(Greenfield, MA) – Greenfield residents got a chance to have their say last night regarding a proposed natural gas pipeline slated to come through Franklin County. A sparse crowd attended last night’s public hearing of the Greenfield Town Council’s Community Relations and Education Committee. Among the speakers was Congress Street resident Garrett Connolly, who believes that this project is being pushed through with little regard to the public’s concerns. The C.R.E. committee vote 5-nothing to recommend that the full council approve the resolution opposing the project. It will be voted on at the council’s July meeting.
Chief David Mottor says fire broke out around 11:30 last night at the Platinum Pony bar and nightclub. He estimates damage at up to 90-thousand dollars.
Sponsored by the Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and the North Quabbin region, White House Drug Control Policy Office Deputy Director Mary Lou Learly was at Greenfield Community College to brief local officials on the administration's efforts to address prescription drug and heroin addiction.
A phony one-hundred dollar bill was passed at the Whately Circle K store, the department reported on its Facebook page.
An Amtrak train bound for Western Massachusetts derailed in central Vermont Monday morning.