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National Drinking Water Week

Drinking Water Week has been celebrated by the American Water Works Association for more than 30 years. The goal is get people to celebrate …

How to dispose of liquid opiates

People looking to dispose of drugs in liquid form may be surprised to find out that the government approves of them being flushed down the d…

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Wall stops cops

A wall and locked gate stymie Westfield cops response to a call.

22news update screen afternoon top stories 5-7-14

A nursing home worker suspected of raping a patient is being arraigned in court, the 22News I-Team is taking a closer look at the costs to r…

Lane Construction Co. volunteers haul out trash from the Westfield River dike, including an oversized teddy bear, during the April river cleanup. (Photo submitted to The Westfield News)

Volunteers clean up river

The Westfield River Watershed Association is fortunate to have the help of hard-working volunteers.

Contractors continue to work on the Westfield Columbia Greenway Rail Trail near the Tin Bridge area off South Broad Street. (Photo by The Westfield News/Frederick Gore)

Rail trail funds diverted

The shifting of Transportation Improvement Program funds has Westfield officials concerned about the completion of the Columbia Greenway Rai…


EBT cash withdrawals, one year later

The 22News I-Team is following up on an investigation into the state’s welfare department. The state says that they are cracking down on fra…

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Local meals tax approved in Holyoke

You will soon pay a little more to eat at Holyoke restaurants. After debating for nearly one hour, the majority of Holyoke City Councilors v…