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Kielbasa Festival returning to Chicopee after 17-year absence
For anyone in Western Massachusetts during the 1970s, 80s, or 90s, the Chicopee Kielbasa Festival was a must-go event.
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Sloppy, snowy weather to make for rough Wednesday commute
SPRINGFIELD - Much of Western Massachusetts got a fresh layer of wet, slushy snow on Wednesday, compliments of a spring storm that blanketed sections of this region and other parts of the state.
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Freezing temperatures for Wednesday's morning commute
CHICOPEE, Mass. - It may be spring but its feeling a lot like winter. Temperatures are falling into the 20s as snow and sleet fall overnight into the morning throughout western Massachusetts.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Positives seen to fingerprinting teachers to conduct national criminal background checks
Judy Colon, teacher/director at the Holyoke Chicopee Springfield Head Start pre-school,in Springfield works with her class.
Chicopee City Council to discuss ordinance to clean up shopping carts at tonight's meeting
A boy removes a shopping cart from the banks of the Connecticut River in a community clean-up project.
Moose shows up in suburban section of Ludlow
Moose can be a springtime menace along Massachusetts roadways. One was killed on the turnpike in Blandford Monday, and a sighting on Tuesday in Holyoke near Interstate 91 triggered a large public safety response.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Holyoke police cite Kenneth Avery of Chicopee for driving under drug...
Holyoke firefighters and others work to free the driver of a car after an accident on Route 5 north on March 25. The driver of a truck has been cited by police.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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New book chronicles rise, fall of The Band
Americana music has a long and vibrant history, and one of its biggest contributors is The Band -- but not everyone may understand just how deep its contributions run.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Backyard fire pit stunt at Chicopee home causes explosion, fireball; neighbors call fire department
An explosion that rocked a Chicopee neighborhood was the result of someone tossing a metal cannister onto an open fire in a backyard fire pit.
Chicopee Holyoke Plus Just Folks: College honors earned by students...
Sinead McArdle , of Granby, earned dean's list status for the fall semester. A member of the class of 2016, McArdle is majoring in fashion and retail merchandising; and Nina Hollis-Beaulieu , of Granby, earned dean's list status for the fall semester.
Massachusetts drivers get real-time traffic info
Real-time traffic data that tells drivers how long it will take to reach their destinations will soon be available on key state highways, Gov. Deval Patrick and transportation officials announced Friday.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
River Valley Counseling Center hosting Run for River Valley
HOLYOKE — River Valley Counseling Center, Inc. will be hosting its third Annual Run for River Valley-5K/1 Mile Walk on June 7 at the Ashley Reservoir.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Grandparents as Parents meeting with Register of Probate Suzanne Seguin
CHICOPEE - The Chicopee Council on Aging and Senior Center's monthly Grandparents As Parents Support Group will feature guest speakers from the Hampden County Registry of Probate at 6 p.m., April 15 at the center, located at 7 Valley View Court.
German Pantoja gets two years in jail in Chicopee gun case
German Pantoja, 21, of Holyoke pleaded guilty Tuesday in a case where a State Police trooper found a loaded semi-automatic under the front passenger seat of a car he was driving in Chicopee.
Chicopee considering quarterly tax bills instead of current biannual bills
CHICOPEE - The City Council is considering sending out real estate tax bills four times a year instead of the current practice of billing homeowners and businesses twice a year.
Applicants sought for Governor's Statewide Youth Council
Christian Knapp of Westfield, on the left, and Caianne Cayode of Chicopee, on right, took the oath at the Statehouse as new members of the Governor's Statewide Youth Council in 2012.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Chicopee Boys and Girls Club holds art show in tribute to Amanda Plasse
CHICOPEE - Pointing to her acrylic painting of a sunflower, Yaritza Peguero explained she didn't use brush or even her fingers to create it.
Club Scout: Comedy show in Chicopee to aid veterans
But I'm only suggesting that because the veteran in question, Jess Miller, is also a comedian and will be hosting a fundraiser for Project New Hope, Inc. at the Hu Ke Lau in Chicopee on April 17. Project New Hope Inc. is an organization that assists veterans and their families; helping them address post-deployment problems and challenges, as well ... (more)
Springfield Water and Sewer to test ability to supply water to...
The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission, along with the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, will conduct an emergency water connection test on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The test will help determine Springfield's capabilities to supply water to the MWRA's Chicopee Valley Aqueduct communities - Chicopee, South Hadley and Wilbraham - in an ... (more)