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.
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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.
Religion notes: Ash Wednesday, Sinai concert, psychic fair
Philippines help SPRINGFIELD -Members of parishes in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield have donated more than $80,000 to help victims of the Nov. 8, 2013 typhoon that struck the Philippines, killing thousands of people, and leaving many more injured, homeless and without livelihoods.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Willimansett Bridge construction expected to resume in early spring
Chicopee Mayor Richard J. Kos, State Rep. Joseph F. Wagner, Holyoke Mayor Alex B. Morse and State Rep Aaron Vega announced the status of the Williamansett Bridge, seen in the background.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Chicopee Boys and Girls Club honors 3 volunteers with awards
In this past photograph, students at the Chicopee Boys and Girls Club are walking in the gym as part of a challenge to have them walk 100 miles.
Chicopee schools to hold kindergarten registration
CHICOPEE - Kindergarten registration will be held at all elementary schools the week of March 17 through March 20. Parents can sign their children up during school hours from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. or on March 20 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Children must be 5 years old by Oct. 1 to be eligible for kindergarten.
10th annual Friends Art Exhibit to held at Chicopee library
Some 70 artists' works will be on display at the Friends of the Chicopee Library's 10th annual fine art exhibit.