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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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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Holyoke fire, police respond to crash near intersection of Apremont Highway and Route 202
This photo of a two-car crash on Route 202 in Holyoke, near the Westfield line, was submitted by Kevin Kavanaugh.
Just Ask: What's the status of the Pochassic Street bridge repair project in Westfield?
Bob Stefano, of Westfield, watches construction work on the Pochassic Street bridge one day last month.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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Man offers $100,000 scholarship if Dobelle drops lawsuit
This 2002 file photo shows former University of Hawaii President Evan Dobelle at kickoff ceremony for Hawaii Skills Community, a partnership to establish SkillsNet as an employer-driven statewide workforce improvement system.
Newly elected Westfield state Rep. John Velis to be sworn into office April 16
Newly elected Westfield state representative John C. Velis, left, celebrates his win on election night with his campaign field manager Felix Otero.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Shawn Allyn, candidate for Hampden DA, plans to fight judge's ruling assailing his ethics
Shawn Allyn, a candidate for Hampden County District Attorney who recently was ejected from a homicide case by a judge who called Allyn's ethics into question, said he will fight the ruling.
Family Dollar store closings: 370 stores to go as prices drop on 1000 items
Family Dollar plans store closings and job cuts in hopes to boost the drooping sales in stores nationwide.
Westfield businessman Steve Oleksak and wife, Sue, will be honored by ...
Susan and Stephen Oleksak will be this year's honorees at the Greater Westfield Chapter of the American Red Cross Community Spirit award dinner and fundraiser.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Work resumes on Springfield's $7.4 million Boston Road reconstruction project
Motorist travel west on Boston Road towards Pasco Road as construction has resumed on the $ 7.4 Million Boston Road Reconstruction project from Pasco Road to the Wilbraham line, work on curbing, sidewalks and traffic signals has started.
Editorial: Cenveo shutdown of old Colony Envelope factory in Westfield unfortunate but not surprising
News that Cenveo will shut down the former Colony Envelope factory is unfortunate, but not surprising, for Westfield and the region.
Neil Wheeler of Goshen honored with the 2014 Jurgen G. Igel Award for ...
This award honors select individuals for their volunteer efforts on behalf of the 61-year tradition of the Westfield River Canoe Races.
Westfield judge slaps Shawn Allyn, candidate for Hampden County DA,...
Holyoke attorney Shawn Allyn, right, is shown here with his clients Dean and Patricia Carbone.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Westfield Academy aid to scholars carries on into 21st century
Here are ways you can donate to the CSF Dollars for Scholars Westfield : Mail a check: CSF Dollars for Scholars Westfield , P.O. Box 382, Westfield, MA 01086.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Westfield District Court Judge Philip Contant feted with courtroom...
A humbled Westfield District Court Judge Philip A. Contant was the victim of a ruse Wednesday when some of the most prominent names in the judicial system gathered to surprise him on his 30th anniversary on the bench.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Westfield election turnout good as Democrat John Velis and Republican ...
Polling places were busy in Westfield this morning for the special election to fill the city's seat in the state House of Representatives.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Westfield State University celebrates 175th anniversary with scholarship gala
From left, husband and wife, glass artist Josh Simpson and astronaut Cady Coleman, for whom a sholarship is named, with major benefectors Julie and Nabil Hannoush, of Westfield, at the Westfield State University 175th Anniversary Gala held March 29 on campus in Scanlon Banquet Hall.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Lenox Town Planner bids farewell
After nearly seven years on the front lines of the community's contentious controversies, Town Planner Mary Albertson turned off the lights in her office for the last time this past week to embark on a new career.
Swords family scholarship recognizes importance of community commitment in Westfield
Editor's Note: This is the fifth in a six-part series which shares the background of the scholarships awarded by CSF Dollars for Scholars of Westfield.