Marlon Brown, 12, died after he went underwater during a swim class at Kiley Middle School in Springfield.

Report details boy’s drowning death

Criminal charges will not be filed in connection with the drowning death of a 12 year-old student at a Springfield middle school pool.

Jason Moran (pictured) disappeared from a pre-release work program in Springfield on March 10, 2014. Image courtesy: Hampden County Sheriff's Department.

Missing inmate found by police

An inmate who allegedly walked away from a pre-release work program has been found, and returned to jail.

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Shamrocks painted along parade route

With the big day is now only a week and a half away, Holyoke is continuing its preparations for the annual St. Patrick’s Parade.

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AM News Headlines 3-12-14

The city of Holyoke is asking the state to get involved in closing the Geriatric Authority

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The cost of long-term care

It’s a reality all baby-boomers must face. The rising cost of long-term care for the elderly and federally funded Medicare only covers part …