Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Some Chicopee city officials want to limit where drones can go. But that may not be under local control.
Worcester Housing Authority has decided to ban smoking in all of its properties starting April 1.
Two years ago, Mayor Mike Bissonnette was unseated by a former mayor — Richard Kos. The two rivals are back at it again.
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In a MassLive and Western Mass News debate, Mayor Richard Kos defended the city’s decision to spend $185,000 to board-up the building and weather-proof it.
More police departments are offering their parking lots to the public as a way to make Craigslist-type transactions safer for residents.
Massachusetts U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren would not directly say whether she supports a plan to house migrant children from Central America at Westover Air Reserve base in Chicopee.
In a statement, Kos said he was “disappointed but not surprised” by Patrick’s reply. He said the invitation remains open.
Chicopee Mayor Richard Kos and state representative Joseph Wagner say they want Governor Patrick to come to Chicopee to discuss the controversial proposal.
Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal says he doesn’t think Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee will be used to temporarily house unaccompanied children who crossed over the nation’s southern border. Governor Deval Patrick has proposed Westover as a shelter site.
Western Massachusetts cities and towns are totaling up the cost of snow and ice removal from roadways after a busy winter.
A class action lawsuit filed initially by two former prisoners of a Chicopee, Massachusetts, women’s jail will again go before a federal judge Tuesday.
Voters in four western Massachusetts communities go to the polls Tuesday to narrow down the field of candidates running for local government seats.
Chicopee is the latest Massachusetts town to give a tax discount to active-duty National Guard members who are sent overseas.