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WWLP Springfield
Gala celebrates, awards local community leadersWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Exchange Club of Springfield held their 5t
Gala celebrates, awards local community leaders
WWLP Springfield / Posted 22 hours ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Exchange Club of Springfield held their 5th annual gala celebration. It was an awards dinner that honored the good works of four community members. Springfield Police Lt. Robert Tardiff and Fire Captain David... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Virginia officer killed her 1st day on job is laid to rest next to her fatherher family moved to New Hampshire. After the funeral, her hearse was accompani
Virginia officer killed her 1st day on job is laid to rest next to her father
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
her family moved to New Hampshire. After the funeral, her hearse was accompanied to St. Thomas the Apostle cemetery in West Springfield by dozens of police motorcycles as schoolchildren and other residents lined the streets. A Marine Corps... Read more
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Boston Herald
MIAA releases its initial Super 8 watchNorth North Andover North Reading Norwood Plymouth North Pope Francis Rea
MIAA releases its initial Super 8 watch
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
North North Andover North Reading Norwood Plymouth North Pope Francis Reading St. John's Prep St. John's (Shrewsbury) St. Peter-Marian Silver Lake Swampscott Taconic Wakefield Waltha... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Dress for Success celebrates women turning their lives aroundWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – 11 women strutted their stuff down the runway
Dress for Success celebrates women turning their lives around
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – 11 women strutted their stuff down the runway at the Big E Thursday night as part of the Dress for Success “Common Threads” Fashion Show. These are single mothers, ex-convicts, and women in need. “Dress for Success”... Read more
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Daily Record
NJAC results from Thursday's Penn Relays eventsEast (Farmingville, N.Y.) 4:12.08; 5. Donegal (Mount Joy, Pa.) 4:13.04; 6. Wyom
NJAC results from Thursday's Penn Relays events
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
East (Farmingville, N.Y.) 4:12.08; 5. Donegal (Mount Joy, Pa.) 4:13.04; 6. Wyomissing Area (Wyomissing, Pa.) 4:15.19; 7. West Springfield (Springfield, Va.) 4:16.09; 8. Morris Hills (Kayley Moran, Frankie Perna, Anjali Pai, Kiele Delgado)... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco salesmay soon be more difficult for most high school seniors to get their hands on t
Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco sales
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
may soon be more difficult for most high school seniors to get their hands on tobacco products. State Sen. Jim Welch, (D) West Springfield, said, “Often in high schools, and among social groups in teen groups, those age groups are co-mingling and... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Millions in your tax money will repair WMass bridges and roadsspent on bridges in other places in western Massachusetts: $22 million on Route
Millions in your tax money will repair WMass bridges and roads
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
spent on bridges in other places in western Massachusetts: $22 million on Route 147 over the Westfield River in Agawam and West Springfield and $6.4 million on Bridge Street over Mill River in Williamsburg. A combined 11.8 million dollars will be... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
PETA praising Melha Shrine CircusThe Melha Shrine Circus runs from April 28 through May 3 at the Eastern States
PETA praising Melha Shrine Circus
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
The Melha Shrine Circus runs from April 28 through May 3 at the Eastern States Coliseum in West Springfield. WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Melha Shrine Circus is coming, and that means acrobats, clowns, and other entertainers will thrill the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Vietnam veterans remembered at Holyoke ceremonycame back to the United States.” Mahoney said a replica of the Vietnam Memoria
Vietnam veterans remembered at Holyoke ceremony
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
came back to the United States.” Mahoney said a replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall will be on display at the Big E in West Springfield for 4 days, starting August 18th. At that time, Families of Western Massachusetts Vietnam Veterans will be... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
United Bank cutting some jobs, adding others at branch locations22News that the company is “reorganizing their branch network,” and moving the
United Bank cutting some jobs, adding others at branch locations
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
22News that the company is “reorganizing their branch network,” and moving the functions of those jobs to their offices in West Springfield, and in Glastonbury and South Windsor, Connecticut. The jobs in question involve tasks such as payment... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Home sales and prices up in Western Massachusetts in spring seller’s marketit’s also affecting many other industries that rely on a booming housing market
Home sales and prices up in Western Massachusetts in spring seller’s market
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
it’s also affecting many other industries that rely on a booming housing market. Paint companies like Clark Paint in West Springfield, notice a change in business when there aren’t an abundance of homes on the market. “Certainly the new... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Common Threads Dinner 2016VP of Development for Square One – a Dress For Success Referring Agency, tell u
Common Threads Dinner 2016
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
VP of Development for Square One – a Dress For Success Referring Agency, tell us about this year’s event. Common Threads Dinner Dress for Success Western Massachusetts April 28th 5:30 – 8:30PM Carriage House at Storrowton Tavern West Springfi... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
High school roundup: Taconic baseball picks up win over Smith AcademyQuinto 1, Baruch 1, Mason Papirio 1. Saves — MV: Nate Walker 8. P: Nikolai Pix
High school roundup: Taconic baseball picks up win over Smith Academy
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 8 days ago
Quinto 1, Baruch 1, Mason Papirio 1. Saves — MV: Nate Walker 8. P: Nikolai Pixley 10. Girls Lacrosse MOUNT GREYLOCK 18, WEST SPRINGFIELD 6 WEST SPRINGFIELD >> Sarah Stripp scored seven goals and dished out one assist, leading Mount... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Body pulled from Connecticut River identified as missing Chicopee teen18-year-old Brianna Cuoco of Chicopee. Police had been searching for Brianna C
Body pulled from Connecticut River identified as missing Chicopee teen
WWLP Springfield / Posted 8 days ago
18-year-old Brianna Cuoco of Chicopee. Police had been searching for Brianna Cuoco for months. Search crews from Agawam, West Springfield and Longmeadow were all out on the Connecticut River after someone in a canoe told police they found a body... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Wahconah's Morrison to be a preferred walk-on for UMass footballfour passes in 2015 for 90 yards and two touchdown. He had two catches for 51 y
Wahconah's Morrison to be a preferred walk-on for UMass football
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 9 days ago
four passes in 2015 for 90 yards and two touchdown. He had two catches for 51 yards in the regular-season finale against West Springfield. In his career, Morrison caught 34 passes for 491 yards and 10 touchdowns. He was a standout defensively... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
State Senate to consider raising the tobacco purchasing age to 21adults can vote at the age of eighteen, and enlist in the military – they shoul
State Senate to consider raising the tobacco purchasing age to 21
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
adults can vote at the age of eighteen, and enlist in the military – they should be legally allowed to buy tobacco as well. West Springfield state Senator Jim Welch argues that right now, it is too easy for high school students to get hooked on... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Southwick water use survey deadline extended for one weekof the renewal of its withdrawal permit, which expires in November, 2016. Brow
Southwick water use survey deadline extended for one week
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
of the renewal of its withdrawal permit, which expires in November, 2016. Brown said Southwick went in on the grant with West Springfield, because both towns draw their water from the Westfield River Basin’s Great Brook Aquifer, located in... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
West Springfield will profit from the Big E’s successful seasonWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Big E has been donating one percent of its
West Springfield will profit from the Big E’s successful season
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Big E has been donating one percent of its gross take to the Town of West Springfield since 1994, translating into three and a half million dollars over 22 years. The money helps fund cultural and educational... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Body recovered from Connecticut River in AgawamChief BJ Calvi told 22News that a canoer saw the body along the river near Agaw
Body recovered from Connecticut River in Agawam
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
Chief BJ Calvi told 22News that a canoer saw the body along the river near Agawam at around 11:30 Agawam, Longmeadow, and West Springfield police and firefighters launched boats into the river in order to search for the body. In their boat,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Gas prices up more than 40 cents per gallonWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP)– Gas prices have risen roughly 40 cents in less
Gas prices up more than 40 cents per gallon
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP)– Gas prices have risen roughly 40 cents in less than two months, which is becoming burdensome to some local drivers. “I fill it up every time, once a week, so for it to go up costs a lot more for me,” Tim Lynch from... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Western Mass Hydroelectric facilities get funding for improvementsWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Leading up to Earth Day on Friday the Baker-Po
Western Mass Hydroelectric facilities get funding for improvements
WWLP Springfield / Posted 11 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Leading up to Earth Day on Friday the Baker-Polito Administration announced over $1 million dollars in funding to support improvements to three small scale hydro-electric facilities here in western Massachusetts. The... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Job Cuts At United Bank Announcedfrom various locations, including branches, to information technology and opera
Job Cuts At United Bank Announced
Hartford Courant / Posted 11 days ago
from various locations, including branches, to information technology and operations centers in South Windsor and West Springfield. Crawford said banks are under pressure to keep costs in check, amid tough competition. "Reducing... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Government conducting investigation at Pecoy Homes in West SpringfieldWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – An attorney for a prominent local building com
Government conducting investigation at Pecoy Homes in West Springfield
WWLP Springfield / Posted 11 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – An attorney for a prominent local building company says that they are cooperating with a government investigation. 22News was at the offices of Pecoy Homes in West Springfield, where people identifying themselves as... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Chicopee Police released photos of possible larceny suspectDonuts. The suspect was caught on surveillance video at the Dunkin Donuts at 7
Chicopee Police released photos of possible larceny suspect
WWLP Springfield / Posted 12 days ago
Donuts. The suspect was caught on surveillance video at the Dunkin Donuts at 77 West Street in Springfield, near the West Springfield Bridge, and then again at the Dunkin Donuts at 953 Front Street in Chicopee. If you have any information on... Read more
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Boston Globe
Grassroots bid to scrap Common Core from Mass. schools faces challengesfor the North Reading School Committee, was among dozens of parents and teacher
Grassroots bid to scrap Common Core from Mass. schools faces challenges
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
for the North Reading School Committee, was among dozens of parents and teachers who knocked on doors in Danvers, Wareham, West Springfield, and a half-dozen other communities over the weekend. “We see what’s going on with education, and quite... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Fire Weather Watch issued for all of western Mass.the fire started is still under investigation. The most common cause of brush
Fire Weather Watch issued for all of western Mass.
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 days ago
the fire started is still under investigation. The most common cause of brush fires is careless disposal of a cigarette. West Springfield Fire Lt. C.J. Bartone, “It’ll sit there and smolder maybe in a pile of leaves at the side of the road. It... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Kids spending time at Springfield Museums for school vacationQuadrangle. “Absolutely, this library is a pretty good place, we’re here for th
Kids spending time at Springfield Museums for school vacation
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 days ago
Quadrangle. “Absolutely, this library is a pretty good place, we’re here for the circus after this, and they’ve got one in West Springfield.” Star Wars Jedi Knight training and a performance by the Pumpernickel Puppets are two of the creative... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Cooking with greens: new ways to eat leafy vegetablesMass. (Mass Appeal) – Are you bored with the same old salad? Cathie Cappa, Owne
Cooking with greens: new ways to eat leafy vegetables
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 days ago
Mass. (Mass Appeal) – Are you bored with the same old salad? Cathie Cappa, Owner and Chef of Auntie Cathie’s Kitchen in West Springfield, shows us how to cook with leafy greens for a new take on an old staple. Ingredients: 1 head of romaine... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts residents only have one more day to file taxesWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – . If you’re one of those, you still have optio
Massachusetts residents only have one more day to file taxes
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – . If you’re one of those, you still have options before you face penalties. The first thing tax experts say needs to happen immediately is that you file a... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Greater Springfield Harriers headed to the Boston MarathonWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP)- A bus full of western Massachusetts residents i
Greater Springfield Harriers headed to the Boston Marathon
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP)- A bus full of western Massachusetts residents is headed to the Boston Marathon. From its humble beginnings in 1897, it’s become the most venerable footrace on the planet. This year’s edition has drawn 30,000 runners... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Holidays push back Massachusetts tax deadlineday, as the tax deadline approaches. About one third of tax payers have not yet
Holidays push back Massachusetts tax deadline
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 days ago
day, as the tax deadline approaches. About one third of tax payers have not yet filed their tax returns Scott Shand, from West Springfield told 22News, he does his tax return early, because he likes to get his refund early. “Yeah, I usually do it... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Is your home safe from a brush fire?WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield firefighters dealt with a small br
Is your home safe from a brush fire?
WWLP Springfield / Posted 15 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield firefighters dealt with a small brush fire Friday afternoon, and it’s just the beginning of the brush fire season. We’ll start to see that dangerous trend during these next 2 months, as we transition from... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Muslim community meeting held in West SpringfieldWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Muslim community came together Thursday ni
Muslim community meeting held in West Springfield
WWLP Springfield / Posted 16 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Muslim community came together Thursday night to learn about their protected rights, among growing anti-Muslim rhetoric. They met at the Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts in West... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Last minute tax return remindersYou'll have a few extra days to complete and file your income taxes this year.
Last minute tax return reminders
WWLP Springfield / Posted 17 days ago
You'll have a few extra days to complete and file your income taxes this year. WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP)– Just days away from the end of tax season means you only have a short time left to file your 2015 tax returns. You have until April 19th... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
New bill proposes to automatically register all eligible voters in Massachusettslike they’re doing everything possible to get people registered and the numbers
New bill proposes to automatically register all eligible voters in Massachusetts
WWLP Springfield / Posted 17 days ago
like they’re doing everything possible to get people registered and the numbers aren’t coming up,” said Kenny Martin, a West Springfield voter. Take Our PollA presidential election year, like this one, does see a higher voter turnout than other... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
West Springfield police looking for car break-in suspectSurveillance images of the suspect wanted in connection with a car break-in and
West Springfield police looking for car break-in suspect
WWLP Springfield / Posted 20 days ago
Surveillance images of the suspect wanted in connection with a car break-in and credit card theft. Images Courtesy: West Springfield Police Department WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – West Springfield police are hoping that members of the public can... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Man Had More Than a Pound of Marijuana in TruckA West Springfield, Massachusetts man was arrested in Wallingford after police
Man Had More Than a Pound of Marijuana in Truck
NBC Connecticut / Posted 21 days ago
A West Springfield, Massachusetts man was arrested in Wallingford after police said they found him with more than a pound of marijuana in his car. Matthew Giaquinto, 28, was sleeping behind the wheel of his Dodge pickup at the Cook Hill Road exit of... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Warrant issued prior to West Springfield murderPolice searching for evidence at the Myron Court apartments in West Springfield
Warrant issued prior to West Springfield murder
WWLP Springfield / Posted 23 days ago
Police searching for evidence at the Myron Court apartments in West Springfield. WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Police were looking for Peter Doherty before he killed his wife on Tuesday in West Springfield. West Springfield police killed 52 year... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Guardrail work causing miles of backups on Mass PikeWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – An ongoing guardrail project is causing big de
Guardrail work causing miles of backups on Mass Pike
WWLP Springfield / Posted 23 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – An ongoing guardrail project is causing big delays on the Massachusetts Turnpike this Friday afternoon. Massachusetts State Police Sgt. Arthur Hebb told 22News that the guardrail work has caused a 4.5 mile backup on... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Gaines convicted of armed robberyp.m., carrying his recently purchased frozen pizza, when he was approached by t
Gaines convicted of armed robbery
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
p.m., carrying his recently purchased frozen pizza, when he was approached by two men. Lu said he was in the 400 block of West Springfield Avenue, just west of the Strawberry Fields store. They approach, one guy in front and one in back. They... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Mass. Senate spends hours debating over charter schoolssatisfies both charter school advocates and opponents, but it is proving to be
Mass. Senate spends hours debating over charter schools
WWLP Springfield / Posted 24 days ago
satisfies both charter school advocates and opponents, but it is proving to be difficult. State Senator James Welch (D-West Springfield) said, “I think for many people, this legislation probably goes a little bit too far, and for many people it... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Man is arrested after stabbing injures 2 in west SpringfieldOne man is in custody and two people injured after a stabbing in West Springfie
Man is arrested after stabbing injures 2 in west Springfield
KY3 Springfield / Posted 24 days ago
One man is in custody and two people injured after a stabbing in West Springfield. Police responded to a call about 2:30 a.m. Thursday in the 2300 block of West Walnut Street, near Warren Avenue, about four blocks west of Kansas Expressway. Officers... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Two hurt, one arrested after stabbing in west SpringfieldOne man is in custody and two people injured after a stabbing in West Springfie
Two hurt, one arrested after stabbing in west Springfield
KSPR Springfield / Posted 24 days ago
One man is in custody and two people injured after a stabbing in West Springfield. Police responded to a call at about 2:30 Thursday morning in the 2300 block of W. Walnut. Officers found a man with serious injuries and a woman who was less... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Names of West Springfield coupled killed releasedWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Authorities have released the names of the West
Names of West Springfield coupled killed released
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 25 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Authorities have released the names of the West Springfield husband and wife who died after a domestic altercation and police shooting. Police think 52-year-old Peter Doherty stabbed his wife, 45-year-old Renee... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
West Springfield homicide victim & man shot by police identifiedWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The names of a husband and wife who died Tuesd
West Springfield homicide victim & man shot by police identified
WWLP Springfield / Posted 25 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The names of a husband and wife who died Tuesday following an alleged act of domestic violence and a police shooting have been released. Hampden County District Attorney Anthony Gulluni identified the couple as 45... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Westfield District Judge ruled hammer wielder too dangerouswith a low profile that can make the tires appear to be flat. Tsatsos said tha
Westfield District Judge ruled hammer wielder too dangerous
WWLP Springfield / Posted 25 days ago
with a low profile that can make the tires appear to be flat. Tsatsos said that when Hinds’ Porsche was found abandoned in West Springfield hours after the assault, the detective had observed that the “passenger side rear tire was shredded as if... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
West Springfield police shoot, kill knife-wielding manWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - West Springfield police have shot and killed a m
West Springfield police shoot, kill knife-wielding man
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 26 days ago
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - West Springfield police have shot and killed a man who charged at them with a knife after he had fatally injured his wife. Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni said police responded to an apartment building in the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
West Springfield police investigating at apartment buildingPolice searching for evidence at the Myron Court apartments in West Springfield
West Springfield police investigating at apartment building
WWLP Springfield / Posted 26 days ago
Police searching for evidence at the Myron Court apartments in West Springfield. WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – West Springfield police and state police are conducting an investigation at an apartment building off Riverdale Street Tuesday... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Springtime snow stormmiles on me, but it’s the other guy usually, said Damon. Another guy like Mark
Springtime snow storm
WWLP Springfield / Posted 26 days ago
miles on me, but it’s the other guy usually, said Damon. Another guy like Mark Stickney, who’s traveled from Hopkinton to West Springfield to take care of his ill parents. “That’s the last thing they say – make sure you’re safe home. They do get... Read more
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Business Wire
Westfield Financial and Chicopee Bancorp Announce Transformational Combinationand operate through 13 banking offices located in Agawam, East Longmeadow, Feed
Westfield Financial and Chicopee Bancorp Announce Transformational Combination
Business Wire / Posted 27 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. The Bank’s deposits are insured by the... Read more
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