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Pat Hynes: Educating the whole child
02-21-2024 9:32 PM

A recent story about seven middle-school students rushing to the aid of an older woman in need of help exemplifies the lifelong benefits of education imbued with lessons of compassion and community. Gloria Matlock, founder/director of Twice as Smart,...

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PHOTO: Wooly wanderers
02-20-2024 5:57 PM

Johanna Rosen: We must push for a cease-fire and more
02-20-2024 5:17 PM

I want to thank the Recorder for covering the effort to pass a cease-fire resolution in Greenfield and the weekly standouts on the Common [“Local activists to present Gaza cease-fire resolution to Greenfield City Council,” Feb. 15]. I think the news...

Four-alarm blaze at Red Fire Farm in Granby causes an estimated $1M in damages
02-18-2024 4:51 PM


GRANBY — A blaze engulfed Red Fire Farm’s barn and farm store on Carver Street on Saturday afternoon, leaving the west side of the barn “completely obliterated” and causing an estimated $1 million in damages, according to co-owner Ryan...

Montague Cultural Council awards $16K in grants
02-17-2024 2:13 PM

MONTAGUE — The Cultural Council has awarded 28 grants totaling $16,146 to support local cultural programs as part of its annual funding distribution.According to a notice from Cultural Council Chair Kathleen Lynch, grants are awarded to projects that...

New Montague Pollinator Action Group brainstorms early ideas
02-16-2024 3:15 PM


MONTAGUE — Sprucing up cemeteries and other public areas as well as determining how to connect with the public were a few of the ideas brainstormed at the first meeting of Montague’s Pollinator Action Group on Thursday.The community-led group came...

Turners Falls man faces 9 charges in high-speed chase through multiple towns
02-15-2024 9:39 PM


GREENFIELD — A Turners Falls man faces nine charges after allegedly trying to hit a Greenfield Police cruiser before leading authorities on a high-speed chase to Sunderland which ended in Greenfield.Jason B. Griswold, 40, pleaded not guilty in...

Montague DPW looks to remedy stormwater infiltration to curb sewer overage fees
02-15-2024 1:02 PM


MONTAGUE — The investigation into stormwater infiltration in the sewage pipes underneath Federal Street in Millers Falls will continue as the town tries to eliminate a key factor contributing to a $94,668 overage charge assessed by neighboring...

Montague man to face charges after high-speed chase
02-14-2024 7:02 PM

GREENFIELD — A Montague man who allegedly tried to hit a Greenfield Police cruiser on Tuesday afternoon was taken into custody after leading authorities on a high-speed chase to Sunderland and back.The driver reportedly nearly struck a cruiser in...

White Bridge closure to continue Thursday
02-14-2024 12:28 PM

TURNERS FALLS — The closure of the White Bridge that connects Greenfield and Turners Falls over the Connecticut River will continue on Thursday, Feb. 15, according to the state Department of Transportation (MassDOT).The bridge was closed Monday...

Montague Police Logs: Jan. 22 to Feb. 11, 2024
02-14-2024 11:54 AM

Monday, Jan. 22 2:10 p.m. — Tractor trailer with an oversized load needs help backing up and finding a new route. Officer to help guide the driver through Millers Falls.4:15 p.m. — Caller reports he just arrived home on Montague City Road and can hear...

PHOTO: Getting sappy
02-13-2024 4:46 PM

Montague chosen for public art training program
02-13-2024 9:42 AM


MONTAGUE — With Montague’s inclusion in the 2024 “Making It Public” art program, town officials are learning how to increase the town’s capacity to support and promote public art making.Through the program, offered by the New England Foundation for...

David Goldstein: Death penalty makes liberals sad
02-12-2024 5:46 PM

According to columnist Bill Newman, “Someday we will abolish state-sanctioned killing of our fellow human beings. Someday.” [“The illusion of kinder, gentler executions,” Recorder, Feb. 5.]I hope he’s wrong. The death penalty makes liberals very sad....

Teacher, student honored for exemplifying spirit of late Turners Falls assistant principal
02-12-2024 12:14 PM


TURNERS FALLS — A 17-year-old senior who is committed to studying dance after graduation and a history and psychology teacher are the two latest recipients of the McGraw Uplift Awards, bestowed upon school community members who best exemplify the...

Montague and Erving Notebook: Feb. 12, 2024
02-10-2024 5:55 PM

Loynd joins Historical Commission ERVING — The Selectboard voted last week to appoint Kelly Loynd to the Historical Commission, effective immediately, with a term ending June 30, 2026. Selectboard member James Loynd abstained from the vote.Pollinator...

Gill, Montague officials hear details of proposed FY25 school budget
02-09-2024 2:50 PM


TURNERS FALLS — The Gill-Montague Regional School District’s superintendent and director of business and operations walked town officials through the proposed fiscal year 2025 budget this week and explained the finer details of how those figures came...

Play it again, Sam: Shea Theater to show ‘Lovejoy’s Nuclear War’ to mark 50th anniversary of Montague tower toppling
02-09-2024 12:12 PM


In the fall of 1973, Wendell resident Dan Keller drove to Bradley International Airport in Connecticut to pick up friend Sam Lovejoy and mentioned to his pal that he wouldn’t believe what had been built back home on the Montague Plains.The two drove...

Montague, Erving and Gill Notebook: Feb. 9, 2024
02-08-2024 1:42 PM

Zoom talk to share details of Montague Shakespeare Festival MONTAGUE — The Montague Shakespeare Festival planned for March 18 to April 7 is hosting a Zoom talk on Saturday, Feb. 10, at 11 a.m. with Artistic Director Nia Lynn of the Royal Shakespeare...

PHOTOS: Attracting an audience
02-08-2024 12:54 PM

COVID risk dips to ‘moderate’ for first time since early December
02-05-2024 11:59 AM


For the first time since the beginning of December, the COVID-19 transmission risk for the four communities in the Contact Tracing Collaborative — Greenfield, Deerfield, Montague and Sunderland — has decreased from “high” to “moderate.” Wastewater...

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