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Residents raise a stink over new trash bins

By Chris Maza LONGMEADOW – Longmeadow rolled out its new trash receptacles townwide and not everyone is pleased about it. Curbside solid waste pickup with new town-issued wheeled 35-gallon carts began this week after the town completed the delivery of the new bins on Nov. 2. Under the new program, residents’ garbage will continue […]

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Town Meeting approves additional DPW funding

By Chris Maza LONGMEADOW – Voters at the Nov. 5 Special Town Meeting approved the bonding of an additional $1.3 million to be used for the completion of the construction of a new Department of Public Works headquarters on Dwight Road. Town Moderator Rebecca Townsend’s declaration of a two-thirds majority vote was supported by […]

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Voters to decide on additional $1.3 million in DPW funding

By Chris Maza LONGMEADOW – Residents at the Nov. 5 Special Town Meeting will be asked to approve an additional $1.3 million in bonding for the Department of Public Works (DPW) facility currently being built on Dwight Road. The Select Board, at its Oct. 21 meeting, approved that request as part of its review […]

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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 […]