Friday Aug 29
West Springfield takes on dangerous dogs and cat colonies
WEST SPRINGFIELD - The town's animal control board will submit to town council proposed new regulations governing cat colonies and how to handle a dangerous pet, after a public hearing on the matter Thursday afternoon.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Recalls may be pushing customers away from certain automakers
For many, your car may be your primary mode of transportation and many choose their car's brand for certain features they offer.
'Dancing With the Local Stars' event featuring politicians, ...
AGAWAM - Snooki and Drew Carey won't be there, but a charity event planned for this fall will put local politicians and media personalities in the spotlight to show off their dancing skills.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover Foundation sets fund-raisers, including anti-bullying walk-run
Participants in the 2013 annual anti-bullying walk/run sponsored by the Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover Foundation in Forest Park warm up with some Zumba moves.
Calvin McFadden is featured speaker at annual 'Peace First' community ...
Calvin McFadden , a local pastor and member of the School Committee, will be the featured speaker on Thursday at the fourth annual "Peace First" community leadership luncheon.
Fatal shooting at Allen Street McDonald's prompts Outerbelt...
SPRINGFIELD - The early Friday morning shooting at the Allen Street McDonald's that took the life of a 25-year-old Agawam man has prompted the Outerbelt Civic Association to look to Police Commissioner John Barbieri for answers as to what is happening in that typically quiet neighborhood.
Police chief warns of break-ins
Southwick Police Chief David Ricardi is warning residents to lock their homes. Several residences in Southwick and Agawam were recently entered during the day when no one was home.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
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Bumpy rides caused by potholes and deteriorating roads can cost you a lot of money.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Springfield police continue to investigate homicide; no arrests made yet
SPRINGFIELD - Police are expected to release on Monday the name of a man shot to death in an altercation near the Allen Street McDonald's restaurant.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Shriners parade held in Agawam
Each year the Shriners have their parade in a different part of the country where they support children's hospitals and burn centers.
Interns sought for state Sen. Donald F. Humason, R-Westfield offices
State Sen. Donald F. Humason Jr., R-Westfield is seeking volunteers to serve as interns in both his Boston and Westfield offices.
Cone Zone: Agawam Shrinera s Parade
The parade begins at 2 P.M., but the route will be closed for commuters starting at 1:30 P.M. Mill and Springfield Street are the two main roads that will be closed down.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Springfield police: Man, 25, fatally shot following altercation at...
SPRINGFIELD - Police have identified the man fatally shot early Friday following an altercation near the McDonald's restaurant on Allen Street as a 25-year-old man, originally from Agawam but currently living in East Longmeadow.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
CBS 3 Springfield
Road closures in Agawam due to Shriner's parade
Agawam police issued a cone zone alert for the Shriner's parade, which will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
John Demos revives Colonial voices
As a 10-year-old, John Demos envisioned writing novels. A long-time American history professor, the Samuel Knight Professor of American History Emeritus at Yale University has instead written eight books on early American life from the Pilgrims landing in Plymouth in 1620 to the 1800s, primarily based on letters, diaries, documents and publications ... (more)
Just Folks - Metro West Plus: College honors and more for residents...
Framingham State University students who graduated on May 18 with bachelor degrees included: Jacob Fogg , of Agawam; Deborah Bushey , of Agawam; Alexander Thomas , of Agawam; and Elisa Wolski , of Westfield.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Pioneer Valley manufacturers expected to fill 1,700 production jobs in next three years
Precision manufacturers making everything from handguns to artificial hips here in Western Massachusetts are likely to need 1,700 new workers in just the next three years, according ot a study released Monday by the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County and the Western Massachusetts Chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Springfield City Council grants tax incentive for Freedom Credit Union expansion
The City Council approved a five-year tax incentive for Freedom Credit Union on Monday that assists its expansion plans in Springfield.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Residents cope with weekend of water restrictions
It's been a waterless weekend for lawns and gardens in Springfield and four of its suburban neighboring towns, but 72 hours without outdoor use of water can be a long time for property owners accustomed to keeping their sprinklers active during the summer.