A man opened fire with a rifle this morning in a downtown neighborhood in Chicopee, Massachusetts, wounding a state police trooper and causing mayhem in the busy downtown district.
Two Berkshire County churches closed by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield are reopening – one just in time for Easter.
Small towns throughout Western New England rely on volunteer firefighters, but there’s a shortage. New legislation in Massachusetts aims to remedy the situation.
Fifteen homes in Springfield damaged by last year’s tornadoes and other storms will be renovated this month by a local chapter of the national home renovation nonprofit, Rebuilding Together.
A new report examining the health of residents in counties across the United States shows that in Western New England some of the healthiest areas are adjacent
A march in honor of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teenager who was gunned down last month, is planned for tomorrow morning in downtown Springfield.
The new pick for chancellor of UMass Amherst, Kumble Subbaswamy, was system President Robert Caret’s top choice, and the system’s trustees voted unanimously Monday night in his favor.
The Gerena school in Springfield’s North End serves pre-kindergartners through fifth graders in one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods.
In an effort to garner support for Social Security and Medicare benefits, the American Association of Retired Persons — or AARP — is holding town-hall style meetings around the country.
It’s edging close to a year since a tornado devastated the small Massachusetts town of Monson, and residents are still rebuilding their commercial district, a half-mile stretch of the town’s main r
A large group of protesters took to the streets of Springfield Wednesday to bring attention to a lawsuit against local evangelical minister Scott Lively.
Massachusetts State Treasurer Steven Grossman announced Monday his choice for the state’s new commission to oversee casino gambling in the state.
A Massachusetts judge conducted a status hearing Thursday in the case of a Springfield man whose supporters say was wrongfully convicted of murder nearly two years ago.
United States Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced Friday that twelve cities and states will share nearly $17 million to move, replace, and improve segments of railroad track -including se
In Washington Thursday the Senate rejected a Republican amendment to President Barack Obama's policy on contraception insurance coverage.