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West Springfield police officer Michael Banas sworn in as captain
Michael J. Banas, a police officer with more than 25 years experience, was officially sworn in as a captain by Mayor Edward Sullivan on Feb. 28 at 26 Central St. "He's been working hard for West Springfield and the law enforcement for 26 years and I know he was appointed captain March of 2011," said Sullivan.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Veterans Notes: Combat Infantrymen's Association sets meeting in West Springfield
WEST SPRINGFIELD - The New England Corps of the Combat Infantrymen's Association will meet on March 15 at the Storrowton Tavern on the Eastern States Exposition grounds.
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Gaming Bandwagon in New England - Jump Onboard! - By John Hendrie
Poor Vermont does not have a float in the parade, but the other New England states are in full regalia.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Theo: Dog shows, like Oscars, best viewed at a distance
The American Kennel Club Working Breed dog show was in West Springfield recently but don't expect me to see me in the winner's circle.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
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Old Deerfield Spring Sampler Craft Fair headed to Big E grounds
A You can only hope that better weather is just around the corner when the Old Deerfield Spring Sampler comes to the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield bringing with it an array of ideas and handmade crafts to brighten up many homes for the spring.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Working dogs compete in West Springfield show at Eastern States Exposition
Working breed dogs competed in the Connecticut River Working Group Association, Inc.'s dog show Saturday in the Mallary building at the Eastern States Exposition grounds with a bustling crowd of more than 1,500 people in attendance.
Editorial: Time for Greater Springfield residents to pay attention to ...
A year ago, MGM was gearing up for a referendum on its $800 billion proposal to build a resort casino in Springfield's South End.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
CBS 3 Springfield
Northampton considering expanding tobacco restrictions
While part of the rules would impact publicly-owned parks, the other would establish stricter rules to prevent the sale of tobacco products to children under the age of 18. One sign you will not see right now is a "no smoking" sign, but that could change if the city's board of health approves a new proposal.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Car collides with PVTA bus in front of Hooter's on Riverdale Street in West Springfield
A car collided with a PVTA bus on Riverdale Street in front of the Hooter's restaurant on Thursday night, injuring the driver of the car and prompting a call for multiple ambulances.
Former bookkeeper indicted for embezzling $1 million from...
SPRINGFIELD - The former bookkeeper for a West Springfield business was indicted Thursday by a Hampden County grand jury in connection with the embezzlement of more than a $1 million over a three-year-period by manipulating the books, according to Massachusetts Attorney General's Office.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Motorists finding lots of potholes on Greater Springfield roads
The tractor-trailer never had a chance. Rumbling across a West Street intersection, the truck slammed into side-by-side potholes, jerking the driver's head back and jolting all 18 tires.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
CBS 3 Springfield
West Springfield opens state of the art high school
"I'm very excited, very nice school, it looks like a college to me. It's a lot better than our old school.
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State gambling regulators have voted against making the Eastern States Exposition eligible for compensation from a proposed resort casino in Springfield.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
New potholes rip apart roads, causing danger for drivers
It's getting difficult to avoid potholes in Western Massachusetts. Extreme temperatures, mixed with melting snow, are costing drivers big money on car repairs and their patience.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
West Springfield mayor pulls back from idea of buying white church on Elm Street
Mayor Edward Sullivan is requesting to withdraw an application from the Community Preservation Committee for the city to purchase a historic 214-year-old white church at 732 Elm St. with an estimated cost of $480,000.
Editorial: If rebuilt underground, Interstate-91 viaduct would...
The prospect of a "little dig" for downtown Springfield gained some welcome traction this week when state Transportation Secretary Richard Davey said he'd be open to lowering the 2.5-mile Interstate 91 viaduct to street-level or below ground.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
CBS 3 Springfield
Potholes draining budgets and wallets
Crews were out Friday in West Springfield and several other communities trying to patch roads.
Axe Women Loggers of Maine demonstrate skills at Springfield Sportsmen's Show
The Axe Women Loggers of Maine are demonstrating their skills at the Springfield Sportsmen's Show running through Sunday on the grounds of the Big E. Axes were flying, logs were rolling, and saws were slicing as the Axe Women Loggers of Maine delighted crowds at the Springfield Sportsmen's Show on the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition in ... (more)
Thu Feb 20, 2014
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Chris Capuano signs with Red Sox, per reports
Chris Capuano has reportedly found a new home, agreeing to a one-year deal with the Red Sox , per Ron Chimelis of the Springfield Democrat .