Author Archive | Chris Maza

Longmeadow Acting Town Manager Jay Moynahan
(Photo by Chris Maza)

Moynihan settles in as Longmeadow’s acting town manager

By Chris Maza Longmeadow News LONGMEADOW – Meet Jay Moynihan, the town of Longmeadow’s acting town manager. The Select Board chose Moynihan to occupy the corner office on the first floor of Town Hall and bridge the gap between former Town Manager Stephen Crane’s departure and the arrival of the town’s next chief executive. Originally […]

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Maza’s Musings: Crane’s tenure wasn’t always perfect, but it was positive for Longmeadow

By Chris Maza Longmeadow News As of this writing, Stephen Crane’s watch has officially ended. Town manager for six years, Crane’s road wasn’t always a smooth one. Some found his style abrasive. Some thought he wasn’t as accessible as he could have been. He would butt heads with elected officials, oftentimes publicly. But for whatever […]

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Betsy’s Corner: I’m a ‘Bag Lady’

By Betsy Huber Port I’m a bag lady. With the new ban on single-use plastic bags around town, it is necessary to keep grocery bags in my car. I have bags of all shapes and sizes since many local Longmeadow businesses will not offer you a plastic bag anymore. At CVS you will be asked […]

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