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 2021-06-29 21:41 

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Ribbon cutting ceremony at new Athleta location...

HADLEY, MA (WWGB/WSHM) -- A new store focused on yoga and athletic leisure wear opened on Route 9 Tuesday....

 2021-06-29 21:15 

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Bax and O'Brien named to Mass. Broadcasters Hall of Fame class of 2021...

(WGGB/WSHM) -- Two morning radio staples in western Massachusetts are part of the 2021 class of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame....

 2021-06-29 21:00 

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Extreme heat can cause problems for allergy, asthma sufferers...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- In addition to the elderly and pets, there's another population that is especially sensitive to heat-related stress. We're talking about those with respiratory illnesses....

 2021-06-29 21:00 

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Officials: 63 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 1 newly confirmed death in Mass....

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

 2021-06-29 20:00 

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Big Y hosts company-wide on-the-spot hiring event...

(WGGB/WSHM) -- If you're in need of a job, Big Y is here to help. The Springfield-based supermarket chain held its first ever company-wide hiring event at over 75 of...

 2021-06-29 19:45 

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Brutal heat for another day along with severe storms...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Record heat across western Mass today with highs hitting upper 90s across the CT River Valley! In Springfield, we hit 97, breaking the previous high of...

 2021-06-29 19:03 

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HVAC companies experiencing shortage of air conditioner parts...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The use of air conditioners has increased in this extreme heat, but we found a current shortage of replacement parts is impacting air conditioner repairs right...

 2021-06-29 18:50 

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Keeping your kids and pets safe during the sweltering heat...

CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Who wouldn't want to be outdoors on a sunny day? Well, on Tuesday, people played it safe and for good reason because park equipment and pavement...

 2021-06-29 16:01 

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Springfield bishop announces merger of three Holyoke parishes...

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield has announced that three parishes in Holyoke will merge this summer....

 2021-06-29 15:08 

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New unit in Hampden D.A.'s office helps dismantle Springfield gang...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Authorities have dismantled a group the Hampden District Attorney's Office called...

 2021-06-29 13:30 

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Police investigating after man reportedly stabbed on Sargeant Street in Holyoke...

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Authorities are investigating following a stabbing Monday night in Holyoke....

 2021-06-29 10:29 

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Big Y to host company-wide hiring event...

(WGGB/WSHM) -- If you're in need of a job, Big Y is here to help! On Tuesday, the supermarket chain is hosting its first ever company-wide hiring event....

 2021-06-29 09:00 

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Oppressive heat & humidity continue; feel-like temps over 100...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Temperatures reached into the middle 90s yesterday and combined with dew points near 70 the index values near 100, and we will do it again today!...

 2021-06-29 03:15 

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Several arrests result from city-wide drag racing detail in Springfield...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Seven people were arrested following a drag racing incident in Springfield Sunday morning....

 2021-06-29 02:39 

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Springfield man arrested for attempted armed robbery at convenience store...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A Springfield man was arrested for an armed robbery on Sunday....

 2021-06-29 00:55 

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Local hardware store seeing uptick in cooling systems...

AGAWAM, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Team coverage continued as Western Mass News checked in with how fan and air conditioner sales are increasing at a local hardware store....

 2021-06-28 21:35 

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Summer camps keeping kids safe, cool in the heat...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The summer scorcher turns to the hot day at camp for some and a long-awaited dip in the pool for others....

 2021-06-28 21:00 

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Final phase of demolition gets underway at former MCDI site...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Eight years after the Massachusetts Career Development Institute (MCDI) closed, the abandoned property in the city's Upper Hill neighborhood began the final phase of demolition on...

 2021-06-28 21:00 

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Truck parks on sandbar near Bondi's Island in Connecticut River...

AGAWAM, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A driver by Bondi's Island went far out to stay cool on Monday....

 2021-06-28 21:00 

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Officials: 41 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 2 newly confirmed death in Mass....

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

 2021-06-28 20:50 

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Bicyclist injured after being hit by car in Florence...

NORTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A bicyclist has been hospitalized after being hit by a car on Pine Street in Florence....

 2021-06-28 20:49 

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Springfield College swimmer preparing for 2021 Tokyo Olympics...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- One Springfield College swimmer is getting ready to compete in the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo....

 2021-06-28 20:00 

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Memorial service held for former altar boy murdered in 1972...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A cold case that's weighed heavily on the western Massachusetts community for decades has been closed and on Monday, the family had a moment of solace....

 2021-06-28 19:52 

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Eversource discusses ways to keep electric costs down during extreme heat...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Western Mass News is getting answers on how you can keep your electric bill down during this heat wave and if we can expect brownouts similar...

 2021-06-28 15:00 

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LIST: Area communities open cooling centers for relief from the heat...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- This week's expected hot weather is prompting Springfield officials to open cooling centers....

 2021-06-28 13:39 

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Police identify victim of deadly crash on I-291 in Chicopee...

CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Authorities have identified the victim of a deadly crash that occurred last week in Chicopee....

 2021-06-28 10:23 

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Bruins player David Pastrnak announces death of newborn son...

(WGGB/WSHM)--Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak announced the death of his infant son early Monday morning....

 2021-06-28 09:47 

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Construction project in Longmeadow expected to cause traffic delays...

LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM)-- The Longmeadow Police Department is informing the public about a construction project that is expected to cause significant traffic delays....

 2021-06-28 09:27 

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Springfield opens cooling centers, Forest Park pool due to heat...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM)-- The city of Springfield is taking several steps to ensure residents have a way to beat this latest heatwave....

 2021-06-28 09:00 

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Oppressive heat & humidity through Wednesday...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - The heat and humidity are on through Wednesday with temperatures into the 90's and feel-like temperatures near 100!...

 2021-06-28 02:30 

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West Springfield residents prepare to beat the heat...

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM)--We are expecting temperatures in the 90s in the coming days. Western Mass News caught up with residents that found a way to stay cool today....

 2021-06-28 01:40 

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Local author hosts book signing...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM)-- Springfield native, Ernetta Caldwell hosted a book signing today at Alicsia-O the Salon on Sumner Ave. in Springfield....

 2021-06-28 00:59 

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Holyoke FD, Chicopee FD, jet skier rescue swimmers in broken down boat on CT river...

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM)--Swimmers on a broken down boat were rescued from the Connecticut River on Sunday evening, according to Holyoke Fire Department....

 2021-06-27 21:15 

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Heat Advisory for parts of Western Mass through Tuesday....

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A summer pattern will continue to build into the region with daytime highs in the lower 90s lasting into the middle of next week. We are...

 2021-06-27 17:15 

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Community fundraising event for Baystate Medical Cancer Center...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The western Mass. community rallying together in a race to fight cancer....

 2021-06-27 11:45 

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Heat Wave Expected through Midweek...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A summer pattern will continue to build into the region with temperatures approaching 90 starting today and lasting into the middle of next week....

 2021-06-27 10:31 

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Vax Bus rolling out across dozens of Mass. communities...

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Western Mass News is your Vaccine Authority. A new vaccination effort is rolling out across the state....

 2021-06-27 03:01 

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Community gathers to protest Carvana construction in Southwick...

SOUTHWICK, MA (WGGB/WSHM)--In Southwick, a gathering of people assembled on College Highway to protest the proposed Carvana facility Saturday....

 2021-06-27 02:30 

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Summer in Chicopee starts off with a bang after fireworks display comeback...

CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM)--The summertime fun has officially begun with the first local fireworks display since 2019 taking place Saturday in Chicopee....

 2021-06-27 02:00 

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Western Mass Pioneers host Boston Belts for Saturday faceoff...

LUDLOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM)--The Western Mass Pioneers, a local soccer team, looked to continue their hot streak when they hosted the Boston Bolts tonight in Ludlow....

 2021-06-27 02:00 

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Western Mass Pioneers defeat the Boston Belts in Saturday faceoff...

LUDLOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM)--The Western Mass Pioneers, a local soccer team, looked to continue their hot streak when they hosted the Boston Bolts tonight in Ludlow....

 2021-06-27 00:48 

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Loved ones continue call for justice for Springfield woman killed one year ago...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM)--This weekend marks the first anniversary of the shooting that killed 37-year-old Springfield resident Tamara Clark. Clark was shot and killed at a gas station on Oakland Street...

 2021-06-26 22:00 

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Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run benefits Special Olympics...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM)--The Law Enforcement Torch Run event took place early this morning....

 2021-06-26 21:32 

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State PD: Three dead after multiple shooting, stolen truck incident in Winthrop...

WINTHROP, MA (WGGB/WSHM)-- Three people, including the suspect, are dead after a multiple shooting and stolen truck crashing into a building incident in Winthrop Saturday afternoon, according to Massachusetts State...

 2021-06-26 19:45 

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Heat and humidity continues to build in; heat wave expected into next week...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A summer pattern will continue to build into the region with temperatures approaching 90 starting tomorrow and lasting into the middle of next week....

 2021-06-26 18:51 

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Community rally to re-purpose century old Northampton church...

NORTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A follow-up on a Western Mass News exclusive story we brought you earlier this week....

 2021-06-26 18:32 

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American Medical Response hosts job fair, community open house...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- What better way to start the summer season than with a cookout, bouncy house for the kids, and touch-a-truck experience, all for free. For the first...

 2021-06-26 11:00 

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The heat builds in over the weekend; heat wave expected into next week...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - It's a cloudy, cool, muggy start this morning, but like yesterday we should see some sunshine this afternoon with temperatures will warm into the low to...

 2021-06-26 02:30 

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Local leaders react to Derek Chauvin's sentence for the death of George Floyd...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM)--Derek Chauvin will serve 22 and a half years behind bars for the death of George Floyd. Chauvin is guilty of three charges: second-degree unintentional murder. third-degree murder....

 2021-06-26 00:20 

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From Central High to the big leagues: star athlete returns to western Mass....

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM)--A local former professional star athlete back is in town, while taking his talents to a minor league baseball team as the new hitting coach....

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