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Four-year-old Peyton Fleagle pieces together a paper snowflake wreath during the Winter Fun Festival held Feb. 21 at the Agawam Public Library. More photos in the Feb. 26 print edition. Turley Publications photo by Kimberly Hatch
Evelyn Jaskulski, a Mary Ann Studio of Dance students, recently joined ballet instructor April Mosher in delivering donations to Shriners Hospital and the Holyoke Soldiers Home. Submitted photo
AHS senior Seamus Curran, left, organized a fundraising event at the Jan. 22 Brownies hockey game with proceeds to benefit autism awareness. Curran is a mentor to Gino Robbins, right. Story in the Feb. 26 print edition. Submitted photo
Mementos from Lou Conte’s 35-year career as an Agawam educator and coach line the walls at his Feeding Hills home. The School Committee recently approved naming the running track at AHS in his honor. Story and more photos n the Feb. 26 print...
Mario Bonavita gives a lecture on autism at Springfield Technical Community College last Wednesday night. Bonavita, a 2010 Agawam High School graduate, has autism and has taken up public speaking to raise awareness. Story in the Feb. 26 print...
Mayor Richard Cohen is not sure if he will have to dip into the reserve fund or free cash in order to reconcile the snow and ice removal budget for fiscal year 2015.
Cohen said Monday he is still compiling the total cost of the last two storms, including the snowfall late Saturday into Sunday, Feb. 21-22.
With all the “plowable events” that have occurred during the winter season, many of them happening during the past four weeks, Cohen says he is unsure exactly how far over budget the town will go.
“Without the last two storms,” said Cohen, “we are about $26,000 in the hole. Much of that has happened recently.” READ MORE
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