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Council approves assessment for embattled Games and Lanes property

The town of Agawam is still contending with poor condition of the Games and Lanes property, often referred to as an “eyesore” and a catalyst behind an effort to revitalize the Walnut Street Extension area.
On Monday night, the Agawam City Council approved 8-1 a request from Mayor Richard Cohen to spend about $12,000 to perform a supplemental comprehensive site assessment to conclusively identify contaminants and other environmental issues on the site.
Retired Planning and Community Development Director Deborah Dachos has been communicating with a remediation company for several years. The company, Site Redevelopment Technologies, has a renewed interest in the site, but requested the additional assessment before taking the risk of ownership on the property. READ MORE

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