Shelburne (Massachusetts, United States)

Type: City
Name: Shelburne (Massachusetts, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 42.589802
Longitude: -72.6884
population: 2,094
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Health district gets grant for free tick tests

With tick season now in full swing, Franklin County’s Cooperative Public Health Service has launched a free tick test for residents in its 10 member towns, with help from a state grant.The $111,300 Community Innovation Challenge grant will pay for residents ... [Published Recorder.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Proposed pipeline stirs memories of past battles

The echoes of proposed pipeline activity through Franklin County 37 years ago are almost haunting in similarity to today’s Tennessee Gas Pipeline discussions.The Tennessee Atlantic Pipeline Co. proposal for a 500-mile natural gas pipeline through more ... [Published Recorder.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

From farm animal to filet mignon: The path from farm to plate of local meat in Western...

This story is the second of several on the topic of local food. Future stories will look at the costs of local vs. nonlocal meat, the scarcity of USDA-inspected slaughterhouses in the state, and the future of the local food movement in Western Massac ... [Published MassLive - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Creative force behind Artspace to take a rest

Artspace Executive Director Mary Kay Hoffman, who moved to the area 40 years ago to head the then-newly-formed Arts Council of Franklin County, has announced her retirement from the organization.Hoffman, who will turn 70 this summer and says she’s looking ... [Published Recorder.com - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Turners Falls firefighters train on new high-angle rescue tool

TURNERS FALLS — Local firefighters now have a new tool for treacherous rescue operations.The Arizona Vortex isn’t the name of a weather phenomenon. It’s a specialized piece of equipment designed to aid in high-angle and confined space rescues. The tool, ... [Published Recorder.com - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Incumbent selectman to run for town clerk, too

SHELBURNE — Joseph Judd apparently can’t get enough of his town. He has been a selectman for 17 years, and now he wants to be the town clerk, too.Judd is running for both seats in this year’s annual town election: a seventh three-year term on the Board ... [Published Recorder.com - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Pipeline activity heats up in region

Things are heating up along the proposed gas pipeline route, with informational meetings planned and several towns circulating resolutions either opposing the Tennessee Gas Pipeline’s “Northeast Expansion” project or to assert state and local regulations ... [Published Recorder.com - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 2 reports

WMECo to start aerial inspection of transmission lines in Western Massachusetts

SPRINGFIELD - Western Massachusetts Electric Company is conducting aerial inspections of its transmission lines, towers and rights-of-way as part of its maintenance program to assess the overall condition of lines and towers, according to a press release ... [Published MassLive - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Despite growth of local food movement, restaurants face challenges in sourcing local beef

What are the chances that your favorite steak dinner in the Pioneer Valley is locally-sourced beef? Not very high.Although the most recent agricultural data shows that the number of farms in Massachusetts is increasing and consumers are buying more local ... [Published MassLive - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

25-year Shelburne free library director retiring

SHELBURNE — Since 1989, Libby Burnham has been running the quaint, cottage-like Shelburne Free Public Library; but at month’s end she’ll retire to take on other pursuits.A reception in her honor is planned for her last day of work, March 29, from 11 a.m. ... [Published Recorder.com - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Springfield unemployment rises from December to January, state data show; Shelburne had second-highest rate in Pioneer Valley

The state and the released local job numbers Tuesday morning. The number of Springfield residents with jobs fell by 800 on the month, from 58,834 to 58,034.The number of unemployed people increased from 6,875 to 7,137.Local jobless numbers are not adjusted ... [Published MassLive - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

May schools share space?

With dwindling enrollments, both Frontier and Mohawk Trail regional school districts are exploring possible town use of unused school space, as a way to offset operating costs. State law and education officials that govern how schools can be used allow ... [Published Recorder.com - Mar 11 2014]

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"True local Hampden and Hampshire county poultry is very difficult to find a consistent supply of," Keith said. "It's for many reasons -- the expense of raising it (poultry) is one of them, another is slaughtering poultry winds up being very difficult for people to do … We haven't found anybody able to consistently give us what we need and the volume that we need."
3. Validate the person' feelings and emotions -- a simple "you must feel grief at your loss" or in my case "you have to make some tough decisions for your loved one"
"It's not a humongous beef industry around here, so it makes sourcing it in any kind of quantity tough" said Dinelle

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Health district gets grant for free tick tests [Published Recorder.com - Apr 16 2014]
Proposed pipeline stirs memories of past battles [Published Recorder.com - Apr 15 2014]
From farm animal to filet mignon: The path from... [Published MassLive - Apr 14 2014]
Creative force behind Artspace to take a rest [Published Recorder.com - Apr 12 2014]
Three Things To Do For Someone Who's About To L... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 07 2014]
Turners Falls firefighters train on new high-an... [Published Recorder.com - Apr 07 2014]
Incumbent selectman to run for town clerk, too [Published Recorder.com - Apr 05 2014]
Pipeline activity heats up in region [Published Recorder.com - Apr 04 2014]
Sunderland autistic man to honored today [Published Recorder.com - Apr 02 2014]
Neighbors: Local woman to study the connection ... [Published Recorder.com - Apr 01 2014]
WMECo to start aerial inspection of transmissio... [Published MassLive - Mar 31 2014]
Western Massachusetts Electric Co. to conduct a... [Published MassLive - Mar 31 2014]
Despite growth of local food movement, restaura... [Published MassLive - Mar 27 2014]
Puppy Stolen! Toronto Police Are Looking For He... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Mar 21 2014]
25-year Shelburne free library director retiring [Published Recorder.com - Mar 19 2014]
Land Trust to Gov: No pipeline on protected land [Published Recorder.com - Mar 15 2014]
Selectmen ponder aging population [Published Recorder.com - Mar 15 2014]
Springfield unemployment rises from December to... [Published MassLive - Mar 11 2014]
May schools share space? [Published Recorder.com - Mar 11 2014]
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