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Opinion

G. Michael Dobbs

Don’t let sticker shock prevent progress

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

I realize that some people who read the story I wrote last week about the study so far concerning east-west passenger rail automatically rejected the idea based on price. ...
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Payton North

Guess who’s back? The Reminder is shaking up the opinion page

Payton North
payton@thereminder.com

Hi Reminder readers, Assistant Managing Editor Payton North here. You might recognize my byline from the articles I contribute to the East Longmeadow Reminder, or my occasional article in the Chicopee Herald, Agawam/West Springfield Reminder and Original Pennysaver. ...
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Local News

Interview process for Westfield-Barnes airport manager has begun

Dennis Hackett

WESTFIELD – After the 30-day application window closed, the Westfield-Barnes Airport Manager Screening Committee hosted its first meeting on Feb. 18 to set dates for candidate interviews following the departure of former manager Eric Billowitz.

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Residents express concerns about Connecticut Riverwalk

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

CHICOPEE – Some Chicopee residents have expressed concerns for the planned Connecticut Riverwalk & Bikeway to members of the city council, citing questions about maintenance and public safety, but the project is planned to move forward.

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Future of White Hut uncertain after owners close restaurant doors

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – White Hut has been a staple in West Springfield for nearly 100 years, but on the night of Feb. 7, the restaurant closed its doors for good.

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Avalon Cafe to bring unique gaming, dining experience to Holyoke

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

HOLYOKE – A unique cafe featuring board games, food and drinks that aims to provide a place where all are welcome, no matter what your interests are, is coming to the city of Holyoke.

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Dining & Entertainment

Darryl Moss presents ‘Poetry Undressed’ on Feb. 29

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Many people know Darryl Moss as a key staff member in the office of Mayor Domenic Sarno, but many more know him as a poet and as the producer of a long-running showcase for both spoken word artists and musicians.

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Hangar Pub & Grill opens its new Agawam location

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Hangar Pub and Grill, known for their wings and atmosphere, has expanded to a new town and opened its doors in Agawam.

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