Thursday Jun 13
Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District plans to reduce 12 elementary teaching positions
WILBRAHAM - A total of 12 elementary positions in the Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District are slated to be reduced to 80 percent positions so the district can live within its budget constraints, Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School Superintendent Martin O'Shea said in a letter to parents.
Thursday Jun 13
Hampden Charter School of Science in Chicopee holds first graduation
SPRINGFIELD - The Hampden Charter School of Science celebrated its first graduation since opening its doors in 2009.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Peter Dufresne, new principal of Thornton Burgess Middle School in...
WILBRAHAM - Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School Superintendent Martin O'Shea on Tuesday introduced Peter Dufresne, hired as the new principal of Thornton W. Burgess Middle School in Hampden, to the regional School Committee .
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Closing arguments due to begin in Tamik Kirkland murder trial
Hampden Superior Court Judge Tina S. Page told jurors Monday they will hear closing arguments in the Tamik Kirkland murder case Tuesday morning.
Chicopee Mayor Michael Bissonnette: Police Department investigation...
CHICOPEE -- Mayor Michael J. Bissonnette Monday morning announced the appointment of a special investigator to review police department operations in the wake of several incidents, including the actions of five officers who allegedly shared cell phone pictures of homicide victim Amanda Plasse with individuals outside the department and a case in ... (more)
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Massachusetts Critics Circle to honor Konrad Rogowski, others in...
Chicopee native Konrad J. Rogowski, 65, has done all-things-theater in his past 30 years and will be recognized for his feats this month.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Hampden Bancorp, Inc. Announces Authorization of an Eighth Stock Repurchase Program
The Company will commence its eighth stock repurchase program immediately upon the completion of its seventh repurchase program, announced on August 7, 2012, which has 155,399 shares remaining.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District Superintendent Marty...
WILBRAHAM - A gap between anticipated costs and projected revenues means job cuts and diminished educational services in the Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District , according to Superintendent M. Martin O'Shea.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Hampden road construction schedule announced
HAMPDEN - Highway Superintendent Dana Pixley has announced the following schedule of road construction projects.
Tamik Kirkland murder trial continues Thursday with defense witnesses ...
Hampden District Attorney Mark G. Mastroianni, who is prosecuting the case with Assistant District Attorney Karen Bell, told Judge Tina S. Page although it is possible he may call more witnesses, there is a very good possibility the prosecution will rest early Thursday.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Springfield Technical Community College students help colleague found ...
STCC student Mark Chamberlain, of Hampden, and his business partner, Joseph Carlos, of Springfield, are the owners of MJaA A s Mobile Detailing Service.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Carlos Vergara of Springfield charged with car breaks
SPRINGFIELD - A 32-year-old man with a history of arrests for breaking and entering and larceny was charged over the weekend with breaking into cars.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
This weekend brings the warm breath of summer - the heavy, humid air, the sizzle of backyard barbecues.
Fri May 31, 2013
Western Massachusetts on track for heat wave; Springfield to open cooling centers
SPRINGFIELD - With the region on track for a heat wave, the city will open cooling centers Saturday with temperatures expected to hit 90 degrees or better for the third day in a row.
Thu May 30, 2013
Tamik Kirkland trial for murder of Sheldon Innocent, wounding of...
Hampden District Attorney Mark G. Mastroianni told jurors Thursday the prosecution's case will prove Tamik Kirkland shot and killed Sheldon Innocent, seriously wounded Darryl King and shot responding police.
Victim in Holyoke homicide identified as Danny Rodriguez, 35
HOLYOKE - The man shot to death on Beech Street Tuesday afternoon has been identified as 35-year-old Danny Rodriguez of 354 Hampden St., Holyoke, according to Hampden District Attorney Mark G. Mastroianni.
Wed May 29, 2013
Medical notes from around the Pioneer Valley: Baby Sitters Academy,...
Applicants are sought for the scholarship from the Hampden District Medical Society as well as the scholarship/loan from the Dr.
Mon May 27, 2013
Hibernians' summer picnic at The Wherehouse? in Holyoke to feature Irish soda bread contest
HOLYOKE -Which soda bread will capture the judges' favor this year at the Ancient Order of Hibernians ' second annual Irish Soda Bread Contest on Saturday, June 22? The Ancient Order of Hibernians James A. Curran Division One of Hampden-Hampshire Counties invites the public to find out while attending the fifth annual Summer Picnic Hibernian Style ... (more)
Sun May 26, 2013
President Carolyn 'Biddy' Martin delivers Amherst College commencement
Despite high winds and temperatures in the unseasonable 40s, President Carolyn "Biddy" Martin made the most of the rare peeks of sun that appeared during the morning.
Fri May 24, 2013
Springfield drive to help Red Cross help Oklahoma tornado victims nets more than $3,500
CBS3s' Eric Kobos, left, and Gary Brodeur, right, two of the volunteers gathered at the corner of Main and Boland Way for the special Red Cross collection Thursday for victims of the Oklahoma tornado.