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Superintendent presents options for reopening school

Sarah Heinonen
sarah@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – Superintendent Tim Connor presented the options to reopen schools to the West Springfield School Committee at its meeting on July 28....
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Visiting Angels relocate to better to better serve senior community needs

Sarah Heinonen
sarah@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – On July 15, the West Springfield’s Visiting Angels moved into a new office at 33 Westfield St., Suite 1, to accommodate their growing client base....
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Town Council discusses billboards, the fairgrounds, and voting locations

Sarah Heinonen
sarah@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – Zoning overlay districts were a topic of much debate at the July 20 West Springfield Town Council meeting....
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ESE offers ‘downtown’ Storrowton Village experience during Big E Summer Weekends

Sarah Heinonen
sarah@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – A New England tradition, the Big E, may be canceled this year due to the ongoing pandemic, but people will still be able to enjoy food, shopping and entertainment on the fairgrounds in West Springfield....
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Church of Christ asking community for non-perishable food donations

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – Each year, the West Springfield Church of Christ hosts a school supply giveaway for the families of the Mittineague Elementary School. ...
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Connor provides update on return to school in the fall

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – Families were given an update regarding West Springfield Public School’s plan for reopening from Superintendent Tim Connor....
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Businesses, organizations react to Big E cancellation

Reminder Publishing staff
news@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – The Big E announced their cancellation last week on June 29 due to COVID–19, and with that, the hundreds of thousands of visitors that they have each year took to social media to express their disappointment....
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West Springfield allows restaurants to host live music

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD– West Springfield will now allow restaurants in town to host live musical acts one week after Mayor William Reichelt said he was unsure if musical entertainment at such venues would be allowed....
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Gene Cassidy: Big E cancellation "disappointing"

G. Michael Dobbs and Danielle Eaton
news@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – The 2020 Eastern States Exposition, more commonly referred to as the Big E, has been cancelled due to public safety concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic....
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Bear Hole conservation restriction completed, council debates ESE zoning change

Sarah Heinonen
sarah@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – At the June 15 West Springfield Town Council meeting, Town Attorney Kate O’Brien-Scott praised the work that went into the new Bear Hole Conservation Restriction. She said the new restriction is tailored to West Springfield....
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White Hut food truck makes debut months after restaurant closes

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – Months after the doors to White Hut in West Springfield closed abruptly, a White Hut food truck was debuted in the restaurant’s original location at 280 Memorial Ave....
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West Springfield resident to offer lacrosse training sessions

Danielle Eaton
DanielleE@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – Camden Smith of West Springfield had plans of spending his summer in Canada playing lacrosse. Despite his initial summer plans being canceled, he’s determined to not let the coronavirus take away his chance to play and spread his love of the sport....
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Senior class of West Springfield High School celebrates with parade

George Skovera

WEST SPRINGFIELD - The senior class at West Springfield High School celebrated their graduation with a parade....
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Town council accepts budget, approves polystyrene ban

Sarah Heinonen
sarah@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – With exactly one month until the new fiscal year begins on July 1, the West Springfield Town Council approved an operating budget for FY21 in the amount of $101,953,378.53....
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