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 2021-10-26 15:30 

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Health Tips Tuesday: breast MRI services...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - It is breast cancer awareness month, and it is important for people to understand breast MRI services. We heard from Dr. Jennifer Hadro, a radiologist and...

 2021-10-26 14:20 

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Health Tips Tuesday: Breast MRI Services...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM)- It is breast cancer awareness month, and it is important for people to understand breast MRI services. We heard from Dr. Jennifer Hadro, a radiologist and director...

 2021-10-26 13:22 

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Hasbro says its toys will be ready for the holidays, despite the supply chain crisis...

Hasbro brushed off global supply chain concerns and reported solid sales and earnings for the third quarter, thanks in large part to strong demand for its Dungeons & Dragons and...

 2021-10-26 13:15 

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Kellogg's customer files $5 million lawsuit alleging Pop-Tarts don't have enough strawberries...

No one would mistake Kellogg's Pop-Tarts for a bowl of fruit — they are an indulgent treat, loaded with sugar and processed ingredients. But a new lawsuit claims Pop-Tarts are...

 2021-10-26 13:00 

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Springfield's annual King Street pumpkin patch rescheduled due to rain...

SPRINGFIELD (WGGB/WSHM) - Children attending Square One will still get the opportunity to decorate pumpkins at their outdoor pumpkin farm ahead of Halloween....

 2021-10-26 12:00 

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Chicopee Spooktacular rescheduled due to rain...

CHICOPEE (WGGB/WSHM) - With the first Nor'easter of the season making landfall in Western Mass, the annual Chicopee Spooktacular has been postponed....

 2021-10-26 11:00 

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Ocean State Job Lot hosting hiring event at all store locations...

(WGGB/WSHM) - Ocean State Job Lot will be hosting a two-day hiring event at each of its store locations this week....

 2021-10-26 08:30 

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Heavy rain, wind on tap today as Nor'easter moves up the coast...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Our first nor'easter of the season is on has arrived and will bring us rain and wind to western Mass and most of New England....

 2021-10-26 01:23 

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Springfield officials meet with CT leaders to discuss possible illegal dirt bike ordinance...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Local leaders met with officials from just over the border in Connecticut on Monday to answer questions about a possible gas sale ban for illegal dirt...

 2021-10-26 00:56 

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Officials announce make-up days for South Hadley High students...

SOUTH HADLEY, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- South Hadley Public Schools has announced the make-up days for the high school following mold removal from earlier in the school year....

 2021-10-26 00:52 

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Mohawk Trail Regional School closed two days for heating upgrades...

(WGGB/WSHM) -- Students who attend Mohawk Trail Regional School have two unexpected days off this week....

 2021-10-25 23:58 

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Eastern States Exposition awarded $9-million grant to help recover from COVID-19 pandemic...

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The Eastern States Exposition is being awarded a large grant from the federal government. Just weeks after nearly 1.5-million people visited the Big E fair,...

 2021-10-25 23:56 

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Eversource urges customers to be prepared ahead of Tuesday's Nor'easter...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The first Nor'easter of the season is upon us. There is no chance of snow in the storm set to hit us on Tuesday, but officials...

 2021-10-25 23:38 

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Springfield Police investigating early evening shooting...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Authorities are investigating an early evening shooting in Springfield....

 2021-10-25 23:34 

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Springfield Museums receives funding for space station exhibit...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The Springfield Science Museum has received a big check. On Monday, Senator Eric Lesser announced that the museum will receive $100,000 in funding....

 2021-10-25 23:28 

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Westfield Public Schools begins 'Test and Stay' program...

WESTFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Westfield Public Schools has partnered with the state's Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to initiate the district's 'Test and Stay' program....

 2021-10-25 21:18 

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Springfield officials ramp up safety at Central High School amid shooting threat...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A school shooting threat circulating on social media had high schools across the country on high alert, including here in Springfield....

 2021-10-25 20:15 

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Heavy rain, wind on tap Tuesday with Nor'easter...

Cloud cover does tick up later this evening ahead of a low pressure system and extending warm front that will pass through the region late tonight. Wide spread rain overnight...

 2021-10-25 17:50 

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Holyoke police officer uses tourniquet to save life of gunshot victim...

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A Holyoke police officer is being credited with saving the life of a gunshot victim Saturday night....

 2021-10-25 16:58 

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Fire reported in the center of town in Orange...

ORANGE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Firefighters in Orange have been able to put out a fire in the center of town at a storefront on South Main Street, fire officials confirm....

 2021-10-25 11:30 

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Senator Lesser to announce $100,000 in funding for Springfield Science Museum...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - The Springfield Science Museum has secured $100,000 in funding....

 2021-10-25 11:00 

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Springfield Museums to host Baystate pop-up vaccination clinic...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The Springfield Museums will host a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic Monday morning in collaboration with Baystate Health....

 2021-10-25 10:30 

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MassHire to host virtual job expo...

(WGGB/WSHM) -- Those looking to find work can do so from the comfort of their homes on Monday....

 2021-10-25 09:00 

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Dreary start to the week; Nor'easter set to bring rain & wind...

Cloud cover does tick up later this evening ahead of a low pressure system and extending warm front that will pass through the region late tonight. Wide spread rain overnight...

 2021-10-25 02:31 

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Local company celebrates Southwick resident's 101st birthday with new roof...

SOUTHWICK, MA (WGGB/WSHM)--One local South Hadley company is giving back and fulfilling a promise they made to one woman they connected with five years ago....

 2021-10-25 00:22 

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In case you missed it: week of October 17, 2021...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM)--Western Mass News has been bringing you local coverage all week long. As we head into a new week, here are some of our top headlines, in case...

 2021-10-24 22:45 

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Rain overnight followed by an impactful Nor'easter Tuesday-Wednesday?...

Cloud cover does tick up later this evening ahead of a low pressure system and extending warm front that will pass through the region late tonight. Wide spread rain overnight...

 2021-10-24 21:05 

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Rays of Hope continues fight against breast cancer with drive-thru parade...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM)-- The Rays of Hope organization continued its fight against breast cancer Sunday with a drive-thru parade....

 2021-10-24 20:40 

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Mater Dolorosa holds fall festival...

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM)-- Mater Dolorosa held its fall festival this weekend. The event was aimed at raising money for Mater Dolorosa School, and Our Lady of the Cross Parish in...

 2021-10-24 19:25 

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Ed Sheeran says he tested positive for Covid-19...

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran announced on Sunday that he has tested positive for Covid-19....

 2021-10-24 11:30 

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A cold start to Sunday, but filled with sun ahead of an approaching system bringing rain overnight...

Sunday remains dry with a mix of sun and clouds after the frosty start. Temperatures will reach the mid and upper 50s once again ahead of a storm system that...

 2021-10-24 02:30 

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Frost for some Sunday morning, then all eyes turn to a very stormy end to October......

Sunday remains dry with a mix of sun and clouds after the frosty start. Temperatures will reach the mid and upper 50s once again ahead of a storm system that...

 2021-10-24 02:00 

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Holyoke community honoring domestic violence victims...

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and one community here in western Mass. hosted a gathering Saturday to honor victims from across the state....

 2021-10-24 01:20 

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Westfield community celebrates Art-oberfest...

WESTFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A day of art, music, and dance in Westfield....

 2021-10-24 01:17 

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Hampshire, Franklin Counties participating in Drug Take Back Day...

SOUTH HADLEY, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Communities across western Mass. participating in Drug Take-Back Day....

 2021-10-24 01:13 

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20th annual suicide prevention walk happening in Agawam...

AGAWAM, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hosted the 20th Out of the Darkness walk Saturday....

 2021-10-24 00:32 

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Springfield community celebrating local graffiti artists...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- 16 local graffiti artists gathered for the city's first-ever public graffiti jam sponsored by the Springfield Cultural Council. Western Mass News stopped by Saturday to get...

 2021-10-23 23:00 

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Frost for some Sunday morning, then all eye turn to a very stormy end to October......

Sunday remains dry with a mix of sun and clouds after the frosty start. Temperatures will reach the mid and upper 50s once again ahead of a storm system that...

 2021-10-23 20:54 

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Car crashes into Holyoke DPW building after police pursuit...

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A car crashed into a building in Holyoke after a police pursuit Saturday afternoon....

 2021-10-23 17:55 

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Springfield PD actively investigates school threat spreading on social media...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM)-- The Springfield Police Department is actively investigating a school threat spreading on social media....

 2021-10-23 11:30 

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Cooler and mostly dry this weekend ahead of a rain event arriving late Sunday...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A Frost Advisory has been issued for Hampden County and eastern Hampshire County for Saturday night through Sunday morning......

 2021-10-23 03:42 

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Garca, Alvarez help Astros oust Red Sox, reach World Series...

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Luis Garca showed the poise of an October ace, Yordan Alvarez stayed hot at the plate and the Houston Astros earned yet another trip to the...

 2021-10-22 22:15 

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Getting Answers: plans for 2022 Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade...

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- After Springfield announced it was canceling its Parade of Big Balloons for the second year in a row, we wanted to know how other parades would...

 2021-10-22 22:00 

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Western Mass. communities set trick or treating guidance for Halloween...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Many kids and families look forward to trick-or-treating every year. But with the fear of COVID still lingering in the air, we wanted to know what...

 2021-10-22 21:15 

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Mainly dry & seasonable weekend for western Mass...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A Frost Advisory has been issued for Hampden County and eastern Hampshire County for Saturday night through Sunday morning......

 2021-10-22 21:06 

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Thunderbirds host third straight home game, 'Deuces Wild Friday'...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- After back-to-back wins to open the season last weekend, the Springfield Thunderbirds are back in action tonight. It will mark the team's third straight home game...

 2021-10-22 21:00 

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Officials: 1,343 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 15 newly confirmed deaths in Mass....

BOSTON (WGGB/WSHM) -- State officials have released new information in regards to coronavirus cases in the Bay State....

 2021-10-22 20:45 

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Mother speaks out after 17-year-old daughter has been missing for weeks...

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A teenager is missing after allegedly running away from Holyoke. Now, her mom worries she might be a victim of sex trafficking....

 2021-10-22 20:30 

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Schools, restaurants battling supply chain shortages...

EASTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Supply chain issues continuing to cripple the country and western Massachusetts is no different. Stores, restaurants, and even schools are all feeling the impact of struggling...

 2021-10-22 20:20 

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NH man pleads guilty to stealing over $16,000 in batteries from local stores...

NORTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A New Hampshire man has pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars worth of batteries from local supermarkets....

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