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Three candidates seeking election to Third Hampden County seat

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – In November, an Agawam city councilor and school committee member will challenge current state Rep. Nicholas Boldyga for a chance to win election to the Third Hampden District seat. ...
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Chez Josef distributes 400 meals to local families in need

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – Chez Josef staff came together recently to help families in need during an uncertain and difficult time....
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Agawam Senior Center makes meals to go available for seniors

Debbie Gardner
debbieg@thereminder.com

AGAWAM– Beginning this week, the Agawam Senior Center is offering seniors who usually take advantage of the facility’s noon meal the option to get a meal to go, delivered curbside....
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Council discusses city hall renovations, town recycling

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam City Council met on March 10 for a workshop meeting that addressed several important issues in town including recycling, a proposed accessory apartment bylaw and a study on the future of Town Hall to bring it up to current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. ...
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Agawam man supporting area businesses with unique raffle

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – An Agawam man is bringing people together to support local businesses during what has become a difficult time for small business owners across the country. ...
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Community Center offers boxing program for teens

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Agawam Community Center will soon offer teens in town a new activity to participate in....
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Gym owner creates free running club for residents

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – An Agawam resident is working to bring local runners together for a fun and social way to get their exercise....
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Council votes against awarding WayFinders CPA funds

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – After weeks of conversation, the Agawam City Council voted against a resolution that would award WayFinders Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds for an affordable housing complex planned in town....
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Agawam Schools superintendent Lemanski to retire in July

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – When Agawam Schools Superintendent Steven Lemanski came to the district 15 years ago, he never imagined he’d be in the position he is now....
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Local talents’ work featured at 10th Annual Juried Photography Show

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The 10th Open Juried Photography Show is on display at the Agawam Public Library....
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New owners plan to bring quality, affordable food to Twisty’s

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – An Agawam ice cream shop is getting new life and new owners....
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Hangar Pub & Grill opens its new Agawam location

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Hangar Pub and Grill, known for their wings and atmosphere, has expanded to a new town and opened its doors in Agawam....
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Council talks Wayfinders CPA request for Mill St. project

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – Appropriating funds for an affordable housing project was a significant topic of discussion at the Feb. 18 Agawam City Council meeting, where Mayor William Sapelli also gave his State of the City Address....
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Council hears more pipeline concerns from residents

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – A variety of topics were discussed at the regularly scheduled city council meeting in Agawam on Feb. 3, including a pipeline agreement between the town and Tennessee Gas, a generator replacement at the Agawam Middle School and several appointments....
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West Springfield, Agawam reflect on Morgan–Sullivan traffic during Big E

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – A few months into an almost three-year long construction project to rebuild the Morgan-Sullivan Bridge proved difficult to navigate during one of the busiest times of year for West Springfield and Agawam: the Big E. ...
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Agawam pursuing accessory apartment bylaw for aging population

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – As the aging population across the Commonwealth grows, the need for affordable and safe housing to accommodate the elderly population is also growing. ...
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Friends of the Agawam Senior Center seeking donations for generator replacement

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – The Friends of the Agawam Senior Center are looking for donations from local businesses and residents after the generator at the senior center needed to be replaced....
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Wreaths With A Reason working to end sex trafficking

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

AGAWAM – Five years after learning about sex trafficking in the U.S., Agawam resident Mary Ann Dietschler is working to give back to organizations that educate about and help victims of the sex trafficking industry....
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