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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.
CBS 3 Springfield
Springfield Water and Sewer Commission lifts restrictions
As of 5 p.m. Sunday, mandatory water use restrictions will be lifted for nearly a quarter of a million people in Hampden County.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
What can you do to conserve water?
Residents in Hampden County will need to be monitoring their water usage a little more closely over the next day or so because of a water main break in Agawam on Friday.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
West Springfield residents: 150 Front St. mill is a 'dead tree' that needs to be reborn
"Why not use these buildings that are already there for the things that you want?" - Allyson Manuel, UMass Amherst researcher WEST SPRINGFIELD - The former mill at 150 Front St. is not the most popular place in town.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Springfield among communities under a water restriction
The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission shut down a section of a transmission main that delivers water from Provin Mountain Reservoir.
Religion notes: Aug. 14, 2014
Mother Mary's Thrift Store, 364 High St. announces a special sale on woman and children's summer clothing.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Make sure to turn around and don't drown
It's a mistake made by many drivers. Instead of turning around, you try to drive straight through a flooded street.
North Branch Manhan River
A storm past through western Massachusetts all day Wednesday, bring heavy rain that forced drains to overflow, streets to flood, and rivers to grow.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
CBS 3 Springfield
New buses to provide safer commute to school this fall
As back to school season quickly approaches, school officials are making sure students who take school provided buses are traveling safely.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Phillip Sulewski of Easthampton arraigned in Westfield District Court ...
WESTFIELD - An Easthampton man accused in the 2010 rape of a child in Agawam was arraigned Thursday in Westfield District Court.
Teachers are paying a lot more out of pocket for school supplies
Western Massachusetts students will soon go back to school, but you might be surprised how much of their school supplies their teachers may be paying for.
NERVDA Set for 'Six Flags Summer RV Sale'
"This is a great venue and easy to get to from anywhere in New England," Brian Sullivan, president of NERVDA, said in a press release.
Religion notes: Aug. 7, 2014
Holy Cross Church, 61 Maple St. is holding their annual Polish picnic on Sunday, Aug. 10 from noon to 4 p.m. Pierogi, golumki, polish plates will be served, games to be played with baskets to be raffled.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Lauramarie Sirois hired as an assistant Hampden Superior Court clerk
Lauramarie Sirois of Agawam has been hired as an assistant Hampden Superior Court clerk, bringing the number of assistant clerks to 11. Hampden Superior Court Clerk Laura Gentile said when she took office in January 2013 the number of assistant clerks was at eight, with four vacancies.