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Power restored on busy stretch of Riverdale Street in West Springfield after brief outage
A power outage on Friday affected several businesses along the busy stretch of Riverdale Street in West Springfield, including the popular Table & vine package store.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
2013 Toys for Tots drive begins
Monday marks the beginning of an annual two-week long campaign at 22News. In cooperation with the U.S. Marine Corps, AAA, and St. Germain Investment Management, we are hoping to meet the needs of thousands of western Massachusetts children through the Toys for Tots program.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
West Springfield approves $2.6 million in bonding for library project
WEST SPRINGFIELD - The Town Council Monday voted 9-0 in favor of granting the library renovation and expansion an additional $2.6 million in bonding funds, bringing the total amount of the project's budget to $16 million.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Lauren Padilla: Will women today go for Steampunk fashion?
In this 2003 file photo, Kandie K. Carle, known as the "Victorian Lady" for her period theatrical presentations, demonstrates how Victorian women applied layer upon layer of clothing to create the "Silhouette" look of the period.This was at a Victorian Lady Tea put on by members of the Ramapogue Women's Club of West Springfield, and held at ... (more)
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Drama Studio in Springfield presents 'Pinocchio' at CityStage
SPRINGFIELD - The Drama Studio will bring holiday magic to downtown with a production at CityStage of the children's classic "Pinocchio," dramatized by Tim Mason, based on the original story by Carlo Collodi.
Club Scout: Country Christmas comes to Storrowton Tavern
But I feel it is my duty to inform you of the following holiday show, as it was already more than half sold out when I received an e-mail from Jimmy Mazz last week.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Mohegan Sun in the running at Suffolk Downs
Mohegan Sun, the Connecticut gambling giant that lost a casino referendum in Palmer earlier this month, has emerged as a contender to join a Suffolk Downs casino bid in Revere, according to Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo.
String Of 'No' Votes Leaves Emerging Mass. Casino Industry In Limbo
Massachusetts became the 40th state to legalize casino gambling two years ago. But after a string of casino proposals were rejected by local communities, the state seems to be having second thoughts.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
West Springfield police investigating armed robbery at Elm Market
WEST SPRINGFIELD - Police are searching for a man who robbed the Elm Market and Package Store at 246 Elm St. on Saturday night.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
2 lost class rings from a Chicopee-West Springfield teenage romance...
Martin Costello, left, and Gail St. George and her brother, Gary Cloutier, sit outside Cloot's Auto Body in Westfield, owned by Cloutier.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Editorial: Massachusetts casino contenders dwindle as more suburban voters say 'no'
The legislation that cleared the way for the development of resort casinos in Massachusetts turns two years old on Friday.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Patrick: Mass. casino law working as it should
Gov. Deval Patrick insisted Wednesday the state's casino gambling law was "working exactly as it was supposed to," and that he was not surprised by several recent votes against proposed gambling facilities.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Cape Cod Times
Mass. town to vote on Foxwoods' casino proposal
A large turnout was expected in Milford on Tuesday for a referendum on a proposed $1 billion resort casino that would be built off Interstate 495.
Gaming Expert: Mass. Residents Want Casinos, Just Not In Their Backyards
The vote follows the rejection of proposals in Palmer, West Springfield and East Boston, raising questions about the future of gaming in the state.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
West Springfield discusses $2.6 million in additional bonding for library project
WEST SPRINGFIELD - The city council held a public hearing on Monday which continued discussions regarding an additional bonding of $2.6 million for the library renovation and expansion project.
Majestic's 'Sticky Fly' looks at race and privilege
Ashley Denise Robinson and Erin Cherry are shown in a scene from the Majestic Theater's presentation of "Stick Fly."
On Wall Street
Bank Mergers of Equals Gaining Popularity Across U.S.
How Technology Is Transforming the Client Experience Neesha Hathi, head of advisor technology for Schwab Advisor Services, speaks about top tech trends among advisors, namely moving to the cloud, the use of mobile devices, how to select the best tech products to fit a firm's needs, and the ways in which RIAs can utilize technology to create a ... (more)
Gusty winds bring scattered power outages to Western Massachusetts
SPRINGFIELD - The cold front responsible for dozens of tornadoes and intense thunderstorms across the Midwest on Sunday has brought gusty winds and scattered power outages to Western Massachusetts.
Massachusetts State Police to conduct sobriety checkpoints in Hampden, Essex and Suffolk counties
FILE aA A' Massachusetts State Trooper Orlando Medina questions a driver stopped at a sobriety checkpoint set up by state and local police on Memorial Avenue in West Springfield.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Wayne Mecteau to go to state prison for stealing West Springfield Water Department truck
A West Springfield man was sentenced to three to four years in state prison Friday after a jury found him guilty of stealing a Water Department truck from that town.