7 hrs ago
Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash
The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials now say, bringing a sad end to an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal officials as well as volunteers.
10 hrs ago
When A 15-Year-Old Gun Show Worker Handed 8-Year-Old Christopher...
The teenager who worked at a gun show where 8-year-old Christopher Bizilj accidentally killed himself while shooting an Uzi testified today he twice suggested the boy's father pick a less powerful weapon for the boy to shoot.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Westfield River Brewing gets Southwick's OK to relocate to College Highway site
The Board of Selection Thursday approved all necessary local licenses for Westfield River Brewing Co.
Search intensifies for missing military pilot from Mass.
Additional personnel and aircraft from several states flowed into the remote George Washington National Forest early today as the search for a missing fighter pilot from the Massachusetts Air National Guard entered its second day with no sign of the missing flyer.
Public input sought on proposal to change downtown Westfield parking and bus stop locations
The public will have an opportunity to express any concerns for a proposed change in downtown parking and bus stop locations Sept.
Westfield man ordered to pay restitution
A city man was ordered to pay restitution to two autism charities in Westfield District Court Wednesday.
Search efforts to resume for missing pilot
A team walks away from the helicopter they arrived in at the mobile command center in Deerfield, Va., on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.
Cape Cod Times
Pilot's fate unknown in crash of fighter jet based in Massachusetts
An experienced pilot on a standard maintenance mission was missing Wednesday after the flier's fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
State report on spending by Evan Dobelle, ex-president of Westfield...
WESTFIELD - The Westfield State University Board of Trustees voted to distribute to a wide variety of different agencies for further examination the state inspector general's report that found ex-president Evan Dobelle abused his authority while running up more than $450,000 on university-related credit cards.
Sheriff's office: Military jet crashes in Virginia
An Air Force jet based in Massachusetts crashed in the mountains of western Virginia on Wednesday, shaking the ground and frightening residents, and officials said the pilot's status was unknown.
Brazen burglar bagged in Westfield
Daniel Loomis, 24, formerly of 37 Blacksmith Road, Wilbraham, now of 42 Arnold Street, was placed under arrest at 3:13 a.m. Tuesday after police received a call from a Franklin Street woman who said she was awakened in bed by someone reaching over her body and into her purse.
Crooks and Liars
Flashback To 2008: 8-Year-Old Killed While Shooting Uzi At Gun Fair
All this outrage on Morning Joe, and it wasn't even the first time it happened. In deep-blue Massachusetts, even! Except this child ended up killing himself, while his father was right there, supporting him.
CBS 3 Springfield
F-15 fighter jet out of Westfield crashes in VA, status of pilot unknown
A Massachusetts-based Air National Guard F-15C Eagle military fighter jet that took off from Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield crashed Wednesday morning in Virginia, according to Virginia state police officials.
Karlie's Kloset baby consignment shop opens in Westfield
Autumn-Mari Beaulieu, holds her 18-month-old daughter, Karlie Sanchez, who was the inspiration for Karlie's Kloset, a first-of-its-kind consignment shop in Westfield.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Interns sought for state Sen. Donald F. Humason, R-Westfield offices
State Sen. Donald F. Humason Jr., R-Westfield is seeking volunteers to serve as interns in both his Boston and Westfield offices.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Is taking items from a donation box considered stealing?
We're talking about those donation bins you find in parking lots across western Massachusetts.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Westfield police officer says man punched him in the face
A Westfield police officer said a man punched him in the face after the officer approached him and asked for his name.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Sheriff Michael Ashe clambake draws 1,500 for summer tradition
Be they office seekers or old friends, no one got into the picnic grounds of Springfield Elks Lodge #61 Wednesday without a greeting from Hampden County Sheriff Michael J.Ashe.
Just Folks - Metro West Plus: College honors and more for residents...
Framingham State University students who graduated on May 18 with bachelor degrees included: Jacob Fogg , of Agawam; Deborah Bushey , of Agawam; Alexander Thomas , of Agawam; and Elisa Wolski , of Westfield.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Don Pardo, voice of 'Saturday Night Live,' had ties to Massachusetts, Connecticut
Don Pardo, who died Monday at the age of 96, was the son of a Polish baker, Dominick Pardo, a baker, and the former Walerya Romaniak.