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‘Night Out’ offers safety tips, fun

By Carley Dangona
carley@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – On Aug. 5 from 5 to 7 p.m., the town will host its second annual celebration honoring National Night Out at the athletic fields of Agawam High School (AHS), 760 Cooper St.    The goal is to raise safety awareness, but most importantly to build the bond between the Pol...
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Summerfest season coming to a close, three concerts remain

By Peter Spotts
PeterS@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam SummerFest is down to its final three performances and the next group on stage is playing in their hometown.    Steppin’ Out has been together for more than 15 years and will be making their first performance at SummerFest July 30 on Veterans’ Green at 7 p....
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Anisa’s Closet offers high fashion at a low price

By Carley Dangona
carley@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – A new shop in town caters to patrons who love designer duds, but who are on a budget.    Anisa’s Closet, 168 Elm St., celebrated its grand opening on July 21. The store is located in the former Agawam mills. Owners Lisa Crouse and Anita Mooney combined their first nam...
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Council approves water rate increase

By Carley Dangona
carley@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – Water connection fees, service charges and use rates will increase for residents beginning Sept. 1.    Starting this September, residential use will increase from $1.36 to $1.90 ...
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Committee plans to scrutinize golf course profits

By Carley Dangona
carley@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The City Council is considering a motion to create an ad-hoc subcommittee to review the operations of the Agawam Municipal Golf Course and its profitability.    The council referred the resolution to its Co...
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Cyberhair revolutionizes hair loss market

Peter Spotts
PeterS@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The newest hair loss solution provides more flexibility to a lifestyle, but is relatively unknown.Ambiance Hair Replacement and Laser Center is the only dealer of Cyberhair in western Massachusetts.“Cyberhair is for pe...
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City Councilor Cichetti addresses MassGOP spending complaint

By Carley Dangona
carley@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – City Councilor James Cichetti hadn’t been told of a complaint by the Massachusetts Republican Party (MassGOP) until he was called by local reporters for his opinion.    At the beginning of June, Cichetti filed nomination papers to run for state representative for the ...
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School Committee elects to keep MCAS test in place

By Carley Dangona
carley@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam Public School District will continue administering the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to its students after the School Committee voted to 6 to 1 in favor of keeping the test.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <...
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