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6 hrs ago | WWLP
Right now, gas taxes automatically increase every year based on the Consumer Price Index, or C.P.I., which is tied to inflation. That means when the cost of living goes up, so will the cost of driving your car.
12 hrs ago | MassLive.com
Springfield District Court Judge William Boyle postponed the arraignment of Gabrielle Emerson, 41, of Keene, for a mental health evaluation. Emerson, who did not appear for Tuesday's hearing, will be held at a mental health facility, not a jail, until her next hearing on Oct. 6, under Boyle's order.
13 hrs ago | WTNH
If you just so happen to have the day off tomorrow, head on over to the "Big E." Wednesday is "Connecticut Day"! The fair kicked off last week in West Springfield, Massachusetts. It's the largest fair in the Northeast and one of the ten biggest in the country.
Those who haven't had the opportunity to travel to Italy will be able to sample a Taste of Italy in the city's South End neighborhood next month. Our Lady of Mt.
Capt. Mark Sypek said Gabrielle Emerson of Keene, N.H., was arrested after she lost her purse containing a handgun at the fair on Saturday. Someone turned in the purse to security, and Emerson was arrested when she went to reclaim it.
Day three of the Big E at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield saw racing pigs, agricultural competitions and Sunday's beautiful weather brought out the crowds to the New England state fair.
The historic square of 18th- and 19th-century buildings gets a bit more traffic on Storrowton Day, held Sunday. On top of the usual cooking and craft-making demonstrations the village has become known for year-round, kids were called to the open green for hoop and sack races.
One of the things I love about fall is the fairs and carnivals. The biggest of them all - where I live at least - is the Big E in West Springfield, Massachusetts.
A pretty good crowd of people were walking on the Avenue of States for the first night, and first Friday night, of the Big E in West Springfield. The Big E is a nearly century-old tradition in western Massachusetts.
Danny "Count" Koker of History Channel's "Counting Cars", the front man for the group Count's 77, performs at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield on Friday evening.
One of them is the Matunuck Oyster Bar. There, you'll find freshly shucked oysters grown and harvested by owner Perry Raso.
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - You can tell by the smells, and by the sounds, that the Big E has officially started.
WEST SPRINGFIELD - If your house is in desperate need of repair, you may be in luck: the town is giving money to certain homeowners through the Community Development Block Grant program. There are limits and rules for participation.
A virus that has been dormant for the last few autumn seasons is resurfacing and causing an outbreak, especially among children. Enterovirus 68 is a strain of virus that causes severe respiratory illnesses for children, especially children who have asthma and other lung conditions.
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Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:44 pm
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