Deep budget cuts could be to blame for the Department of Children and Families’ poor performance this year. 22News spoke with advocate groups who say a full $100 million needs to be restored to keep state-supervised children safe.
The warm, dry weekend might have been enjoyable, but it’s only made our brush fire risk worse. The 22News Storm Team explains why now can be the worst time of year for brush fires.
This year’s winter was tough on most people’s pockets and some of us are still feeling its impact. 22News found out about extra state funds that could make the winter’s impact a little less painful.
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno hosted a meeting Monday to address budgeting for Springfield City Parks. Some of the money will be used to complete the “Campstar Angelina” project.
The United States is undergoing big changes right now. 22News found out what a new study says about changes in the population.
The day some Americans dread is nearly here, the deadline to file your state and federal taxes is Tuesday. Tax preparers say they are overwhelmed right now, but not more than usual for this time of tax season.
It was another really warm spring day here in western Massachusetts, but with cooler temperatures to follow… and that’s not always good for fruit trees.
The state has given their approval for Berkshire Medical Center to operate an emergency facility in North Adams, but the process to restore emergency medical services to northern Berkshire County still isn’t finished.
Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis is at the University of Massachusetts Amherst to review the school and town’s handling of the so-called Blarney Blowout parties.
It’s been a controversial year for the Department of Children and Families. Social workers who spoke to 22News blame the agency’s downfall on steep budget cuts.
A thief who was apparently stealing hit the jackpot when a Springfield Road storage unit was hit late last month for cash and property valued at about $80,000.
The Boston Marathon is only one week away, and volunteers are getting the 26.2-mile route ready for the hundreds of runners and wheelchair athletes that will participate.
You can donate blood in honor of the victims and survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings this month
The American Red Cross is holding several blood drives this month as we approach the anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombings.
Carlos Beltran hit a two-run homer, Ivan Nova rebounded from a rough outing and the New York Yankees beat Boston 3-2 Sunday night with the aid of another disputed replay ruling that led to the ejection of Red Sox manager John Farrell
Chicopee High school students and members of the community joined together to help raise funds and awareness for those suffering from autism.
Sunday afternoon hundreds honored the memory of Carl Walker-Hoover, the 11 year-old bullying victim who took his own life five years ago. Since Carl’s death in 2009, a scholarship fund now helps Western Massachusetts high school students to get a college education.
Martin Brodeur made 16 saves in what might have been his last start in a 20-year career with the Devils and New Jersey beat Boston 3-2 on Sunday as the Bruins rested many of their stars in preparation for the playoffs later this week.
Awareness of epilepsy in Western Massachusetts took a big step forward Sunday. Hundreds took part in the second annual walk for epilepsy at Forest Park in Springfield.
Western Massachusetts was treated to another mild day, after the morning rain was done.