Byline: By MELINA BOURDEAU

Unlike the rest of the state, voters in Franklin County and Athol were “feeling the Bern” on Super Tuesday, supporting Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders...

The first round of voting before Super Tuesday is complete, and it appears voters are largely waiting until Tuesday to decide which presidential...

It’s not the formidable blizzards, but the smaller storms that can add up and deplete municipal ice and snow budgets, according to the Greenfield...

ORANGE — Upgrades and expansions are now possible for three existing area makerspaces, while another is receiving help to get started, thanks to...

GREENFIELD — The closing of Wilson’s Department Store will change the face of downtown Greenfield, says Director of Planning and Development Eric...

Editor’s Note: This story is part of a week-long series about the state of farming in Franklin County.With the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...

Washed up in Warwick

8/27/18

WARWICK — Moores Pond Beach was not only filled with people, but also with more than a dozen cardboard boats for the “Corregatta,” on Sunday. The...

Piecing together the perfect picnic

8/27/18

By MELINA BOURDEAUStaff WriterNothing feels better on a humid day than going down to a river or lake to enjoy whatever small breeze comes off the...

When his father was going to make repairs to their 250-year-old home, Shawn Cowles went with him under the house. He found a coin from 1798 and...

Freight train derailment in Wendell

8/5/18

WENDELL — A Pan Am Railways partial freight train derailment occurred on Saturday, Aug. 4 around 3 a.m. Four cars derailed, and there were no...

ORANGE — The Orange Fire Department received a $561,906 grant for a pumper truck and an air compressor refill system from the Federal Emergency...

Solar project clears hurdle in Erving

7/25/18

ERVING — One of three possible solar projects cleared a hurdle this week when the Conservation Commission determined the proposed site to be clear...



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