tablets and a little bit of teamwork, Conway Grammar School students took to coding robots and their classmates earlier this week.Tying all these coding activities together was the school’s STEAM Day, which brought science,...


Sia Stewart: Time to pressure governments on climate change
12-19-2023 4:41 PM

Peter Haas’ astute analysis of the recent climate summit in Dubai (”Was COP28 a transition point?” Dec 18), summarizes what successes there were and where the convention fell short. Countries agreed to transition away from fossil fuels, but with no...


Heavy rains close roads, flood basements in Franklin County
12-18-2023 3:32 PM

By CHRIS LARABEE

GREENFIELD — Roads were left closed due to flooding and a voluntary evacuation was called for two Greenfield Gardens apartment buildings, as torrential rainfall swelled rivers and pounded the region Sunday night into Monday afternoon.Greenfield called...


Grant Ingle: State Republicans out of touch
12-17-2023 12:58 PM

When I read the article, “Couple co-chairs DeSantis campaign,” [Gazette, Dec. 7] I thought at first it was a parody. Jay Fleitman called DeSantis “principled, effective [and] incredibly intelligent” and claimed that DeSantis is a “nice guy — someone...


$1.5M to fix roads approved in Conway
12-10-2023 1:41 PM

By BELLA LEVAVI

CONWAY — With few in opposition, Special Town Meeting voters approved borrowing up to $1.5 million to cover emergency deficit spending in the wake of July’s heavy rainstorms that damaged miles upon miles of road in town.“We will only borrow the amount...


My Turn: A happy bicycle reverie
12-07-2023 5:45 PM

By PETER ROSNICK

In retirement, I bicycle almost every day, 22 miles over the hills of Conway and Ashfield. I do so alone, partly because I am slow (real bicyclists pass me by so quickly that I appear to be going backward) and partly because I enjoy the...

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