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Belchertown picks 3 finalists for departing school Superintendent Judith Houle
A veteran administrator and two long-serving grammar school principals are the finalists to replace departing Belchertown superintendent Judith Houle , who announced in August that she would not seek a contract extension.
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23 hrs ago
Poly-Plating Recognized for Safety Achievements
Poly-Plating in Chicopee, Mass., is nearing the completion of a two-year exemption of a scheduled Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspection as an honored participant in the organization's Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program .
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Proposed condo project on Ferry Street, South Hadley, brings up...
Concerns about possible water problems drowned out most other public comments directed against a controversial 31-unit condominium project proposed on Ferry St. during Monday's 2.5 hour public hearing at a packed South Hadley town hall.
I love what it has become'
A five-minute stroll through that light-filled, clean space can lift spirits and inspire creativity.
Chicopee contingent in Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade 'looking really good'
CHICOPEE - - "Our contingent is looking really good. We're in great shape," said Timothy A. O'Grady, liaison between the Chicopee and Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade committees.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
What People Are Reading: March 11, 2014 at Girl Scouts of Central and ...
Katie A. Chappell , of Chicopee, on "Love At First Hike - A Memoir About Love & Triumph on the Appalachian Trail," by Michelle Pugh.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Are travelers worried following missing Malaysian Airliner?
CHICOPEE, Mass. - Dozens of aircraft from multiple countries continue the search for the missing Malaysian Airliner that literally disappeared without a trace Saturday.
Chicopee police, firefighters respond to multivehicle crash on Sheridan Street
CHICOPEE - City police and firefighters responded to a two-car crash at Sheridan Street and Air Park Way late Monday morning.
Club Scout: Creative Martini and Paint Club puts the 'art' in martini
But even if you're not a painter with grand ambitions, you still might want to try your hand at what the creators of the Creative Martini and Paint Club are offering.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Springfield merchant Josue Rivera pleads guilty to selling...
SPRINGFIELD - A 38-year-old city man pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to charges related to the sale of counterfeit brand-name goods in his Indian Orchard store.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
CBS 3 Springfield
Residents and lawmakers confused, upset over MA court ruling
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court said Wednesday that a law used to charge a man who took photos up women's skirts on a Boston subway does not apply.
Stephen Jendrysik: Willimansett Bridge created a divided Chicopee
When I was growing up in the 1950s, Willimansett was a densely populated community on Chicopee's northern tier.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Restaurants of yesteryear: Gone but not forgotten
I will never forget eating a grilled cheese sandwich at the lunch counter at Kresge's in downtown Springfield with my dad.
Carlos Rivera and William Rivera acquitted in child rape case, one...
Two of three brothers were acquitted Tuesday in a child rape case, while one charge remains active against the third brother.
Amanda Plasse case: DNA evidence proved key to investigation of Chicopee murder
SPRINGFIELD - In the weeks before she was found stabbed to death in a pool of blood in her kitchen on Aug. 26, 2011, 20-year-old Amanda Plasse had been the victim of a break-in at her Chicopee apartment.
Ludlow selectmen candidates William Rooney, Mark Imbody discuss issues at candidates forum
Selectmen candidates William Rooney, left, a six-year incumbent, and newcomer Mark Imbody, right, participated in a forum Monday night at Ludlow High School.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Daily Campus
New Chick-Fil-A location lives up to the hype
Talk about making a good first impression. Chick-Fil-A has been one of the most popular fast food chains in the Southern and Midwestern states for many years.
Holyoke police launch landlord-funded crackdown on drug trade at...
HOLYOKE - A landlord-funded crackdown by police on a building long known for its illegal drug trade has yielded some 110 arrests for trespassing since Friday morning.
Peapod grows footprint in Massachusetts
Peapod has opened a new fulfillment facility in Agawam, Mass., to better serve the needs of consumers from Hampshire and Hampden counties in Massachusetts.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Holyoke woman, 30, testified in Hampden Superior Court Friday she was raped when she was a boy
A 30-year-old woman testified Friday in Hampden Superior Court she was repeatedly raped in both Holyoke and Chicopee by Felicito Rivera during a five year period beginning when she was a 9-year-old boy.