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Longmeadow Woman Arrested After Crashing into Fence Across from Police Station

LONGMEADOW, MA – A 33-year-old Longmeadow woman who crashed into a picket fence across the street from the police station on Williams Street was arrested early Friday morning, April 20. Longmeadow police say Amber Smith has been charged with operating under the influence of drugs, leaving the scene of property damage, a marked lanes violation, […]

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Longmeadow resident Robin Budin, founder and president of Unchain America. (Submitted photo)

Longmeadow Woman Dedicated to Helping Dogs

LONGMEADOW, MA – She wasn’t allowed to have a dog as a child and once worked as a receptionist for the hit music group Hall & Oates, but, decades later, Unchain America founder and president Robin Budin has helped improve the lives of more than 300 dogs since launching the nationwide nonprofit in 2016. “We […]

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Allison Werder (far right), candidate for State Rep. in the 2nd Hampden District. (Submitted photo)

We Need Sunshine – on Our Legislature

One of the many reasons people are frustrated with politics today is because they see politicians holding themselves to different standards than the people they are paid to serve. They impose health care laws on everyone but make themselves exempt, they give themselves a 40 percent pay raise while the average salaries have remained stagnant […]

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