August 30, 2014

Hundreds gather to honor fallen legend

LONGMEADOW – Hundreds gathered on the Town Green Saturday evening to pay their respects to a man who is a hero, a husband, a father, a friend and an Air Force legend. Longmeadow resident Lt. Col. Morris “Moose” Fontenot, Jr. died in a tragic accident last Wednesday morning when the F-15 fighter jet he was […]

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Grant awarded for Hampton Ponds

WESTFIELD – The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) has approved a $9,000 matching grant for removal of an aquatic invasive plant in Hampton Ponds. The DCR’s Partnerships Matching Funds Program is providing $6,000 with a local matching grant of $3,000 for the Hampton Ponds Association invasive species control program which was first initiated in […]

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Bus stops on L&O agenda

WESTFIELD – The Legislative & Ordinance Committee of the City Council has slated a public meeting to discuss a proposed ordinance to move downtown bus stops and eliminate parking on Elm Street in front of the Westfield Athenaeum and United Bank. L&O Chairman Brian Sullivan slated the public meeting for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. […]

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Board to use overlay to lower tax rate

SOUTHWICK – The Board of Selectmen met with Town Accountant Carol DellaGiustina during a scheduled public hearing on the tax classification Thursday night. DellaGiustina told the board before it could set the classification, which it is set to do at its next meeting, the board had to decide whether or not to use overlay funds […]

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Former Celtics star to speak on addiction

LONGMEADOW - Former Celtics star Chris Herren took his game as high as he could go, then fell as low as a person could go. The basketball legend from Fall River will be sharing the story of his harrowing descent into addiction and miraculous recovery in an evening event at Longmeadow High School (LHS) on Sept. 15 […]