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Allied Flooring, Painting and Design reopens showrooms to customers

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – Just hours after Governor Charlie Baker announced his plans to reopen the state, businesses across the commonwealth also addressed their plans to welcome members of the public back safely....
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Ordinance passed by Agawam council to address blighted properties

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam City Council met for another regularly scheduled meeting on May 18 where an ordinance to amend a section of the town’s code to address blighted properties was adopted and a capital improvement program for the coming fiscal years 2021-2025 was adopted....
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Agawam names Hoffman interim school superintendent

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam School Committee met on the afternoon of May 12, where they voted to appoint an interim superintendent and discussed graduation plans for the class of 2020....
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Community coming together to support graduating seniors

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

AGAWAM - The Agawam community is coming together to “adopt” graduating high school seniors to ensure they’re still recognized and celebrated, despite the rest of their school year being canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic....
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Mayor, city council create grant program for small businesses

Sarah Heinonen and Danielle Eaton
sarah@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Town of Agawam has created a grant program to aid small businesses that have been grappling with the threat of permanent closure in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic that has caused many establishments to lay off workers and temporarily close their doors....
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Resident 3D printing mask extenders for first responders

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

AGAWAM - An Agawam resident is using his own 3D printer to help first responders relieve pain caused by wearing masks continuously....
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Nutrition First customers paying it forward to essential workers

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – Nutrition First in Agawam is offering the community an opportunity to give back to first responders and healthcare professionals that are continuing to work during the pandemic. ...
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Agawam moms entertain kids with town-wide ‘bear hunt’

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – If you drove down the streets of Agawam on April 2, you were met with dozens of displays of stuffed bears in front of homes. Some bears were set up to appear as though they were camping, there was a group having a picnic and a few were even climbing trees....
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Town of Agawam battling increasing number of coronavirus cases

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – Agawam is working to combat the growing number of coronavirus cases and deaths within town limits after a recent spike in the number of those affected at a local nursing home. ...
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Three candidates seeking election to Third Hampden County seat

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – In November, an Agawam city councilor and school committee member will challenge current state Rep. Nicholas Boldyga for a chance to win election to the Third Hampden District seat. ...
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Chez Josef distributes 400 meals to local families in need

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – Chez Josef staff came together recently to help families in need during an uncertain and difficult time....
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