Friday Aug 29
Two New Deep River Sewer Project Bids Within Available Funding
Two new bids for the town's sewer expansion project fall within the $4 million in available funding, but without any of the alternates that were initially part of the project.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Patrick Gaffey admits being getaway driver in purse snatching from woman, 73, at Holyoke Mall
A 45-year-old North Adams man pleaded guilty Wednesday for his role in a purse theft from a 73-year-old woman at the Holyoke Mall parking lot Oct. 9. The woman chased after the robber and a mall parking lot security guard saw the commotion and called the license plate number in to police.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
I-91 road work in Holyoke expected to end in 2015
Expect to see construction crews on Interstate 91 again next summer in Holyoke. It's become a familiar sight for many drivers; detour signs and construction cones on I-91 between Exits 15 and 17. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation temporarily shut down some travel lanes to rebuild and resurface that section of the highway.
Lee Banks of Ludlow held without right to bail; alleged to have...
Lee Banks, 24, on Tuesday denied a charge of assault and battery causing serious bodily injury for a Chicopee knife assault with a woman victim.
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Man held for alleged attack on jail guards
A man charged with attacking two jail guards because he didn't want to go back to his cell, knocking one of them unconscious, has been held on $10,000 bail.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Corey Brantley admits to threatening to throw infant, kidnapping,...
A 39-year-old city man on Friday pleaded guilty to kidnapping and hitting a woman in a domestic violence case.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Environmental cleanup of Ludlow Mills project completed
LUDLOW - The $1.45 million environmental cleanup of the 170-acre Ludlow Mills property has been completed, Kenneth Delude, president of the Westover Area Development Corp., told the Board of Selectmen.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
LA-Area Police Officer Arrested For Soliciting Las Vegas Undercover Cop
A Southern California police officer has been charged with soliciting a prostitute after being caught in a sting involving an undercover cop in a Las Vegas casino.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
3-car crash on Mass Pike west in Chicopee
According to state police in Westfield, the crash involved three cars, and happened on the westbound side of the highway, just east of Exit 6. Traffic is currently backed up as far back as Exit 7 in Ludlow.
McDonald's of Ludlow plans grand re-opening celebration
The McDonald's of Ludlow will host its grand re-opening celebration on Friday at 1 p.m. at 420 Center St. Food specials will be offered within its first week, including $1 Big Macs on Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. McDonald's owner-operators Jorge and Eleni Gomez, along with their son, general manager George Gomez, will host a ribbon cutting ceremony with ... (more)
Mass. municipal group pushes for ownership role in new gas pipeline
A solution to New England's natural gas supply issues could come from an unlikely pipeline developer: a coalition of cities and towns.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Residents cope with weekend of water restrictions
It's been a waterless weekend for lawns and gardens in Springfield and four of its suburban neighboring towns, but 72 hours without outdoor use of water can be a long time for property owners accustomed to keeping their sprinklers active during the summer.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Water restriction for Springfield, some surrounding communities...
SPRINGFIELD - A water restriction instituted Thursday for Springfield, Longmeadow, East Longmeadow, Agawam and Ludlow is likely to remain in effect for another 72 hours, a spokeswoman for the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission said Friday.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Tyriesse Jackson pleads guilty to gun crime, Mark Mayweather to...
Four city men who had faced home invasion charges when first arrested in April 2013 have had their cases finished in Hampden Superior Court .
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Tyringham Rd. detour extended
Tyringham Road will be closed to thru-traffic for a month allowing workers to shore up the crumbling riverbank along the road.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Live Wire: Rock the Boot returning to Ludlow
When the annual Rock the Boot concert kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 16, it will mark the fifth year that Ludlow firefighters Dan McKenney and Bud Ellison have cobbled together a benefit to support their community.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Food Network's 'Restaurant Impossible' in Wilbraham:...
They were waiting for the grand reopening of the restaurant on the Food Network's "Restaurant Impossible" which was in town with host Robert Irvine to film an episode at the Wilbraham Shoppes-based eatery at 2341 Boston Road.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Some kids returning to school before Labor Day weekend
Western Massachusetts children will be going back to school before Labor Day weekend for the towns of Springfield and Ludlow.
Mon Aug 04, 2014