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Local gluten free bakery delivers right to your door

Miasha Lee

SPRINGFIELD– Gluten Thief Bakery is a home-based company out of Springfield. Launched in January of 2016, they deliver cakes, cookies, pastries, pies and breads to the Greater Springfield area and around the Pioneer Valley....
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Markey supports effort to prevent bio-mass plant

G. Michael Dobbs
mdobbs@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – The ongoing issue of whether or not a bio-mass plant should exist in Springfield near the Chicopee border received renewed attention last week with Sen. Edward Markey coming to Springfield to announce his support for efforts to prevent its opening...
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Community Outlook 2021: Thunderbirds remain optimistic after opting out for the season

Chris Maza
cmaza@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – While most American Hockey League (AHL) teams dropped the puck for the first time this season earlier this month, the Springfield Thunderbirds were not among them....
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Springfield Preparatory Charter School to move into new location this year

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Despite COVID-19, Springfield Preparatory Charter School is set to finish the renovation of their new, permanent location in August 2021. ...
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Multiple changes in vaccination strategy occurred last week

G. Michael Dobbs
mdobbs@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – The state-run vaccination center at the former Macy's building at the Eastfield Mall was the subject of several significant changes and visits last week, showing the evolution of vaccination services in the commonwealth....
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Libraries sees record number of digital book checkouts

Chris Maza
cmaza@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – The Central and Western Massachusetts Resource Sharing (CW MARS) library consortium reported a record number of digital book checkouts in 2020 and the Springfield Public Library system was a big part of that....
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Lesser’s ‘Lunchtime Livestream’ addresses restaurant industry struggles

Carolyn Noel
carolynn@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Sen. Eric Lesser has hosted a variety of weekly “Lunchtime Livestreams” focusing on topics and issues that have stemmed from the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
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Springfield Thunderbirds prepare for next season

Chris Maza
cmaza@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – While most American Hockey League teams dropped the puck for the first time this season earlier this month, the Springfield Thunderbirds were not among them....
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MGM Springfield ‘cautiously optimistic’ about the future

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Chris Kelley is cautiously optimistic about the future with the pandemic retreating and the potential passage of a sports betting bill for Massachusetts. ...
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Johnson plans to reintroduce Western New England to the world

Payton North
pnorth@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – “Have you ever gone someplace and from the very beginning it felt like home? Like this is some place you belonged? That was what it was like for me,” is how Western New England University’s (WNE) new President Dr. Robert E. Johnson described his first day on the Springfield campus....
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