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  1. Springfield City Council seeks more answers before voting on proposed ...Read the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | MassLive.com

    City councilors met Thursday with proponents and opponents of a proposed digital billboard on Clinton Street along Interstate 91, saying there remains unresolved issues before voting on the requested special permit. "I think it is pretty evident from what we heard that it's a more complicated issue than what it looks like on the surface," said Orlando Ramos, chairman of the council's Special Permits Committee.

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  2. Pet Project: Pets available for adoption in WMass shelters Dec. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    Food drive for homeless pets SPRINGFIELD — Rocky's Ace Hardware is partnering with Lazer 99.3, WLZX FM and radio personality Pat Kelly through Dec. 23 to help homeless and abandoned pets. Each of the nine Springfield area Rocky's Ace Hardware stores have partnered with an area Humane Society or shelter to collect food during the holiday season for animals in need.

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  3. Chicopee residents debate Willimansett bike path proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    This is the first phase of the Chicopee River Canal Trail opened in 2010 in downtown Chicopee. The city is trying to build a second path.

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  4. Chicopee police: Driver arrested on OUI charge after hitting pedestrian on Broadway StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    A motorist was charged with OUI after she struck a pedestrian on Broadway Street Thursday evening, according to Chicopee Police Officer Michael Wilk, the department's spokesman and social media officer. CHICOPEE - A motorist was charged with OUI after she struck a pedestrian on Broadway Street Thursday evening, according to Chicopee Police Officer Michael Wilk, the department's spokesman and social media officer.

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  5. Chicopee police: Grattan Street convenience store robbed at gunpoint, suspect at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    Officers responded to an armed robbery report at New Corner Variety, 1177 Grattan St., just after 8:30 p.m. The suspect - described by police as a black man wearing a black mask, coat and pants - showed a handgun, though it wasn't known if he made off with money or merchandise. Authorities are asking anyone with information to call the Chicopee Police Department at 413-592-6341.

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  6. Chicopee students ask school officials to offer SAT courseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    CHICOPEE - Saying SAT preparation classes are often prohibitively expensive, local high school students are asking for the school department to offer a class. The Student Advisory Counci l, which is made up of students from Chicopee High and Comprehensive High schools and Chicopee Academy, met with the School Committee Wednesday to discuss the a senior at proposal.

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  7. Paramedic Kelly Stanton of Easthampton among 22 newly trained Western Massachusetts firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    Easthampton Fire Chief Dave Mottor, newly-minted firefighter Kelly Stanton, and Mayor Karen Cadieux at the Dec. 17, 2014 Massachusetts Fire Academy graduation at Williston Theater EASTHAMPTON - Kelly Stanton, 27, a paramedic and 2005 graduate of Easthampton High School, was one of three women to complete an intensive firefighting course recently offered by the Massachusetts Fire Academy. Stanton stood with her classmates Wednesday evening at a graduation ceremony held at the Williston-Northampton School Theater, where recruits were handed diplomas by fire chiefs in their 11 respective communities.

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  8. Chicopee teachers say contract negotiations progressingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    About 250 Chicopee teachers crowd into the school administration building at 180 Broadway during a Nov. 19 School Committee meeting sparking complaints about them exceeding capacity limits. CHICOPEE - Members of the Chicopee Education Association called the first arbitration meeting with an independent mediator productive and, as a result, decided against attending the School Committee meeting in a large group this week.

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  9. Two-vehicle accident on I-391 southbound near Holyoke/Chicopee city line causes traffic backupRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    Photos shot by a witness show a grey Mustang in the left southbound lane, and a black sedan on the opposite end.

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  10. Valley Opportunity Council board meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MassLive.com

    Board meeting Chicopee - The Board of Directors of the Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Dec. 18 at 5:15 p.m. at the Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. Social Service Campus, 35 Mt.

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  11. Central girls basketball point guard Ishanna Brown works to balance role as floor general, scorerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MassLive.com

    SPRINGFIELD One of the toughest balances a point guard has to strike is weighing when to aggressively look to score and when to get teammates involved. It's a basketball skill that takes time to develop, and the best at the position have an instinct about when to distribute and when to take the game into their own hands.

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  12. Chicopee Comp wrestling's depth propels Colts to dual meet win over East Longmeadow in openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MassLive.com

    Both East Longmeadow and Chicopee Comp had thin lineups going into their first dual meet of the season on Wednesday night. The Colts were without Western Mass.

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  13. Chicopee bike path meeting scheduled for proposed Willimansett wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MassLive.com

    This is the Chicopee River Canal Trail that opened in 2010 along Front Street. Chicopee is now looking at creating a second bike path for Willimansett.

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  14. Blue Angels visit Westover Air Reserve BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MassLive.com

    Angels landed at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee on Wednesday morning when a Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet jet touched down for an advance visit of their appearance at the 2015 Great New England Air Show . Navy Capts.

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  15. Hot oil being used to cook French fries source of blaze that caused...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MassLive.com

    CHICOPEE - A boil-over of hot oil being used to cook French fries on a kitchen stove was the cause of a blaze that caused about $125,000 in damage Tuesday night to a Warwick Road home. No injuries were reported in the blaze at 40 Warwick Road.

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  16. Obituaries today: James Patrick Shepard was in Air National Guard, worked at Barnes ANG BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MassLive.com

    James Patrick "Jimmy" Shepard , 24, of the Fairview section of Chicopee, passed away on Monday. He was born in Springfield.

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  17. Chicopee Fire Department: Extension cord that overheated under carpet ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MassLive.com

    Chicopee firefighters and police at the scene of a house fire on Old Field Road. There were no reported injuries in the incident, which was reported about 8:20 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16. CHICOPEE - An extension cord that overheated underneath a carpet was the cause of a house fire on Old Field Road Monday night.

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  18. Bail revoked for Springfield man following hour-long standoff inside...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MassLive.com

    SPRINGFIELD - The criminal career of a 46-year-old Burns Avenue man, arrested Tuesday morning after he allegedly threatened law enforcement officials with a knife during an hour-long stand-off inside his home, was apparently launched in the early 1990s due to an addiction to crack cocaine. In 1993, Manuel Silva Jr. was sentenced to five to seven years in state prison for three unarmed robberies in Chicopee and Holyoke that netted little money but seriously injured three older women.

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  19. Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School accepting applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MassLive.com

    HOLYOKE - The Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School is accepting applications for grades 9, 10, 11 for the fall of 2015. The school's goal is to prepare students for college success while inspiring them to be active and effective citizens.

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  20. Chicopee World War II veteran Walter Kos earned Silver Star 70 years...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MassLive.com

    Walter J. Kos, of Chicopee, veteran of World War II, holds his decorations, including his Silver Star, the Army's third highest award, which recognized his actions in delaying the advance of Kampfgruppe Peiper's tank force drive west toward Allied positions during the Battle of the Bulge in December, 1944. This week marks the 70th anniversary of the costliest battle in terms of casualties in the history the U.S. military.

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