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Gas pipeline opponents keep the pressure on

By Chris Maza Longmeadow News LONGMEADOW – Gas pipeline opponents are maintaining a full-court press in their efforts to prevent a gas metering station. Michele Marantz, chair of the Longmeadow Pipeline Awareness Group, appeared before the Select Board on Aug. 5 to press them for their stance on the upcoming Special Town Meeting vote regarding […]

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Longmeadow Acting Town Manager Jay Moynahan
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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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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 […]