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Faith leaders host rally, say ‘Vote Yes’ on Question 3

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – The statewide Faith for Repeal Campaign made its way to Western Massachusetts on Oct. 23, drawing clergy leaders from the area, including Pastor Amanda Sunny of the Bethany Assembly of God in Agawam and Imam Wissam Abdul Baki of the ...
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Boston-based Scholar Athlete program comes to Putnam

G. Michael Dobbs
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SPRINGFIELD – The first of what is hoped to be many Scholar Athlete programs officially opened at the Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical Academy on Oct. 24.The Bos...
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Baker gains support from Democrats and independents

G. Michael Dobbs
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SPRINGFIELD – If you didn’t realize Republican gubernatorial candidate Charles Baker was getting crossover support from Democrats and independents all you had to do was glance at the gathering in the lobby of <a target="_blank" href="ht...
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White Lion intends to brew craft beer in Springfield

Chris Maza
chrism@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – With artifacts of the city’s past as a backdrop, Ray Berry and White Lion Brewing Company publically embarked on a quest for their own piece of Springfield history.White Lion formally introduced itself to the Bay State as the city’s first craft brewing company and was welcomed ...
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DA to begin asking for pre-trial detentions

G. Michael Dobbs
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SPRINGFIELD – The announcement that the Hampden County District Attorney’s office will be able to ask judges for a pre-trial detention involving gun crimes will give prosecutors in the county an additional tool to keep dangerous criminal off the st...
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Springfield Police commish on dashboard cameras: ‘I believe it’s coming’

G. Michael Dobbs
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SPRINGFIELD – Police Commissioner John Barbieri and Joseph Gentile, president of the International Brotherhood of Police Officers, Local 364, told a <a target="_blank" href="http://www3.springf...
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Rail car company to come to Springfield

G. Michael Dobbs
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SRPINGFIELD – Department of Transportation Secretary and CEO Richard Davey called the announcement of a Chinese company approved on Oct. 22 to supply the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (...
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School Committee establishes ‘Empowerment Zone’

Tyler Leahy

SPRINGFIELD – In an effort to boost test scores at the city’s middle schools, the Springfield School Committee has approved a plan to create “The Springfield Empowerment Zone” at its meeting on Oct. 9.The zone...
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Springfield site for second railcar company

G. Michael Dobbs
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SPRINGFIELD – In the process to decide which company should be awarded a contract to build rail cars for the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA), Springfield now has a decided edge.Out of the five possible companies, a second one has ...
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Business coach offers workshop on franchise investments

G. Michael Dobbs
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SPRINGFIELD – Dream of operating a Dunkin’ Donuts? Hanker to own a carpet cleaning service? If you have ever thought of buying into a business franchise, Steve Rosenkrantz has the answers to your questions.Rose...
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March for city climate change plan to take place Oct. 20

G. Michael Dobbs
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SPRINGFIELD – Arise for Social Justice and the North End Outreach Network hope Springfield residents will participate in a march to the Oct. 20 City Council meeting to support the creation of a climate change plan for the city as well as the...
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