12 hrs ago
WInter Weather Advisory in Effect Sunday Night into Monday
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Worcester County, and much of southern New England.
21 hrs ago
Hampden District Attorney Mark Mastroianni's nomination for...
After an ill-fated first stab at filling a vacancy in this city's federal court, the dysfunctional U.S. Senate may yet propel first-term Hampden District Attorney Mark G. Mastroianni to the bench.
23 hrs ago
'Faith on Tap' participants enjoy spirited, spiritual pub meet
Reformer Martin Luther once said, "It's better to think of church in the alehouse, than the alehouse in church."
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Families praise $1.2 million state grant for improvements at...
There was excitement in the air Friday as campers and their parents gathered to praise a new $1.2 million state grant that will fund major improvements at Camp STAR Angelina at Forest Park, serving youth with and without disabilities.
Photos: 2013 Springfield Museums Holiday Gala
The 2013 Springfield Museums Holiday Gala attracted a sold-out crowd of more than 400 people to the Quadrangle on Thursday night.
Winter weather advisory issued for Pioneer Valley, central Massachusetts
SPRINGFIELD — The weekend is expected to start with a wintry mix of precipitation in the Pioneer Valley, with potentially treacherous conditions as pubs and clubs empty out at closing time in the overnight hours.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Ex-Brimfield Treasurer Kirsten Weldon arraigned on charges of embezzling more than $80,000
BRIMFIELD - Kirsten Weldon , the town's elected treasurer who abruptly resigned in April while an audit of town accounts was underway, was criminally charged on Friday with embezzling more than $80,000.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Judge Philip Beattie allows The Republican's request for access...
A District Court judge has ruled the arrest records filed in Chicopee District Court in the case of Dennis Rosa Roman, shown here on Monday in court, should be made public.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
2 people rescued from elevator at Hampden Hall of Justice by...
In the wake of an incident Monday in which two court employees had to be rescued from an elevator, the state Trial Court says the elevator system at the Hampden Hall of Justice will undergo a modernization project.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
National Adoption Day ceremony at Hampden Juvenile Court in Springfield unites 'forever families'
Twenty-two children from infants to adolescents were formally welcomed into their "forever families" during a National Adoption Day ceremony in Hampden Juvenile Court on Friday.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Massachusetts State Police to conduct sobriety checkpoints in Hampden, Essex and Suffolk counties
FILE aA A' Massachusetts State Trooper Orlando Medina questions a driver stopped at a sobriety checkpoint set up by state and local police on Memorial Avenue in West Springfield.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce recognizes Michael Knapik and...
WESTFIELD - Former state Sen. Michael R. Knapik and the company Chalmers and Kubeck North were recognized by the business community for their contributions the city.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Joshua Pena sentenced for role in gunshot death of Antonio Gonzales in Springfield
When 16-year-old Joshua Pena was charged with the fatal shooting of Antonio Gonzales in August 2012, police alleged Pena shot Gonzales as Gonzales was acting as a peacemaker at a disturbance outside a party.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
East Longmeadow Police: 'Smash and dash' break-ins here and ...
EAST LONGMEADOW -- Police working to determine whether three "smash and dash" break-ins committed within hours of each other last week at a restaurant here and in adjoining towns are related say the incidents may be part of an even more widespread pattern of similar crimes.