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Inside the glass: Photos explore Josh Simpson glass art in Westfield
Rossi's photography of Simpson's glass art is on display until Oct. 13 at Pilgrim Candle Marketplace in Westfield.
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Westfield state senator invites residents to participate in Citizen Legislative Seminar
State Sen. Donald F. Humason Jr., R-Westfield, is looking for constituents of the 2nd Hamden-Hampshire District interested in participating in the state's annual Citizens' Legislative Seminar scheduled for Oct. 14 and 15. The seminar provides participants with a "hands-on" experience, Humason said, of the general workings of state government.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Westfield police looking for missing teen
Police in Westfield are hoping you can help them find a 16 year-old who hasn't been seen since Saturday.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
$17,000 cash, pot grow found at Westfield home, police say
A Westfield man faces drug-related charges after Westfield police say they found pot plants, more than a pound of packaged pot and more than $17,000 in cash in his home.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
July 18, 2014 - Massachusetts agency, municipal utilities receive...
Grants totaling $1.8 million from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources will enable 11 municipal utilities and the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company to expand energy efficiency programs serving their customers.
Uruguay Family Picnic returns to Hampton Ponds in Westfield for 10th year
More than a celebration of Uruguay's Independence, the Uruguay Family Picnic at Hampton Ponds is an opportunity for the larger community to learn a little about South American culture, said founder and organizer Ricardo Miranda.
Noble Hospital in Westfield opens primary health care office
Public access to primary health care got a little easier Thursday when Noble Hospital opened its new Noble Primary Care Office at 57 Union St. The opening represents Noble's response to what Noble President Ronald P. Bryant calls a "shortage of primary care services for residents of Westfield and the Hilltowns.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Westfield man charged in Chicopee home invasion, double-shooting tries to get evidence suppressed
The case of a Westfield man accused in a Chicopee home invasion and double shooting was the subject of a hearing Wednesday in the Hall of Justice in Springfield.
Just Folks - Metro West Plus: College honors and more for residents...
Katelyn Landry , of Agawam, was awarded a bachelor degree in athletic training at Plymouth, N.H., State University.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Process begins for town acceptance of Southwick's Robin Road neighborhood
An official survey of the Robin Road neighborhood will begin shortly, the next step towards official acceptance of the road as a town road.
Police ID body found in Westfield River
Police have rele ased the identity of the man found dead at the bottom of the Westfield River by two fishermen.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
WMass turns out to support William O'Grady, judicial nominee
Speakers voice their support for judicial nominee William O'Grady during a hearing held by the Governor's Council Monday in Springfield City Hall.
Police: search turns up heroin, cocaine, pot at Westfield man's home
A Westfield man is facing drug charges after police say they found heroin and other drugs when executing a search warrant at his home July 11. Adeny Santiago, 23, is charged with distribution of a class D drug, possession with intent to distribute a class A drug and possession with intent to distribute a class B drug.
Holyoke State Rep. Aaron Vega explains his opposition to lifting charter school cap
As the Massachusetts Senate readies to debate its version of a bill to lift a cap on charter school spending in the state's lowest-performing school districts, State Rep. Aaron Vega of Holyoke explains why he voted against a similar measure in the House.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Proposed state environmental bond includes $14 million for projects...
Pending state legislation aimed at preserving open space, parks and clean energy includes about $14 million for projects here and in Holyoke and Southwick.
Westfield's Lt. Michael L. Deane added to Vietnam Veterans...
Lt. Michael L. Deane , of Westfield , is now remembered on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund's Wall of Faces virtual gallery.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Tow truck spat in Agawam leads to charges for Chicopee man
A man faces criminal charges in Westfield after police said he assaulted a tow truck driver who was towing his car.
Pet Project: Dogs and cats available for adoption in Western Massachusetts shelters July 11
Each week The Republican and MassLive showcase dogs and cats available for adoption at shelters at rescue organizations in Western Massachusetts.
Damage reports from Weds. night storms
Here is a look at some damage reports from Wednesday night's storms that were called-in by trained SkyWarn spotters: 9:50 PM: Westfield, MA: large limb down - Little River Road, Tree and Wires down at a second location in the city, Tree on Wires Boulevard/Westfield Streets 9:58 PM: West Springfield, MA: Tree down - Houston Road, Large Limbs and ... (more)
Thu Jul 10, 2014
For Loree Cloud and her daughter Jade, dancing is life; it's in their blood. So when they heard about auditions for the Lifetime network show, "Dance Moms," they almost immediately signed up.