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Modular plans scrapped for Hampden police station

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

HAMPDEN?– Plans to utilize modular space for the $2.95 million police station project have folded after bids recently came back more than $100,000 beyond the project’s budget. ...
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Wilbraham residents approve $4.2 million debt exclusion for new police station

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – It’s official – the Wilbraham Police Department will have a new home within the next year to year and a half....
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Red Barn at Fountain Park reaches halfway point for renovations

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – Board members of the Wilbraham Nature and Cultural Center (WNCC) as well as local and state officials celebrated the halfway point for the interior renovations of the nearly century year old Red Barn at Fountain Park on May 8. ...
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Wilbraham Town Meeting approves police station

Chris Maza
chrism@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – The movement to obtain a new police station earned a major victory on May 11 after gaining Town Meeting approval....
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Four percent of Hampden residents turn out to 2015 Annual Town Election

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

HAMPDEN – The preliminary results are in for the Annual Town Election, which saw only one contested race and a pair of nonbinding citizen petition questions as well as two write-in candidates. ...
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HWRSD finds budget relief, shrinks shortfall to $1 million

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – The Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District has found some relief with its fiscal year 2016 (FY16) budget shortfall, which has now been reduced to approximately $1 million. ...
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Hampden election ballot features two questions with little impact on residents

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

HAMPDEN – A pair of questions on the ballot for the May 4 Annual Town Election may not have much impact. ...
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Former Minnechaug swimming coach inducted into Hall of Fame

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – Patricia McDiarmid, a health science professor at Springfield College, was recently inducted into the Massachusetts High School Swimming Coaches Hall of Fame for coaching male and female swimmers at Minnechaug for 15 years. ...
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Residents approve Hampden solar array

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

HAMPDEN – Residents approved authorization for a solar energy firm to lease at least 12 acres of town owned land for a ground mounted solar installation at the Annual Town Meeting on April 27. ...
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Breault agrees to contract to become Wilbraham's town administrator

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM - The Board of Selectmen and East Longmeadow Town Administrator Nick Breault ratified an agreement regarding Breault's appointment as Wilbraham's town administrator at a special meeting on April 28....
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