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New Agawam solar farm anticipated to be completed by this fall

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – A solar array farm on the north side of the old Tuckahoe Turf Farm is expected to be finished by fall of this year....
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Agawam Planning Department pitches reallocating CDBG funding

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam Planning and Community Development Department conducted a public hearing on Feb. 24 to discuss reprogramming fiscal year 2019 (FY19) funds from their Community Development Block Grant program (CDBG). ...
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Agawam Media partners with local churches to stream services

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – Agawam Media is trying everything they can to help out local churches, as capacity limits still hover at 40 percent for indoor gatherings....
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Memorial ‘Kindness Garden’ to be built at Agawam's School Street Park

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – An Agawam Rocks Kindness Garden will be built sometime in the spring inside the city’s School Street Park....
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Agawam Rotary Club continues providing masks to community

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam Rotary Club continues to assist the community with mask distribution during the COVID-19 pandemic....
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Agawam mayor establishes Municipal Fiber Task Force

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – The town of Agawam is beginning to explore alternate routes for an internet broadband network....
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Community Outlook 2021: Agawam Lions Club, Foundation eager to get back to what they do best

The Agawam Lions Club and Agawam Lions Foundation Inc. look forward to continuing in our long-standing tradition of community service and support as we embark on 2021. ...
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Community Outlook 2021: Six Flags hopeful for successful season after disappointing 2020

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – After a successful Holiday in the Park Drive-Thru Experience, Six Flags New England is officially preparing for a hopeful 2021 season....
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Community Outlook 2021: Joey’s Deli & Market prepares for first full year in business

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – Joey’s Deli & Market is ready to make their mark on the community as they enter their first full calendar year of business. ...
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Community Outlook 2021: Agawam superintendent says health and safety remain priorities

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – Agawam Public Schools are preparing for a vital 2021 while in the midst of a turbulent school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
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Community Outlook 2021: Officials eye August completion of Morgan-Sullivan Bridge rehabilitation

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM/WEST SPRINGFIELD – If all goes well, the massive Morgan-Sullivan Bridge project, which began in 2018, will be completed by August of this year. ...
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Community Outlook 2021: Mayor William Sapelli

At this time last year. I’m sure that no one could have predicted the year that lay ahead. ...
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Young Agawam artist’s painting to be featured in statewide exhibition

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – Kim Beaver, an Agawam High School senior, will have one of her paintings featured in an upcoming statewide exhibit sometime in March....
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Agawam High School student selected to All-State Chorus

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – Michael Winer, a senior at Agawam High School (AHS), has been accepted into the 2021 Massachusetts All-State Chorus....
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Agawam city councilors not on the fence about ordinance changes

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – During a Feb. 8 meeting, the Agawam City Council met to discuss safety provisions with regard to the town’s ordinance on fences. ...
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Red Door Theater seeks support as search for new home continues

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – The Red Door Theatre in Feeding Hills is seeking donations from residents to raise money while they search for a new location. ...
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St. John the Evangelist’s preschool building on initial success

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – In the Beginning, a new preschool, is making headway at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Parish. ...
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Agawam NHS students label storm drains to protect local waterways

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – Volunteers from the Agawam High School National Honors Society (NHS), in partnership with the Agawam Department of Public Works (DPW) recently marked 351 storm drains throughout the community. ...
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Agawam schools now offering virtual family resource center

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – A virtual family resource center is now available to students and families in the Agawam school district. ...
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Doering students make connections through Kindness Club

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – The Kindness Club at Roberta Doering School allows students to make positive connections with the Agawam community. ...
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Brew Practitioners plots move from Florence to Agawam

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – Brew Practitioners, a brewery that got its start in Florence, is officially moving their operations to Agawam. ...
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HP Hood purchases former Southworth Paper property in Agawam

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – HP Hood LLC has purchased the old Southworth Paper manufacturing plant for $3.55 million. ...
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Volunteers in Agawam, West Side gear up for Girl Scout cookie season

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM/WEST SPRINGFIELD – The annual Girl Scout Cookie Drop took place at four different locations in Central and Western Massachusetts on Jan. 9. ...
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Napoli’s Pizza opens for business near Agawam's South End rotary

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – The city of Agawam has welcomed a new restaurant on 7 South End Bridge Circle....
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Agawam City Council increases mayor’s annual salary to $110,000

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – During an early January meeting, the Agawam City Council voted to raise the salary for the mayoral position to $110,000 per year. ...
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Agawam care facilities distribute first COVID-19 vaccines

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – Encouraging days are ahead, as local care facilities in Agawam are beginning to receive the COVID-19 vaccine....
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Friends of the Agawam Public Library to host annual meeting

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – The Friends of the Agawam Public Library has announced that their annual meeting of members will take place Feb. 3 at 11 a.m....
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Agawam parents organize gifts for class of 2021 graduates

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – A small group of parents and organizers in Agawam are putting together “gift boxes” for 2021 Agawam High School graduates. ...
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Construction for Villas and Pine Crossing in Agawam now underway

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – The Villas at Pine Crossing, a 55-and-over community currently under construction, have all been sold – with the exception of one condominium. ...
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Agawam students remain in remote learning through Jan. 15

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – Students of Agawam Public Schools will participate in remote learning through Jan. 15. ...
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Agawam Junior Women’s Club spearheads holiday decoration contest

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – Throughout the second half of December, the Agawam Junior Women’s Club (AJWC) conducted a “Fabulous Holiday Decorating Contest” to raise money for community projects....
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Agawam Lions Club makes desks for students working remote

Ryan Feyre
rfeyre@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam Lions Club, in collaboration with the Home Depot in Westfield, is conducting a “No-Cost Student Desk Program” to help Agawam students feel more comfortable learning in a remote/hybrid setting. ...
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