Opinion

G. Michael Dobbs

Smith & Wesson departure should make us think about business development

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

There is no two ways about it: the announcement that Smith & Wesson was moving 550 jobs and their headquarters was a gut punch....
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Payton North

This year, I’m making an ad‘just’ment when choosing my words

Payton North
pnorth@thereminder.com

I follow Entertainment Tonight correspondent Keltie Knight on social media. She hosts a podcast called The LadyGang that I enjoy, and a few years back on the podcast she shared how she creates a manifest list with every new year. ...
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Chris Maza

Appreciating your own value means learning to say, ‘No’

Chris Maza
cmaza@thereminder.com

In my younger days, I was the coach of a high school swim team in Western Massachusetts. We were a small team made up of a wide range of skill groups. We weren’t competing for championships. Heck, half the time, we weren’t even realistically able to win regular season meets because the math didn&r... Read More

Local News

Master Plan leader hopes to include ousted commissioner

Peter Currier
peter@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

SOUTHWICK — The Master Plan Advisory Committee may be expanded in size in order to accommodate both the Agricultural and Conservation commissions and to allow for Maryssa Cook-Obregón to serve as an at-large member after her removal from both commissions.

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Resident spearheads effort to repeal East Longmeadow mask mandate

Sarah Heinonen
sheinonen@thereminder.com

EAST LONGMEADOW – East Longmeadow resident Justin McCarthy has spearheaded an effort to eliminate the town-wide mask mandate passed by the Board of Health.

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East Longmeadow Town Manager resigns, departure latest in string of exits

Sarah Heinonen
sheinonen@thereminder.com

EAST LONGMEADOW - East Longmeadow Town Councilor Mary McNally’s letter of resignation was read into the record at the Oct. 12 Town Council meeting.

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Candidates for uncontested Northampton School Committee seats share visions

Dennis Hackett
dhackett@thereminder.com

NORTHAMPTON – Ahead of the election on Nov. 2, Reminder Publishing reached out to candidates in the race for the Northampton School Committee to ask questions about their goals and motivations for running for the committee.

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East Longmeadow School Committee discusses COVID-19 updates

Matt Conway
mconway@thereminder.com

EAST LONGMEADOW – Discussion centered around the ongoing state of COVID-19 during the East Longmeadow School Committee meeting on Oct. 4.

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East Longmeadow School Committee discusses COVID-19 updates

Matt Conway
mconway@thereminder.com

EAST LONGMEADOW – Discussion centered around the ongoing state of COVID-19 during the East Longmeadow School Committee meeting on Oct. 4.

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Northampton City Council supports Fairness for Farmworkers Act

Dennis Hackett
dhackett@thereminder.com

NORTHAMPTON – With a bill to provide additional wage and health protections for farmworkers working its way through the state Legislature, the Northampton City Council passed a resolution to support bill S.1205, H.1979, also known as the Fairness for Farmworkers Act.

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Uncontested council candidates outline platforms for West Springfield

Lauren LeBel
llebel@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – The four district councilors are all running unopposed in the Nov. 2 election.

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Dining & Entertainment

What I’m watching: a true escapist film

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

In theaters: “Venom: Let There be Carnage”

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Amherst resident pens book on pioneering work of feminists

Doc Pruyne

AMHERST – New York City, in August 1970, was ground zero in the fight for gender equity.

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