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Suffield On The Green A Hit

The Friends of Suffield presented the annual Suffield on the Green & Craft Fair, on Sept. 9 and 10. Traditionally held the weekend after Labor Day, the event has food, live music, exhibits by local organizations, businesses, and emergency services, crafts made by local vendors, and fun for the whole

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-19 14:03:00

Steve McQueen Documentary In Area Theaters

A documentary about film legend Steve McQueen will be shown nationwide for one night only on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. Five theaters in Connecticut will show the movie. "Steve McQueen: American Icon" features interviews with McQueen's widow Barbara Minty McQueen, Mel Gibson, stuntman Stan Barret

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-21 13:51:00

15 State Municipalities Vie For Amazon HQ

Fifteen municipalities in Connecticut are competing for the new $5 billion North American headquarters of Amazon Inc., state economic development officials said Wednesday. The Department of Economic and Community Development did not identify which towns and cities submitted their proposals or provid

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-20 20:05:00

Gary Schara enters plea of not guilty at arraignment

Lisa Zeigert's mother, Dee, spoke to the press about her reactions to the news. Reminder Publications photo by G. Michael Dobbs SPRINGFIELD - The mother, father and sister of murdered middle school teacher's aide Lisa Ziegert of Agawam held hands at the announcement on Sept. 18 that a suspect in the

THEREMINDER.COM - 2017-09-21 16:00:57

Democratic Governor's debate questions Gov. Baker

EAST LONGMEADOW - The process to determine a Democratic candidate to face Gov. Charlie Baker is still the better part of a year away, but the three announced candidates seemed to all agree that Baker can be bested through a grassroots effort to turn out that vote. That is exactly what former Newton

THEREMINDER.COM - 2017-09-21 14:58:43

Quake worries local Mexican-American community

Rescue workers search for people trapped in a collapsed building in the Piedad Narvarte neighborhood of Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) FEEDING HILLS, Mass. (WWLP) - Mexican-Americans in western Massachusetts have been fearing the worst, as they struggle to get i

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:27:12

Local private golf clubs offer opportunities to local First Tee Program juniors

If there's no better feeling than giving back to something you love, imagine how it feels to be on the receiving end. Longmeadow Country Club golf professional Tim Quirk had such an opportunity when it came to offering inner-city youth the chance to play golf at the private club. "I was just like th

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 01:01:33

Enfield council approves changes to panhandling ordinance

ENFIELD - The Town Council has approved changes to its panhandling ordinance to better align with recent U.S. Supreme and federal court rulings. The council voted unanimously on the changes at its meeting at Town Hall on Monday. Town Attorney Christopher Bromson's office determined several months ag

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2017-09-21 16:30:00

Former Enfield Town Councilman Passes Away

ENFIELD, CT - N. Scott Giddings, who represented District 2 on the Enfield Town Council and was co-founder of the successful Book Buddies program in town, passed away Wednesday morning. He was 62. Giddings served on the council from 1999 to 2001, after nearly pulling off a major upset in 1995 when,

PATCH - 2017-09-21 14:33:33

Heroin Dealer in Enfield Fatal Overdose Sentenced to Prison

The man pleaded guilty to selling heroin to an Enfield man who died from acute heroin and fentanyl toxicities. NEW HAVEN, CT - A Hartford man who pleaded guilty possession with intent to distribute, and distribution of, heroin in connection with a 2016 fatal overdose of an Enfield resident was sente

PATCH - 2017-09-21 13:50:26

Longmeadow works toward becoming a dementia-friendly town

LONGMEADOW - The Longmeadow Council On Aging Director Jim Leyden is teaming up with the Community Relations Director at Ruth's House Assisted Living Maryanne Shelb as well as the Program Coordinator with the Alzheimer's Association Springfield Chapter Heather Jaggadowski in an effort to make Longmea

THEREMINDER.COM - 2017-09-21 14:58:45

Longmeadow Police urge residents to secure homes after break-in

LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) - Police in Longmeadow are warning residents to secure their doors after a home break-in this week. The Longmeadow Police Department said a home in the area of West Road was broken into during the day sometime during the week, with thieves prying open a slider door in the ba

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-21 01:44:52

Meet the Agawam field hockey team: Seniors talk chemistry, community involvement & more

The No. 5 Agawam field hockey team is off to a strong start this fall, with the Brownies posting a record of 3-0-1 and sitting in first in the Suburban League with a 1-0 mark. While the Brownies boost plenty of skill across the pitch, the Brownies' seven-member senior class was quick to note that th

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 03:00:00

Highmoor residents request streetlight in response to paraphernalia found

Ellen Bemben of Highmoor Drive spent 30 minutes on Tuesday picking up trash around the Rice Nature Preserve entrance. These were her findings, including several condom wrappers, a can of pepper spray, liquor bottles, beer cans and smashed beer bottles. Reminder Publications photo by Payton North WIL

THEREMINDER.COM - 2017-09-21 15:18:28

Mercy Home Care nurses join union

WEST SPRINGFIELD -- Following a vote on Tuesday, 47 registered nurses and health care professionals at Mercy Home Care in West Springfield have joined the Massachusetts Nurses Association, the union said Thursday in a news release. "We are very excited to join the MNA," said Chris Mangano, a registe

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 17:33:05

Freebies, discounts on Veterans Day, 'but rest of time people don't even know we're here,' veterans official tells West Side pols

John LaDue, a member of the West Springfield Veterans Advisory Board and West Springfield Lions Club, struck a somber note at this week's Town Council meeting, reminding the board why West Side honors its military veterans every fall. WEST SPRINGFIELD -- John LaDue, a member of the West Springfield

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 16:53:41

The Big E 2017: Things to do on Thursday, Sept. 21

It's Massachusetts Day at The Big E. New England's largest state fair is marking its 101st year - and there is no shortage of music, rides, entertainment, gifts and gadgets for shoppers, livestock and, of course, food. Here's a guide to visiting The Big E, along with today's schedule and a detailed

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 09:00:07

Lisa Ziegert's mother reached out to family of Molly Bish

16 year-old Molly Bish disappeared from her lifeguard post at Comins Pond in Warren on June 27, 2000. WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The man accused of killing Lisa Ziegert back in 1992 now sits in jail. Gary Schara was arraigned Tuesday on charges of murder, kidnapping, and aggravated rape. He showed

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-20 19:10:57

Arrests made in West Springfield cocaine trafficking investigation

From left to right: Publio Berrios, Jesus Hernandez-Ortiz, and Tiana Matias. Image Courtesy: Hampden County District Attorney's Office. WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Two men accused of trafficking large amounts of cocaine shipped from the Dominican Republic were arrested in West Springfield on

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-21 17:10:23

Pigskin Prophet 2017: Week 3 highlighted by matchup between West Springfield, Central

Now that's more like it. After a sluggish week one, the Prophet bounced back in week two going 18-4 (82 percent) in predictions. A few missteps kept us from perfection -- tip of the hat to Minnechaug -- but it's in line with our goal of nailing 80 percent of the picks. The Prophet hopes to build on

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 03:00:00