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Annual fundraiser to raise money for Wreaths Across America

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Friends of the Elm-Belcher Masonic Lodge in Agawam are finding a unique way to host a fundraiser to raise funds for Wreaths Across America in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. ...
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Tennessee Gas cited for two wetland violations

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – Tennessee Gas has recently finished cleaning up after two wetland violations on their pipeline project....
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River cleanup to be hosted in Agawam and Westfield

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM/WESTFIELD – The Westfield River Watershed Association will host two river cleanups during the weekend of Sept. 26, one in Agawam and one in Westfield. ...
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Agawam Fire Department honors those lost in 9/11

Sarah Heinonen
sarah@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – Members of the Agawam Fire Department stood at attention along with Mayor Bill Sapelli and members of the clergy to somberly watch the United States flag be raised and then lowered to half staff in remembrance of the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives 19 years ago in the September 11...
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City council votes to protect sports nickname and colors

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam City Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Sept. 8 where a number of topics were discussed, including a resolution to support the town’s colors and sports nickname....
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School committee plans for possible COVID outbreak

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam School Committee met on the evening of Aug. 31, where a number of topics were discussed, including the conditions that would need to take place for the district to pivot from hybrid learning to either full in-person learning or full remote learning as the year progressed. ...
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Local fire, police departments receive grants for COVID-19 relief

Miasha Lee

AGAWAM – The East Longmeadow Fire and Police Department as well as the Agawam Fire Department received grants through the federal Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program (CESF) to help further aid the services necessary to local and statewide response to COVID-19....
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Money raised for research

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – A small farmer’s market was hosted in the parking lot of the Heritage Woods Assisted Living Facility on 462 Main St on Aug. 28. ...
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School committee discuss specifics of hybrid learning plan

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam School Committee met on the morning of Aug. 17 where the start to the school year was discussed two weeks after the decision was made to start the year with a hybrid model....
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GoFundMe started to help woman injured in Stop and Shop accident

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – Members of the community are working to raise money for a Stop and Shop employee who was injured weeks ago when a car crashed into the entrance of the building....
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Agawam Public Schools votes to adopt a hybrid model for fall

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – During a two-hour long meeting on the morning of Aug. 7, the Agawam School Committee voted to adopt a hybrid learning plan for the start of the 2020–2021 school year. ...
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Funding for golf carts debated during city council meeting

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam City Council met on the evening of Aug. 3 where the Agawam Municipal Golf Course and their request for funds to replace an entire fleet of golf carts was a significant topic of discussion. ...
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Agawam Little League hosts annual golf tournament

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – For the sixth year in row, the Agawam Little League hosted their annual golf tournament....
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Agawam to host free coronavirus testing site

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam Junior High School became the center of a free coronavirus testing site recently....
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