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Children’s Study Home is now Helix Human Services

G. Michael Dobbs

SPRINGFIELD – The 157-year-old Children’s Study Home has a new name which the agency believes better describes the role in plays in helping people....
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Lederman announces start of working groups, anti-litter initiative

Matt Conway
mconway@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – City Council President Jesse Lederman is spearheading the creation of four new resident-based working groups to discuss various community sectors....
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Hurst throws down the gauntlet and runs for mayor of Springfield

G. Michael Dobbs

SPRINGFIELD – City Councilor Justin Hurst made his campaign official on Jan. 25 with a kick-off event that drew almost a full house to the Cedars Banquet Facility....
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Ciampi announces candidacy for 2023 mayoral race

Matt Conway
mconway@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Counselor and social scientist Dr. David Ciampi is joining the 2023 Springfield mayoral race. Ciampi formally announced his candidacy to the public during a campaign event on Jan. 25 at the Elks Lodge....
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Sarno, MGM leadership host ‘productive’ meeting on casino’s future

Matt Conway
mconway@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD — MGM Resorts International CEO William Hornbuckle joined Mayor Domenic Sarno, MGM Springfield President Chris Kelley and Ward 2 City Councilor Michael Fenton for a Jan. 20 meeting on the state of MGM Springfield. ...
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New Springfield studio offers possibilities for photographer

G. Michael Dobbs

SPRINGFIELD – If you’ve been to public events or sports, there’s a good chance you’ve seen Chris Marion at work....
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Former federal courthouse in Springfield purchased by Tower Square owners

Matt Conway
mconway@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Following 13 years of ownership, MassDevelopment announced the $6 million sale of 1550 Main St. to Mittas Holdings LLC and DGP Properties LLC, which are owned by Vidhyadhar Mitta and Dinesh Patel....
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Springfield City Council approves new police union contract

Matt Conway
mconway@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – The City Council approved a new contract for the Springfield police union during their Jan. 9 meeting. ...
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Neal announces $3 million for Union Station cybersecurity center

Matt Conway
mconway@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Congressman Richard Neal announced a $3 million federal earmark that will help establish a Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (CCE) inside Union Station....
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Sarno announces ‘innovative’ $2 million tax relief measure

Matt Conway
mconway@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Mayor Domenic Sarno and his financial team announced a “innovative” initiative that will provide more than $2 million in tax relief for the fiscal year 2024 (FY24) budget during a Jan. 12 press conference....
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Homelessness matters: Winter Walk coming to Western Mass.

Miasha Lee

SPRINGFIELD – The Winter Walk, an organization raising awareness around issues of homelessness, is launching its first event in Springfield on Feb. 5 from 9 to 11 a.m....
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Homelessness matters: Winter Walk coming to Western Mass.

Miasha Lee

SPRINGFIELD – The Winter Walk, an organization raising awareness around issues of homelessness, is launching its first event in Springfield on Feb. 5 from 9 to 11 a.m. ...
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