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Annual Menorah lighting

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD - Congressman Richard E. Neal and Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined Rabbi Chaim Kosofsky and the students from Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy for the annual special community menorah lighting ceremony at Court Square on Nov. 30....
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Springfield School Committee reviews Portrait of a Graduate strategic plan

Matt Conway
mconway@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – In an effort to prepare students for their post-graduation livelihoods, the School Committee reviewed updates to the district’s Portrait of a Graduate strategic plan....
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Springfield City Councilors air frustrations over tax rate process

Matt Conway
mconway@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Arduous debate dominated the Nov. 29 and Nov. 30 City Council meetings, with councilors airing mixed sentiments about the tax rate process....
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Eversource Reliability Project undergoes legislative and public review

Matt Conway
mconway@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – As Eversource prepares their proposed Western Massachusetts Natural Gas Reliability Project, which would add an additional point of delivery system in Longmeadow, the company continues to review crucial opinions from legislators and the general public....
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Springfield City Councilor Hurst highlights broken residency ordinances

Matt Conway
mconway@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – After an investigation from Supreme Investigations scrutinized rumored allegations, Councilor At-Large Justin Hurst is taking to task the breaking of residency ordinances from two district chiefs in the Springfield Fire Department....
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Congressman Neal discusses passage of Build Back Better Act

Matt Conway
mconway@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – United States Congressman Richard Neal shared insights from the House of Representative’s approval of the $1.2 trillion Build Back Better Act during a press conference on Nov. 19....
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Springfield Police Department gathers for Blue Light Ceremony

Matt Conway
mconway@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – In honor of fallen officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice, Springfield gathered for the city’s annual Project Blue Light Ceremony on Nov. 18. ...
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Springfield Museums celebrates the lighting of the Quadrangle

Matt Conway
mconway@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Christmas cheer was everpresent at the Springfield Museums’ lighting of the Quadrangle on Nov. 26....
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Footage shows Brown arguing with Springfield Police Officer at polling place

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – City Council candidate Jynai McDonald has released police body–cam footage that shows City Councilor Malo Brown within 150 feet of a polling place on Election Day and arguing with a police officer when asked to move....
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Springfield School Committee reviews lunch program, dedications

Matt Conway
mconway@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – As the district continues to normalize its operations from the pandemic, the Springfield School Committee reviewed a yearly update from the district’s food program, Sodexo, during their Nov. 18 meeting....
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Springfield City Council reviews special permit requests

Matt Conway
mconway@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – An apartment complex, an office space and a crematorium were among the projects the City Council reviewed during their hearings meeting on Nov. 22....
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