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The Future Medical Career Club at Agawam High School shows off the donations made by AHS students and staff to the Make-A-Wish Foundation last month. Submitted photo
Jubilee Riots, the longtime summer concert fixture formerly known as Enter the Haggis, will perform July 29 at SummerFest in School Street Park. Submitted photo
Rich Giordano, a farmer and Agawam native, holds up a mugwort during a program on edible plants held July 20 at the Agawam Public Library. Story in the July 24 print edition. Turley Publications photo by Michael J. Ballway
Emily Allen gained some practical engineering experience by designing and building a car made from paper plates and cups at the five-day summer science camp at Robinson Park School. Story in the July 24 print edition. Turley Publications photo...
Antonio Bruno, who was injured in a fall at a quarry three weeks ago, is expected to walk again, but faces a long road to recovery, according to family members. Story in the July 24 print edition. Submitted photo
The Agawam City Council has proclaimed Main Street a part of the Purple Heart Trail, a designation that adds to the honor of the George Washington Memorial Highway.
During the Revolutionary period, George Washington twice traveled through Main Street in Agawam en route to Boston.
The first time was as a general in the Revolutionary War, and then a second time when he was the first president of the United States.
Mayor Richard Cohen, who sponsored the request to make the designation, said Main Street holding the designation is very fitting for the entire town, especially because the road, which is also known as Route 159, has so many locations that honor veterans. READ MORE
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