Monday May 13
Slain police officers Kevin Ambrose of Springfield, Jose Torres of...
Contingents of police officers from Springfield and Westfield are in Washington, D.C., this week to honor their respective fallen officers Kevin Ambrose and Jose Torres .
Thu May 09, 2013
Pensions & Investments
PBGC takes over Noble Health Systems pension plan
The PBGC will take over the defined benefit fund of Noble Health Systems Inc., Westfield, Mass., the agency announced Thursday.
Westfield police: Probe into couple's alleged rape of girl...
WESTFIELD -- Police continue to investigate a city couple's alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl last month in an attempt to determine if there are any additional victims.
Tue May 07, 2013
Westfield Kiwanis Club donates trauma bears, safe baby kits
Anne Miller, center left, of the Westfield Kiwanis Club, presents the Southwick Fire Department with trauma bears to be given to children involved in traumatic incidents.
Mon May 06, 2013
Sun glasses to umbrellas soon
An area of high pressure remains stationary east of New England. This will keep us dry for one more day and continue to produce a southerly sea breeze for the shoreline.
Westfield fire at Western Massachusetts Truss Co. remains under investigation
Westfield firefighters on Friday morning remain on the scene of Thursday's fire at Western Massachusetts Truss Co.
Sat May 04, 2013
Westfield teens work to clean up downtown area of litter and graffiti
From left, Matthew J. Walsh, 17, of Westfield High School; Christopher M. Lewis, 22, a Westfield State University intern with the Westfield Police Department; Rebecca A. King, 21, also a WSU intern with the police; Marissa L. Ronchi and Kayla J. Reno and Andrew K. Kimmett, all 17 and WHS students; Sgt.
Hard Rock International would pay for water, sewer upgrades if West...
WEST SPRINGFIELD - Engineering consultants to Hard Rock International , the company that wants to build an $800 million destination casino resort here, have told city officials that upgrades to the water and sewer system will be needed for the project.
Thu May 02, 2013
Westfield fire destroys portions of Western Mass Truss
A fast moving fire destroyed a fabrication building at Western Mass Truss Company at100 Apremont Way in Westfield Frioday evening, taking firefighting units from Westfield, West Springfield and Holyoke to knock down the intense flames.
Westfield fire apparently destroys industrial structure on Apremont Way
Firefighters were apparently unable to save a two story barn on Apremont Way Thursday night as a blaze broke out in an industrial complex.
Springfield Chamber of Commerce recommends $40,000 pay increase for...
The Springfield Chamber of Commerce is recommending that the salary for mayor be increased to $135,000, saying the $40,000 pay raise is justified given the responsibilities of the job, the size of the community and the lack of any raise in 16 years.
Westfield fetes Kentucky Derby Day with 9th annual restaurant, pub tour
WESTFIELD - Westfield's downtown district will celebrate the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby with its ninth annual Restaurant and Pub Tour on May 4 from 7 to 11 p.m. throughout its central business district.
Wed May 01, 2013
Westfield implements watering restrictions because of problems with delivery system
Impending upgrades to the city's water delivery system and damage to the plant in Granville caused by Tropical Storm Irene have forced officials to implement water usage restrictions.
Westfield police arrest Easthampton resident Matthew Bricault after...
WESTFIELD -- Police arrested a 26-year-old Easthampton man Sunday night after he allegedly starting screaming and smashing and breaking sheds and other outbuildings on display at Hometown Structures on Southampton Road.
Veterans Notes: Air Guard alumni set May meeting in Westfield
Two F-15 Eagles from the 104th Fighter Wing fly over unit members and guests in honor of fallen unit members during the annual F-100 rededication ceremony at Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Arch and Lockhouse roads in Westfield to close for two weeks for drainage project
WESTFIELD - Arch and Lockhouse roads between Southampton Road and the Massachusetts Turnpike overpass will be closed to all traffic beginning Wednesday and continuing for two weeks as part of the ongoing Arch Road drainage replacement project.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Judge: Brian Winters should fill Westfield's vacant Ward 2 City Council seat
A Hampden County Superior Court judge ruled last week that the man who was defeated for the Ward 2 City Council seat by James E. Brown Jr.
Picknelly-run OPAL Real Estate Group buys Clarke Schools property in Northampton for $4.8 million
The sale includes 10 buildings comprising approximately 190,000 square feet that OPAL plans to develop into luxury condominiums and commercial space.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Sat Apr 27, 2013
More than 800 runners and walkers turn out to run for 'a Noble cause'
WESTFIELD - More than 800 runners and walkers raised about $25,000 for the Noble Hospital oncology unit when they gathered at Stanley Park to " Run and Walk for a Noble Cause ," the 5K race that celebrated its 29th year Saturday.