Sixteen Acres Civic Association will host Hampden Country District Attorney Mark Mastroianni
SPRINGFIELD - Hampden County District Attorney Mark Mastroianni is the guest speaker at the Sixteen Acres Civic Association meeting on May 21, at the Greenleaf Community Center on Parker Street.
'Unsung Heroines': Massachusetts commission honors 5 from Hampden, Hampshire counties
BOSTON - For the past 15 years, Jean Caldwell has volunteered to teach English to children in Springfield Public Schools who mostly speak another language in their homes.
Western Mass crime briefs: Hampden woman busted on drug charges in...
Jennifer D'Agostino, 26, of 316 Wilbraham Road, was charged with possession of Class A and B drugs and possession of mace without a firearms identification card following a 9:32 p.m. motor vehicle stop near Western Mass Elder Care, 4 Valley Mill Road, according to Holyoke Police Department records .
Weather forecast: Freeze Warning in Hampden & Hampshire Counties tonight
The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning through 8 am for all of Hampden County and valley areas of Hampshire County.
Massachusetts Bar Association Dial-a-Lawyer program offers free legal ...
Attorney Melissa Long and other lawyers take part in a recent Dial-A-Lawyer program at the Western New England University Law Library in Springfield.
Recorder/Paul Franz Hannah Converse with greens in some of her cold frames at her Conway Farm.
As she tends her newly planted melon seedlings and prepares the three-quarter acre of rented fields at Open View Farm for her first season as a Community Supported Agriculture venture, the 26-year-old Hampden native is already hatching plans for how to put her love for cycling to work for her.
National Weather Service warns of 'elevated fire conditions'
The National Weather Service has issued a "Special Weather Statement" warning residents of Central and Western Massachusetts to be especially careful to avoid outdoor fires.
Brush fire season leaves firefighters from Western and Central Massachusetts running ragged
HOLYOKE - Sunday's brush fire along Interstate 91 in Holyoke was just the tip of the iceberg, with numerous fire stations throughout Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin and Worcester counties keeping busy over the past few days.
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Document retrieval slow? It might be all in how you look at it.
Hampden County in Massachusetts has seen a lot of American history. Officially founded in 1812 when it was split off from it's now northern neighbor, Hampshire County, it actually existed in one form or another since 1636.
Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School Committee concerned about towns' commitment to fund budget
The Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School Committee Friday afternoon voted to apply an additional $300,000 from a school excess and deficiency account if the two towns fail to approve the full assessments to fund next year's school budget.