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Blandford residents, officials lobby to reopen Cobble Mountain Road

Amy Porter
amyporter@thewestfieldnews.com

BLANDFORD – Residents and town officials are seeking to reopen Cobble Mountain Road, formerly a direct connection to Granville village, for emergency management access and recreational use. ...
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JLBA to offer young entrepreneur award

Amy Porter
amyporter@thewestfieldnews.com

HILLTOWNS – The Jacobs Ladder Business Association (JLBA) is offering a $250 prize to the best business proposal from a Western Massachusetts Hilltowns high school student or team of students....
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Granville Library Club celebrates 125 years

Amy Porter
amyporter@thewestfieldnews.com

GRANVILLE – On Feb. 11, the Granville Library Club marked 125 years since its inception. New Granville Librarian Lise LeTellier said they are in the process of still trying to confirm that their Library Club is the oldest or at least one of the oldest continuously active library clubs....
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Community Outlook 2021: Hilltown Community Ambulance Association has big plans

Amy Porter
amyporter@thewestfieldnews.com

HUNTINGTON – The Hilltown Community Ambulance Association (HCAA) has big ideas for the future, according to Service Director Angela Mulkerin and Assistant Service Director Loretta Stober....
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Community Outlook 2021: Approaching retirement, Hopson reflects on time at Gateway

Amy Porter
amyporter@thewestfieldnews.com

HUNTINGTON – When Gateway Regional Superintendent David B. Hopson retires in Augus, 2021 after 18 years on the job, it will mean the end of a 40-year career in education which began in Connecticut, where he taught agriculture for 22 years....
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Community Outlook 2021: Blandford Town Administrator Joshua Garcia

he 2019-2020 year and now into fiscal year 2021 (FY21) is a reflection of hard work and change in how we mitigate the various challenges that impact our local government and community in the effort to build capacity and achieve incremental progress....
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