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Betsy’s Corner: So long and farewell …

It’s sad to lose a local paper after 50 years. Both The Enfield Press (with roots back to 1880) and our town paper are now history. Let’s take a walk down memory lane and relive some special moments. We have come a long way in half a century. The first man had walked on the […]

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It’s the end of an era for community journalism

Chris Maza In the Longmeadow News’ third issue on Sept. 3, 1969, there was an editorial that outlined many of my feelings about my time in this community. “Although we have had a few constructive criticisms – everyone knows how to edit a newspaper and is seldom bashful about telling us how – the […]

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Gas pipeline bylaw approved by attorney general

By Chris Maza LONGMEADOW – A zoning bylaw amendment aimed at preventing the establishment of a gas metering station in Longmeadow received important approval from the state last month. On Jan. 21, the Attorney General’s Office informed Longmeadow Town Clerk Katherine Ingram Article 1 of the Aug. 20, 2019, Special Town Meeting passed muster […]

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Longmeadow lacrosse seniors say goodbye

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By Evan Wheaton Correspondent WELLESLEY – Rather than the usual team captain approach, all 11 seniors on the Longmeadow girls lacrosse team walked up to receive the runner up trophy after falling to Notre Dame Academy in the Division 1 state championship, 8-7. For them, this was their last chance to win the title after four […]