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February 18, 2014

Gateway Superintendent’s Corner

Since the renewal of the Gateway Towns Advisory Committee, spearheaded by the Town of Russell, I’ve been attending meetings along with others from throughout the district. I certainly give these town officials much credit for giving up some of their Saturday mornings for the purpose of encouraging town cooperation, looking at regionalizing local services, and […]

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Gold hunter seeking to teach

DAVID RAINVILLE Greenfield Recorder LEYDEN (AP) — A local man has scoured the county’s creeks for gold for decades — and hopes to teach the craft to others. Kenneth Elliot, 78, says he picked up his first prospector’s pan after watching a program by the Gold Prospectors Association of America 20 years ago. “They made […]

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Hard-knock battle

NEWTOWN, CONN. – The Westfield Babe Ruth Baseball 13-Year-Old All-Stars took their competition by storm in Game 2 of the eastern regionals tournament, schooling them in the art of hard knocks. Westfield rallied for six runs in the seventh inning to overtake Arlington (Mass.) 10-8 Sunday to improve to 2-0 in the New England regionals […]