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WWLP Springfield
Another car damaged by rocks thrown from West Springfield bridgeWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – For the second time in 10 days, someone threw
Another car damaged by rocks thrown from West Springfield bridge
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – For the second time in 10 days, someone threw rocks at cars from an overpass on Route 5. Mary Schwartz told 22News she’s lucky she didn’t have a serious accident after her car was hit by a rock Wednesday night. You... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
New problems uncovered on Memorial Avenue RotaryWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Just when you thought the West Springfield Mem
New problems uncovered on Memorial Avenue Rotary
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Just when you thought the West Springfield Memorial Avenue Rotary Replacement Project was completed, along comes a new reason for limited access for drivers. The actual reconstruction was completed weeks ago, but... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
West Springfield Police search for gas station break-in suspectWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – West Springfield Police need your help identif
West Springfield Police search for gas station break-in suspect
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – West Springfield Police need your help identifying a man who broke into gas station. The suspect broke into the Shell Food Mart on the corner of Elm and Westfield Streets during the overnight hours earlier this week.... Read more
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The Herald News
Court: Slots parlor question properly certified for ballotDelaware. All of the expenditures were for signature gathering and the payments
Court: Slots parlor question properly certified for ballot
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
Delaware. All of the expenditures were for signature gathering and the payments were made to J.E.F. Associates of West Springfield. McCain filed the carefully worded initiative petition authorizing, but not requiring, the gaming commission... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
4th of July weekend expected to break travel recordsWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – If you plan on traveling for Independence Day
4th of July weekend expected to break travel records
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – If you plan on traveling for Independence Day weekend, you’ll want to buckle up and prepare for a potentially long ride. There’s expected to be more travelers taking a trip this 4th of July than ever... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Court says slots parlor question properly certified for 2016 BallotDelaware. All of the expenditures were for signature gathering and the payments
Court says slots parlor question properly certified for 2016 Ballot
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
Delaware. All of the expenditures were for signature gathering and the payments were made to J.E.F. Associates of West Springfield. McCain filed the carefully worded initiative petition authorizing, but not requiring, the gaming... Read more
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Boston Globe
Ballot question could spur vote on Suffolk Downs casino — againEugene McCain, did not return phone calls. The 10 other signers live in communi
Ballot question could spur vote on Suffolk Downs casino — again
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Eugene McCain, did not return phone calls. The 10 other signers live in communities as varied as Hull, Needham, Dover, and West Springfield. The law that paved the way for casinos to be opened in Massachusetts called for three resort casinos, each... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Hold up at Cumberland Farms in West SpringfieldWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A hold up at a gas station is West Springfield
Hold up at Cumberland Farms in West Springfield
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A hold up at a gas station is West Springfield. West Springfield Police Sgt. Ed Apostle told 22News within the past hour, a person walked into the Cumberland Farms at 22 Park Street. The person implied that they had... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Domestic violence benefit held for Agawam victim to be rememberedpeople who knew Renee Herbert gathered in Agawam for a benefit. She was a mothe
Domestic violence benefit held for Agawam victim to be remembered
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
people who knew Renee Herbert gathered in Agawam for a benefit. She was a mother of three who was killed two months ago in West Springfield by her husband, Peter Doherty. The money raised from Saturday’s benefit will go to help others who feel... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Fallen Police Officer Ashley Guindon honored at Fenway Westfieldfor convicted cop killers.For cop killers, Governor Charlie Baker wants return
Fallen Police Officer Ashley Guindon honored at Fenway Westfield
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
for convicted cop killers.For cop killers, Governor Charlie Baker wants return of death penalty Officer Guindon’s uncle, West Springfield Detective Tom Guindon, told 22News he thinks capital punishment should be allowed in Massachusetts; “For... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
State funds awarded to multiple western Massachusetts citiesmoney will allow companies to make the necessary training available, so they ca
State funds awarded to multiple western Massachusetts cities
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
money will allow companies to make the necessary training available, so they can start hiring. Lawrence Sweeney of West Springfield said, “There’s still a great shortage of technical people in the area and medical type people. I think the... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Local roundup: Post 68 wins again, Pewter Cup beginsWEST SPRINGFIELD >> Pittsfield Post 68 won its third consecutive game on
Local roundup: Post 68 wins again, Pewter Cup begins
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 7 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD >> Pittsfield Post 68 won its third consecutive game on Friday with a 6-2 defeat of West Springfield Post 207. Simon Nassif collected three hits and drove in two for Pittsfield (7-1 overall, 5-1 Western Mass.). West... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
WMass lawmakers support Baker’s bill to toughen penalties for assaulting policeI think it goes a long way for the overall public safety of the Commonwealth,”
WMass lawmakers support Baker’s bill to toughen penalties for assaulting police
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
I think it goes a long way for the overall public safety of the Commonwealth,” said state Representative Michael Finn (D-West Springfield). The proposal would also allow judges to determine whether a person found guilty of assaulting a cop is a... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
West Springfield woman arrested on OUI, other chargesMass. (The Westfield News) – A crash Monday afternoon led to a broken fire hydr
West Springfield woman arrested on OUI, other charges
WWLP Springfield / Posted 8 days ago
Mass. (The Westfield News) – A crash Monday afternoon led to a broken fire hydrant and mailbox, as well as a West Springfield woman arrested. At 3:30 p.m., Monday, police received a report of a red vehicle that struck a mailbox and... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Local residents react to 20+ hour House sit-inthink they’re defending something that they care about, I think it’s great, it’
Local residents react to 20+ hour House sit-in
WWLP Springfield / Posted 8 days ago
think they’re defending something that they care about, I think it’s great, it’s making a statement,” he said. Thom Fox of West Springfield said although Senate Democrats were likely protesting to get attention, it was for the right reasons. “Of... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Chicopee Police: Man arrested for assault with a beer bottleassaulted another man and made threats to the police. Chicopee Police Officer
Chicopee Police: Man arrested for assault with a beer bottle
WWLP Springfield / Posted 8 days ago
assaulted another man and made threats to the police. Chicopee Police Officer Michael Wilk told 22News Jason Leahey of West Springfield allegedly struck the man in the face with a beer bottle and destroyed the door of a home on Circle Drive in... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Post 68 bounces back from first loss with win against Springfieldsaid the team took the loss as a learning experience and hopes to build off Wed
Post 68 bounces back from first loss with win against Springfield
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 9 days ago
said the team took the loss as a learning experience and hopes to build off Wednesday's win. With road games against tough West Springfield and Aldenville teams this weekend, Bassi said his team must continue to play with energy moving... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
House lawmakers approve legislation to repair local roads“Small Bridge Program.” Many bridges in small, rural communities don’t qualify
House lawmakers approve legislation to repair local roads
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
“Small Bridge Program.” Many bridges in small, rural communities don’t qualify for federal funding because of their size. West Springfield State Representative Michael Finn told 22News the money would help cities and towns repair smaller bridges... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
$28-million grant to improve Massachusetts infrastructureschild care assistance, family literacy, and elder services. Also in Hampshire C
$28-million grant to improve Massachusetts infrastructures
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
child care assistance, family literacy, and elder services. Also in Hampshire County, Amherst will be receiving more than 960 thousand dollars from the grant. Other towns receiving the funding include West Springfield, Greenfield, Southwick and W... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Disappointed with choices, many voters still undecideda message to the world and to the country that there are other candidates other
Disappointed with choices, many voters still undecided
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
a message to the world and to the country that there are other candidates other than the establishment,” Dana Barrows of West Springfield said. Americans might be indecisive when it comes to a candidate, but when it comes to issues, the economy... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Community Development Block Grant money helping smaller cities and townsAdministration received a total of $28 million. The funding will help several l
Community Development Block Grant money helping smaller cities and towns
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
Administration received a total of $28 million. The funding will help several local projects in western Massachusetts. West Springfield received $825,000 to make improvements to the Memorial Playground and to update the Boys and Girls Club... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
West Springfield Police alert residents about daytime house break-insWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – West Springfield Police are alerting residents
West Springfield Police alert residents about daytime house break-ins
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – West Springfield Police are alerting residents about a recent series of daytime house break-ins. The alert goes out to all residents, but specifically residents who live near the CSX Railroad tracks/Westfield River... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Rock thrown from bridge damaged car in West SpringfieldWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A South Hadley family says they’re lucky they
Rock thrown from bridge damaged car in West Springfield
WWLP Springfield / Posted 11 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A South Hadley family says they’re lucky they weren’t hurt when someone threw rocks and debris into oncoming traffic. A big portion of the windshield on Caela Kavlac’s car was smashed in. She told 22News she and her... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
FEMA grant helps West Springfield Fire Dept.WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The federal grant money is to provide firefigh
FEMA grant helps West Springfield Fire Dept.
WWLP Springfield / Posted 11 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The federal grant money is to provide firefighters with resources to help them get their job done with the tools they need. Monday, Congressman Richard Neal visited the West Springfield Fire Department to announce a... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Psychiatric Board Considers Community Release For Man Who Went AWOL Six Years Agoto the Norwich area, six years after he went AWOL from his first release in Eas
Psychiatric Board Considers Community Release For Man Who Went AWOL Six Years Ago
Hartford Courant / Posted 14 days ago
to the Norwich area, six years after he went AWOL from his first release in East Hartford and was captured wandering in West Springfield, Mass., two days later. Kurt Nielson, 39, has spent the last six years back at Connecticut Valley Hospital,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
More than 16,000 bags of heroin seized in Springfield bustCrespo of Holyoke and 35-year-old Moises Silva of Springfield, leave 10 Hunting
More than 16,000 bags of heroin seized in Springfield bust
WWLP Springfield / Posted 15 days ago
Crespo of Holyoke and 35-year-old Moises Silva of Springfield, leave 10 Huntington Street and drive to places in Holyoke, West Springfield and Chicopee. Detective witnessed them make “drops” to alleged dealers and customers in each place.Moises... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
17-year-old to be tried as adult in weapon caseof the charges against him, aggravated discharge of a firearm. Summers, 17, wh
17-year-old to be tried as adult in weapon case
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
of the charges against him, aggravated discharge of a firearm. Summers, 17, who listed an address in the 2500 block of West Springfield Avenue, was initially charged with that crime in juvenile court in late May for a May 25 incident in the... Read more
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Irish Central
149 years later, Civil War letters in attic reveal famine Irish immigrant’s lifethough mute, shall even be a beacon to urge me on to duty.” “Florence was writ
149 years later, Civil War letters in attic reveal famine Irish immigrant’s life
Irish Central / Posted 15 days ago
though mute, shall even be a beacon to urge me on to duty.” “Florence was writing to his wife and children at home in West Springfield, Mass,” Ellen explains. “I researched his life for a year and discovered he was from County Cork and fled... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Muslim community vows they do not support ISISWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – On Wednesday the F.B.I condemned anyone who th
Muslim community vows they do not support ISIS
WWLP Springfield / Posted 16 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – On Wednesday the F.B.I condemned anyone who threatens the Muslim community here in the U.S. They said in most cases, these threats are illegal. Wednesday night, western Massachusetts Muslims gathered at the Islamic... Read more
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Boston Herald
Wednesday's tournament scoreboardat Brockton Braintree vs. St. John’s Prep, 7 DIVISION 1 STATE SEMIFINALS – T
Wednesday's tournament scoreboard
Boston Herald / Posted 16 days ago
at Brockton Braintree vs. St. John’s Prep, 7 DIVISION 1 STATE SEMIFINALS – Tuesday Lincoln-Sudbury 10, Silver Lake 6 West Springfield 14, SP-Marian 4 FINAL – Saturday at Holy Cross West Springfield vs. Lincoln-Sudbury, 6 DIVISION 2... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Things to consider before spending your money on an extended warrantyWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Whether it’s a television or a refrigerator, i
Things to consider before spending your money on an extended warranty
WWLP Springfield / Posted 16 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Whether it’s a television or a refrigerator, it seems we’re asked if we want a warranty on everything, but when is it really worth it? Before buying an extended warranty, make sure it doesn’t cost more than the item... Read more
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Boston Herald
Lincoln-Sudbury walks on by Silver Lakeeveryone in the lineup had a hit and we just battled against a very good team i
Lincoln-Sudbury walks on by Silver Lake
Boston Herald / Posted 16 days ago
everyone in the lineup had a hit and we just battled against a very good team in Silver Lake.” Lincoln-Sudbury will play West Springfield on Saturday (TBA) for the D1 state championship. Trailing 1-0 after the first inning, Lincoln-Sudbury... Read more
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Boston Globe
Massachusetts state trooper gets jail time in sex assaulta woman he met through an online dating website has been sentenced to six month
Massachusetts state trooper gets jail time in sex assault
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
a woman he met through an online dating website has been sentenced to six months behind bars. Christopher Kennedy, of West Springfield, was sentenced Monday in Franklin Superior Court. The judge stayed the sentence for 60 days to allow... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Massachusetts state trooper gets jail time in sex assaulta woman he met through an online dating website has been sentenced to six month
Massachusetts state trooper gets jail time in sex assault
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 17 days ago
a woman he met through an online dating website has been sentenced to six months behind bars. Christopher Kennedy, of West Springfield, was sentenced Monday in Franklin Superior Court. The judge stayed the sentence for 60 days to allow... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Price of gas continues to rise in Massachusettsthe national average in Massachusetts, but drivers told 22News it is still affe
Price of gas continues to rise in Massachusetts
WWLP Springfield / Posted 18 days ago
the national average in Massachusetts, but drivers told 22News it is still affecting how much they drive. Marie-Reine of West Springfield said, “Well it does affect everybody’s life, especially in the summer; a lot of road trips. Going to cancel... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
I-Team: Going solar could impact selling or refinancing a homeWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - When you sign up to get solar panels, the deal
I-Team: Going solar could impact selling or refinancing a home
WWLP Springfield / Posted 18 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - When you sign up to get solar panels, the deal may seem too good to be true. The 22News I-Team reveals there can be strings attached when you go solar. You see them popping up all over your neighborhoods. Solar... Read more
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Business Wire
Westfield Financial, Inc. Added to Russell 3000 Indexand operate through 13 banking offices located in Agawam, East Longmeadow, Feed
Westfield Financial, Inc. Added to Russell 3000 Index
Business Wire / Posted 18 days ago
and operate through 13 banking offices located in Agawam, East Longmeadow, Feeding Hills, Holyoke, Southwick, Springfield, West Springfield and Westfield, Massachusetts, and Granby and Enfield, Connecticut. To learn more, visit our website at... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Homemade graham crackers & s’moresthis season with gluten-free, vegan, homemade graham crackers! Cathie Cappa, Ow
Homemade graham crackers & s’mores
WWLP Springfield / Posted 18 days ago
this season with gluten-free, vegan, homemade graham crackers! Cathie Cappa, Owner and Chef of Auntie Cathie’s Kitchen in West Springfield joined us with the recipe. HOMEMADE GRAHAM CRACKERS: 2 cups gf flour blend 1 cup oat flour 1/2 cup brown... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
6 months in jail for Massachusetts state trooper convicted of sexual assaultto six months in jail for sexually assaulting a woman he met through an online
6 months in jail for Massachusetts state trooper convicted of sexual assault
WWLP Springfield / Posted 18 days ago
to six months in jail for sexually assaulting a woman he met through an online dating site. Christopher Kennedy of West Springfield was found guilty late last month of assault and battery, indecent assault and battery, and indecent... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
16th Annual Katelynn’s ride takes off from Hampshire CollegeAMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) – In 1997, 11 year old Katelynn Battista of West Springfi
16th Annual Katelynn’s ride takes off from Hampshire College
WWLP Springfield / Posted 19 days ago
AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) – In 1997, 11 year old Katelynn Battista of West Springfield lost her fight against Cancer. But each year Katelynn’s ride preserves her name and continues raising money to fight cancer. All day bicycle riders and runners left... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Mount Greylock boys lacrosse defeated by Grafton in Central/West D-III finalWEST SPRINGFIELD >> Four days removed from a stunning comeback in the Cen
Mount Greylock boys lacrosse defeated by Grafton in Central/West D-III final
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 20 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD >> Four days removed from a stunning comeback in the Central/Western Massachusetts Division III semifinals, the Mount Greylock boys lacrosse team could not recreate the late-game spark needed to come from behind again. Grafton... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Cancer survivors walk all night for a cure in Springfieldtheir families and supporters participated. Every survivor has their own perso
Cancer survivors walk all night for a cure in Springfield
WWLP Springfield / Posted 21 days ago
their families and supporters participated. Every survivor has their own personal journey and their own story to tell. West Springfield resident Jerry Callahan fought cancer twice, and nearly died. He told 22News that in 2007 he had his... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Five Berkshire County teams will vie for titles on SaturdayMount Everett. Boys Lacrosse NO. 1 MOUNT GREYLOCK VS. NO. 2 GRAFTON Champion
Five Berkshire County teams will vie for titles on Saturday
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 21 days ago
Mount Everett. Boys Lacrosse NO. 1 MOUNT GREYLOCK VS. NO. 2 GRAFTON Championship: Central/West Mass. D-III Location: West Springfield High School Time: 3:30 p.m. Records: Mount Greylock 18-1, Grafton 17-5 Quick look: The Mounties are... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
New Hilton management firm considers entrance on Lackawannaballroom.” The Welcome Group manages seven hotels nationwide, mostly in second
New Hilton management firm considers entrance on Lackawanna
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
ballroom.” The Welcome Group manages seven hotels nationwide, mostly in secondary cities such as Fort Wayne, Indiana, and West Springfield, Massachusetts. That’s more by coincidence than design, Mr. Pizzichemi said. “We saw an opportunity with... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Eastern States Exposition-West Springfield Tartan unveiledEugene J. Cassidy, president & CEO of Eastern States Exposition, right, present
Eastern States Exposition-West Springfield Tartan unveiled
WWLP Springfield / Posted 21 days ago
Eugene J. Cassidy, president & CEO of Eastern States Exposition, right, presents the Eastern States Exposition-West Springfield Tartan to Mayor William Reichelt. Pictured at the ceremony, which included a bagpiper and “town crier,” are, from left:... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Thief stole from cash box at West Springfield hotelWEST SPRINGIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – West Springfield police are looking for a man w
Thief stole from cash box at West Springfield hotel
WWLP Springfield / Posted 21 days ago
WEST SPRINGIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – West Springfield police are looking for a man who stole money from a Riverdale Street hotel around 5:45 a.m. on Friday. West Springfield Police Capt. Paul Connor told 22News that the man reached over the counter at... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Task force looks to crack down on black market tobaccoseveral state agencies, hopes to increase fines and penalties to combat the ill
Task force looks to crack down on black market tobacco
WWLP Springfield / Posted 22 days ago
several state agencies, hopes to increase fines and penalties to combat the illegal distribution of tobacco. 22News asked West Springfield state Senator Jim Welch whether more needs to be done. “Anything we can do to eliminate or at least weaken... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
New Hilton management firm considers entrance off Lackawannaballroom.” The Welcome Group manages seven hotels nationwide, mostly in second
New Hilton management firm considers entrance off Lackawanna
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
ballroom.” The Welcome Group manages seven hotels nationwide, mostly in secondary cities such as Fort Wayne, Indiana, and West Springfield, Massachusetts. That’s more by coincidence than design, Mr. Pizzichemi said. “We saw an opportunity with... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Pittsfield baseball eliminated from Western Mass. D-I tournament in eight inningsWESTFIELD >> The Pittsfield baseball team's streak of knocking off higher
Pittsfield baseball eliminated from Western Mass. D-I tournament in eight innings
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 23 days ago
WESTFIELD >> The Pittsfield baseball team's streak of knocking off higher-seeded teams came to an end, as West Springfield defeated the Generals 5-4 in extra innings in the semifinals of the Western Mass Division I tournament. The game was... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
The Big E started count down to its 100th anniversaryWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – 2016 is The Big E‘s Centennial. On September 1
The Big E started count down to its 100th anniversary
WWLP Springfield / Posted 23 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – 2016 is The Big E‘s Centennial. On September 16th, The big E will open for its 100th running. “Eastern States” marked the start of the 100-day countdown with music, games, giveaways, and a birthday cake. 100 years of... Read more
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