Wednesday October 29, 2014
Explore and Learn at Historic Deerfield in November
Adapted from Historic Deerfield press releases:
In addition to their regular programs, historic deerfield will be helping the community by offering a free workshop on preserving small collections, on November 8th, and providing an alternative to Black Friday shopping. They have also brought back the King Arthur Flour Recipe Contest!
Tuesday October 28, 2014
Beaver Moon Gathering in Turners Falls
Adapted from a Nolumbeka Project press release:
Join the Nolumbeka Project at the Great Falls Discovery Center on Saturday, November 8th, from 11AM to 2PM, to hear Anthropologist David Cornelius talk about events of the King Philip’s War in the 1670’s which led to the infamous massacre at Great Falls (Peskeompskut). This gathering is named in honor of the full moon on November 8th and is free.
Monday October 27, 2014
Greenfield Receives $400K PARC Grant!
At a press conference today, Massachusetts Energy & Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Maeve Vallely Bartlett presented grants to several Pioneer Valley towns, including $400,000 to Greenfield for improvements to Green River Park. Upgrades will include installation of new playground structures, a new pavilion, basketball court, dog park, and making the site more accessible to people of all abilities. Click READ MORE>> to watch the short presentation in its entirety.
Friday October 24, 2014
Greenfield Parking Commission Hearing October 23, 2014
Yesterday, the Greenfield Parking & Traffic Commission held a public hearing on their proposed changes to yearly permit rates, space availability, and meter duration. Click READ MORE>> to watch the meeting.
Thursday October 23, 2014
So Much Going on at BFMC
Adapted from a Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) press release:
Our local hospital is offering several ways for people to help with, and be helped by, the programs they offer. In the coming weeks, Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) will hold yoga classes for cancer survivors, host the Organize Your Life Expo, and team up with the Hallmark Institute of Photography for a special fundraiser.
Wednesday October 22, 2014
Big News From Dakin
Adapted from a Dakin Humane Society press release:
The Pioneer Valley's Dakin Humane Society is excited to announce that an anonymous donor has pledged to match dollar-for-dollar every monetary donation to the organization between now and November 15th, up to a total of $100,000! In addition, Dakin unveiled a completely revamped website last week and their $5 Feline Event over the weekend enabled them to place 137 animals in new homes.