January 20, 2014

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Gateway garden project funded

HUNTINGTON – Gateway Regional High School won a $1,035 grant from Massachusetts Agriculture in the Classroom to support an inquiry-based gardening project for students in the Life Skills classroom. “Gateway to Gardening” students will grow organic heirloom vegetables, and use the project to practice mathematics and science learning. The project will involve planning and expanding […]

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US cuts fail to slow New England high-speed rail

STEPHEN SINGER, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Higher-speed trains and intercity rail service in New England remain on track despite a congressional budget deal that cut off spending for high-speed rail — though future expansion plans could be in doubt. Transportation officials in Connecticut and Massachusetts looking to extend rail service from the shoreline […]

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Local Relay For Life kickoff Jan. 23

SOUTHWICK – Organizers of the Relay for Life in Agawam are encouraging residents of surrounding communities to join in the fourth annual relay. Kerri Tichy of Southwick, a member of the Relay for Life Agawam committee, asked members of the Board of Selectmen to spread the word in Southwick last week and invited the board […]

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