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Russell defends 2011 bankruptcy decision

Chris Maza
chrism@thereminder.com

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – Wilbraham Selectman and Republican candidate for the state House of Representatives’ 12th Hampden District Robert Russell said his 2011 bankruptcy filing shows that he is not unlike the constituents of the distric...
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Granby resident seeks funds to participate in Miss MA, raise awareness

Chris Maza
chrism@thereminder.com

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – For Rachel Koehler, participating in the Miss Massachusetts USA pageant is about more than a quest for a crown. Rather, the greatest triumph will come...
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Child abuse statute of limitations extended in Massachusetts

Chris Maza
chrism@thereminder.com

BOSTON – Gov. Deval Patrick recently signed into law a bill to extend the statute of limitations for civil lawsuits filed by victims of sexual abuse as children. On June 26, Patrick signed House bill 4126 into law a...
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Happy Wasteland begins production of feature film in Pioneer Valley

Chris Maza
chrism@thereminder.com

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – What was it like to be coming of age in post-Sept. 11, 2001 America?Happy Wasteland, a small western Massachusetts film company, hopes to explore that very subject in their feature film, “Heroes Don’t ...
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Senate candidates move forward with campaigns following ballot ruling

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – The Democratic Senate primary race for the First Hampden and Hampshire district has moved past the legal challenge posed by Springfield City Councilor Timothy Allen to <a href="http://www.ericlesser.com/" target="_blank...
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Farm stand provides income for couple

By Lori Szepelak
lori@thereminder.com

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – A broken elbow five years ago thrust Rick Seldomridge of Agawam into a life-changing career and he has never looked back.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; “After I broke my elbow I had to bring in income so I started a six-foot patch of tomatoes to sell and that plot grew into Granny’...
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