A new report released on Tuesday lists the Top 50 Safest Cities in Massachusetts, and only one western Mass. community made the list.
Springfield Police said they are looking into whether or not the woman arrested Monday has been involved in other recent shoplifting crimes.
Police have been searching for the suspect from Springfield since the beginning of the murder investigation.
The Westfield Mayor on Tuesday reiterated his call to close portions of the parks near the Great River Bridge due to safety concerns.
It hasn’t even been open for two years and it was announced on Tuesday that the Agawam YMCA is closing.
Mayor Domenic Sarno helped create the organization, “Buy Springfield Now” to bring more people into the process of home ownership.
There is help available for parents trying to keep their kids off the streets of Springfield.
The state has already legalized medical marijuana and decriminalized the possession of less than an ounce of Marijuana.
Springfield Police said the robbery and assault happened at CVS on Belmont Avenue last month.
The 22-year-old man from Westfield is also charged with possession and distribution of a class A drug, heroin.
22News went out on I-91 with Red’s Towing to give you a closer look at how many drivers in western Mass. are slowing down and moving over.