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Lesser recognizes Farnsworth, board moves forward on road safety

Sarah Heinonen
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HAMPDEN – State Sen. Eric Lesser attended the Jan. 19 Hampden Select Board meeting to recognize outgoing Police Chief Jeff Farnsworth for his time as the head of Hamden’s police department....
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Farnsworth leaves Hampden for job with state public safety

Sarah Heinonen
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HAMPDEN – Hampden Police Chief Jeffrey Farnsworth is leaving his position with the town to pursue a role in state government as the senior policy advisor to secretary of public safety....
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Ribbon cutting for Common Grounds

Sarah Heinonen
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WILBRAHAM – State Rep. Angelo Puppolo presented Hayley Procon and her mother, Kristin Procon, the new owners of Common Grounds Cafe in Wilbraham, with a formal recognition from the Massachusetts House of Representatives in honor of their new business venture....
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Couple turns 80

WILBRAHAM – Jerry and Barbara Urlage posed with their family on Dec. 12, 2020 to celebrate the couple’s 80th birthdays. He was born Dec. 12, 1940, and his wife on Jan. 7, 1941....
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HWRSD cautiously returning to in-person learning after break

Sarah Heinonen
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HAMPDEN/WILBRAHAM – Superintendent Al Ganem and Nurse Coordinator Teri Brand informed the Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School Committee that the district would be continuing remote instruction on Jan. 11 and Jan. 12....
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New barbershop owner plans to keep residents looking sharp

Sarah Heinonen
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HAMPDEN – Hampden locals looking for a haircut or a shave now have a new option. Daniel Craig Schneider began accepting appointments at Daniel Craig’s Barbershop....
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Hampden to regionalize emergency dispatch, discusses interim chief

Sarah Heinonen
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HAMPDEN – After nearly a year of discussion and controversy, the Hampden Select Board voted on Jan. 4 to partner with the Town of Wilbraham to provide emergency dispatch services....
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Wilbraham proves flexible, excels during tough year

Sarah Heinonen
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WILBRAHAM – Wilbraham has been nothing if not flexible during 2020....
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Reviewing the ups and downs of Hampden’s 2020

Sarah Heinonen
sarah@thereminder.com

HAMPDEN – The past year has been an eventful one for the Town of Hampden, and not without its controversies. ...
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