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Dozens of churches closed in western Massachusetts in last decade  WWLP.com

Dozens of churches in western Massachusetts have shut their doors over the last decade.

WWLP.com
Throwback Thursday: Western Massachusetts ice storm 2008  WWLP.com

Ten years ago, the Hill Towns of western Massachusetts were hit with an ice storm.

WWLP.com
The darkest time of year in western Massachusetts.  WWLP.com

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - You may already know that the shortest day of the year is the day winter begins and then for the next six months we spend our time ...

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Bomb threats hit Springfield, Holyoke, Chicopee, several other Mass. businesses  WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

FRAMINGHAM, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Authorities are investigating after several bomb threats across Massachusetts. Mass. State Police said that their Fusion ...

WESTERNMASSNEWS.com
'Tis the season for outdoor holiday displays across western Massachusetts  WWLP.com

Impressive lighting displays are popping up throughout western Massachusetts.

WWLP.com
State legislators meet to discuss inequality issues in western Massachusetts  WWLP.com

State Senate President Karen Spilka and Sen-elect Jo Comerford were among the state and community officials who met at the Food Bank of Western ...

WWLP.com
Western Massachusetts man killed following tree-cutting accident in Amherst  MassLive.com

A 38-year old Easthampton man died of injuries he sustained while cutting down a tree on Flat Hills Road in Amherst, around 9 a.m. Tuesday.

MassLive.com
$10.8 million grant announced to upgrade railroads in western Massachusetts  WWLP.com

Congressmen Richard Neal and James McGovern have announced a nearly $11 million grant to upgrade the main line of the New England Central Railroad ...

WWLP.com
Western Mass. Freight Rail Improvements Seen As Closing 'Crucial Gap'  WBUR

Federal funds will help upgrade the New England Central Railroad main line through western Massachusetts.

WBUR
Frigid weekend ahead for Western Massachusetts  WWLP.com

SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WWLP) -- The winter solstice is right around the corner on December 21, the shortest day of the year when the sun will set at 4:22 p.m..

WWLP.com
Dozens of western Massachusetts agencies to receive gifts donated to Toys for Tots  WWLP.com

Tuesday morning, the U.S. Marines volunteers will collect the thousands of toys donated during the 22News Toys for Tots drive.

WWLP.com
Increased risk of brush fires due to dry weather in Western Massachusetts  WWLP.com

The recent dry spell combined with dry fallen fall foliage is increasing the risk for brush fires.

WWLP.com
Roundup: Taconic boys beat Northampton in Western Mass. finals rematch; Monument Mountain girls beat Drury on the road  Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire Eagle staff. PITTSFIELD — Two really tough games, two really tough losses. Tuesday night, that changed for the Taconic boys basketball team.

Berkshire Eagle
New study discusses benefits of later school start time  WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- New numbers are out from the University of Washington are extolling the benefits of a later start time for high schools.

WESTERNMASSNEWS.com
A Love Of Arabic Music Brings Western Massachusetts Ensemble To Life  New England Public Radio

The startup of the Pioneer Valley Arabic Music Ensemble was mentioned in an announcement a few months ago in a western Massachusetts newspaper.

New England Public Radio
Slippery conditions caused problems on roads Thursday afternoon  WWLP.com

Slippery conditions caused multiple crashes in western Massachusetts.

WWLP.com
Study: Food Bank of Western Massachusetts among the best in the US  WWLP.com

The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts ranks ninth in the country, according to a study by the financial analysis website 24/7 Wall St.

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Western Mass. ‘Toys For Tots’ In Desperate Need Of Donations  CBS Boston

Local Marines are asking for help delivering toys to children in need.

CBS Boston
Over 10 inches of snow fell in parts of Western Massachusetts Monday night  WWLP.com

Some locations in Franklin County saw over 10 inches of snow, while here in Springfield, there wasn't any accumulation at all.

WWLP.com
Creating value in Western Massachusetts and across the Commonwealth (Guest viewpoint)  MassLive.com

By Jay Ash. Governor Charlie Baker often says our economy is firing on all cylinders. Massachusetts currently has more people working than at any time in our ...

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Dry weather set to continue for most of the week  WWLP.com

Mass. (WWLP) - Western Massachusetts broke the record for most rainfall in one year earlier this month, so there has definitely been a fair share of rain. But that ...

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Dogs training in western Massachusetts to be like Sully, Bush's service dog  WWLP.com

Some dogs in western Massachusetts are undergoing training to be like Sully, former president George H.W. Bush's *service* dog.

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Mahar Regional only western Massachusetts public school to compete in eSports  WWLP.com

Mahar Regional School in Orange is the only western Massachusetts public school to have a competitive video gaming team.

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2nd child dies after being struck by SUV  WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

REVERE, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a 2-month-old girl who was among of group of five people struck by an SUV in Massachusetts last weekend has died.

WESTERNMASSNEWS.com
Barry scores 31 points, leads Dartmouth over BU 78-68 | Massachusetts  WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Brendan Barry made eight 3-pointers and scored a career-high 31 points to lead Dartmouth to a 78-68 victory over Boston University on ...

WESTERNMASSNEWS.com
8 Western Massachusetts residents indicted in connection with death of man whose body was found burning in Hatfield  MassLive.com

A Hampshire County grand jury has indicted eight Western Massachusetts residents on 51 charges in connection with the March 10 death of Daniel Cruz, whose ...

MassLive.com
'Reading' The Mountains Of Western Massachusetts  New England Public Radio

Standing on top of Mt. Holyoke, I can see Mt. Greylock to the west, and Mt. Monadnock to the north. One biographer of Thoreau said he walked from Concord to ...

New England Public Radio
Western Massachusetts activist being held in Georgia detention center  WWLP.com

Local activist and undocumented immigrant Eduardo Samaniego has reportedly been detained by immigration agents and is being kept at a Detention Center in ...

WWLP.com
Western Massachusetts residents being encouraged to give back on 'Giving Tuesday'  WWLP.com

After Thanksgiving is Giving Tuesday, a global initiative created to promote philanthropy while using social media.

WWLP.com
Why did some parts of western Massachusetts get so much snow, others none at all?  WWLP.com

WORTHINGTON, Mass. (WWLP) - There was a remarkable difference between the weather in the Pioneer Valley compared to the weather in the Berkshires.

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1 dead, 1 hurt when gasoline tanker rolls on highway  WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A tanker truck carrying gasoline has rolled onto its side on a Massachusetts highway, killing the driver and injuring the driver of ...

WESTERNMASSNEWS.com
Parking bans in effect around western Massachusetts  WWLP.com

Cities and towns are already putting parking bans in effect ahead of Thursday night's storm.

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Resources available for homeless in western Massachusetts this winter  WWLP.com

Winter is coming, and 22News looked into the resources available for the regions most vulnerable.

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Northampton Mayor makes first recreational pot purchase in western Massachusetts  WWLP.com

Mayor David Narkewicz made the first purchase of marijuana in Northampton, Massachusetts.

WWLP.com
Weather Alert: Winter Storm Watch across western Massachusetts  WWLP.com

The 22News Storm Team has issued a Weather Alert for snow and sleet Thursday into Friday morning.

WWLP.com
Western Massachusetts on a mission to end homelessness in region  WWLP.com

GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The Western Massachusetts Network to End Homelessness has assembled a group to address the consequences of living in ...

WWLP.com
No charges filed yet in death of 61-year-old pedestrian  WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A 61-year-old pedestrian has been killed and her pregnant 35-year-old daughter injured when they were struck by a car.

WESTERNMASSNEWS.com
No worries in Christmas tree shortage for western Massachusetts  WWLP.com

There could be a Christmas tree shortage this year, but you might not need to worry here in western Massachusetts.

WWLP.com
Scam used fake SEC letters to bilk victims, FBI says  WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

BOSTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania man faces prison after he admitted he scammed victims by pretending to be an employee of the Securities and Exchange ...

WESTERNMASSNEWS.com
Salve Regina University names next president | Massachusetts  WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Salve Regina University has selected its next president. The university announced Wednesday that Kelli Armstrong will replace Sister ...

WESTERNMASSNEWS.com
Spreading the musical word: new group aims to build a bigger music scene in western Massachusetts  GazetteNET

A newly formed nonprofit organization wants to put western Massachusetts and western New England on the map as a destination for live original music.

GazetteNET
Hackers stole nearly $1M from Save the Children charity  WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

BOSTON (AP) — Save the Children says hackers stole nearly $1 million from the nonprofit through a sophisticated email scam.

WESTERNMASSNEWS.com
Trade War With China Hits Home In Western Massachusetts  WAMC

When President Trump talks trade this weekend with the president of China, the stakes could be high for a western Massachusetts factory. The White House.

WAMC
Key Bank adds Western Mass. manager  Berkshire Eagle

SPRINGFIELD — Thomas "Tom" Tierney has been appointed business banking relationship manager for the Western Massachusetts market by Key Bank.

Berkshire Eagle
Crash in western Massachusetts kills 1, injures 2  WCAX

Police say a woman was killed and two other people were seriously injured when their car slammed into a tree in western Massachusetts.

WCAX
Study: White students in Western Massachusetts outperform blacks, Latinos on MCAS  MassLive.com

In every Western Massachusetts school district -- poor and wealthy -- white students performed better on their standardized tests than black and Latino students, ...

MassLive.com
Some western Mass schools use blizzard bags to prevent missed work during snow days  WWLP.com

Some districts in western Massachusetts have started using blizzard bags, meaning students can take home work to do to replace the work they would have ...

WWLP.com
Downed trees reported around western Massachusetts  WWLP.com

22News has received multiple reports of trees down across western Massachusetts.

WWLP.com
Massachusetts man dies while cutting down tree  Boston.com

The 38-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. Read more on Boston.com.

Boston.com
Girls on The Run of Western Massachusetts holds 5K race, celebration at Smith College  WWLP.com

The event celebrates the completion of a 10-week event that helps promote the physical and mental well-being of girls 3rd to 8th grade.

WWLP.com
3 Massachusetts men plead guilty to drug dealing - and win pleas to be home (temporarily) for the holidays  MassLive.com

SPRINGFIELD -- Two Holyoke men and a Chicopee man on Thursday pleaded guilty to possession of heroin and cocaine with intent to distribute. The two ...

MassLive.com
Winter Weather Advisory issued for parts of western Massachusetts Wednesday  WWLP.com

The National Weather *Service* has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Berkshire County on Wednesday.

WWLP.com
2 men indicted in spate of Western Mass armed robberies of convenience stores  MassLive.com

SPRINGFIELD - Two men accused of robbing at least nine convenience stores in five Western Massachusetts communities in less than three weeks were ...

MassLive.com
Hadley Sears, one of the last in Western Mass, to close  MassLive.com

10/15/2018 -- HADLEY -- The Sears Hometown Store at 189 Russell St., Hadley, says it will continue despite the bankruptcy of Sears Holdings Corp.

MassLive.com
Monte's March to end hunger in Western Massachusetts continues despite rain  MassLive.com

More than 223000 people in Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire counties are affected by food insecurity, according to the Food Bank of Western ...

MassLive.com
Wintry Mix, Showers Aiming for New England  NECN

We are now in the coldest of this cold outbreak, the warm-up begins Friday. But for now, we have temperatures starting out in the teens to low 20s south, and ...

NECN
Will western Massachusetts see snow this week?  WWLP.com

Winter is coming and Wednesday is expected to be chilly, as sleet and snow could be coming later in the week.

WWLP.com
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker: Salem marijuana shop’s appointment-only policy is a ‘good idea’  MassLive.com

Northampton Mayor David J. Narkewicz made history on Nov. 20 with the $24 purchase, including tax, of a candy bar like this one when New England Treatment ...

MassLive.com
Saying Boston gets whatever it wants, Western Mass. business leaders blast MassDOT's 'disrespect'  Boston Business Journal

Leaving Interstate 91 as it stands with its elevated viaduct blocking Springfield from its riverfront is unacceptable to nine area mayors and the Western ...

Boston Business Journal
UMass international students having big impact on local economy  WWLP.com

University officials also say that economic impact has increased in recent years because of growth in the number of international students enrolled.

WWLP.com
AP source: Joe Kelly, Dodgers agree to $25M, 3-year contract  WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that reliever Joe Kelly has agreed to a $25 million, three-year contract ...

WESTERNMASSNEWS.com
Many western Massachusetts residents started morning with snow cleanup  WWLP.com

Thursday night's snow some resulted in many school closures, and parents hoping this won't a trend this winter.

WWLP.com
Bitterly cold and very windy conditions across western Massachusetts  WWLP.com

Strong gusty winds caused some damage and made it feel like winter.

WWLP.com
GCC hosts 'Homelessness in western Massachusetts'  The Recorder

The Western Massachusetts Network to End Homelessness is hosting an event, “Homelessness in Western Massachusetts: The Numbers, the Solutions, the ...

The Recorder
Giving Tuesday a success for Western Massachusetts organizations  MassLive.com

The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts gave out $16762 in prize money on Giving Tuesday and 171 area organizations participated in the ...

MassLive.com
Some parts of western Massachusetts saw snow on Tuesday  WWLP.com

A Winter Weather Advisory was in effect for Berkshire and parts of Franklin Counties. Some residents welcomed the snow, but others weren't so happy to see it.

WWLP.com
Bursts of heavier snow showers moving through western Massachusetts  WWLP.com

Snow showers and snow squalls are pushing through western Massachusetts from northwest to southeast at roughly 35 mph.

WWLP.com
Plan Drafted To Close Skills Gap In Key Western Massachusetts Industries  WAMC

In a bid to address a talent gap that is leaving jobs unfilled in a number of industries in Massachusetts, Governor Charlie Baker last year created the.

WAMC
Fentanyl is now the leading cause of drug overdose deaths in the US  WWLP.com

Fentanyl is killing more people now than any other drug. Local law enforcement are working hard to take the synthetic drug and those selling it off the street.

WWLP.com
Students, staff raise over $4,200 for Food Bank of western Massachusetts  WWLP.com

Conway Grammar school students and staff marched outside the front of the school for a half hour Tuesday morning for a good cause.

WWLP.com
Snow showers into the afternoon could lead to a light accumulation  WWLP.com

(WWLP) - An area of snow showers and flurries will continue to push through western Massachusetts through mid-afternoon. Our first snowfall of December ...

WWLP.com
One Marbleheader is angling for company  Wicked Local North of Boston

Jennifer Tatelman aims to encourage more women to give fly fishing a try.

Wicked Local North of Boston
Gov. Baker Still Pitching Housing Bill On Beacon Hill  WAMC

The odds are long, but Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is holding out hope that a housing bill could make it through the state legislature before the.

WAMC
Candy Glazer to step down as Longmeadow Democratic Town Committee chairwoman after 23 years  MassLive.com

Longmeadow Democratic Town Committee Chair Candy Glazer, center, will relinquish her seat after 23 years as of Jan. 1, 2019. (MARK M. MURRAY/THE ...

MassLive.com
Lighting of largest menorah in Western Massachusetts part of day-long event  MassLive.com

The Dec. 2 program part of Hanukkah First Light Community-wide Celebration.

MassLive.com
Winter weather advisories in effect across western Mass for wintry mix, ice Saturday night  WWLP.com

Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for all of western Massachusetts into Sunday morning for light snow and ice accumulations.

WWLP.com
Celebrate the holidays at Shelburne Falls Coffee Roasters  WWLP.com

Shelburne Falls Coffee Roasters has 7 locations around Western Massachusetts. Lauren had the chance to visit their Shelburne location in celebration of the ...

WWLP.com
Western Mass. Thanksgiving Football Rivalries: Look at matchups that span back to the 1890s  MassLive.com

Where do the Thanksgiving rivalries stand? Are there any new ones? Take a look for a closer dive into each series.

MassLive.com
Williams' Mason Headed to Western Mass Lacrosse Hall of Fame  iBerkshires.com

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – Retired Williams College women's lacrosse coach Chris Mason will be inducted into the Western Massachusetts Lacrosse Hall of ...

iBerkshires.com
Monte's March aims to raise $1M to fight hunger in Western Massachusetts  MassLive.com

The slogan for Monte's March is "Two days. Three counties. 43 miles," and this year there's an added goal of surpassing the $1 million mark. Next week, the ...

MassLive.com
Massachusetts Avenue Project unveils new Farmhouse & Community Food Training Center  WIVB.com - News 4

The $2.4 million facility on Massachusetts Ave. will serve as a hub for those looking to learn more about food and agriculture.

WIVB.com - News 4
Solar farm eyed for Hatfield-Whately town line  GazetteNET

HATFIELD — Agricultural land near the Hatfield-Whately town line could become a new solar farm.Clean Focus Renewables of Colorado is proposing using 29 ...

GazetteNET
An Unlikely Hip-Hop Star: Choreographer Jennifer Weber Makes Tchaikovsky Accessible  Forbes

I met choreographer Jennifer Weber in an overly-crowded Brooklyn coffee shop. Separate of her personal style, which suggests a bit of a hip-hop edge (hoop ...

Forbes
No Northeast Blockbuster Storm Expected Early Next Week, Here's Why  The Weather Channel

A low pressure system that will track off the Northeast coast early next week will bring some rain, snow and gusty winds but is not expected to result in prolific ...

The Weather Channel
Here's what you need to know if you want to buy retail marijuana in Western Mass next week  MassLive.com

Starting next week, legal retail marijuana will finally be available in Western Massachusetts. After its recent approval by the Cannabis Control Commission, the ...

MassLive.com
National Weather Service issues snow alert  Hartford Courant

Connecticut might see some snow today, but don't expect much.

Hartford Courant
Geminid Meteor Shower Could Be Best Meteor Shower Of The Year  CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — The weather may be quiet but the skies are bustling with activity. Earlier this week there was an International Space Station flyby, and now ...

CBS Boston
What Happened To The Plan To End Chronic Homelessness?  New England Public Radio

In 2007, Springfield, Massachusetts, set out a plan to end long-term homelessness within 10 years. The following year, officials and advocates from Hamden,

New England Public Radio
Giant Virus Discovery In Western Mass. Forest May Further Study Of Biodiversity  WNPR News

UMass Amherst biologists who study climate change say they've discovered 16 giant viruses — previously unidentified — in a western Massachusetts forest.

WNPR News
Dozens gather at Northampton Fire Department for EMS vendor drive  WWLP.com

Dozens gathered at the Northampton Fire Department for an EMS vendor drive on Thursday.

WWLP.com
*#!%*%# AS220 comes to New Bedford!  SouthCoastToday.com

I don't know about you, but I hate to read about a cool event or happening in the newspaper — that I've missed.Well, a lot of people are going to hate me this ...

SouthCoastToday.com
Full Coverage: Central football snaps drought, brings state title home to Western Massachusetts  MassLive.com

The Central football team made history Saturday evening as the Golden Eagles brought home the first state title Western Massachusetts has seen since the ...

MassLive.com
Studies will examine East-West rail, bus system in Massachusetts  Worcester Telegram

BOSTON - The engineering firm that helped to build One World Trade Center and Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York will lead the state's study into the feasibility ...

Worcester Telegram
Monroe Tractor Opens New Facility in Hartford to Serve Conn., Western Mass.  Construction Equipment Guide

Monroe Tractor recently opened a new facility outside of Hartford, Conn., located at 6 Sandra Drive, South Windsor, Conn. This location will be serving all of ...

Construction Equipment Guide
Leominster woman pleads guilty to arson for setting neighbor's house on fire last year  Sentinel & Enterprise

WORCESTER -- A Leominster woman arrested last year for starting a fire in her neighbor's home has pleaded guilty to arson.

Sentinel & Enterprise
Unified Sports' Growth Evidenced at Western Mass Jamboree  iBerkshires.com

CHICOPEE, Mass. — Eight years ago, Special Olympics Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association teamed up to offer Unified ...

iBerkshires.com
Leominster woman pleads guilty to setting neighbor’s house on fire  Worcester Telegram

WORCESTER – A Leominster woman accused of setting her neighbor's house on fire pleaded guilty to an arson charge Tuesday in Worcester Superior Court.

Worcester Telegram
Massachusetts Has A Northborough, Southborough And Westborough. Why No Eastborough?  wgbh.org

Here at the Curiosity Desk we love nothing more than to hear from you about what has roused your curiosity. And today we turn to Worcester resident Richard ...

wgbh.org
Comcast rejected by small town—residents vote for municipal fiber instead  Ars Technica

Comcast offered to wire up Charlemont, Mass. for $462000—town said, "no."

Ars Technica
Neal, Lesser among 33 appointed to east-west rail advisory panel; Palmer gets a seat at the table  MassLive.com

The panel will be a sounding board for a rail proposal that could result in passenger *service* linking Pittsfield, Springfield, Worcester and Boston.

MassLive.com
 

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