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Bernice "Bennie" Madigan spent her 115th birthday in the hospital on Thursday, but she is expected to be released on Friday -- in time to attend a party in her honor on Saturday afternoon.
A citizens organization is appealing the decision to allow tree-cutting and mining on the shore of a body of water that lies in Southwick , Massachusetts, over concerns that it could have a devastating environmental impact and no one will be keeping an eye on it.
The West Springfield School Committee revealed a scholarship in honor of Superintendent Russell D. Johnston during his final Committee meeting on July 8. WEST SPRINGFIELD - The School Committee and the town have raised donations in order to create the Russell D. Johnston Scholarship in honor of the school superintendent heading to a state job next ... (more)
The Memorial Avenue neighborhood is one of four target neighborhoods for the $900,000 received from the federal Community Development Block Grant.
Beginning Thursday , Elm Street starting at Park Street up to Morningside Terrace intersection, the right hand lane northbound will be paved.
Madigan, who was born in West Springfield, graduated high school in 1918, and actually attended the inauguration of the 29th President Warren Harding.
Town officials have conceded that state lawmakers will not take action on their request to secede from South Hadley Fire District 2 .
SPRINGFIELD - The scruffy looking hillsides that abut Interstate-91 near the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame are getting a long-overdue trimming by crews from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation - just in the nick of time for enshrinement events, according to Hall of Fame officials.
Over the last couple of days we've been dealing with the summer heat and humidity.
The M79 grenade launcher is a single shot, break-open weapon with rifled barrel, similar to the ones West Springfield police have.
WESTFIELD - A Westfield teen who had been missing since Saturday and who was the subject of a police public-awareness campaign on social media has been found and returned home, police said.
Drivers with E-Z Pass transponders will not see any changes to their trip, but Monday morning, commuters driving across the Tobin Memorial Bridge may have realized a few cash tolls were missing.
All auto repair businesses must have a special permit approved by the Planning Board based on city zoning ordinance regulations, said Tara L. Gehring, the city's assistant planner.
Updated: Sun Jul 27, 2014 10:21 pm
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