Byline: By DUSTY CHRISTENSEN

DA’s office launches child safety campaign

7/6/21

As summer brings scorching heat, regional officials are warning of the child safety dangers the season carries with it.The Northwestern District...

SPRINGFIELD — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield has released an expanded list of church officials and employees who have been credibly...

SPRINGFIELD — The Catholic church in western Massachusetts has announced that it will release an expanded list of those credibly accused of...

Richard Lavigne’s death COVID-19-related

5/26/21

GREENFIELD — Richard Lavigne, the ex-priest who Hampden County’s top prosecutor says killed a 13-year-old altar boy in 1972, died just days before...

SPRINGFIELD — Almost 50 years after police discovered the body of 13-year-old Danny Croteau floating in the Chicopee River, Hampden County’s top...

Report details future needs of Soldiers’ Home

11/13/20

HOLYOKE — The state has released the findings of a needs assessment to plan an expedited capital project at the Soldiers’ Home.The report by the...

U.S. Senate candidates get primed for primaries

8/30/20

As Tuesday’s state primary election nears, incumbent U.S. Sen. Ed Markey is in a tight race against challenger U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III in the...

NORTHAMPTON — U.S. Sen. Ed Markey is confident Democrats will win back not only the White House come November, but also the Senate. And if re...

Kennedy: ‘We deserve more from our senator’

8/17/20

NORTHAMPTON — As COVID-19 continues to spread across the state and country, U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III says the pandemic has exposed the country’s...

Police unions decry reform bill

7/23/20

SPRINGFIELD — Standing shoulder to shoulder, wearing face masks and folding their arms, 32 police officers stood behind Springfield police...

AMHERST — The state’s highest court has ordered thousands more drug convictions dismissed based on a chemist’s misconduct in a state lab in Amherst...



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