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18 hrs ago |

Call for questions: What shall we ask candidates for Hampden County district attorney

Those vying for the seat are Holyoke attorney Shawn P. Allyn, 44; Longmeadow attorney Hal Etkin, 56; Hampden County Assistant District Attorney Anthony Gulluni, 33, of Springfield; and veteran former prosecutor Brett J. Vottero, 53, also of Springfield.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Holyoke, MA, Longmeadow, MA, Springfield, MA, Opinion

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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

21 hrs ago | WWLP

Teen killed in motorcycle crash

A sixteen year-old from the eastern Hampden County town of Holland was killed following a motorcycle crash in neighboring Sturbridge Tuesday morning.


Related Topix: Holland, MA, Sturbridge, MA, Southbridge, MA

Yesterday | Business Journal

Pioneer Valley manufacturers expected to fill 1,700 production jobs in next three years

Precision manufacturers making everything from handguns to artificial hips here in Western Massachusetts are likely to need 1,700 new workers in just the next three years, according ot a study released Monday by the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County and the Western Massachusetts Chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association.


Related Topix: Agawam, MA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Holyoke police identify slay victim as Alberto Xavier Rivera, also...

HOLYOKE -- The name of the man who was shot to death Saturday outside the Los Jibaritos Social Club at 635-637 South Summer St. was Alberto Xavier Rivera, also known as "Saby," of Holyoke, police said Monday .


Related Topix: Holyoke, MA, Criminal Defense Law, Law



The state primary is quickly approaching, and 22News explains how you can vote, even if you plan to be out of state.


Holyoke poised for 16th annual Senior Fest to celebrate elderly with...

The Senior Concert Band of Western Massachusetts led by Richard "Rip" Bourguignon played tunes from the 40s and 50s at the 2011 Senior Fest in Holyoke.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Holyoke, MA, Hampden, MA

Mary Hurley: Shawn Allyn, candidate for Hampden County District...

Holyoke attorney Shawn Allyn, right, is shown here with his clients Dean and Patricia Carbone.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA, Opinion

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Holyoke police continue to investigate second killing of the summer

HOLYOKE - Police are continuing to investigate the city's second killing of the year and have made no arrests yet.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Holyoke, MA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

CBS 3 Springfield

Springfield Water and Sewer Commission lifts restrictions

As of 5 p.m. Sunday, mandatory water use restrictions will be lifted for nearly a quarter of a million people in Hampden County.


Related Topix: Longmeadow, MA, Agawam, MA, East Longmeadow, MA, Holyoke, MA

Massachusetts State Police to hold sobriety checkpoints in Hampden and Essex counties

Massachusetts State Police will be looking for intoxicated drivers this weekend in Plymouth County, where a sobriety checkpoint will be established Saturday evening into Sunday morning.


Related Topix: Essex County, MA, Plymouth County, MA, Framingham, MA

Sat Aug 16, 2014


What can you do to conserve water?

Residents in Hampden County will need to be monitoring their water usage a little more closely over the next day or so because of a water main break in Agawam on Friday.


Related Topix: Agawam, MA, East Longmeadow, MA, Longmeadow, MA, Ludlow, MA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Townsend Times

Paws Act, retail theft bills sent to governor

Gov. Deval Patrick has largely cleared his desk of the major bills sent his way during the flurry of legislating that coincided with the end of formal session for the year on July 31. But the state Legislature, meeting with skeleton crews as most lawmakers are in their districts campaigning, keeps churning out bills.


Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Animal Rights, Massachusetts

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Massachusetts State Police labor union endorses Anthony Gulluni for Hampden District Attorney

The regional chapter of the State Police Association of Massachusetts formally endorsed Anthony Gulluni for Hampden County district attorney on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Hampden, MA, Springfield, MA, Holyoke, MA, Longmeadow, MA

Tyriesse Jackson pleads guilty to gun crime, Mark Mayweather to...

Four city men who had faced home invasion charges when first arrested in April 2013 have had their cases finished in Hampden Superior Court .


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, State Prisons, Prison, Ludlow, MA

Flash flood warning extended in Western Massachusetts

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning until 5:30 p.m. for Hampden County and northern Connecticut, and until 6 p.m. for Hampshire and Franklin counties.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Massachusetts, Hampshire County, MA, Franklin County, MA

Holyoke councilors Rebecca Lisi, Gordon Alexander explain votes on...

HOLYOKE -- City councilors Rebecca Lisi and Gordon P. Alexander said they voted against referring to committee an order that sought a district attorney investigation into the Heather G. Egan issue because the order didn't make sense.


Related Topix: Holyoke, MA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Baltimore's Bishop 'Mitch' becomes Springfield's ninth bishop

SPRINGFIELD - In the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore, he has been an auxiliary bishop known affectionately as "Bishop Mitch."


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Springfield, MA, World News, Poland, Chicopee, MA

Holyoke Ward 3 representatives Dave Bartley, Dennis Birks announce neighborhood meetings

Holyoke Ward 3 City Councilor David K. Bartley, left, and Ward 3 School Committee member Dennis W. Birks Jr. ) HOLYOKE -- Ward 3's representatives on the City Council and School Committee will hold neighborhood meetings the first Wednesday of each month beginning Sept.


Former employee of The Republican Edward Springer accused of...

Edward Springer, 48, pleaded not guilty Aug. 1 in Hampden County Superior Court to the charge of committing larceny over $250 by a single scheme.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Hampden, MA, Springfield, MA, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Massachusetts State Police to hold sobriety checkpoints in Hampden and Middlesex counties

Sobriety checkpoints will be held at undisclosed locations in Hampden and Middlesex counties this week and next, according to the Massachusetts State Police Office of Media Relations in Framingham.


Related Topix: Middlesex County, MA, Framingham, MA