Francis has defined his papacy by his frequent denunciations of injustices committed against refugees.
The Next-Gen 911 system is now being implemented at the Public Safety complex in Chicopee.
Nearly 1,500 cars passed through the gates at Forest Park Wednesday night to view the holiday lighting display.
Friday is traditionally a big day for families to pick up their trees and start the Christmas season.
Hundreds filled the quadrangle area for a lighting of the trees and live music.
Chief McIntyre said when the two officers arrived at the location, they realized the woman had already gone into labor.
The National Retail Federation found that nearly 70 percent of Americans plan on shopping this holiday weekend.
This will be the first Black Friday since legal sales of recreation marijuana began in Nevada.
Investigators have interviewed the two troopers who say Former Superintendent Richard McKeon ordered them to alter the report.
Amador Medina, formerly of Hartford, Conn., is awaiting trial in Worcester on charges that he stole skeletons from two family mausoleums.
Khols will be open nearly 24 hours straight on Friday as Black Friday kicks-off the busiest shopping weekend of the year.
Animal lovers were encouraged to pay just five dollars to adopt an adult cat to give these animals a good home.
Like a scene out of a Christmas Carol, Tower Square was filled with holiday season entertainment.
The Red Thread Network and Balise Toyota are holding a Christmas tree display raffle to raise money for arts programs.
22News spoke with local shoppers who were taking advantage of Black Friday deals.
Christmas is just one month away. Dozens of local families shop for Christmas trees on the day after Thanksgiving.
A 22News viewer tipped us off that several head stones had been knocked over at a local cemetery.
Families looked at the 134 beautifully decorated trees that will remain on display through December 10.
The money raised from visitors helps support the projects that the Shriners sustain in western Massachusetts.
The program is completely free of charge, including skate rental, ice time and instruction.