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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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Town awarded state funds for small businesses struggling with pandemic

Sarah Heinonen
sarah@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – For small businesses in Agawam that have been hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic, help is on the way....
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Agawam couple celebrates 68 years married with car parade

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – On July 10, an Agawam couple residing in an assisted living facility celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary. Alberic and Jeannette Brission, who reside at Heritage Woods Senior Living, celebrated their anniversary with the help of friends, family and employees. Dozens of ...
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Cultural Council asking for donations to help cover budget deficit

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam Cultural Council is asking for help making up a budget deficit they’re experiencing due to the coronavirus. ...
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Emergency preamble for municipal golf course loan defeated by City Council

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam City Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting on July 13, where the town’s municipal golf course proved to be a significant topic of discussion. ...
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Wreaths of America host traveling exhibit in Agawam

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – A traveling exhibit highlighting how Wreaths Across America honors veterans visited Agawam to provide education about their mission and organization....
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Library collecting stories on how youth are spending the quarantine

Sarah Heinonen
sarah@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – Kids are often asked how they spent their summer, but the Agawam Public Library is asking children and teens how they are spending their quarantine....
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TW Metals expands with new facility in "business-friendly" Agawam

Sarah Heinonen
sarah@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – TW Metals is an international specialty metal distributor with 22 branches in the United States as well as facilities in Europe, Mexico, India and China. But for Stephen McMahon, the Agawam branch manager for TW Metals, Western Massachusetts is the place to be....
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Heritage Hall staff recognized

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – Employees the Heritage Hall Senior Living facility, located at 462 Main St., were honored by Mayor William Sapelli and facility management on the morning of June 17....
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Agawam City Council passes town budget for upcoming fiscal year

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam City Council met on June 15 for a brief in-person meeting where they passed the town’s budget for the fiscal year of 2021....
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Resident hosts peaceful protest, march in support of BLM movement

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – Dozens of people marched down the streets of Agawam on June 10 in support of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. In addition to voicing their support of BLM, the protestors also spoke out against racism within the town and police brutality across the country....
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