Severe weather often brings power lines down in the summer, but winter storms can cause lines to come down as well.
The current law allows police to cite drivers without seatbelts, but that cannot be the sole reason for a stop.
Some of the largest gains came in the education and health services fields, along with other “middle skill” jobs.
One work detail spent the day applying a fresh coat of paint to the nearly 50-year-old Springfield Boys and Girls Club.
The volunteer group “Women in Recovery Project” is concerned about victims of domestic abuse as well as recovering addicts.
Workers ended up waiting out on the sidewalk as Springfield police and the State Police Bomb Squad investigated the threat.
Though police deemed the threat to be low-risk, the building was searched thoroughly.
Springfield Water and Sewer Commission crews are working to fix a water main break on Main Street in downtown Springfield.
The shut-off is all a part of the town’s water main replacement project
Springfield fire investigators say they know what caused a fire on St. James Boulevard that killed a 57 year-old woman Tuesday night.
Spirit of Springfield announced that the family of a Marine killed in a shooting attack on a recruiting station will lead the annual parade.