Posted on: June 8, 2017

Welcome To The New Agawam Website

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We are excited to have launched the new Agawam website. Please take a look around and see all of the new great features we have added!

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Agawam renews Community Video agreement with CGI Communications

This video showcase, now featured on the homepage of the Town of Agawam's website (www.agawam.ma.us), consists of a series of videos highlighting the Town, its residents and our ever-growing landscape. Highlighting the many assets that make Agawam such a ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Town Hall Roof Replacement Project

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Town Hall Roof Replacement Project

Due to the ongoing roof replacement project it will be necessary at times to reroute the Agawam Town Hall front entrance traffic to either a side or rear entrance of this facility.

Thank you for your patience...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

2016 Aqua Almanac (Consumer Confidence Report) Now Available

The Agawam Water Department has released its 2016 Aqua Almanac (Consumer Confidence Report).  

You should receive in the mail, but if you do not receive it or would like an additional copy please contact John Decker at 413-821-0600.  

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Beginning July 1, 2017 - Curbside Trash Reduction Program

A video describing the many benefits of the new trash collection program can be found by clicking here

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Cooling Center Info during heat waves

The Agawam Emergency Management Office is advising Agawam residents that during extreme heat conditions the following “cooling centers”are available: 

Agawam Senior Center, 954 Main Street is open Monday thru Friday from 9 AM t...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Curbside Trash Reduction Program - Frequently Asked Questions

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Automated Collection

Frequently Asked Questions

For a list of frequently asked questions please click here

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Saturday, September 9, 2017Agawam Department of Public Works, 1000 Suffield Street9am - 12pm - BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!

Residents may drop off Household Hazardous Waste by appointment only.  Appointments are required to help with traffic cont...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Learning about stormwater management in Agawam - Stormwater Advisory Task Force created

MEDIA RELEASE

CONTACTS: Michelle Chase, Town Engineer, Town of Agawam (413) 821-0625

Patty Gambarini, Principal Environmental Planner, Pioneer Valley

Planning Commission, (413) 781-6045

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 9, 2017

Learning about stormwater management in ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Please visit ener-G-save.com The philanthropically funded energy efficiency pilot project

ener-G-save is a philanthropically funded energy efficiency pilot project in the Pioneer Valley. It is the brainchild of Harold Grinspoon, a Springfield philanthropist who for more than 2 decades has supported varied educational initiatives, young entrepr...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Public Service Announcement from Eversource regarding aggressive energy suppliers and marketers

Below is a link  to a brief and helpful video about how residents can respond to the ongoing problem of aggressive marketing approaches by certain competitive energy suppliers. Some of these marketers are falsely claiming to represent Eversource ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

New Automated Trash and Recycling Collection Schedules Now Available!

Beginning July 3, 2017, the town will be switching from traditional trash barrels and manual collection to an automated collection program, using wheeled trash and recycling carts.

All routes have been redesigned to operate more efficiently.  Coll...

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Affordable Housing Stabilizes Local Workforce

Affordable Housing is an Economic Development Benefit

Thursday, February 26, 2015

When we think of economic development opportunities that lead to greater prosperity, we are likely to think of major employers such as factories, corporate offices, universiti...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Pioneer Valley Ranked #13 in U.S. for Quality of Life

By Patrick Johnson

pjohnson@repub.com

SPRINGFIELD -- A national publication has ranked the Springfield area as among the top 20 most favorable areas in the county in terms of quality of life, making it the first time the region has made the list.

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Fight for East-West Rail Study Not Over

One of the items that did not make it to the final version of the $40 billion state budget approved a week late by the Massachusetts legislature was a high-speed rail study.  Specifically, a requirement that MassDOT do a report on the costs and b...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Affordable Housing Market Takes a Hit

The Trump administration’s plan to lower corporate tax rates has created uncertainty in the affordable housing market by devaluing low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC). LIHTC devaluation is casting a chilling effect on the construction of affordable hou...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

New England Has Oldest Population in America

New England is looking a bit grayer than it once did. The region is now home to the top three states in the nation with the oldest median populations. The median age of residents in Maine is 44.6 years old, according to newly released U.S. Census Bureau d...

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