Anthony J. Thomas

Source: Union-News (Springfield, MA) GOSHEN, MA – Anthony J. Thomas, 83, of 2 Cape St. died Sunday at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton. He worked at Stanley Home Products of Easthampton, and retired in 1979. He also was a custodian at the Goshen School and Town Hall for 30 years. Born in East Cambridge, he […]

Historic Old Inn Closing Oct. 18

The site has always provided a good central meeting place for groups in Western Massachusetts. Source: Union-News (Springfield, MA) Author: WILLIAM SWEET GOSHEN, MA – The Whale Inn, which has served up food and Yankee hospitality to residents and travelers in the hilltowns for 74 years, will close Oct. 18, its owner said yesterday. “We’re going […]

Fire Protection Grants Awarded

Source: Union-News (Springfield, MA) GREENFIELD, MA – Rural Community Fire Protection grants have been awarded to four Franklin County fire districts or towns, state Rep. Shaun P. Kelly, R-Dalton, announced yesterday. Colrain, Gill and Shelburne Falls will each receive the maximum award of $1,800, while Bernardston will get $925. The federal money is distributed by the […]