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Parolee arrested in assault incident

An apparent parole jumper was taken into custody recently after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend – and the state troopers who responded…

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Westfield bridge reopened after gas leak

Westfield Police reopened the south span of the Great River Bridge after it was closed for two hours to investigate a strong smell of natura…

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Not enough firefighters across the state

Fire departments across Massachusetts say they just don't have enough firefighters to do the job. Those needing on-call firefighters aren't …

Bundles of heroin packets, a large amount of cash and paraphernalia were seized when a warrant was executed Wednesday and a pair of alleged heroin retailers were arrested. (Photo by The Westfield News/Carl E. Hartdegen)

Warrant executed, drug charges result

Westfield detectives became aware that a couple who had taken up residence in a Russell Road motel had been traveling the city making drug t…

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Hot patch for potholes coming soon

The only real permanent fix to potholes is to fill it with a substance called "hot patch". Until now, it's been too cold to make it.