Rallies Set for Feb. 13, 14, 15

Rallies for justice, peace, and the environment are planned for the Valley on February 13, 14, and 15. Workers at Stop & Shop grocery stores are negotiating a new union contract. Their current contract expires February 23. On February 13, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., the workers and members of the public will hold rallies outside Stop & Shop stores at:

Belchertown: 40 George Hannum St.

Chicopee: 672 Memorial Dr.

East Longmeadow: 470 North Main St.

Feeding Hills: 1282 Springfield St.

Greenfield: 89 French King Highway.

Hadley: 440 Russell St, Campus Center Plaza.

Holyoke: 2265 Northampton St.

Holyoke: 28 Lincoln St.

Northampton: 228 King St.

Springfield: 1600 Boston Rd.

Springfield: 1277 Liberty St.

Springfield: 415 Cooley St.

West Springfield: 935 Riverdale

Westfield: 57 Main St.

The labor rally organizers have a web site at www.ufcw1459.com.

On February 14 in Springfield there will be two rallies calling on Congress to raise taxes on the rich, cut military spending, and use the money to help poor people. The first rally will be at 12:30 p.m. at U.S. senator Elizabeth Warren’s office at 1550 Main Street. The second rally will be at 12:45 p.m. at congressman Richard Neal’s office at 300 State Street. More information is available via www.a-dp.org.

On February 15 at 2:30 p.m., there will be a rally at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant. The rally is to close the reactor. More information is available via www.NewEnglandPeacePagoda.org.

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