FILE - This May 13, 2014 file photo shows an aerial view, shot through an airplane window, of Olympic Park under construction in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio Olympic organizers, criticized over delays with the games barely two years away, announced through a statement on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 that several of the permanent venues are ready. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

Rio 2016 says some venues are ready

Organizers of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, criticized over delays with the games just over two years away, said on Thursday several …


Pet of the Week: Chloe

Welcome to Mass Appeal’s Pet of the Week. Every Thursday, we’ll introduce you to animals looking for a home from the Dakin Humane Society.

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GM recalls 2.7 million vehicles

General Motors has issued five new recalls affecting 2.7 million vehicles. The largest applies to 2.4 million cars recalled for wiring probl…

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Bullet-Proof Death

Teen faces manslaughter charges after backyard test of bullet-proof vest goes horribly wrong.

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CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Here’s what we’re working on at this afternoon: A missing man from western Massachusetts has been found de…


Summer Vacation Planning Tips

There are so many things to consider when planning for a family vacation to ensure that everyone has a good time.


Starlight presents "Bye Bye Birdie"

Starlight’s Youth Theatre proudly presents “Bye Bye Birdie,” a fantastic, high energy show that the entire family will enjoy!


Choosing the Best Gas Grill for You!

Grilling season just around the corner! Consumer Reports’ Celia Kuperszmid Lehrman shared tips on what you need to know if you’re looking to…


Measuring Cabinets

New cabinets can enhance your kitchen’s appearance, add value to your home, but measuring them isn’t easy until now.