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WWLP Springfield
With warmer weather ahead, beware of black ice overnightCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – With a warm weekend coming, western Massachusetts driv
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 hours ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – With a warm weekend coming, western Massachusetts drivers need to keep an eye out for black ice overnight. Black ice is usually hard to spot while your driving, especially after the sun goes down. Black ice forms when a thin... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Patriots game expected to keep local businesses busy on SundayCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Tom Brady’s listed as “questionable” for this Sunday’s
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 hours ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Tom Brady’s listed as “questionable” for this Sunday’s AFC Championship game. Brady suffered a hand injury in practice this week, but nervous fans believe he’ll play. Restaurants in western Massachusetts are gearing up for... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
2017 was one of the warmest years recorded in U.S. weather historycentury average of 57 degrees. 2017 marked the 41st year in a row with above a
WWLP Springfield / Posted 8 hours ago
century average of 57 degrees. 2017 marked the 41st year in a row with above average global land and ocean temperatures. Chicopee resident Mark Antunes said he’s not surprised by the news. “With all the pollution, it’s creating a greenhouse... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
A look at how much snow we’ve had so far this winterthink it’s about average so far couple of good size storms but it’s about avera
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 hours ago
think it’s about average so far couple of good size storms but it’s about average I think,” said Mark Antunes of Chicopee. On average in winter wet get around 48″ of snow in the Springfield area. Last winter we ended up with 71″ of snow.... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Baker seeks $15M for schools educating hurricane victimsMaria battered the island in September. The bulk of those students are concentr
Lowell Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
Maria battered the island in September. The bulk of those students are concentrated in 12 school districts: Boston, Chicopee, Fall River, Fitchburg, Holyoke, Lawrence, Leominster, Lowell, New Bedford, Southbridge, Springfield and Worcester.... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Chicopee police detectives looking to identify women in surveillance photoCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Chicopee police are asking the public’s help in identi
WWLP Springfield / Posted 17 hours ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Chicopee police are asking the public’s help in identifying two women in connection with larceny, forgery and counterfeit money cases. Chicopee Police Officer Mike Wilk told 22News the women were seen at the check cashing... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Building Bridges program celebrating first year of helping local veteranswe can make it another 10 at least.” Carisle told 22News they’ve provided almo
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
we can make it another 10 at least.” Carisle told 22News they’ve provided almost 3,000 lunches through the program and have gained nearly $10,000 in donations. He said they are working to get one started started on the Springfield-Chicope... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
East Longmeadow trash hasn’t been picked up in weeksshe’s received hundreds of complaint calls. She, in turn, called the rubbish re
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
she’s received hundreds of complaint calls. She, in turn, called the rubbish removal contractor, Republic Services of Chicopee. They’ve promised the town manager that they’d fullfill their obligations by the end of this week. As for the delay... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Clear the snow off your car or it will cost youCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Clearing the snow off your car before hitting the road
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Clearing the snow off your car before hitting the roads may seem like a tedious task, but it could cost you if you don’t do it. It is illegal in Massachusetts to drive your car or truck without removing the snow and ice. If... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Local stores see increase in customers as Patriots head to playoffsCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – This Sunday, The New England Patriots will be playing
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – This Sunday, The New England Patriots will be playing in their 7th consecutive AFC Championship. Sportstuff in Springfield has been open for 28 years and owner David Trehey told 22News playoff season is always one of the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Early end to winter storm leads to quick clean up of snowCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Snow continued to fall across western Massachusetts on
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Snow continued to fall across western Massachusetts on Wednesday, but for the most part it was on the light side. The snow did pile up on cars and driveways and some people spent the day cleaning up. “Clean up’s not bad,”... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
What’s the difference between a weather advisory, a watch and a warning?CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – When it comes to snowstorms, the National Weather Serv
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – When it comes to snowstorms, the National Weather Service is responsible for issuing all watches, warnings and advisories. When significant or hazardous winter weather is possible within 48 hours, a Winter Storm Watch is... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Veterans Affairs report shows decrease in opioid prescriptionsCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The Department of Veterans Affairs is the first hospit
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The Department of Veterans Affairs is the first hospital system to release the number of opioid prescriptions written for veterans. The report is part of the VA’s promise of transperancy. The VA saw a 41-percent drop in... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
How school systems decide to cancel school when snow is forecastCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – As early as Tuesday evening many schools across wester
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – As early as Tuesday evening many schools across western Massachusetts made the decision to close Wednesday as the snow was forecast to pickup overnight and continue through most of the day. Chicopee was one of the many... Read more
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Boston Globe
How much snow fell in your town?700 AM Carlisle 1.0 705 AM Cedarville 1.5 610 AM Charlemont 2.0 1104 PM Cha
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
700 AM Carlisle 1.0 705 AM Cedarville 1.5 610 AM Charlemont 2.0 1104 PM Chatham Coop 1.3 700 AM Chester 6.5 858 AM Chicopee 1.5 322 AM Clinton 1.9 828 AM Colrain 7.0 859 AM Conway 6.0 859 AM Cummington 5.8 555 AM Deerfield 4.0 658... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Chicopee man charged with second OUI after telephone pole crashCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A Chicopee man has been charged with OUI for a second
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A Chicopee man has been charged with OUI for a second time after an officer allegedly witnessed him crash into a telephone pole early Wednesday morning. Chicopee Police Officer Mike Wilk told 22News 42-year-old Michael... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Snowy morning followed by gradual improvements this afternoonCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Snow will continue to accumulate throughout the mornin
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Snow will continue to accumulate throughout the morning as western Massachusetts deals with the second snow storm of 2018. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for ALL of western Massachusetts through 3:00 p.m.... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
The Dow hits historic numbers in stock market TuesdayCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Tuesday was a history-making day in the stock market.
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Tuesday was a history-making day in the stock market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened above 26,000, but reversed by the afternoon and closed lower. The Dow gave up a 238-point gain, pulling back from record gains set... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Drivers anticipate difficult morning commute with snow on the wayCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Western Massachusetts is anticipating more snow Tuesda
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Western Massachusetts is anticipating more snow Tuesday night and Wednesday. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect, and the timing will make for a tough commute Wednesday morning. The 22News Storm Team’s predicting most... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
App will help you find a plow truck for your snow removalCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Need someone to come plow your driveway? Now there’s a
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Need someone to come plow your driveway? Now there’s an app for that. It’s called SnoHub and it works a little like Uber of snow removal. Once you download the app, you can set your location and begin looking for an... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Floating ice has been fascinating western Massachusetts residentsof the Connecticut River in South Hadley. One viewer sent an email to 22News sa
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
of the Connecticut River in South Hadley. One viewer sent an email to 22News saying there were large pieces of ice in the Chicopee River in Three Rivers but by the time 22News got there Tuesday most of the river was frozen over or had no ice in... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Winter wildlife in western Mass.CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Today’s show is guaranteed to be a real hoot! Tom Ric
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Today’s show is guaranteed to be a real hoot! Tom Ricardi, Director of the Massachusetts Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Center is here with some of the wildlife your family can look out for this winter! We’ll meet some owls... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Pothole season starting early in western Massachusetts this yearCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Potholes have returned to Pioneer Valley roadways. Dr
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Potholes have returned to Pioneer Valley roadways. Drivers were hitting potholes hard on a patch of Route 5 in Holyoke Monday night. Depending on the road, MassDOT or your local DPW may be responsible for pothole... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Recent changes in weather resulting in more potholesCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP)-Drivers may be noticing more potholes along their commut
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP)-Drivers may be noticing more potholes along their commutes and recent changes in weather are to blame. Water from melting snow and rain can seep into small cracks in roadways. As temperatures drop, water freezes and expands... Read more
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The Morning Sun
OUR HISTORY: The H.R. Brown Grocery StoreHe began at the age of fifteen delivering groceries to the coal miners from the
The Morning Sun / Posted 4 days ago
He began at the age of fifteen delivering groceries to the coal miners from the Mt. Carmel Mercantile Co. store in Chicopee, Kansas. Miners were paid in script which could only be used at the store. Two years later, Mr. Brown met and... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
The flu is widespread in Massachusetts and across the countryCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP)- Doctors suggest we’re nearing the peak of one of the wo
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP)- Doctors suggest we’re nearing the peak of one of the worst flu seasons in years. No matter where you go in the United States…the flu is widespread. The tell-tale signs: nasty fevers, headaches, muscle pains, coughs and... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Legislature considering new Baker opioid billCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A new proposal filed by Governor Charlie Baker is look
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A new proposal filed by Governor Charlie Baker is looking to help curb the opioid addiction crisis. The new legislation builds upon the law Baker signed in 2016, which was the first in the country to limit opioid... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Winter Storm Watch: Late Tuesday into WednesdayCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP)- Accumulating snow is coming back to western Massachuset
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP)- Accumulating snow is coming back to western Massachusetts during the middle of the week. After temperatures in the 50s and 60s Friday into Saturday, winter weather has returned and snow is in the forecast. A Winter Storm... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Traxxas Monster Trucks Event Held Saturday Night In Springfieldthe win in both events this weekend. His teammate is Chris Sawicki driving the
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
the win in both events this weekend. His teammate is Chris Sawicki driving the Lumberjack Monster Truck as he hails from Chicopee. Bobby Holman drives the Skull Monster Truck on the tour. They did 41 events in 2017. In the 32 years Holman has... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Rollover crash on Exit 3 off ramp of I-391 in Chicopee caused delaysCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A rollover crash forced some drivers to take a differe
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A rollover crash forced some drivers to take a different exit. A vehicle rolled over on the Exit 3 off ramp of I-391 at around 2:45 p.m. Sunday afternoon. State Police from the Springfield barracks blocked off the ramp and... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
“Insidious: The Last Key”CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – There’s no place like home for super psychic Lin Shaye
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – There’s no place like home for super psychic Lin Shaye to find the place literally crawling with evil spirits. unlocks creepy childhood secrets making this one of the scariest of the of the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Recent weather has created perfect conditions for ice dams to begin formingCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Home owners should check their properties for leaks, e
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Home owners should check their properties for leaks, especially along walls and ceilings. Water backed up from an ice dams can enter homes and cause a lot of damage. An ice dam forms when heat rises in your home and the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Fans gather at local bars to watch the Patriots take on the TitansCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – If you didn’t have a ticket to the game the next best
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – If you didn’t have a ticket to the game the next best place to be was in front of a big TV. There were plenty of TV’s at the Rumbleseat Bar and Grille in Chicopee. Fans showed up early wearing Patriots jerseys, eating wings,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
How you can prepare for icy roads and sidewalksareas. Early Saturday morning western Massachusetts even broke a record high t
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
areas. Early Saturday morning western Massachusetts even broke a record high temperature at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee of 61 degrees. Our past record was 55 set back in 1972. Temperatures Saturday morning quickly dropped from lower 60s... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
“Molly’s Game”CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Why would a privileged young woman from an accomplishe
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Why would a privileged young woman from an accomplished family become america’s notorious poker princess? is both brilliantly entertaining and intellectually captivating, which it should be, considering... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Traxxas Monster Truck Tour Here This Weekend At The MassMutual Centerfun family entertainment for kids from two years old all the way up to 99 years
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
fun family entertainment for kids from two years old all the way up to 99 years old.” Ellins Said Chris Sawicki is from Chicopee and drives the Lumberjack Monster Truck. He told 22News that he is excited to do two shows in Springfield. His... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Flooding from rain, melting snow cause problems on the roadsbefore police blocked off part of the road. Flooding slowed drivers on Route 5
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
before police blocked off part of the road. Flooding slowed drivers on Route 5 at the Holyoke-West Springfield line. In Chicopee, part of New Ludlow Road was closed for over an hour, after flooded sewers sent water bursting from manhole... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Weather pattern “La Nina” results in recent bitter coldCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The weather pattern known as La Nina formed this past
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The weather pattern known as La Nina formed this past fall, and it may be responsible for the bitter cold weather we experienced the last couple of weeks La Nina occurs when colder water builds up in the eastern Pacific. It... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Chicopee police investigating late night armed robbery of barCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Chicopee police are searching for a suspect in a late
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Chicopee police are searching for a suspect in a late night armed robbery at a bar on Chicopee Street. Chicopee Police Officer Mike Wilk told 22News officers were called to the Chief’s Lounge at 11:35 Thursday night. When... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Breakfast in Holyoke Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr.and apply it to their lives today. “We have to be willing to fight for what we
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
and apply it to their lives today. “We have to be willing to fight for what we think is right,” says Doug Griffin of Chicopee. “Martin Luther King was willing to step out as a number of leaders did at the time.” Friday morning’s breakfast... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Record high temperatures reached in western Massachusettshighs in western Massachusetts Friday afternoon! By noon Friday, we had reache
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
highs in western Massachusetts Friday afternoon! By noon Friday, we had reached 58 degrees at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee. This breaks the previous high temperature record set last year on this date— 55 degrees. It's a record! High... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
All Chicopee schools were placed on lockdown as police investigated reportCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – All Chicopee schools were under a shelter in place ord
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – All Chicopee schools were under a shelter in place order Friday morning as Chicopee police investigated a report claiming a man, possibly with a weapon in his backpack, was in Chicopee. Chicopee Police Officer Mike Wilk told... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Fog, record warmth, street flooding and then icy conditions as we head into the weekendCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A wild 48 hours of weather will bring almost everythin
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A wild 48 hours of weather will bring almost everything to western Massachusetts. Friday is a 22News Storm Team Weather Alert Day, as the immediate concerns will be fog, then heavy rain that could cause street and stream... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
What is flash freezing?CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The National Weather Service is warning residents abou
WWLP Springfield / Posted 8 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The National Weather Service is warning residents about icy conditions expected this weekend. A flood watch is in effect from Friday through Saturday afternoon as rising temperatures continue to melt the snow still on the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Weaver's 0-7 Start Highly Uncharacteristic For Storied Programover UConn and others over the summer. The admission price for the tournament,
Hartford Courant / Posted 8 days ago
over UConn and others over the summer. The admission price for the tournament, which continues Monday with Weaver taking on Chicopee Comprehensive (Mass.) and Windsor meeting Northwest Catholic on Monday at 1:45 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., respectively, is... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
2 arrested after Chicopee OUI crash; Passenger allegedly insisted he was driverCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A woman is facing an OUI charge after a single-car cra
WWLP Springfield / Posted 8 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A woman is facing an OUI charge after a single-car crash in Chicopee Monday. Her passenger, who police say claimed he was the driver, is also facing charges for causing a disturbance. Chicopee Police Officer Mike Wilk told... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Protect your home from damage during the thawCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Just this past Sunday, air temperatures were below zer
WWLP Springfield / Posted 8 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Just this past Sunday, air temperatures were below zero, but now, they are above freezing, and expected to rise even more as the end of the week arrives. With a temperature swing this drastic, there are things you should do... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
With warming temperatures, ice dams and blocked storm drains could pose problemsCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The 22News Storm Team is tracking even warmer temperat
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The 22News Storm Team is tracking even warmer temperatures and heavy rain that will move in late week. But this could lead to minor street flooding. If you have a storm drain near your home, make sure there’s nothing... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Sunderland receives more than $200K for new park near Connecticut RiverWhite told 22News. Town officials said there’s still no name for the park, des
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
White told 22News. Town officials said there’s still no name for the park, despite the state referring to it as “Riverside Park.” Springfield, Holyoke, Chicopee and Buckland all received park improvement grants ranging from $30,000 to $... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Exceptionally cold temperatures causing problems for families heating their homesCHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The arctic blast is finally over, but some families ar
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The arctic blast is finally over, but some families are still dealing with the effects of the cold. In an average winter, New England families go through three to four tanks of heating oil a year. This year has been... Read more
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