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Wilbraham residents express concern about proposed zone changes

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – At an April 15 public forum, residents expressed concerns with a pair of proposed zoning changes on the Annual Town Meeting warrant....
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Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District puts 15 teachers on chopping block

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – Superintendent of Schools M. Martin O’Shea revealed at the April 14 Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School Committee meeting that 15 full-time teaching positions could be cut as a result of the district’s $1.3 million budget shortfall. ...
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Fountain Park ranked as top site for new senior center

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – A roughly two-acre area at Fountain Park now ranks as the top proposed site for a new senior center, beating out two other sites, after the Senior Center Building Feasibility Subcommittee reviewed the site at its April 8 meeting. ...
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Public forums for new $8 million police station begin in Wilbraham

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – The Police Station Building Feasibility Subcommittee hosted its first public forum, which allowed residents to provide feedback regarding a proposed $8 million police station. ...
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Fate of proposed $8 million Wilbraham police station in residents’ hands

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – Residents at the Annual Town Meeting May 11 will be asked to approve an $8 million police station project, more than half of which would be funded by a debt exclusion. ...
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Nominations are in for Wilbraham's May 16 Annual Town Election

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – The nominations are in and the stage is set for the Annual Town Election on May 16 after the Democratic Caucus convened on April 2 to nominate its candidates for public office. ...
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O’Shea: $1.3 million shortfall could mean staff reductions at Hampden-Wilbraham schools

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District (HWRSD)?Superintendent M. Martin O’Shea said the district’s programs and staffing levels would be “dramatically affected” by the $1.3 million budget shortfall it faces in fiscal year 2016 (FY16). ...
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East Street Bridge repairs could cost more than $1 million

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – Red Bridge Road, a main route over the Chicopee River, connecting Ludlow and Wilbraham, was recently closed by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) due to one of its bridges being deemed unsafe. ...
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Citing 'extremists,' Ducey resigns at Wilbraham Republican Committee at caucus

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – School Committee Chair Marc Ducey refused his nomination to run for a second term on the School Committee and resigned his appointment with the Republican Town Committee, citing a “need to distance himself from the extremists” in the Republican Town Committee...
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