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Welch joins Gonzalez in questioning site for center

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Now a second elected official answered the call from North End residents to “stand up to the sheriff.”...
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Retiring Springfield officer honors his mentor

G. Michael Dobbs
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SPRINGFIELD – Springfield Police Lt. Maurice “Mossy” Kearney (left) will retire from the Springfield Police Department after 35 years of service on July 31 and honored the man who was his first commanding officer, Capt. Walter Rooke, with a ride-along on July 28. ...
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Putnam students gain hands on experience at Smith and Wesson

G. Michael Dobbs
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SPRINGFIELD – A select group of Putnam Vocational Technical Academy students had a summer to remember. Smith and Wesson recently wrapped up its summer leadership development program at Putnam, which allowed students to have hands on experience working in business and manufacturing....
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Convoy of Hope returns to Riverfront Park on Aug. 15

G. Michael Dobbs
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SPRINGFIELD – The Convoy of Hope, a five-hour event designed to provide people with necessary goods and services, returns to Riverfront Park on Aug. 15....
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Springfield Armory Alliance concludes campaign to fix tower clock

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Members of The Springfield Armory Alliance expect the clock on the tower of the Springfield Armory Museum to be back in working order around the end of August....
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Controversy surrounding City Block street closure continues

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Despite the criticism SBID Executive Director Chris Russell said area businesses have not seen a decrease in patronage....
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Visit the SALT Live van at the YMCA on July 24 for college financial advice

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – If someone you know has questions about his or her college loans or how to finance a college education, SALT may be able to help....
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Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno: Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan’s death ‘hits home’

G. Michael Dobbs
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SPRINGFIELD – The death of Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan of Springfield on July 16 who was killed along with three other Marines in an attack on a recruiting station in Chattanooga, TN, was felt deeply in his hometown....
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Williams to run for Ward 5 seat on Springfield City Council

Chris Maza
chrism@thereminder.com

“[Residents] want a councilor who is representing the ward in its entirety," City Council Ward 5 candidate Marcus Williams said....
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Falvey Linen commits to $7 million investment in Springfield

G. Michael Dobbs
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SPRINGFIELD – What used to be a first class mail-sorting center will eventually become a modern laundry service....
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Gaming Commission considers MGM Springfield delay request

G. Michael Dobbs
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SPRINGFIELD – The Massachusetts Gaming Commission considered a request for a year delay in the completion of MGM Springfield on July 9 and the implications of the commission’s decision remain unknown....
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SBID: City Block street closure not effort to keep bikers out

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Chris Russell, the executive director of the Springfield Business Improvement District (SBID), said, despite the rumors, people riding motorcycles are welcome at this year’s concert series at Stearns Square....
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