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Springfield Public Schools seeking feedback on virtual school

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Many people had differing opinions on the continuation of remote learning due to COVID-19 over the past year. ...
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Zoo in Forest Park receives state funding

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – The earmark in the fiscal year 2021 state budget for the Zoo in Forest Park is designed to help sustain the zoo’s operations as it comes out of the pandemic....
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New song from Peter Newland an anthem to healthcare workers

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Peter J. Newland wants to say thanks....
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Springfield walk for Huntington’s Disease goes virtual

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – For the second year in a row the Springfield Team Hope Walk, hosted by the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA), will take place virtually on May 22....
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Woods honored for leadership in public art

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – The Newell Flather Award for Leadership in Public Art annually honors two Massachusetts-based artists, curators or arts administrators who have demonstrated leadership in the field of public art. ...
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Neal: President Biden’s speech was ‘a healing vision’

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Congressman Richard Neal, chair of the House Ways & Means Committee, said during a press conference on April 29, he intends “to make every effort to find a path forward”...
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Springfield-based business gives socks a fashionable flair

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – In the summer of 2014, Lenny Underwood said he vividly dreamt that he owned a sock line....
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Political newcomer runs for governor

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – In a growing Democratic field of candidates to succeed Gov. Charlie Baker, Orlando Silva has an interesting story....
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Future of ‘MGM Live’ summer concert series unknown

Carolyn Noel
cnoel@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – In 2019, MGM Springfield kicked off their “MGM Live” Summer Concert Series. ...
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Mercy Medical Center healthcare workers honored with flag line

Peter Currier
peter@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

SPRINGFIELD – American Legion Post 338 honored Mercy Medical Center healthcare workers for their work fighting against the coronavirus pandemic with a flag line on April 19....
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NEPM launches new public affairs program

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – “And Another Thing,” New England Public Media’s (NEPM) new public affairs program, will start out as a daily radio show heard at 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, but Maxie C Jackson III, NEPM’s chief content officer, explained to Reminder Publishing that radio is just the beginning....
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Installation of hoops creates controversy

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – An effort by a group of residents to install basketball hoops in three city parks has resulted in a conflict between them and City Hall....
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