Workers and area residents are trying to figure out what to do next following the closure of a local hospital, the Route 5 Tunnel project has become more expensive, and the state auditor has some tough criticism for the DCF.
BREAKING NEWS // Firefighters in Holyoke are working to put out a brush fire not far from Interstate 91.
Continuing Coverage // Emergency room services could return to North Adams in less than a month’s time.
Palmer’s DPW director was in court Thursday to face charges for his second OUI arrest.
The funeral of a 5-year-old boy from Massachusetts who was found dead last week after being missing for months is being delayed, so pathologists for the defense can examine the body.
Weather Alert // High winds, combined with low humidity will increase the risk of brush fires across western Massachusetts on Thursday, with a Red Flag Warning being issued for Berkshire County.
Marijuana advocates plan to rally at the Statehouse this afternoon
New information has been made available Wednesday night on the Geriatric Authority of Holyoke which is scheduled to close next month.
Weather Alert // Due to high winds and low relative humidity, a Fire Weather Watch will be in effect for Berkshire County starting Thursday afternoon.
Massachusetts housing officials say the number of homeless families living in motels is beginning to decline.
Everyone was invited to stop by the UMass Police Headquarters in Amherst Wednesday night to tour the police department and to meet the police officers and the K-9 unit.
A company that makes the new prescription painkiller Zohydro says it is disappointed with Gov. Patrick’s decision to impose new restrictions on the drug after a federal judge said his attempt to ban it outright was unconstitutional.
New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected from a game against the Boston Red Sox in the second inning Wednesday night after umpires found a foreign substance on his neck.
Westfield’s Regional Animal Shelter opened 4 years ago, but it’s never been more difficult to find homes for the 27 dogs being cared for. 22News found out why so few dogs are being adopted.
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Most of us are relieved tax season is behind us, but the IRS says this may be the perfect time to start thinking about next year’s tax return. 22News is working for you with some tips for planning ahead
Changchun Railway Vehicles Company has been visiting a couple universities in the area as they set their sights to build a multi-million dollar railway car assembly plant in Springfield.
The NCAA is asking all colleges and universities to say no to student-athlete unions, and 22News asked UMass students their opinion.
Photo Gallery // The 1964 World’s Fair was held in Queens, New York City, and opened on April 22, 1964. it was dedicated to “Man’s Achievement on a Shrinking Globe in an Expanding Universe.”
Wednesday morning’s showers brought a rainbow into view for people in the area of downtown Springfield and in West Springfield.