by Bob Flaherty | Mar 2, 2021 Originally published in The Valley Advocate Alex Morse has a new pup — a goldendoodle that answers to Oliver. Can you say inseparable? The Holyoke mayor brought him home from Pennsylvania and claims that the quarantine has afforded him a bit more time to train the pooch. “It adds a bit … Continue reading A GREAT RIDE: NARKEWICZ, MORSE REFLECT ON A DECADE IN OFFICE
Originally published in The Daily Hampshire Gazette 7/2/2018 Text: Can U grab milk, bread & a bag of Ancestral Skunk? Luv U. OK, I think we thought we’d be hearing such things by now, but there have been, as they say in the glaciers, delays. Fine. All I know is that on a snowy December … Continue reading Weed is out in the Open, but am I?
INTRO: One chilly day decades ago, after playing hockey with sons Sean and Pat on the commonly-called Muck Hole in Leeds, we were followed through the woods by a young white fox, a pleasant enough critter, who seemed to be auditioning for pethood. We all three wanted to stroke its fur, to scratch its ears, … Continue reading As the hockey season comes to a close in Boston, here’s a cool pond puck story from earlier this year:
As the Bruins battle for the Stanley Cup, here's a cool color piece I did for the Gazette about the Bs' LAST capture of the Cup -- their first in 39 years -- and an amazing youth baseball championship the following night. The kids in the story are now young men, and Bruins goalie Tim … Continue reading From Boston Garden to MacDonald Field: June 2011