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Six Flags looks to scare up some talent

By Carley Dangona and Katelyn Gendron
carley@thereminder.com

Editor’s note: Reporter Carley Dangona shared her first-person account of the makeup chair. Reporter Katelyn Gendron interviewed the members of the Fright Fest crew.AGAWAM – A s...
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Circus camp offers fun, life lessons

By Carley Dangona
carley@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Springfield Jewish Community Center hosted a one-of-a-kind circus camp from Aug. 3 to 9 where two students from Agawam took part in the Circus of the Kids (COTK).    Ernest Whitehead IV, age 10, and Brenna McAnanama, age 11, participated in the COTK event that vis...
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Website lists Agawam as one state’s top 10 ‘boring’ places

By Carley Dangona
carley@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – A recent online list ranked Agawam as one of the most boring places in Massachusetts, a description that Mayor Richard Cohen disputed.    Real Estate site Movoto.com compiled this “Big Deal List” based upon the 2010 U.S. Census data. The top 10 (from most to least) bo...
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Golf course topic of public workshop

By Carley Dangona
carley@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – While it still seeks to gain a better understanding of the Agawam Municipal Golf Course’s operations, the City Council voted to put the formation of a special committee researching the matter on hold.    Resolution TR-2014-30 to form an Ad Hoc Subcommittee of the coun...
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‘Night Out’ offers safety tips, fun

By Carley Dangona
carley@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – On Aug. 5 from 5 to 7 p.m., the town will host its second annual celebration honoring National Night Out at the athletic fields of Agawam High School (AHS), 760 Cooper St.    The goal is to raise safety awareness, but most importantly to build the bond between the Pol...
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Summerfest season coming to a close, three concerts remain

By Peter Spotts
PeterS@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam SummerFest is down to its final three performances and the next group on stage is playing in their hometown.    Steppin’ Out has been together for more than 15 years and will be making their first performance at SummerFest July 30 on Veterans’ Green at 7 p....
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Anisa’s Closet offers high fashion at a low price

By Carley Dangona
carley@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – A new shop in town caters to patrons who love designer duds, but who are on a budget.    Anisa’s Closet, 168 Elm St., celebrated its grand opening on July 21. The store is located in the former Agawam mills. Owners Lisa Crouse and Anita Mooney combined their first nam...
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