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Letters To The Editor
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Open letter

Dear Governor Patrick,        My name is Megan Crowley. I am a 23-year-old female who grew up in Springfield. I attended public school here; I grew up in subsidized housing here; I worked my way through a bachelor’s degree here. All of these experiences make me ...
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Committee looks for history

The East Longmeadow Fourth of July Parade Committee is looking for information and photographs of early celebrations. The goal is to compile as complete of a history of the parade since 1894. Information will be made available to the local historical commission and the library as well.<b...
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Actions cover mistakes

Does Westfield’s efforts to take Alice Wielgus’ farm by eminent domain for more baseball fields, over four acres of asphalt for parking and driveway loops in a flood plain and a disc golf course in the woods next to the Westfield River, truly reflect such dire need to of the city? How many people kn...
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Setting the Military Stage

While the Kurdish region is extending their reach in Iraq and the Shia are holding onto Baghdad and Iraq’s southern oil rich portion, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is solidifying their claim in western Iraq and Syria.Secretary of State John Kerry is talking to Iraq’s Prime ...
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Clarification concerning Wildlife Sanctuary article

Clarification concerning the article about “Stebbins Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary” dated June 26, 2014, pages 8 and 14.“The lease does not set the stage for the Refuge to acquire any land from the Town. It merely allows the Refuge to delineate and protect a small portion of the land owned by ...
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Unfair article

It is not easy being a building inspector.&nbsp; By the nature of their job there will be people who are disappointed by some of the rulings that an inspector is required to make. The recent article regarding complaints about East Longmeadow Building Inspector Daniel Hellyer cast an unfair shadow on...
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Opinion didn’t surprise

Your take on the Supreme Court decision regarding Hobby Lobby does not surprise me since it reflects the talking points from the left wing media. What the left conveniently leaves out is that Hobby Lobby was willing to provide contraception as part of it's health care package. They agreed to provide...
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Supreme Court got it right

How ironic it was to read the editorial on Hobby Lobby on July 4, Independence Day. The day our founders stated, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life...”&nbsp;&nbsp;...
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Supports Harrington

This past Friday it was determined that Eric Lesser of Longmeadow will be eligible to run for State Senate in the First Hampden &amp; Hampshire despite the effort brought by his opponent Tim Allen to deem him otherwise.To me this ruling makes zero difference because all the while, the strong...
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Much appreciated

On behalf of the Friends of the Agawam Senior Center and the Agawam Rotary, we wish to thank you for the success of our recent 19th Anniversary Golf Tournament on June 4 at the Agawam Municipal Golf Course, 128 Southwick St., Feeding Hills.&nbsp; It was a dry, fair weather day in the 70s.Our...
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