Wednesday May 15
Drug court bought him time he needed after years on run
Mike, of Greenfield, says Greenfield District Drug Court gave him the time to examine his life and helped him pick up tools like Alcoholics Anonymous that have helped keep him sober after years of intermittent problems.
Tue May 14, 2013
'Unsung Heroines': Massachusetts commission honors 5 from Hampden, Hampshire counties
BOSTON - For the past 15 years, Jean Caldwell has volunteered to teach English to children in Springfield Public Schools who mostly speak another language in their homes.
Mon May 13, 2013
Weather forecast: Freeze Warning in Hampden & Hampshire Counties tonight
The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning through 8 am for all of Hampden County and valley areas of Hampshire County.
Anthony Baye's arson spree hit too close to home for Stephen Guy of Northampton
Some escaped through the front door, others ran down the back stairs. By 3:15 a.m., three generations of Stephen Guy's family were standing in the rain outside 11 Crescent St.
Sun May 12, 2013
Thu May 09, 2013
Anthony Baye's own words will convict him in Northampton fires trial, prosecutor tells jury
The prosecutor in the Anthony P. Baye case told the jury Thursday that there is no physical or eyewitness evidence tying the defendant to a rash of fires that terrorized Northampton on Dec.
Federal marshals track man to Utah for the drugging and rape of a 13-year-old Agawam girl
SPRINGFIELD - U.S. marshals tracked a man to Utah a year after he allegedly drugged and raped a 13-year-old in Agawam.
Restaurant review: The View in Agawam
As lifestyles have become more face-paced and informal, members-only country club dining has become something of an anachronism.
Wed May 08, 2013
Hampden County Bar Association accepting applications for John Moriarty scholarship
The Hampden County Bar Association's John F. Moriarty Scholarship Award will be offered to a county resident who has been admitted to or is attending a certified law school for the 2013-2014 academic year.
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.
Thu May 02, 2013
CBS 3 Springfield
Northampton man's arson, murder trial moved
The trial of a Northampton man charged with setting a series of fires in the city in 2009 that resulted in two deaths has been moved.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Government Computer News
Document retrieval slow? It might be all in how you look at it.
Hampden County in Massachusetts has seen a lot of American history. Officially founded in 1812 when it was split off from it's now northern neighbor, Hampshire County, it actually existed in one form or another since 1636.
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.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Hells Angels triple-murder defendant Adam Hall to Berkshire Eagle:...
PITTSFIELD -- Adam Lee Hall , one of three men accused in a 2011 triple slaying that prosecutors say is linked to the Pittsfield chapter of the Hells Angels motorcycle club, has proclaimed his innocence in a letter to the Berkshire Eagle .
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Stephen Jendryski: 'Dry' spell in Chicopee pre-dated Prohibition
Above, Father Mathew Hall, built in 1901. Above right, the Rev. Theobald Mathew, a famous proponent of total abstinence from alcohol, who spoke in the area in 1848 and 1849.