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.
21 hrs ago
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.
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.
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 .
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.
Mary Hurley: Shawn Allyn, candidate for Hampden County District...
Holyoke attorney Shawn Allyn, right, is shown here with his clients Dean and Patricia Carbone.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.