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Vermont man to serve 5 years for vehicle, house break-ins in Bernardston, Northfield
01-11-2024 4:48 PM

GREENFIELD — A Vermont man responsible for vehicle and house break-ins in Bernardston and Northfield last year has been sentenced to five years in jail after pleading guilty to criminal charges involving 11 victims.Schuyler D. Gibson, 40, of...

School Street bridge closed in Northfield
01-11-2024 11:23 AM


NORTHFIELD — Until bridge renovations are complete, the existing bridge on the west side of School Street, which connects two trails in the Mill Brook wetlands area, will be closed to all pedestrian and vehicular traffic. “It was going to cost us over...

After appeal dismissed, BlueWave Solar project back on track in Northfield 
01-08-2024 1:38 PM


NORTHFIELD — With the appeal of BlueWave Solar’s three arrays on Pine Meadow Road dismissed in September, the company is working with its project partners as it prepares to make progress on their installation.Stagnant for two years because of the 2021...

Public safety infrastructure a key focus for North County towns in 2024
01-07-2024 2:24 PM


Editor’s note: The Greenfield Recorder is publishing stories about what Franklin County residents can likely expect to see happening in their communities in 2024.As 2024 gets underway, multiple towns in northern Franklin County are set on bolstering...

North County Notebook: Jan. 5, 2023
01-07-2024 12:21 PM

Two Happy Feet walks plannedNORTHFIELD — The Happy Feet walking group has two walks planned this month.On Monday, Jan. 8, at 10 a.m., walkers will meet at the Turners Falls canalside access road leading to Cabot Station. The walk is flat and great for...

North County Notebook: Jan. 4, 2024
01-03-2024 5:22 PM

Monthly puzzle swap planned for Saturday, Jan. 6 NORTHFIELD — Free used puzzles will be available at Dickinson Memorial Library on Saturday, Jan. 6, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.Attendees are advised to park in the back and enter through the side door of the...

Robert Dickerman: Does AIPAC represent the U.S. Jewish community?
01-02-2024 4:31 PM

American politicians could abruptly halt the destruction and carnage in Gaza by threatening to suspend aid and trade to Israel. One reason that politicians haven’t done this is that they fear losing the support of AIPAC and the Jewish vote. American...

Consultants recommend consolidation of Pioneer facilities, with full report coming in January
01-01-2024 5:05 PM


NORTHFIELD — The consulting company working with the Pioneer Valley Regional School District to consider its facilities use recently presented a consolidation recommendation to the School Committee in anticipation of releasing a full report in...

Northfield residents to put out luminaries as ‘one last hurrah’ for town’s 350th
12-29-2023 10:44 AM


NORTHFIELD — Just as they did to kick off the town’s 350th anniversary celebration, residents are once again invited to light up the night as the festivities — and 2023 — come to a close Sunday night.At 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 31, folks are asked to...

The last rose of summer
12-25-2023 5:56 PM


Each year we wait to see the last rose of summer. This small ritual is a way to ease the transition from the bounty of summer — and some of its excesses, like rain, heat or mosquitoes — to the more spare seasons of fall and winter when many things...

My Turn: Sunday hunting ban needs informed, thoughtful dialogue
12-20-2023 6:46 PM


I was not raised a hunter. As a five-year-old traveling with my family in Scotland, I remember staying at a hotel which prominently displayed the mounted hides and heads of numerous wild animals. I covered my face with my shirt and refused to eat...

Elizabeth Lareau Whitcomb: We all need to truly listen
12-19-2023 4:41 PM

I am writing to thank Daniel Brown for his excellent column in the Dec. 13 Recorder [“Myths and facts about Israel, Palestine”].  Too seldom people are willing to dig beneath the surface of current events to unearth the complexities that surround...

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


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...

Two injured following collision with FedEx truck in Northfield
12-15-2023 12:06 PM


NORTHFIELD — A man and woman were injured Thursday afternoon following a two-vehicle crash on Millers Falls Road (Route 63) involving a FedEx truck.Officers were dispatched at around 3 p.m. to the area of 189 Millers Falls Road, according to...

Outreach effort looks to bolster Pioneer student retention
12-15-2023 11:48 AM


NORTHFIELD — With the district continuing its focus on long-term stability, Pioneer Valley Regional School’s administration launched a project this year to bolster eighth grade student retention.Presenting to the School Committee Thursday evening,...

With expansion of freshman class, Thomas Aquinas College in Northfield continues to grow
12-13-2023 5:43 PM


NORTHFIELD — In an effort to meet increasing demand, officials at Thomas Aquinas College are planning an expansion of the freshman class next fall.According to an announcement from the private, four-year college, increasing the size of the freshman...

Pioneer Valley Regional School Honor Roll, First Quarter
12-10-2023 3:00 PM

Seventh Grade Highest Honor: Kailyn Arsenault, Brody Bartak, Greyson Bellville, Nathan Bloom, Jaelyn Boliski, Hayden Brechenser, Serenity Brown, Lucianne Burnap, Kaelynn Chabot, Taylor Chase, Kaylan Costello, Rayne Cronk, Judy Fenimore, Lana Gagnon,...

Julia Duncan: Need more downtown than free parking
12-06-2023 10:14 PM

I was amused by Mayor Roxann Wedegartner’s comments in the Recorder’s Nov. 30 edition. She invites all of us to come to Greenfield to shop now that parking is free in all municipal parking lots.Wow! Now that’s a dream come true. “There is so much to...

North County Notebook: Dec. 7, 2023
12-06-2023 3:17 PM

Dec. 9: Next roast beef supper BERNARDSTON — The United Church of Bernardston at 58 Church St. will hold its next Second Saturday Roast Beef Supper on Saturday, Dec. 9, with seatings at 5 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.At a price of $15, each meal includes roast...

Northfield man sentenced to two years in prison after rape conviction
12-05-2023 5:13 PM

GREENFIELD — A Franklin County Superior Court judge sentenced Ethan Hatch, 20, of Northfield, on Tuesday to serve two years in state prison and three years of probation following his conviction on three counts of rape and one count of...

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