Opinion

G. Michael Dobbs

I’m not sure what message is being sent in Chicopee

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

Despite the fact I’ve been doing this job for a very long time, I’m not jaded. Almost daily there is some event or story that makes me issue an exclamation – sometimes under my breath and sometimes shared with the staff....
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Payton North

This year, I’m making an ad‘just’ment when choosing my words

Payton North
pnorth@thereminder.com

I follow Entertainment Tonight correspondent Keltie Knight on social media. She hosts a podcast called The LadyGang that I enjoy, and a few years back on the podcast she shared how she creates a manifest list with every new year. ...
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Chris Maza

Defunding effort is an attempt to kill a good police department

Chris Maza
cmaza@thereminder.com

Budgetary cuts of this level aren’t made in the interest of finding common ground – this particular proposal exists for the purpose of killing a department altogether....
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Local News

Mary Ann’s Dance and More relocates to new Easthampton location

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thereminder.com

EASTHAMPTON – Mary Ann’s Dance and More, a longtime apparel store in Easthampton, has moved their location to 163 B Northampton St. to make room for a pre-professional conservatory in their old location.

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Dave’s Natural Garden working hard to provide customers with local produce

Danielle Eaton
deaton@thereminder.com

GRANBY – A local farm is working to provide the community with fresh produce, plants, eggs and meat.

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Worthington Selectboard hears input on Route 143 roundabout

Dennis Hackett
dhackett@thereminder.com

WORTHINGTON – During the Worthington Selectboard’s July 20 meeting, the board listened to public testimony over the roundabout on Route 143.

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South Hadley Cultural Council continues making plans for 2021

Miasha Lee

SOUTH HADLEY – The South Hadley Cultural Council is continuing their effort to engage with the community by creating new programs for 2021.

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Friends of Columbia Greenway Rail Trail celebrate grant announcement

Amy Porter
amyporter@thewestfieldnews.com

WESTFIELD – The Friends of the Columbia Greenway Rail Trail met on July 25 to enjoy some ice cream and celebrate the receipt of a Mass Trails Grant in the amount of $61,500 to study the northward extension of the CGRT to Route 10, with the vision of connecting to Southampton and their future 3.5-mil

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Cellf Juices brings convenient, nutritious meals to the area

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Cellf Juices is providing healthy cold-pressed juices, smoothies, acai bowls, salads and weekly cleanses to the Springfield area.

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CORE uses Baystate grant for recovery coach for opioid survivors

Peter Currier
peter@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

WESTFIELD – The Coalition for Outreach, Recovery, and Education (CORE) of Greater Westfield has received an $85,000 grant from Baystate Health to hire a recovery coach for survivors of opioid overdoses.

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Dining & Entertainment

WooSox welcomes fans at full capacity in new stadium

Scott Greene

WORCESTER – This central Massachusetts city is called the “Heart of the Commonwealth.” Boston’s Triple-A team for the last 48 years called Pawtucket, RI home (1973-2020), and played in McCoy Stadium.

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What I’m watching: modern summer movies

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

Although I enjoy many of the Marvel superhero films, not all of them have impressed me.

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