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 2021-07-09 11:30 

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Downed tree on wires closes part of Roosevelt St. in Hadley...

HADLEY, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Friday morning's rain and wind are causing some issues in parts of Western Mass....

 2021-07-09 02:36 

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Springfield Police Department updates its policy on use of force...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - The Springfield Police Department updated its policy on officers use of force....

 2021-07-09 00:09 

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Local business creating sports gear to include Western Mass...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A small local business is getting creative and making sure the city of Springfield is being recognized in the sports world....

 2021-07-09 00:03 

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Trinity Health becomes first healthcare system in the state to require vaccinations...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Trinity Health of New England, the parent company for Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, is now requiring all staff to be fully vaccinated against covid-19....

 2021-07-09 00:03 

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Trinity Health becomes first healthcare system in Western Mass to require vaccinations...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Trinity Health of New England, the parent company for Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, is now requiring all staff to be fully vaccinated against covid-19....

 2021-07-08 23:51 

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Local preparations being made as Tropical Storm Elsa heads to Western Mass...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Eversource is closely following the scattered thunderstorms across Western Mass, positioning more crews for Thursday night....

 2021-07-08 23:44 

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Hampden District Attorney named honorary chairman for pancake breakfast...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - The Spirit of Springfield has announced its honorary chairman for the 2021 world's largest pancake breakfast....

 2021-07-08 23:36 

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Childcare shortages worrying local parents...

PALMER, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - As more people are returning to work, the demand for childcare is increasing....

 2021-07-08 23:20 

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Changes coming to Sabis International Charter School...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Sabis International Charter School in Springfield is undergoing some changes, including a new name....

 2021-07-08 22:52 

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Springfield city council reviews police reform...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) The Springfield City Council's Public Safety Committee held a discussion Thursday digging into police reform and what changes have been made this past year....

 2021-07-08 21:30 

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Periods of rain continue and become heavy at times as Elsa approaches...
 2021-07-08 20:57 

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Westfield fire officials warn of lightening safety after strike causes fire...

WESTFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM)--Shocking moments caught on camera this week, as thunderstorms and lighting hit our area....

 2021-07-08 20:08 

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Springfield police announce new unit as city sees increase in gun violence...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The Springfield Police Commissioner announced a new unit at the police department Thursday - all in an effort to help tackle gun violence in the city....

 2021-07-08 17:59 

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Getting Answers: Childcare shortage in western MA...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- As more people are returning to work, the demand for childcare is increasing... and a few parents reached out to us saying there's nothing available....

 2021-07-08 16:28 

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Trinity Health requiring all staff, contractors and colleagues to be vaccinated...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Developing news today..Trinity Health of New England is requiring all colleagues, clinical staff, contractors and those conducting business in it's health care facilities, be vaccinated against...

 2021-07-08 16:00 

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Stormy afternoon; Elsa to bring heavy rain - Flood potential...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - We had nasty storms with heavy rain, lightning and some gusty winds move through yesterday and again overnight, and we are expecting more showers and storms...

 2021-07-08 13:34 

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Springfield police looking to identify car break-in suspects...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The Springfield Police Department is asking for the public's helping identifying three car break-in suspects....

 2021-07-08 11:54 

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Spirit of Springfield to announce Honorary Chair of 2021 Pancake Breakfast...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The Honorary Chair of the 2021 World's Largest Pancake Breakfast will be announced Thursday morning....

 2021-07-08 09:00 

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Storms return this afternoon; Elsa to bring heavy rain Friday morning...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - We had nasty storms with heavy rain, lightning and some gusty winds move through overnight, but the storms have moved out and we are only expecting...

 2021-07-08 01:35 

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Crews on scene of a working fire in Springfield...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Springfield fire crews are on the scene of a working fire at 21 Abbe Ave. The fire has been extinguished and there are no reported injuries....

 2021-07-08 00:46 

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Local homeowners looking for help with crumbling foundations...

WALES, MA (WGGB/WSHM) The collapse of a condominium building in Surfside, Florida has left the nation mourning....

 2021-07-07 23:39 

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Governor Baker still on the fence about re-running in 2022...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Governor Charlie Baker was in Western Mass Wednesday where he was asked about whether or not he'll be running for re-election....

 2021-07-07 23:31 

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Stewart Weldon appears in court for the first time since pandemic...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A trial date has been officially set in the case of Stewart Weldon....

 2021-07-07 22:40 

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Holyoke residents running for office speak out after their campaign signs were vandalized...

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Two Holyoke residents running for city positions are now speaking out after their campaign signs were vandalized with racist messages....

 2021-07-07 20:50 

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Dirt Bikers Assault: How to stay safe in a dangerous situation...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The brutal beating of a motorist by a group of dirt bikers Monday night in Springfield remains under investigation, but also has many people talking....

 2021-07-07 19:30 

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Storms return today, tomorrow; Elsa to bring rain Friday morning...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect through 11pm for Berkshire, Franklin, Hampshire, & Hampden Counties......

 2021-07-07 18:33 

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Staffer at Dep. of Youth Services in Springfield hospitalized after incident with youth...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Western Mass News has learned a staff member at the Department of Youth Services in Springfield has been hospitalized at Baystate following an incident with a...

 2021-07-07 17:06 

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Gov. Baker visits Springfield to kick off Summer Nights program for at-risk youth...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Governor Charlie Baker was in Springfield Wednesday to kick off the 7th annual DCR Summer Nights program....

 2021-07-07 16:14 

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Springfield summer school students dismissed early due to the heat...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Springfield students attending summer school Wednesday were dismissed early due to the heat, school officials report....

 2021-07-07 15:25 

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Trial date for accused killer Stewart Weldon set for October...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A trial date has officially been set in the case of Stewart Weldon....

 2021-07-07 11:27 

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Country music star Garth Brooks to perform at Gillette Stadium...

FOXBOROUGH, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Gillette Stadium has announced its first concert of the 2021 season....

 2021-07-07 11:03 

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Gov. Baker to make several stops in western Mass. Wednesday...

SPRINGFIELD/AMHERST, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Governor Charlie Baker will make multiple stops in Western Mass Wednesday....

 2021-07-07 10:45 

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Traffic being detoured after water main break in Warren...

WARREN, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - An underpass in the center of Warren is closed Wednesday morning due to a water main break....

 2021-07-07 09:00 

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More heat, humidity & storms today...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Heat Advisory remains in effect until 7PM this evening for the Pioneer Valley......

 2021-07-07 02:36 

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Springfield police officials blame reform efforts following a violent holiday weekend...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Over the 4th of July weekend, nine shootings were reported in the city of Springfield. Seven people were injured....

 2021-07-07 00:18 

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Suspect in the stabbing of a social worker arraigned on all charges...

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A suspect in the stabbing of a social worker in Holyoke last Friday was arraigned on the eight charges against him Tuesday afternoon....

 2021-07-06 23:54 

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Eastfield Mall mass vaccination site closing...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - It's the end of the line for the mass covid-19 vaccination site at the Eastfield Mall....

 2021-07-06 23:41 

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Governor Baker cracks down on risky swimming...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Governor Charlie Baker is looking to crack down on swimmers following recent drownings across Massachusetts....

 2021-07-06 23:10 

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Violent attack involving illegal dirt bikes in Springfield...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) Springfield police are trying to locate a group of dirt bikers who they say severely beat a motorist Monday night at the "X" in the city....

 2021-07-06 22:37 

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Suspects in I-95 standoff in Wakefield arraigned...

WAKEFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM)- The suspects in the Wakefield police standoff faced a judge Tuesday....

 2021-07-06 21:26 

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Serious crash on Rt.187 in Agawam, police close road to investigate...

AGAWAM, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Emergency responders were called to Rt. 187 in Agawam Tuesday afternoon for a serious crash, police confirm....

 2021-07-06 20:05 

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13-year-old from Pittsfield reported missing, police ask for help...

PITTSFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Police in Pittsfield, Massachusetts need your help in finding this missing teenager....

 2021-07-06 19:45 

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Severe storms possible today and Wednesday...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Severe Thunderstorm Watch continues through 8pm for all of western Mass......

 2021-07-06 18:00 

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Heat & Humidity Return; Storms Likely...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for all of western Mass through 8PM....

 2021-07-06 17:10 

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7 shootings victim reported by Springfield police in the last several days...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Springfield police are reporting another gunshot victim in the city that occurred Monday afternoon. It's the 7th victim to be reported in the last several days,...

 2021-07-06 17:10 

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7 shooting victims reported by Springfield police in the last several days...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Springfield police are reporting another gunshot victim in the city that occurred Monday afternoon. It's the 7th victim to be reported in the last several days,...

 2021-07-06 15:33 

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Billy Idol, Pat Benatar to perform at Big E in September...

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- If you plan on going to the Big E this fall there are some new musical acts you should know about!...

 2021-07-06 15:27 

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True Crime: Berkshire County man's body found in NY...

PITTSFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Western Mass News is digging deeper into the mysterious case of Joshua Bressette who went missing from Berkshire County and was found dead in New York....

 2021-07-06 14:10 

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Orange man killed in head-on collision in Athol...

ATHOL, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- An Orange man has died in a head-on collision in Athol, the Northwestern District Attorney's Office reports....

 2021-07-06 09:19 

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Holyoke Community College reopens campus offices...

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WHSM) -- Holyoke Community College will reopen its admissions and advising offices for on-campus, in-person services on Tuesday....

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