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Springfield, Massachusetts is located in Hampden County. Zip codes in Springfield, MA include 01101, 01129, and 01128. The median home price in Springfield is $129,900 which is roughly $102/per square foot. More Springfield information.

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3 hrs ago | WWLP

New charter school possibly coming to Springfield

This could be welcome news for nearly 4,000 children and their parents who are right now on the waiting list to enroll in existing Springfield charter schools. The Springfield School Committee is meeting tonight and evaluating the needs for a new district-run charter school.

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7 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Former Pelham police chief arrested on gun charges

According to the Northwestern District Attorney's Office, Fleury, 57, of Pelham, was arrested and arraigned on Sept. 11 in Eastern Hampshire District Court on one count of assault with a dangerous weapon and one count of carrying a licensed firearm while under the influence of liquor in connection with an incident outside the VFW of Belchertown on Aug. 2. Fleury was released on his personal recognizance with the conditions that he stay away/have no contact with the victim, stay away from the VFW in Belchertown and relinquish custody of his firearms, rifles, and shotguns during the pendency of the prosecution of the case.

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7 hrs ago | MassLive.com

Collision that killed Delano Walker Jr., 15, described in Springfield ...

Jurors on Tuesday will begin hearing evidence in a federal trial focusing on the 2009 death of Delano Walker Jr. , a 15-year-old hit by a car on East Columbus Avenue after a confrontation with city police. Walker's mother, Kissa Owens, is suing officers Sean Sullivan, Sgt.

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10 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

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Roman Catholic leaders in Massachusetts are urging residents to vote "Yes" in favor of Ballot Question 3 on Nov. 4 to repeal the state's casino law and stop the expansion of what they called "predatory gambling." Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley, Springfield Bishop Mitchell Rozanski, Worcester Bishop Robert McManus and Rev.

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15 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Police: Child witnessed attempted murder-suicide

A man is dead and his wife in the hospital, after a child called police saying her father shot her mother, then turned the gun on himself. Police are calling this an attempted murder-suicide because the father, Adrian Wray, is dead, but his wife Angela is in the hospital receiving care after suffering a single gunshot wound.

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15 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Police accused of racism after cuffing 'Django Unchained' actress

She and her boyfriend, Brian James Lucas - better known as celebrity chef Cheffy Be*live - accuse police of racism for questioning them after they were seen showing affection in public.

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15 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

2-year-old boy shot and killed

A 2-year-old boy shot and killed near his home in Denmark has the small city trying to work through the tragedy. Those who knew Hayden Mayes said he was a happy, lively boy who, even at 2 years old had an excited feeling toward life.

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18 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Man charged with abuse of corpse and second degree murder after human remains found

Police cars lined Dunn Avenue Sunday afternoon, just a day after a man found a human head inside a black trash bag. Scary, neighbors say, because they had no idea anything unusual was going on at the home.

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21 hrs ago | WWLP

Armed robbery at Indian Orchard convenience store

Springfield police are working to find out who is responsible for an armed robbery that happened overnight in the city's Indian Orchard neighborhood. Springfield Police Captain Stzempek told 22News that just after midnight police were called to the Racing Mart convenience store at 363 Main Street.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WWLP

Relic spends last night in Springfield

Sunday night, area faithful came to the St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church on Island Pond Road in Springfield to say goodbye to a beloved religious relic. For more than a week, the relic of St. Anthony had been drawing flocks of the faithful to the church to pray for miracles.

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MassLive.com

Photos: Day 3 of the Big E at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield

Day three of the Big E at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield saw racing pigs, agricultural competitions and Sunday's beautiful weather brought out the crowds to the New England state fair.

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MassLive.com

West Springfield police arrest two in armed robbery

WEST SPRINGFIELD - Police have arrested a man and a woman and charged them with an armed robbery of a convenience store that happened earlier today. Details of the armed robbery, which happened at 12:45 p.m. were not immediately available.

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CBS 3 Springfield

California nudist camp accused of stealing water

The San Jose Mercury News reports that rangers with the Midpeninsula Open Space District descended on Lupin Lodge near Los Gatos on Thursday, saying the clothing-optional resort was illegally taking water from a nearby upstream waterfall. The resort's owners say they are entitled to use the waterfall, which they need to keep their water tank full in case of a fire and to top off their pool for both skinny-dipping and as a backup water source for a fire.

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MassLive.com

Owner of fire-damaged historic duplex on Elliot Street in Springfield ...

The owner of the long-vacant, fire damaged historic duplex at 25-27 Elliot St. , has agreed to a four-month deadline to either start renovations to save the building or file an application for demolition. Lawyers for the city and for the property owner, Long Wharf Financial, reached the formal, signed agreement Friday in Western District Housing Court.

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MassLive.com

Springfield Puerto Rican Parade 2014 heads down Main Street

SPRINGFIELD - The Springfield Puerto Rican Parade 2014 will kick off this morning at 11 a.m. from the corner of Main Street and Wason Avenue, make its way through the North End and downtown ending at the corner of Main Street and Boland Way. The parade includes more than 70 registered marchers and a partnership with CBS 3 Springfield which will be airing highlights of the parade during a special on Sept.

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WWLP

Springfield students robbed at gunpoint

University Spokesman Dave Stawasz told 22News it was around 8:30 Saturday night when three students who were walking near the intersection of Alden Street and Wilbraham Road were robbed. The victims reported seeing the suspect with a gun that looked like a rifle.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

1 dead in gas accident on offshore La. platform

A contractor was killed and two others were injured Saturday during maintenance on a Chevron natural gas pipeline off the Louisiana coast, authorities said. The contractor, whose name was not immediately released, was among four maintenance workers on the platform when the accident occurred about 11:10 a.m. Saturday, said Gareth Johnstone, a spokesman for Chevron Pipe Line Co.

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CBS 3 Springfield

Man being questioned in police barracks shooting

Two troopers were ambushed outside a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania during a late-night shift change, leaving one dead and another injured, and authorities were questioning a person of interest, state police said Saturday. One trooper was leaving the barracks in Blooming Grove, Pike County, and another was arriving when shots were fired at 10:50 p.m. Friday, State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan said.

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WWLP

Car show helps feed those who go hungry in Springfield

A passion for cars turned into a passion for helping the Greater Springfield area. The Off the Line Racing Club held a car show to benefit Open Pantry Community Services in Springfield.

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WWLP

Mass. candidates hitting campaign trail

Democrat Martha Coakley and running mate Steve Kerrigan will join Democratic Congressman Joe Kennedy to greet diners at a luncheonette and ice cream parlor in Newton on Saturday. They will then attend a Democratic unity event in Springfield before stopping by a Puerto Rican bakery.

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