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WWII veterans welcome to serve as parade marshals

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – The annual Memorial Day Parade returns this year, honoring the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II....
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Gillen named principal of West Springfield Middle School

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – Changes continue to come to the West Springfield School District. Less than two weeks after Michael Richard was named the permanent superintendent he has selected the newest administrator. ...
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Catholic high school forum answers some questions, creates others

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – About 350 parents of Cathedral and Holyoke Catholic students had a chance to have their questions answered, squash rumors and learn new details regarding the merger of the two schools at a meeting on April 13. ...
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Proposed zoning amendment to allow drive-thru banks in West Springfield

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – West Springfield could be seeing more drive through banks cropping up in town. At least that is what one group is hoping. ...
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Michael Richard named West Springfield superintendent

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – After final interviews had been concluded on April 2, Michael Richard was announced as the permanent superintendent for West Springfield Schools. ...
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‘Engagement boxes’ connect caregivers, dementia patients

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – Homewatch Caregivers has been thinking outside the box when it comes to caring for dementia patients. ...
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New Lands Farm seeks volunteers

Lori Szepelak
lori@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – New Lands Farm, a program of Ascentria Care Alliance, seeks volunteers and interns to engage in a meaningful project to assist new farmers in growing food for the local community....
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Taste of Valley set for August

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – Though summer is still months away, the West Springfield Rotary Club has been preparing for its 16th annual Taste of the Valley. The annual event will take place Aug. 13 through 16, the Rotary Club announced recently. ...
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Lavoie set to retire as vice president of Eastern States Exposition

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – When Sue Lavoie interviewed for a secretarial position at the Eastern States Exposition in 1966, she had already decided she did not want the job. ...
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Subject of ‘This is Paradise’ to speak at West Springfield Public Library with author

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – Mags Riordan, the focus of “This is Paradise: An Irish Mother’s Grief, an African Village’s Plight and the Medical Clinic That Brought Fresh Hope to Both,” is returning to Western Massachusetts with the book’s author Suzanne Strempek Shea. ...
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