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One person dead after being struck by train in Westfield

Andrew MasseWESTFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Officials tell us that one person was killed after being struck by a train Saturday night.Westfield Fire officials tell us they were called to the area of Rt. 20 at East Mountain Road just before 8 p.m.Westfield Police and Fire Departments and State Police off

WESTERNMASSNEWS.COM - 2018-10-21 02:43:00

Road work to detour traffic downtown Northampton

NORTHAMPTON — Paving in the area of Pleasant Street between Main Street and Hockanum Road will detour southbound traffic to the Conz Street roundabout on Monday, Oct. 22 and Tuesday, Oct. 23.


Behind the scenes: The Big Y warehouse in Springfield is a cool place to work (photos, video)

The warehouse is comprised of 189,000 square feet of space, most of it cooled. Refrigerated storage for Big Y is a complicated thing.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-10-20 10:00:00

Weekend things to do: 'Johnny Guitar' ends run, SSO concert and more

Myka Plunkett, Steven Sands, Michael King and Michael Garciaare in a scene from "Johnny Guitar," which runs through Sunday, Oct. 21, at West Springfield's Majestic Theater. Tickets for the musical comedy are available by calling the box office at (413) 747-7797. (Kait Rankins photo)


1 dies in Orange house fire, another injured

Another person was sent to Athol Hospital, conscious and alert, with injuries from the fire.

ATHOL DAILY NEWS - 2018-10-19 14:34:51

Trooper, suspect seriously injured after pursuit ending in New Salem

NEW SALEM, Mass. (WWLP) - A Massachusetts State Trooper and a suspect have been seriously hurt, following a pursuit that ended in the eastern Franklin County town of New Salem Friday afternoon.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-10-19 18:03:16

Springfield St. James Avenue Bridge northbound lanes closed to all traffic

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The northbound lanes of the St. James Avenue Bridge in Springfield will be closed to all traffic Saturday due to maintenance work.MassDOT told 22News detours have been put in place to help drivers traveling to I-291 and Route 20.They suggest drivers travel on Bay or Taple

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-10-20 20:09:15

Mistakes cost Northampton in 23-22 loss to East Longmeadow

EAST LONGMEADOW — The Northampton football team fell to East Longmeadow, 23-22, in a thriller on Friday.

DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE - 2018-10-20 00:52:09

Smoking in downtown Northampton could cost you

"I actually saw a young man with his four-year-old child, was overwhelmed, overwhelmed by the smell of the smoke, and was even afraid about bringing his son back out of the store because of it," LaBarge told 22News.


150 baggies of heroin seized after foot chase in West Springfield

Santiago Vazquez (West Springfield Police Department)WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - An alleged heroin dealer was arrested in West Springfield after a month-long investigation by police and the FBI Western Massachusetts Gang Task Force.According to West Springfield police, detectives met at a locat

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-10-19 15:53:43

Man Convicted in Slayings of 2 Teens in 1980s Dies in Prison

Miranda had been convicted in the May 29, 1998, sexual assault of a 24-year-old woman in West Hartford and was required to register on the State of Connecticut Sex Offender Registry.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-10-19 14:01:29

Greenfield pair indicted on gun, heroin trafficking charges

Stephen J. Hall II, 28, and Lauren Donovan, 20, were arrested after Greenfield Police on Aug. 21 executed a search of their third-floor apartment. The search followed a lengthy investigation by the Northwestern District Attorney's Anti-Crime Task Force, court records show.

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-10-19 17:06:00

Trooper stabbed, suspect shot following high-speed chase in Franklin County

The unnamed trooper, a roughly 12-year police veteran who is a husband and father, was taken by LifeFlight helicopter to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester and was conscious and alert before being wheeled into surgery, according to First Assistant Northwestern District Attorney Steven Gagne

DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE - 2018-10-20 00:25:20

Northampton to vote on Question 3 resolution in November

NORTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - The Northampton City Council will meet to reaffirm their position on Question 3 ahead of November's general election.Question 3 is about transgender anti-discrimination, and whether or not the state should repeal the law that went into effect two years ago.Question 3 is


Northampton residents to give input on proposed smoking ban downtown

It's still in the early stages of this process, but Thursday night, residents will have the opportunity to make their voice heard on the topic.


Police recover close to 200 bags of heroin during bust

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Officials arrested Springfield resident Santiago Vazquez Thursday afternoon following a month-long investigation.The F.B.I. of western Mass also assisted in the investigation.Vazquez arrived on Memorial Drive for what he thought would be a simple drop off, but was

WESTERNMASSNEWS.COM - 2018-10-19 19:34:00

Two more Massachusetts State Police troopers agree to plead guilty to overtime abuse

According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, 50-year-oldPaul Cesan, of Southwick, and 46-year-oldEric Chin, of Hanover, will both plead guilty to one count of embezzlement from an agency receiving federal funds, under a plea agreement.

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-10-19 18:36:00

Northampton man arrested after allegedly stealing diamond necklaces worth almost $7K

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) - One Northampton man was arrested after he allegedly stole jewelry from a Northampton store.According to Northampton Police Chief Jody Kasper, on Friday at 12:02 p.m. a 67-year-old man walked into Silverscape Designs and began talking with employees.Kasper said when the em


2nd person dies of injuries suffered in fatal Belchertown crash on Route 202

This is an update of a story posted at 2:04 p.m. MondayBELCHERTOWN - A second person has died as a result of injuries suffered in a Monday morning car crash on Route 202, according to the office of Northwestern District Attorney David E. Sullivan.Sullivan spokeswoman Mary Carey announced Monday even


3 vehicle accident on I-91 north in Holyoke causing traffic delays

Photo Source: Amie FoxHOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) - An accident involving multiple vehicles is causing traffic delays on I-91 northbound Monday night.State Police Sgt. Paul Sullivan told 22News a three-vehicle accident on I-91 north at Exit 15 in Holyoke is the reason for the early Monday evening traffic