It’s the second annual Hampshire Hills scarecrow contest Sunday Republican (Springfield, MA) Author: DON CONKEY HAMPSHIRE COUNTY, MA – None of them spoke a word. None of them moved an inch. None of them did anything. Anything at all. And, yet, they spoke volumes and demonstrated everything that is special about the unique place that is […]

1,000 Flags Salute Town Bicentennial

Surprise Greets Hawley Along Route of Parade Source: Sunday Republican (Springfield, MA) Author: NANCY PALMIERI HAWLEY, MA – At 4 a.m. yesterday, Steve Grant and his family snuck out into the pre-dawn darkness to plant a surprise for the town on the day of its bicentennial parade. Grant, chairman of the parade committee, spent three hours […]

Pig Out

Sunday Republican (Springfield, MA) GOSHEN, MA – The third annual Goshen “Pignic” will be held at the Tilton Farm Recreation Area from noon until 5 p.m. today. The event is a fund-raiser sponsored by Goshen Emergency Services and the police and fire department associations. Roast pig, hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, fresh salad […]

Officials Dunked in Drink

Source: Union-News (Springfield, MA) Author: DAN MILLER GOSHEN, MA – It turned out to be a pretty good day to roast a pig and dunk a town official or two. The approximately 150 people who ate hotdogs, hamburgers and corn at the first annual “Pignic” at Tilton field seemed to be enjoying the benefit for the […]

Auction Falls Short of $10,000 Target

Union-News (Springfield, MA) Author: RICHARD NADOLSKI GOSHEN, MA – An attempt to raise $10,000 for the purchase of two-way radios for emergency medical technicians in the towns of Goshen, Chesterfield and Williamsburg fell short this weekend, but subsequent events are planned to make up the shortfall. Goshen Fire Chief Francis Dresser said the drive toward the […]