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1 hr ago | CBS 3 Springfield
A former swim coach and math teacher at Staples High School in Westport has pleaded guilty to raping two pre-teen girls.
2 hrs ago | MassLive.com
The Holyoke Department of Public Works has the most municipal vehicles, including snow-removers like this, of any city department.
5 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield
A new staff member in the criminal justice system in Montgomery County is proving to be a huge asset in investigations and in the courtroom, helping victims open up about what happened to them.
5 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield
Officials said a parked car rolled out of a carport, down the driveway, and into a neighbor's yard across the street.
A tree removal crew that was headed to take down a dangerous tree in Deerfield before it fell on wires in Monday's storms ended up getting struck by that same tree.
Springfield police are searching for a suspect after a man was found shot in the back on Maple Street on Monday evening.
Dianna Bergeron, right, talks with David K. Bartley, a Holyoke city councilor who was running for state Senate, at the 2013 Senior Fest at the Pope John Paul II Social Center, St. 67 Kolbe Drive.
Authorities are seeking help from the public as they investigate the discovery of a box containing human remains in Duxbury.
While tales of sea monsters have been part of folklore for centuries, a Holyoke couple intends to make sea-dwelling creatures apart of their daily lives.
They were sold at Toys "R" Us, Babies "R" Us stores as well as the website Amazon.com since September 2011.
Eight-year-old Noah Aldrich didn't want his 6-year-old sibling Lucas - who is confined to a wheelchair - to miss out on a youth triathlon this month, so he pulled and pushed his little brother the whole way as he swam, biked and ran in the sweltering heat.
Bill Mollison, considered the "father of permaculture," described it as "a philosophy of working with, rather than against nature; of protracted and thoughtful observation rather than protracted and thoughtless labor; and of looking at plants and animals in all their functions, rather than treating any area as a single product system."
A 31-year-old Stonington man has been charged with cruelty to animals after police say he shot his girlfriend's pet turtle.
"Organizers of the Holyoke Food Cooperative have been working to bring a co-op to downtown Holyoke, which would provide downtown residents with access to fresh fruit, vegetables and meat," a notice on the city website said.
CHICOPEE - About 100 people joined together outside the road to Westover Air Reserve Base for a rally to protest the proposal to temporarily house as many as 1,000 undocumented immigrant children from Mexico and Central America on the base.
Ralph Gants is scheduled to be sworn in by Gov. Deval Patrick on Monday as chief justice of the Supreme Judicial Court.
State economic development officials have used a high-profile air show in England earlier this month to help smaller aerospace companies in Connecticut do more business overseas.
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Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 05:45 am
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