Monthly Archives: September 2021

Family support agencies team up for ‘Community Baby Shower’

People “shop” for free baby clothes at a previously held Community Baby Shower. Contributed Photo

Free baby clothes will be available to “shoppers” at Saturday’s Community Baby Shower on Court Square in Greenfield. Contributed Photo

Mollie Hartford, development and outreach director with It Takes a Village, sets up a display at the Community Berkshire Baby Box […]

September 28th, 2021|

HOPE grows: Expanding fight against addiction

By J. CHERRY SULLIVANand MERRIDITH O’LEARY

For the Gazette

Published: 9/25/2021 7:59:06 AM

“…The newest addition to this team is the Northampton Prevention Coalition, the city’s long-running youth substance use prevention coalition, led by coordinator Kara McLaughlin (who came on board in the summer.) For 10 years, the NPC was based in the school department, funded by […]

September 25th, 2021|

Sheriff’s office gets $2.6M grant to expand addiction treatment in jail

The Franklin County Jail and House of Correction in Greenfield.

By DOMENIC POLI Staff Writer

Published: 9/17/2021 5:03:16 PM

GREENFIELD — Franklin County Sheriff Christopher Donelan announced Friday his office was awarded a $2.6 million grant from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to fund for five years a project to assist inmates struggling with […]

September 17th, 2021|