Photos: Farm Workers

Unless noted, these photos were taken by freelance photojournalist Ellen Kreitmeier. They show workers on a vegetable farm in southeast Vermont. In winter, most of the workers live in Jamaica,... Read more »

Northampton Voters Will Decide Fate of Farmland, Forests

On November 8, the people of Northampton will decide whether farmland and forestland should be turned into parking lots, strip malls, ChemLawns, and other kinds of so-called development.... Read more »

Photos: October Snow

These photos show the record amount of snow that fell on the Valley on October 29 and October 30. Rowe, Massachusetts, near Greenfield, got about two feet of snow, according to Rowe resident Deb... Read more »

Former Senate Leader, a Woman, Wants To Be N.H. Governor

When will the first woman be elected president? Experts say a good way to make that happen soon is to elect more female governors and members of Congress. On October 25 former New Hampshire senate... Read more »

Grassroots Victory Expected

In a likely victory for grassroots activists in the Valley, a coal power plant in Holyoke is expected to close. That’s according to the Holyoke city council and the leader of a regional... Read more »