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Chicopee Police: Oxycodone pills found in child's bedroom

Jose Hernandez. Image Courtesy: Chicopee Police Department CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - Chicopee police say that narcotics detectives discovered 90 pills believed to be oxycodone hidden inside a child's bedroom late last week. Chicopee Police Officer Mike Wilk told 22News that Jose Hernandez, 41, of C

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-19 14:12:32

Preliminary elections Tuesday in Springfield, Chicopee

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The polls are open in Springfield and Chicopee Tuesday, as voters narrow down the number of candidates running for some city offices. In Springfield, voters in all precincts will be narrowing the field of candidates running for city council at-large to 10, currently there

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-19 11:57:24

Chicopee police arrest man on drug charges after raid on downtown apartment

CHICOPEE - A 41-year-old man faces drug charges after police raided his apartment and allegedly found heroin and unlawful Oxycodone in his home. Jose Hernandez, of 78 Chestnut St., second floor, was arrested Friday and charged with trafficking in heroin, morphine or opium and possession with intent

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 12:57:35

Polish Film Festival returning to Elms College in Chicopee

The 16th annual Polish Film Festival will take place on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at Alumnae Library Theater at Elms College, 291 Springfield St. Many of the Polish films screened here are not available to the general public; organizers try to show a variety of Polish films, both contemporary and classic

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-20 13:01:41

Chicopee Police warning of scam tied to "Officer Don"

CHICOPEE - A man who identifies himself as "Officer Don" and claims to be collecting money for charity is a scam. Several people have reported receiving the calls around the city. Michael Wilk, Chicopee Police public information officer, is warning people he is not working for the Police Department

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-20 12:59:49

2 newcomers defeat School Committee incumbent Dana Cutter in Chicopee Ward 1 primary election

CHICOPEE - A recent college graduate and a long-term school volunteer captured the two spots on the November election ballot for Ward 1 School Committee, pushing out the incumbent. James E. Tanhauser Jr. and Trina House LaBonte were the top vote getters in the city's only preliminary election on Tu

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 23:43:44

Chicopee voters trickle in to cast ballots in Ward 1 School Committee race, the sole primary election in the city

CHICOPEE - When City Clerk Keith Rattell called the warden supervising the polling places for the Ward 1 preliminary election, he acted mad and said he woke up all the workers. He was joking - kind of, Rattell said. The voting was so slow on Tuesday that by 10 a.m. a total of 24 of the 4,442 registe

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 21:23:47

Chicopee police looking for counterfeit money suspects

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - Chicopee police are warning local shopkeepers and managers after they say three men tried to pass counterfeit $100 bills at two Rite Aid stores in the city. Chicopee Police Officer Mike Wilk told 22News that the three men tried to pass $500 in counterfeit hundreds at the Rit

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-18 17:04:35

Chicopee roadwork schedule announced: South Street to be closed for sewer main installation

CHICOPEE - Work to separate the sewer and storm pipes and to install a new water main is to begin this week on South Street. The work on the sewer installation is expected to begin on Wednesday and water main installation is to start on Sept. 25. The road will be closed at times starting Wednesday s

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-18 13:24:43

2 arrested after pursuit on I-91 from Springfield to Connecticut

A Massachusetts State Police helicopter is seen here in a WWLP file image from 2014. SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A police pursuit that began in Springfield ended with the arrest of two suspects over the state line in Connecticut. David Procopio, spokesperson for the Massachusetts State Police, tol

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-19 16:06:15

Who is murder suspect Gary Schara?

Gary Schara (left) is seen here with his court-appointed attorney during his arraignment in Westfield District Court on September 19, 2017. WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - We are learning new information about Gary Schara, the man accused of killing Agawam teacher Lisa Ziegert back in 1992. Distr

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-19 18:31:25

Gary Schara arraigned in killing of Lisa Ziegert

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The long-sought suspect in the murder of Agawam school teacher Lisa Ziegert was arraigned in Westfield District Court. A not guilty plea was entered on behalf of Gary Schara of West Springfield on kidnapping, aggravated rape, and murder charges in the 1992 death of the 24 y

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:54:29

Stagestruck: Culture Clashes - on the border and on the island

Two plays in the Valley this weekend couldn't be more different but at the same time so close to the bone of our current national crisis of xenophobia and identity. Building the Wall, in Northampton, is a tense confrontation that touches on today's headlines and then reaches beyond them. La Gringa,

VALLEYADVOCATE.COM - 2017-09-20 13:38:26

Newport Manners & Etiquette: How To Ask For A Raise & Money Owed & Therapy Ethics

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Didi Lorillard, GoLocalWorcester Manners + Etiquette Expert The etiquette of seeing two therapists, how to politely ask for money owed and asking for a raise, and helping a shy friend with social skills were all questions to Didi Lorillard this week at NewportManners.

GOLOCALWORCESTER.COM - 2017-09-19 23:59:59

The Big E 2017: Your photos from the state fair

34 states have a Springfield, but this one is Special because my dog was born here. Also basketball and The Big E. . . . . . #vscocam #ignewengland #igboston #nikon #nikond610 #fair #newengland #letsgosomewhere #liveauthentic #thebige #statefair #wanderfolk #springfield "Love you lots like tater tot

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 18:22:00

Three arrested following East Windsor home invasion

Three men from Springfield, MA were arrested in East Windsor following a home invasion Tuesday afternoon. According to police, Luis Velasquez, 37, Wilson Zayas, 37 and Jose Torres, 31, were arrested and charged with home invasion, second-degree burglary, criminal possession of a firearm, third-degr

WESTERNMASSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 12:07:00

The Flash - The Flash Official Season 4 Extended Trailer

(CW) - The Flash premieres Tuesday, October 10 at 8/7c on The CW Springfield! Based on characters from DC's The Flash. After the S.T.A.R. Labs Particle Accelerator explosion, a dark matter lightning storm strikes Central City C.S.I. Barry Allen, bestowing him with super-human speed. For now, only a

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-19 21:40:57

DA: Schara wrote letter admitting to killing Lisa Ziegert

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Gary Schara has been in western Massachusetts for most of the past 25 years. His most recent residence was 67 Lathrop Street in West Springfield, not too far from the rotary at the end of the North End Bridge. District attorney Anthony Gulluni said that Schara wrote a docum

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-19 21:32:58

Dynasty - Sam Adegoke "Jeff Colby" Interview

(CW) - Sam Adegoke, who plays Jeff Colby in the new CW Show "Dynasty", talks about his character and the show. Dynasty premieres Wednesday, October 11th on The CW Springfield! About DYNASTY: Fallon Carrington is charismatic, cunning, and poised to become the new COO of her father's global energy em

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-19 21:07:10

The Big E 2017: Things to do on Wednesday, Sept. 20

Gary Puckett and the Union Gap will give two performances today at The Big E's Court of Honor Stage. Look for performances by the hitmakers at 3 and 8 p.m. New England's largest state fair is marking its 101st year - and there is no shortage of music, rides, entertainment, gifts and gadgets for shop

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-20 09:00:53