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Pancake breakfast raises funds for Littleville Fair

Amy Porter
amyporter@thewestfieldnews.com

CHESTER – Moe Boisseau Sr., president of the Littleville Fair Association, was happy with the turnout at the pancake breakfast May 2 at the fairgrounds on Kinne Brook Road. ...
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Town administrator seeks election as mayor of Holyoke

Amy Porter
amyporter@thewestfieldnews.com

BLANDFORD – Town Administrator (TA) Joshua A. Garcia recently took out papers seeking election as mayor of Holyoke. Garcia, who was born and raised in Holyoke and still lives there with his wife and children, said seeking the office was something he always had in the back of his mind and he was enco...
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Historian documents Henry Knox Trail in Otis and Sandisfield

Amy Porter
amyporter@thewestfieldnews.com

EAST OTIS – Local historian Thomas Ragusa has spent the last 12 years recreating a 30-mile survey of the Knox Trail, eight miles of which he has documented through Otis and Sandisfield. The original survey was done by patriot Nathaniel Austin of Sheffield in 1764....
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Revolutionary-era cannonball discovered in woods

Amy Porter
amyporter@thewestfieldnews.com

RUSSELL – During school vacation week, Zackary Cernak, 18, was clearing a trail in the woods for his dirt bike on private property in the Dickinson Hill Road area, when he came upon some rocks he wanted to move. One stood out. What looked to him like a deteriorating softball, was much heavier....
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Hilltowns ready for 2021 election season

Amy Porter
amyporter@thewestfieldnews.com

RUSSELL – Russell Town Clerk Jodie Paradis has released the 2021 political calendar relating to the Town Caucus and Town Election. ...
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