FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2008 file photo, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, left, looks on as Justice Ralph Gants speaks at the Statehouse in Boston after Patrick announced Gants would replace retiring state Supreme Judicial Court Justice John Greaney. On Thursday, April 17, 2014, Patrick nominated Gants to serve as chief justice of the state's highest court. If approved, he would succeed Chief Justice Roderick Ireland, who announced in March that he would be retiring in July. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole, File)

Governor announces chief justice nominee

Ralph Gants, an associate justice of the Supreme Judicial Court, was nominated by Gov. Deval Patrick on Thursday to serve as chief justice o…

Moose spotted off Green Street in Chicopee. Image sent to 22News by Joseph G. via Report It.

Moose sighting in Chicopee backyard

Moose sightings tend to be more common in rural, wooded areas, but every once in a while, one of the giant animals shows up in a residential…

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A woman from Springfield is charged with murder in the city's second homicide this year

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$65K worth of heroin seized in Athol

A 52-year-old man from Lawrence was arrested in Athol Wednesday evening after police stopped him from delivering approximately 100 grams of …