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Wednesday, December 31 1969


Evening Winter Weather Update for December 29th

Adapted from a MassDOT press release:

MassDOT Highway is warning drivers of potentially hazardous road conditions as a flash freeze warning is in effect. With temperatures dropping and freezing rain conditions continuing across many regions of the state, MassDOT urges drivers to slow down and use caution.

Brief Blurb About Today's Election

We thought you might be interested in the fact that, in addition to voter turnout being a respectable (we think it should always be 100% but we recognize the reality that it's usually between 10-15%) 23% as of 2PM today, officials in the know are excited that so many people are turning out to vote.  One pointed out that these kinds of numbers are usually only seen during a presidential election.  Also, when our executive director went to cast his ballot, he had to wait in a line for his precinct for the first time.  Way to go Greenfield!  Let's keep it up and blow previo

State Treasurer Details Process to Select Gaming Commissioner

From a press release from State Treasurer Steven Grossman's Office:

Finalists will be chosen by five-member advisory panel and will be publicly disclosed.

Characterizing the selection of a Gaming Commission member as one of the most important appointments during his term in office, Treasurer Steven Grossman today detailed the open and transparent process he will use to guide his decision.

This Week in the News

After another busy week, we take a little time to reflect on some of the news stories we worked on:

On Tuesday, Massachusetts lawmakers released their proposed maps for redrawing state House and Senate districts.  Our Station Manager immediately got on the phone with local legislators, setting up interviews to get their thoughts on the new political lines as they relate to Greenfield, and we hope to post that story on our homepage next week.

All About the Arts

This was a busy week for the arts in Greenfield, and greater Franklin County, and we were right in the thick of it.  Promoting upcoming events, assisting local organizations with their preparations, and interviewing artists was done by both staff and volunteers over the past four days.