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Discarding waste around globe

My nephew, an Army veteran who spent most of his 20-plus years military service as an officer in South Korea, is now a civilian military contractor living on a base in Afghanistan. Our only conversation…


Learning peace, justice through children’s books at Orange libraries

The Traprock Center for Peace and Justice in Greenfield awarded $1,000 to the Friends of the Orange Public Libraries this summer to purchase fiction and nonfiction books for children on subjects including world peace, empathy, friendship, diversity, tolerance, community, and humans’ place in the natural environment.




What do we want for our country, and the world?

Just days ago we remembered Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s April 4, 1967 speech Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence and its warning that: “A nation that continues year after year to spend more…


Children at heart of this collection

GREENFIELD — The Greenfield Public Library will release a new collection of children’s books centered around themes of peace, social justice and nature during an event Saturday afternoon. At least 60 books were purchased with…


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Renewables Are Ready

Renewables Are Ready is a presentation developed in response to the defining issue of our times – climate change. Our goals are to inform about the advances in renewable energy technologies and their potential, together…


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The Song – Sarah Pirtle

The newest episode of The Song features Sarah Pirtle of Western MA. A multi-talented singer/songwriter, Sarah is also a teacher, an activist, an award winning author and more. On The Song she performs songs about…