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Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders speaks to a packed Mullins Center at UMass, Feb. 22, 2016.
Mass. Department of Transportation divers prepare to pour cement under a piling of Stillwater Bridge as part of emergency repairs Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.
Hikers look at painted sheets draped over the rocks on Mount Tom as peaceful protest against bigotry, Nov. 19, 2016.
Downtown Springfield, Nov. 14, 2015.
Former Inmate and Marathon Runner Keith Giroux inside the Franklin County House of Corrections, May 2016.
A beaver at Quonquont Farm in Whately Nov. 17, 2016.
People hold candles on the town common Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, for a vigil in support of state Electors choosing an alternative to President-elect Donald Trump.
Greenfield Mayor William Martin fields questions from bus riders during an event sponsored by the Franklin Regional Transit Authority Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016.
Volunteers help at Adopt-A-Family of Franklin County's collection day, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016.
Franklin County House of Correction Inmates watch Sheriff Christopher Donelan swear in Jan. 4, 2017.
Greenfield resident Javier Rivera cleans up trash Jan. 13, 2017.
Wildlife Rehabilitator Tom Ricardi with an eagle at his Conway home, Jan. 20, 2017.
Nina Keller at Greenfield's Jan. 21, 2017 women's rally on the town common.
Media crews film Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, as she surveys wreckage from Saturday's category 1 tornado in Conway.
"Dixie" in the aftermath of a Feb. 25, 2017. tornado that tore through Conway.
Jeremy Forbes, left, and Nick Hallenbeck, both 9th graders at Charlemont Academy, remove debris from wetlands in Pumpkin Hollow Wednesday, March 1, 2017, in the aftermath of a tornado Saturday.
Dana Goodfield in his Conway sugarhouse March 13, 2017.
Artist Peter Miller paints the historic William Lester Stevens house on Cricket Hill in Conway, May 6, 2017.
Frontier Regional School graduates walk to commencement Friday, June 2, 2017.
A Border Collie herds sheep at Little Brook Farm in Sunderland, as farm Owner Kristen Whittle looks on, June 20, 2017.
Conway Grammar School first-graders participate in the school's annual play Thursday, June 15, 2017.
Chris Haskell of Mycoterra Farm on Stillwater Road in Deerfield loads mushrooms into a van destined for a farmers market Thursday, July 20, 2017.
Students from Gardner-based Montachusett Opportunity Council's school age child care sift through sand looking for gemstones at the Rock Fossil and Dinosaur Shop on Routes 5 and 10 in Deerfield Thursday, July 20, 2017.
Meghan Waldron reads to Camp Kee-wanee campers, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017.
Amherst firefighters carry pet rats out of Cliffside Apartments Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 after reports of fire.
Emergency crews were called when an SUV slid off Long Plain Road in Whately and crashed into a utility pole, taking down a transformer on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 27, 2016.
DPW crew members work to fix a water main break in Greenfield on Silver Street around 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016.
Dalton Dove plays in sprinklers at Hillside Park in Greenfield Thursday afternoon, Aug. 11, 2016.
Flying out of Jaffrey, New Hampshire, Aug. 15, 2016
Edward Land, auctioneer and manager at Northampton Cooperative Auction Association Inc., auctions livestock Tuesday, July 19, 2017.
Seniors select vegetables given by Atlas Farm outside the South County Senior Center in South Deerfield Friday, July 8, 2016.
A sustainability caravan sponsored by Grateful 4 Grace, a non-profit organization, made a rest stop in Greenfield Wednesday night while traveling down the east coast on a tour, July 6, 2016.
Liam Green, Grayson Bishop and Ray Dyer, cub scouts from Pack 85, start a water fight Friday morning while cleaning coolers for the pack’s annual Fourth of July parade and chicken barbecue put on each year by the pack.
Firefighters extinguish a fire at a campsite in Athol, June 22, 2016.
The UMass belly dance club held a showcase at the Student Union Saturday, April 18, 2015.
A University of Massachusetts Amherst Pre-Veterinary and Animal Science Club student holds a lamb at the Livestock Classic, April 11, 2015.
UMass students at the Hagis Mall for the university's annual Activities Expo, where clubs tried to gain new recruits, Sept. 8, 2015.
Students compete in track and field events at the UMass Minuteman Invitation at the Track Complex on Saturday, April 11, 2015.
UMass students gather to protest against racism in front of the Student Union on December 1, 2014, in response to the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri.
A sailor during a ceremony in Manama, Bahrain Sept. 12, 2013.
Students protest racial discrimination and police prejudice, during a march that began at the FAC, and ended in the Student Union, April 24, 2015.
Protesters march from Amherst College to UMass for educational rights for undocumented immigrants Friday night, May 1, 2015.
100-year-old Helen Reed holds a political pin after voting for Hillary Clinton in the presidential election, Nov. 4, 2016.
Young children prepare for a Halloween themed hayride in South Deerfield, Oct. 31, 2016.
A church service at the First Church of Deerfield on Old Main Street in Deerfield, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016.
Sunderland's fire department held a community event at the Public Library Oct. 14, 2016
Jerry Dagrosa, owner of Jerry's Place, inside his story in the center of South Deerfield, Oct.14, 2016.
Retired Whately Fire Department Donald Dufault in front of the fire station Sept. 26, 2016.