Recommended budget for the Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District ...
WILBRAHAM - The Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School Committee on Tuesday voted to recommend a budget for the regional school district for fiscal 2015 of $43,797,776, which is an increase of $1.3 million or 3.09 percent over this year's budget.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Wilbraham selectmen approve deficit spending for snow and ice removal
WILBRAHAM - The Board of Selectmen on Monday approved deficit spending as permitted under state law for snow and ice removal.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Springfield's Union Station, Western Massachusetts projects...
Memorial Avenue in West Springfield would get a much-needed overhaul and the Union Station project in downtown Springfield would get an additional $10 million in funding according the transportation bill approved by the Massachusetts State Senate.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Wilbraham United celebrates 100 years of unity
"We are Wilbraham United Church. We will be Wilbraham United Church for 100 years more," said the Rev.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Republican Wilbraham Selectman Robert Russell says he would treat...
Republican Wilbraham Selectman Robert Russell who announced he will challenge Angelo Puppolo, D-Springfield, in November for the 12th Hampden District state representative seat said that if he is elected, "I will treat the office as a privilege."
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Monson fire destroys single-family home
MONSON — A single-family home was heavily damaged with fire and water Sunday morning, according to Monson Police Department Assistant Chief Johnathan Miller.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Photos from Western Massachusetts, Cape Cod and Austria among those...
After Jim Gillen, of Hampden, retired as city editor of The Republican a few years ago, he picked up a camera and started shooting scenic pictures all around Western Massachusetts and Cape Cod .
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Store that would sell paintball supplies, games and collectible...
WILBRAHAM - The Board of Appeals on Thursday heard a request from Michael Farnham for a special permit for a games and party store at 2460 Boston Road.
The One Who Stood Up When Everything Was Falling Down
In the shock that followed when an EF-3 tornado roared through Wilbraham, Mass., in June 2011, people were looking for a leader.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
What People Are Reading: Feb. 27, 2014 at Girl Scouts of Central and...
Yissell Rosario , of Springfield, on "Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife," by Eben Alexander MD A "He had a near-death experience and describes life after death.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Hampden-Wilbraham regional school budget facing $1.2 million deficit, school superintendent said
WILBRAHAM - The Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District will be facing a $1.2 million deficit in funding the fiscal 2015 school budget, Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School Superintendent M. Martin O'Shea told elected officials Wednesday night.
Dyann Pederzani's art students at Soule Road School in Wilbraham ...
WILBRAHAM - Students at Soule Road School celebrated Black History Month by creating African masks.
Wilbraham police: Pedestrian struck, injured by car on East Longmeadow Road
WILBRAHAM - A driver struck and injured a pedestrian on East Longmeadow Road at about 6:20 p.m. Tuesday, according to Wilbraham police , who continue to investigate.
Residents turn out to hear Massachusetts Department of Transportation ...
MassDot Project Manager Michael O'Dowd speaks about the project. Michael Beswick SPRINGFIELD - More than 100 people turned out Tuesday night at the Basketball Hall of Fame to hear plans by the Massachusetts DOT for a $260 million rehabilitation of the Interstate 91 viaduct between State Street and the I-291 ramps.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Wilbraham over snow removal budget, town administrator says
WILBRAHAM - The town is $60,000 over its snow budget, but for snow removal the town is permitted to deficit spend and charge the amount against next year's budget, Town Administrator Robert Weitz told the Board of Selectmen.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Wilbraham Town Clerk Beverly Litchfield recommended that all voting...
Michael Beswick WILBRAHAM - Town Clerk Beverly J. Litchfield recommended to selectmen Monday night that the town's four precinct polling places be located in the gymnasium of the new Minnechaug Regional High School.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
CHS to host, act in drama competition
For the third year, the Chelmsford High School Theater Guild, under the direction of Lauren Cochran, will host the preliminary round of the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Religion notes: Benefit reading, evening retreat, concert
On Feb. 23, Wilbraham United Church, 500 Main St., will celebrate the 100th anniversary of it being a federated church, that is, a church where members of the Methodist Church, as well as the Congregational Church, "join in common work and worship."
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Springfield Cathedral High School launches $10 million tuition fund...
Cathedral High School has announced the official start of a $10 million drive for student tuition assistance boosted by a $500,000 gift and a challenge grant of up to $1 million from Michele and Donald D'Amour.