Category: February

CARE Coalition helps parents find what's 'Hidden in Plain Sight'

2/24/2017 | Chris Maza

“Hidden in Plain Sight,” modeled to simulate a teenager’s bedroom, was exhibited in front of Sears at the mall throughout the month of February. From the coat rack to the desk to the trash can, it contained a plethora of seemingly innocuous items that could in fact be red flags for parents. ...

‘I get called Queen Gabby’

2/24/2017 | Chris Maza

West Springfield Colleen Trudeau, a senior at West Springfield High School, is well-qualified to lead her court in representing the town. A Renaissance and National Honors Society student and recipient of the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship Award, she said she plans to attend a four-year college, though she’s unsure as to what field she intends to pursue. ...

Yamashita brings art of swordplay to West Side

2/24/2017 | Chris Maza

Taro Yamashita, the head coach and owner of the Riverside Fencing Club, conducts beginner and intermediate/advanced fencing classes in Western Massachusetts, including West Springfield in collaboration with the Park and Recreation Department. ...