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Wilbraham Selectman Bunnell shares concerns about proposed regional 911 center

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – Selectman Susan Bunnell shared her concerns regarding a proposed $5.7 million Hampden County regional emergency communication center (RECC) during its June 29 meeting. ...
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U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren tours FloDesign

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – United States Sen. Elizabeth Warren emphasized a need for the federal government to fund scientific research during a tour of FloDesign, which is currently exploring new technological applications for acoustic filtration. ...
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HWRSD Superintendent O’Shea speaks out against high stakes testing

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – Superintendent of Schools M. Martin O’Shea recently addressed the Massachusetts House of Representatives and Senate Joint Committee on Education, expressing his concerns regarding the current state of high stakes standardized testing throughout the Commonwealth....
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Wilbraham publishes RFP in search for new town counsel

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – The town recently published a request for proposals (RFP) seeking the services of a new town counsel after it was recently announced that longtime Town Counsel Michael Hassett would be leaving the position on June 30. ...
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HWRSD curriculum director to leave for West Springfield

Chris Goudreau and Angelique Fiske
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District (HWRSD) Curriculum Director Timothy Connor recently announced that he would leave the district for a similar position in West Springfield. His last day will be July 17. ...
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East Street Bridge gains $1 million in state funding

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – Assistant Town Administrator Thomas Sullivan said $1 million in state aid is available for a temporary road repair project to fix the East Street Bridge...
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HWRSD receives award for FY15 budget planning

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – The Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District (HWRSD) received a meritorious award from the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International for its budget planning during fiscal year 2015 (FY15). ...
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Fundraiser aims to aid family stricken by Lyme disease

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – Imagine being stationary for 80 to 90 percent of your day and every time you get up to walk around your home, your heart begins race to 160 beats per minute. You become very short of breath and are nearly always in a state of extreme fatigue. ...
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GreatHorse tentatively sets opening for early August

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

HAMPDEN – The former Hampden Country Club, now a premier $45 million 18-hole championship golf course with a 26,000 square-foot country club called GreatHorse, is at work to open its doors tentatively for early August. ...
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