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Greenfield’s Heroin Epidemic

Recently in the Emmy Award-winning CNN series Parts Unknown, the town of Greenfield stepped into the limelight. East of the Deerfield River and west of the Connecticut River, Greenfield—the county seat of Franklin County—is nestled in a bucolic setting with historic villages, artistic enclaves ...

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Margo, Rita & Curtis

Dear Margo, Rita & Curtis, My mom picked the worst picture ever of me for our holiday card, what do I do? Sincerely, Mad at Mom   Dear Mad, Holiday cards have been a source of stress in my household for as long as I can remember. Selecting a picture when we were younger was difficult ...

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Balls Of Fury

Almost every dorm on campus seems to have a ping-pong table stored in the basement or common room since the beginning of time. In many dorms, the tables aren’t put to use very often, but this fall, Barton and DeNunzio changed that. Early last month Danny Finnegan ’17 challenged DeNunzio to a ...

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Geocache ‘em All

It all started with a family hiking trip to Grafton, Vermont, where math teacher Marc Dancer was introduced to the treasure-hunting game geocaching by another family inquiring about his handheld GPS system. Immediately intrigued, Mr. Dancer recollected, “When I got back to campus, I looked up ...

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Library Scheduled For Renovation

The Board of Trustees recently finalized the decision to renovate the Boyden Library. The Library, undoubtedly one of the most utilized places on campus by both students and staff, will undergo a complete revitalization that will reconfigure and refurbish the existing internal layout. According to ...

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Posse Foundation

On Wednesday, December 17, Posse Foundation Representative Hedy Roma spoke during School Meeting. The school will presented her with the money that was raised for Posse, as well as the certificate from the Guinness Book of World Records for breaking the record for the most participants in a water ...

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O’Ds Reflect

Most students receive their acceptances to Deerfield Academy in the mail. Julian O’Donnell, currently a freshman, found out “in a hut in Nepal at 10,000 feet.” After their yearlong sabbatical trip, Philosophy and Religion teacher Michael O’Donnell, English teacher Sonja O’Donnell and ...

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Round Square Takes Jordan

In early October, a group of six Deerfield students boarded a plane for Amman, Jordan. Accompanied by English teacher Anna Steim, Global Studies Director David Miller and Chief Financial Officer Keith Finan, the student delegates—Serena Ainsle ’16, Arianne Evans ’16, Hannah Casey ’15, Ally ...

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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Controversy Over Local Pipeline

According to The Recorder, the local Greenfield newspaper, the Northeast Energy Direct (NED) project entails the construction of a 177-mile high-pressure gas pipeline that would cut through the town of Deerfield. One of the proposed routes would cross the North Meadows, just north of the ...

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