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Police Station Subcommittee seeks to reduce project by $1 million

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – The proposed new police station project costs came in at approximately $9 million and now the Police Station Building Feasibility Subcommittee is looking to readdress the designs in order to reduce the price by 10 percent. ...
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Wilbraham selectmen choose Breault

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – It’s official, East Longmeadow Town Administrator Nick Breault was chosen by the Board of Selectmen at its March 16 meeting to be Wilbraham’s new town administrator....
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Rice Fruit Farm to reopen in late March or early April

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – Rice Fruit Farm is anticipated to open in late March or early April and will feature traditional as well as new offerings in the nearly 100-year-old building, which is owned will be operated by brothers Dominic and Anthony Maloni. ...
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Wilbraham selectmen interview town administrator finalists

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – At a special meeting on March 7, the Board of Selectmen interviewed three finalists for its vacant town administrator position. ...
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Next volume of Wilbraham town history to be released this spring

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – The newest volume in a series of books about the town's history, “Preservation of Wilbraham History and Culture: Continuing the Story in Print: Volume IV-1963-2013” is set to be released sometime this spring. ...
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HWRSD faces difficult FY16 budget season

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – The Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District will face a tough and time restricted fiscal year 2016 (FY16) budget season due to an anticipated state budget shortfall of more than $1.5 billion and a later announcement of available aid funds....
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New police station estimate a little more than $9 million

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – The proposed new police station could end up costing a little more than $9 million after the project’s estimate was made public during the Police Station Building Feasibility Subcommittee’s Feb. 23 meeting. ...
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Wilbraham's FY16 budget could be under levy limit by $412,000

Chris Maza
chrism@thereminder.com

Interim Town Administrator Thomas Sullivan outlined his budget proposal for fiscal year 2016 (FY16), which he said would leave the town under the Proposition 2 1/2 levy limit by $412,000, at the Feb. 10 Board of Selectmen meeting....
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Fountain Park added to site list for new senior center in Wilbraham

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – The Senior Center Feasibility Subcommittee is investigating a potential site location at Fountain Park, which could end up costing the town $1 per year for a long-term lease. ...
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Give Forward campaign raises more than $10,000 for local teen with POTS

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – Bella Bartolomel is a 15-year-old sophomore at Minnechaug Regional High School was diagnosed with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS). ...
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HWRSD faces $1.3 million shortfall in FY16 budget

Chris Goudreau
cgoudreau@thereminder.com

WILBRAHAM – The Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District is facing a shortfall of approximately $1.3 million in the fiscal year 2016 (FY16) school budget to provide a level service, which could result in reduced programming and the loss of jobs. ...
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