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  1. I-Team: Drivers passing stopped school busesRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | WWLP

    ... have increased penalties, the first offense is roughly $250," said State Representative Nick Boldyga, (R) Southwick, Agawam, Granville. In Pennsylvania, if you're caught passing a school bus with it's stop arm out, you lose your license for 60 days ...

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  2. Parking bans in effect across western MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... weather approaches, 22News is working for you with a look at parking bans that are in effect throughout our area. Agawam : No on-street parking from 6:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 26 through 6:00 A.M. Thursday, November 27. East Longmeadow : No ...

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  3. Black Friday 2014 survey: Top 10 stores with the best dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2013 | MassLive.com

    ... of its merchandise. There are several stores throughout Greater Springfield including stores in West Springfield, Agawam, Palmer, Westfield and surrounding towns. 4. Meijer: This grocery store, pharmacy combo will be offering an average of 45 ...

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  4. Everyday People: Agawam educator retires after 23 years of helping...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MassLive.com

    ... has a story. Everyday People is a series that seeks to highlight the stories of everyday residents in Massachusetts. AGAWAM -- A small junior high student in a band T-shirt approaches Carol Orsatti's table, shrugging his Jansport backpack higher ...

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  5. Agawam councilor drafts resolution expressing opposition to Gov....Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MassLive.com

    AGAWAM -- An Agawam city councilor says he's unhappy with Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick's mid-year budget cuts, and he wants state politicians to know it. Agawam councilor George Bitzas has drafted and endorsed a resolution "opposing mid-year cuts to unrestricted general government aid," which he hopes will be approved by city council next month.

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  6. Mother and son arrested for shoplifting in South WindsorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTNH

    ... found several miles away, and taken into custody. The mother and son were identified as 57-year-old Pamela Meyer, of Agawam MA, and her son, 29-year-old Douglas Walters, of East Longmeadow MA. Both were charged with fifth degree larceny and ...

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  7. Wahconah football advances to Miaa D-IV state championship gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... the Warriors coach. "You have to go through more teams and quality teams," he said. "Shepherd Hill is a great team. Agawam is a great team. You have to go through more teams and it's a little more meaningful." W - Evan Garvey 89 kickoff return (Cole ...

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  8. Allen Kelley of Greenfield celebrates his 100th birthday. Submitted photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Recorder

    ... pianos under the tutelage of his brother Arnold and opened his business, Piano Tuning and Repair Technician, in Agawam. Kelley began repairing the pianos for the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, where he was called upon to tune the piano of the ...

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  9. Child sexual abuse still a nation-wide problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WWLP

    In its 99th year, Thursday marked the annual Pynchon Awards in western Massachusetts, which recognizes those who go above and beyond to improve our community. It was a packed house at Chez Jospeh in Agawam, where Kathy Picard of Ludlow was honored.

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  10. Agawam Golf Course assigned a review committee following 3-year deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | MassLive.com

    AGAWAM -- Following months of back and forth between the city council and the mayor's office, councilors have voted to establish a subcommittee that aims to review the business operations of the town's municipal golf course. A resolution "to establish an ad-hoc subcommittee of the Agawam City Council to review the operation of and prepare an improvement plan for the Agawam Municipal Golf Course" was passed unanimously Monday, with councilor Cecilia P. Calabrese absent.

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  11. Springfield Water and Sewer Commission moves forward with $24...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | MassLive.com

    The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission launched a $24 million construction project in September that will replace a six-mile long water transmission pipeline from the Provin Mountain Reservoir in Agawam to the Route 5 rotary. Baltazar Contractors of Ludlow was hired for the "South Transmission Main" project that is expected to take approximately 18 months to two years to complete, said Joyce Mulvaney, commission spokeswoman.

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  12. Obituaries today: Jonathan Towle owned JT Custom Woodworking in AgawamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | MassLive.com

    Jonathan D. Towle , 45, of Agawam passed away on Tuesday. He was born in Rockville, Connecticut, grew up in Springfield and was a resident of Agawam.

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  13. Agawam man dies 8 days after motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A 45-year-old Agawam man who was involved in a motorcycle accident last week on Springfield Street has died from his injuries. Jonathan Towle, of High Street, was involved in an accident with another car at the intersection of Springfield Street and Sheri Street at about 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 10. CBS 3 was on scene and initial reports indicated that the car was traveling westbound on Springfield Street and attempted to make a left turn onto Sheri Lane when the car and motorcycle collided.

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  14. Motorcyclist has died, one week after Agawam crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WWLP

    The rider of a motorcycle involved in a crash on Springfield Street in Agawam has died, a week after the accident. Agawam Police Chief Eric Gillis announced Wednesday that police were notified of the death of Jonathan Towle on Tuesday.

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  15. Lena Tatro ObituaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Vermont Standard

    ... "child of Easter" and she was named that because she was born on Easter Sunday March 31. She attended schools in Agawam, Massachusetts. At a young age she went to work at General Fiberbox in West Springfield, Massachusetts and then later for ...

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  16. 45-year-old motorcyclist Jonathan Towle dies following Springfield Street crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | MassLive.com

    Jonathan Towle, 45, of High Street in Agawam, died Tuesday, Agawam Police Chief Eric Gillis said in a press release. The official cause of death has yet to be determined.

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  17. 2014 Toy For Joy campaign underway; Here's where to register for toysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | MassLive.com

    ... - Registration: Dec. 1-5 (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.) - Distribution: Dec. 15-19 (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.) Towns served include Agawam, East Longmeadow, Feeding Hills, Hampden, Indian Orchard, Longmeadow, Ludlow, Springfield, West Springfield, Wilbraham, Palmer, ...

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  18. Property tax bills to increase for Agawam residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WWLP

    In Fiscal 2015, Agawam homeowners will see their annual property tax bill increase by about $40. The Agawam City Council approved the mayor's plan to raise the residential property tax rate by 19 cents per one-thousand dollar valuation.

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  19. How the surrounding community upfront payments will be usedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WWLP

    ... be significantly impacted. And those are going to be the focus of the upfront payment." However, in communities like Agawam, the agreement does not specify the use. Agawam Mayor Richard Cohen told 22News $50,000 of MGM's upfront payment covered the ...

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  20. Ludlow Selectman Aaron Saunders seeking to protect casino mitigation...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | MassLive.com

    ... funds from MGM directly, then from the fund. MGM negotiated surrounding community mitigation agreements with Ludlow, Agawam, Wilbraham, East Longmeadow and Chicopee as well as West Springfield and Holyoke. MGM Springfield is planning its casino ...

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