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Family farm stand hit by thievery

MONSON — Jackson and Nathan Dietz have for as long as they could remember wanted to be farmers. The two brothers, who are only 13 and 9, respectively, have worked to learn all that they can about growing fruits and vegetables. And with this harvest season they have taken the next step – opening their own farm stand at their home on Wales Road.
But it has attracted more than customers; it has drawn a rash of thefts of their product and money, as well. The matter is currently under investigation by the Monson Police Department.
Two Brothers Farm Stand, as it is now called, has become popular for some of those traveling between Monson and Wales in recent months. The wooden cart stationed under the trees at the end of the Dietz’s driveway is often found stocked with an assortment of produce and other products and many locals have made a habit of stopping there to purchase fresh veggies.  READ MORE


Willy Wonka auditions next week

MONSON - Adult and young male auditions for Greene Room Productions MainStage performance of "Willy Wonka" will be held on Monday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. in the First Church of Monson, 5 High St., Monson. Come prepared to sing a song of your choice, preferably with prerecorded background music. The show is at the end of April in the Academy of Music in Northampton.
For more information, call Erin Greene at 413-668-7284.
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