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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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Betsy’s Corner: 21st Century Weather

Hurricane watch! Hurricane warning! Tornado Watch! Tornado Warning! Thunderstorm Watch! Thunderstorm warning! Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old girl from Sweden knows climate change is real, and she says, “listen to the scientists.” Two weeks ago family members in southern California experienced a 7.1 earthquake! Last week friends on Cape Cod narrowly missed damage from a tornado that […]

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Betsy’s Corner: Donate to our new Adult Center

By Betsy Huber Port It was July 11 at 11 a.m. The town was still recovering from a wet microburst only five days before. I expected a large group of older residents to attend the Greenwood Park event to watch the dedication and ceremonial groundbreaking of the new Adult Center. When I arrived it was […]

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