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Springfield water and sewer cost increases to pay for infrastructure projects

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Water and sewer rates will be increasing, but much of the hike will pay for infrastructure improvements and the federally mandated combined sewer overflow (CSO) projects....
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MassDOT says project will add only 10-15 minutes to trip on I-91

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Richard Masse, acting director for MassDOT Region 2, asserted to Reminder Publications the I-91 viaduct renovation would be completed by August 2018. That is now the completion date of the MGM Springfield casino....
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Springfield takes emergency action on abandoned turn-of-the century home

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – An abandoned turn-of-the-century home is the subject of emergency action taken by the city. ...
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Springfield's Union Station drives forward with additional $12 million

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – The Union Station renovation will receive an additional $12 million to finish funding the project....
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'Today is not about winners and losers'

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – The Diocese of Springfield is planning a groundbreaking of the new Pope Francis High School next spring, if the design and planning on the school is complete. ...
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Surrey Road named the site for Pope Francis High School

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Bishop Mitchell Rozanki’s decision to built the new Catholic high school on the site of the former Cathedral High school was not one that should inspire talk about “winners and losers.”...
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Historic baseball game to be played

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – In 1934, an American Legion baseball team from Springfield was denied the opportunity to plays team in Gastonia, NC, because on of its players “Bunny” Taliaferro was black. Decades later the two teams will finally meet and play....
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Council of Churches promotes free anti-crime smartphone app

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Your pastor or rabbi may be asking you to consider helping to keep the streets of your city safer....
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McKnight says Springfield mayor should be ‘fearless advocate for the people’

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Johnnie Ray McKnight believes the mayor of Springfield should be “a fearless advocate for the people,” something he believes the city is lacking at the present time....
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Bing Arts Center celebrates five years with anniversary event on June 13

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Five years ago, the once abandoned Bing Theater on Sumner Avenue opened to a new purpose: an art center. Today, the venue is home to art exhibitions, musical performances, spoken word evenings and films....
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Rear Admiral Gallaudet meets with Mayor Domenic Sarno

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Rear Admiral Timothy Gallaudet said he owes the city of Springfield, specifically Springfield College, a debt....
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DESE grants more than $4 million to city middle schools

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Three city schools received part of the more than $4 million in federal funding awarded by the state’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). ...
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