G. Michael Dobbs' Column

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Each week, managing editor G. Michael Dobbs looks at issues in the Pioneer Valley that affect our readers.


2020 has been a year of important lessons

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

One of the most memorable things I ever heard was when I was doing talk radio on the late and lamented WREB in Holyoke during the 1980s. ...
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Local candidates show how to behave like adults in a debate

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

Last week I had the pleasure of moderating a debate between the two candidates for the 7th Hampden District state representative seat. ...
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Why I’m exhausted by this year’s election season

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

Usually this is one of favorite times of the year. ...
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Taking stock of one head-spinner of a week

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

I don’t know how your last seven days have been for you, but for me it’s been a head-spinner of a week. ...
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Pandemic has left us searching for a little bit of ‘normal’ in 2020

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

I’m standing at the press announcement about Bright Nights on Thursday morning and I realize that having the annual attraction continue this year is a very big deal. ...
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