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Wednesday, December 31 1969

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Greenfield Town Council Meeting --- January 17, 2018

At last night's sometimes jovial, sometimes very serious meeting, new councilors were welcomed, the public weighed in on privatization of services and government spending, and councilors discussed appropriating additional money for the parking garage project and property revaluations.

Greenfield Town Council Meeting --- January 2, 2018

At last night's short reorganization meeting, new councilors were sworn in and At Large Councilors Karen "Rudy" Renaud and Penny Ricketts were elected president and vice president, respectively.  In addition, Precinct 4 Councilor Wanda Muzyka-Pyfrom was chosen to be the body's new treasurer.

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Creative Economy Summit 2015

The Creative Economy Summit is an arts meets business symposium that brings together experts, creatives, and entrepreneurs from across the state.  We recorded all of this year's workshops and we'll be premiering one per week for the next 5 weeks.  Begining on May 22nd, they'll air on Greenfield Community Television on Fridays at 6PM.

A Newsworthy Morning

We filmed this morning's Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast, complete with a surprise action by a small group raising awareness about racism.  Though we had only planned on doing one short news story video for our homepage today, interviewing the winner of this year's Recorder Citizen of the Year Award, the activists inspired a second.  Because of this, by the end of the day, you'll be able to watch three videos from this morning on our homepage:  our interview with the 2014 Citizen of the Year---congratulations Marie Putala!---, the full chamber breakfast (it will

It's Official! Kennametal to Expand in Greenfield

Adapted from a Greenfield Mayor's Office press release:

After a thorough evaluation process, Kennametal Inc. announced late yesterday that they will expand their operations here in Greenfield; adding to the work force at their 180,000 square foot building at 34 Sanderson Street as many as 70 new jobs in the next 5 years. Combined with this hiring push, upgrades to the plant infrastructure, equipment, and machinery will invest close to $5 million in the local Greenfield economy through both tax-based expansion and employee spending.

Bee Part of Something Special

As we said last week, we like being in the center of life in Greenfield.  To that end, we’re encouraging you to come out and have some fun during the second “First Friday Greenfield” event tonight.  There will be deals, performers, and prizes all over downtown, as well as, hopefully, some lovely weather.  Have a nice dinner at a local restaurant, buy something you need at a discount, or just listen to some music and enjoy a sense of community. 

Franklin County CDC Gets $110K in Tax Credit Allocations

Adapted from a Massachusetts Department of Housing & Community Development press release:

Expanding the Patrick Administration's commitment to encourage new economic opportunities for low- and middle-income households throughout Massachusetts, Department of Housing and Community Development Undersecretary Aaron Gornstein today announced $3 million in Community Investment Tax Credits (CITC) to 38 community organizations across the Commonwealth, including $110,000 for the Franklin County Community Development Corporation (CDC).

Mayor Seeks Additional Members for Town Boards

This just in from a Greenfield Mayor's Office press release:

The Greenfield Board of Health is seeking a 3rd member as required by Town Charter. The Town Charter requires that the Board of Health consist of 3 members appointed by the Mayor, calling for one of those members to be a physician or a licensed qualified health care professional. The current members are Janina Thayer, RN, and Dr. William Doyle, thus meeting the qualified health care professional requirement. The vacancy comes as Dr. David Taylor, a former local chiropractor resigned in December after accepting a job in Texas.

Greenfield to be Featured on Channel 40 Monday

Adapted from a Greenfield Mayor's Office press release:

On Monday, December 16th, Greenfield will be the featured community on the WABC/Channel 40 nightly broadcast, live on the town common from 5:00-6:30 p.m. The broadcast will highlight a variety of happenings around the town, from holiday shopping at Wilson’s to construction of the new Greenfield High School. A local charity, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Franklin County, will be the focus of donations during the broadcast, not just from passersby but also via a link on the WABC 40 website.

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