Editorial: Memorial Day a time to rest, celebrate and reflect
The unofficial start of the summer season begins tonight as many families prepare to hit the road to celebrate Memorial Day weekend with some hiking, biking, boating or picnicking.
Holyoke Community College to toast distinguished alumni Steven Richter and Michael Kane
By PAT CAHILL HOLYOKE - Two high-profile members of the community will be honored when the Holyoke Community College Alumni Association presents its 36th Annual Distinguished Alumni Award Dinner on June 13 at 5 p.m. at the Log Cabin Banquet House in Holyoke.
Tue May 21, 2013
MA Task force members train to help tornado victims
Massachusetts task force members have been training year round to prepare for a tragedy like the one in Oklahoma City.
Thu May 16, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Sylvia settles into his new position
Even though he came on board at the end of winter, Department of Public Works Director Anthony Sylvia saw enough snow to last a whole year.
Tue May 14, 2013
Concert news: Ke$ha headed to Mohegan Sun, Death Before Dishonor to...
Concert news: Ke$ha headed to Mohegan Sun, Death Before Dishonor to play Worcester, Michael Buble coming to Hartford and more Six Flags New England will usher in the concert season on June 2 with its annual WKSS-FM, KISS 95.7, Summer Kick Off Concert.
Metro West notes: Agawam budget available online, West Springfield reunion planned, and more
AGAWAM - Mayor Richard A. Cohen announced Monday that his $79.3 million proposed fiscal 2014 budget is now available to be viewed on line at http://agawam.ma.us. For more information, call the mayor's office at 786-4520. WEST SPRINGFIELD - The Class of 1968 of West Springfield will hold its 45th class reunion on June 1 from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Agawam police arrest Stephanie Gay and Jason Cote, wanted on...
AGAWAM -- A man and a woman wanted on multiple warrants were arrested by police Sunday night after they were spotted in the area of the Julia B. Buxton Bridge, which runs between Agawam and Springfield's South End.
Authorities remain tight-lipped about manhunt involving state police...
AGAWAM - Authorities are remaining tight-lipped about a police helicopter search near the South End bridge late Sunday afternoon into early evening, though a press report indicated law enforcement officials were hunting for a wanted man.
Sat May 11, 2013
Canton car crash claims life of Evan Bard of Agawam
AGAWAM - An early morning car crash Saturday in Canton claimed the life of 20-year-old Evan Bard of Agawam.
Fri May 10, 2013
Springfield Police: Detectives witness heroin transaction in Liberty...
SPRINGFIELD - Narcotics detectives arrested a city man and a man and a woman from Agawam on heroin charges Thursday night in the Liberty Heights neighborhood after they allegedly witnessed a transaction between the three.
Thu May 09, 2013
Agawam resident Katherine Tangredi pleads guilty to stealing nearly...
SPRINGFIELD - A 39-year-old Agawam woman, charged by police last year with writing nearly $12,000 in false checks on a former employer's account, pleaded guilty in District Court on Tuesday to a single charge of larceny by scheme.
Federal marshals track man to Utah for the drugging and rape of a 13-year-old Agawam girl
SPRINGFIELD - U.S. marshals tracked a man to Utah a year after he allegedly drugged and raped a 13-year-old in Agawam.
Restaurant review: The View in Agawam
As lifestyles have become more face-paced and informal, members-only country club dining has become something of an anachronism.
Wed May 08, 2013
Carly Rae Jepsen, Cher Lloyd, Hot Chelle Rae coming to Six Flags New...
Six Flags New England will usher in the concert season on June 2 with its annual Summer Kick Off Concert.
Tue May 07, 2013
Mon May 06, 2013
Work on Agawam High School, new Early Childhood Center proposed by...
AGAWAM - Bonding to renovate bathrooms and locker rooms at the high school as well as to create a new Early Childhood Center are among the projects in Mayor Richard A. Cohen 's fiscal 2014-2018 proposed capital improvement program.
Sat May 04, 2013
To go or eat-in, Mother's Day choices many from The Runway to...
Chef Marcel Ouimet from Chez Josef in Agawam will debut a new dessert for Moms on May 12.
West Springfield, Agawam notes: concert, sharps disposal
The Agawam Senior Center Chorus and Melody Band will perform the songs of Irving Berlin in concert with more than 100 local elementary school students during its spring concert May 10 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Agawam High School.
Thu May 02, 2013
Springfield Chamber of Commerce recommends $40,000 pay increase for...
The Springfield Chamber of Commerce is recommending that the salary for mayor be increased to $135,000, saying the $40,000 pay raise is justified given the responsibilities of the job, the size of the community and the lack of any raise in 16 years.
Ground breaking ceremony scheduled for new Palmer police station
PALMER - A groundbreaking will be held May 4 at 10 a.m. for the new police station at the construction site at 4417 Main St.