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Gorman accuses Planning Board of unsavory tactics

Chris Maza
chrism@thereminder.com

EAST LONGMEADOW – At the Planning Board’s July 1 meeting, Selectman William Gorman accused the board members of utilizing unsavory tactics with regard to discussing decisions made by Building Inspector Daniel Hellyer.

While discussing confusion regarding the site plan of the Great Woods XI su
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Quimby, Flanagan develop proposal to move IT Department

Chris Maza
chrism@thereminder.com

EAST LONGMEADOW – The Information Technology (IT) Department could have a new home in the near future.

IT Director Ryan Quimby and East Longmeadow High School Principal Gina Flanagan have developed a proposal to move the department’s offices to the high school. The School Committee and Board
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Fourth of July Parade Committee defends event cancellation

Chris Maza
chrism@thereminder.com

EAST LONGMEADOW – It was a historic Fourth of July for the town’s parade.

For the first time in more than 30 years, the parade, which draws marching units from throughout the Northeast, was cancelled and not rescheduled.

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Hellyer completes re-inspections, claims ‘assault’ on his character

Chris Maza
chrism@thereminder.com

EAST LONGMEADOW – Building Inspector Daniel Hellyer reported to the Board of Selectmen at a special meeting that he had completed a review of all of the complaints logged by resident John Turner and found that a minimal number of reported violations actually panned out.

During a previous boar
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Selectmen sign $1.2 million bond for Pine Knoll, pump station

Chris Maza
chrism@thereminder.com

EAST LONGMEADOW – The town completed the bonding process to finance a pair of large projects on June 27, when the Board of Selectmen signed and sent by courier all of the remaining documents needed to receive approximately $1.2 million to fund the Pine Knoll Recreation Area pool renovation and impro...
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