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Gandara Center hosts necessities drive for quake-stricken Puerto Rico

Sarah Heinonen
sarah@thereminder.com

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – In light of the 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck Puerto Rico on Jan. 7, wreaking havoc and destruction on the island, the Springfield-based Gándara Center is launching a “water and basic necessities” drive....
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State faces domestic migration losses, Springfield is a concern

Katie Lanaan, State House News Service, and Reminder Publishing staff

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – Population in the Northeast region of the United States dropped in 2019 for the first decline this decade, while population growth nationally continued to slow. Massachusetts was among the top states for domestic migration losses, according to new Census Bureau estimates....
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Non-profit collects toiletries for those in need

Sarah Heinonen
sarah@thereminder.com

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – A non–profit is giving people in the Springfield area a chance to give in a simple and straightforward way by helping people with basic needs this holiday season....
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Community organizations face declining membership

Sarah Heinonen
sarah@thereminder.com

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – There is no shortage of groups for people interested in connecting with their community but for organizations such as the Rotary International and the Lions Club, there is a shortage of new members....
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