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July 25, 2014

Author Archive | Hope E. Tremblay

Suffield mining operation a concern for residents

SOUTHWICK – Residents of both Southwick and Suffield are worried a gravel and sand excavation business in Suffield, Conn., could affect their water. Department of Public Works Director Randy Brown said 30-40 residents of the two towns attended a Southwick Water Commission meeting last week to discuss the situation. “This is in Suffield, but it’s […]

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North Pond preservation supported

SOUTHWICK – Lake Management Director Richard Grannells is supporting the preservation of 140 acres of land along Congamond Lakes’ North Pond. The Open Space Planning Committee (OSPC) met last week to discuss the land, which is privately owned. The Committee is partnering with the Commonwealth’s Department of Fish and Wildlife, which own 250 acres next […]

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Autism advocates offer advice

WESTFIELD – A roundtable discussion about autism advocacy was held at Genesis Spiritual Life Center in Westfield last night, with a panel of three experts addressing concerns of about two dozen parents and local service providers. Judith Ursitti, CPA, Autism Speaks’ director of state government affairs, Amy Weinstock, director of the Autism Insurance Resource Center […]

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