We are hometown news

This week's column from G. Michael Dobbs

Each week, managing editor G. Michael Dobbs looks at issues in the Pioneer Valley that affect our readers.





Enduring institutions complete a bridge between generations

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com
If you’re looking for way to underscore the passage of time, join one of the Facebook groups that begins with “You K
...
Read More

Real solutions needed in wake of another downtown shooting

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com
Springfield had another shooting in its entertainment district over the weekend, which has become great fodder for t
...
Read More

Wal-Mart is worried if poor people receive fewer benefits

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com
There are many factors that can affect a business. Ask any business owner and he or she can reel off any number of o
...
Read More

Political change rarely comes from challengers of incumbents

By G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com
It’s truly amazing how politics works here in Western Massachusetts. We certainly have races every election cycle fo
...
Read More

Music, Arts and Community Events

Post Your Event

Local News

Local News

Classifieds

Sports Pic of the Week

Twitter Feed