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Lesser bows out of debate, Boronski addresses marital status

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

GREATER SPRINGFIELD –&nbsp; Last week was one of success and later questions for Republican state Senate candidate Debra Boronski. The success was due to her Democratic opponent Eric Lesser withdrawing from a <a target="_blank" href...
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Districts post encouraging MCAS marks

Chris Maza
chrism@thereminder.com

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – The Department of Elementary and Secondary Educations (DESE) recently released the latest batch of Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) test results and local districts again stood out.<a target...
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Springfield, Holyoke to address spaces under interstate highways

By Chris Maza
chrism@thereminder.com

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – Two local communities, Springfield and Holyoke, were among eight that received nominations to take part in the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s (MassDOT) Infra-Space Program, it was announced on Sept. 10. The program is designed to identify and create renova...
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Gulluni tops crowded field for Hampden County DA

Chris Maza
chrism@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – In what was one of the most anticipated and hard-fought campaigns of the 2014 primary election season, Anthony Gulluni was the runaway winner for Hampden County district attorney (DA) during the Sept. 9 primary election.The Fo...
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New domestic violence law keeps names of arrestees secret

Chris Maza
chrism@thereminder.com

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – Nestled deep in one of the 43 stipulations in the recent domestic violence legislation supported unanimously by the state House of Representatives passed into law by Gov. Deval Patrick on Aug. 8 is one that has raised a great deal of controversy and debate among those who advoc...
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Mayors Cup raises money for Food Bank

By Carley Dangona
carley@thereminder.com

SOUTHAMPTON – Mayors from across Western Massachusetts hit the links for a good cause when they took part in the inaugural Mayors Cup. The event was hosted on Aug. 15 at the Southampton Country Club to benefit The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. Town officials and politicians from Chicop...
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Purchase of tracks could mean expanded rail service

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

BOSTON – Imagine traveling between Springfield and points north through Vermont on a train system other than Amtrak. The purchase of about 50 miles of rail track will allow the Commonwealth to potentially create train service between Vermont a...
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New law cracks down on animal abuse

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

BOSTON – Gov. Deval Patrick signed the Act Protecting Animal Welfare and Safety (PAWS) bill into...
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