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Putnam to participate in Boston Scholar Athletes Program

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – The School Committee learned of a pilot program offer by Boston-based organization designed to help high school students with their academics while at the same time encouraging involvement in sports at its meeting on Sept. 3. Boston Scholar Athletes has started a pilot program ...
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New operations center to be built for the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) hosted a ground breaking ceremony on Sept. 5 for a new operations center at 665 Cottage Street that covers 18.3 acres, nearly three times the size of the current operations center at the near...
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Three vie for 10th Hampden seat

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – The three candidates for the state representative seat for the 10th Hampden District all spoke of their working class roots during a recent forum sponsored by the Forest Park Civic Association.    Carlos Gonzalez, Melvin Edwards and Ivette Hernandez all seek to r...
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Grossman, Berwick define differences

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – With about two weeks left before the Sept. 9 primary, two of the three Democratic gubernatorial candidates were busy campaigning in Western Massachusetts last week. Stephen Grossman and Don Berwick joined Martha Coakley for a forum hosted by TV22 on Aug. 27. Both Grossman and B...
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Curran calls Murphy the best choice to succeed him

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – In a three candidate race for the state representative seat of the Ninth Hampden District, Springfield School Committee member Peter Murphy may now have an edge: he received the endorsement of <a target="_blank"...
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Little Ceasars Love Kitchen visits Friends of the Homeless

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – The Little Caesars Love Kitchen made a stop at the Friends of the Homeless (FOH) on A...
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Pioneer Valley Christian Academy aims to raise $5.8 million for expansion

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – The Pioneer Valley Christian Academy has announced its campaign to raise $5.8 million for the first phase of a substantial enlargement of its facility on Plumtree Road.Headmaster Tim Duff explained to <span style="font-style: i...
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Hampden County District Attorney candidates reinforce stances at WNE forum

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

NEWS ANALYSISSPRINGFIELD – At what was billed the last major meeting of the four candidates for district attorney, Shawn Allyn, Hal Etkin</a...
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Springfield native puts his best foot forward

By Carley Dangona
carley@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – New York Fashion Week has become a mecca for the industry and one local stylist has become a mainstay at the event. Nolan Wells started in the rafters, but has worked his way to the front of the runway. Wells, 22, is a celebrity fashion stylist who entered the industry in 2010....
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Biomass plant may move forward

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Whether or not the opponents of the proposed biomass plant on Page Boulevard will seek to appeal the decision made by the Massachusetts Land Court has yet to be decided.The opponents have 30 days starting on Aug. 15 to file the appropriate papers. The Land Court reversed a deci...
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Celebration of Hope gala aims to aid those fighting cancer

Lori Szepelak
lori@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Kim Clemons is exuberant when she talks about life, her family and helping others.Clemons will be the key speaker at this fall’s Celebration of Hope gala on Sept. 27, which is conducted in conjunction with a Pink Mass at St. Michael’s Cathedral on State Street. The Mass starts ...
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Bay Path students help out

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD –&nbsp; A crew of 22 students from Bay Path University volunteered for a day at a Rebuilding Together Springfield project at <a target="_blank" href="https://...
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