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WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - What else can we do but wait? Spring is one week away, 7 days, but it sure doesn't feel like that. Winter fatigue is setting in. If you need somebody to blame, here's your man. Punxsutawney Phil predicted it six weeks ago. People told 22News they are really sick of doing this.
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Students and parents are searching for a way to keep Saint Mary's High School open in Westfield. Families were told Monday night that Saint Mary's would close at this end of this School year. More than a hundred people gathered Tuesday to find a way to keep the century-old ...

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - While some parts of Hampden County saw just a few inches of snow Tuesday, other parts are digging out from nearly a foot. Another week, another nor'easter. For the third time in less than two weeks, western Massachusetts residents are cleaning up from another round of ...
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - There's a meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday at Westfield City Hall to discuss funding for a new public water infrastructure. The city has sued the manufacturers of firefighting foam used at Barnes Air National Guard Base after cancer causing chemicals from the foam ...
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP)-Members of the St. Mary's High School community say they're devastated after finding out the School in Westfield will only remain open a few months longer. The Catholic Diocese of Springfield told 22News a decline in enrollment led to this decision, but they aren't the only ...
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - St. Mary High School will be closing their doors the end of the 2018 academic School year. Spokesman of the Diocese of Springfield Mark Dupont said in a news release on behalf of the St. Mary Parish that the news broke in a meeting with faculty and staff, followed by an ...

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Between snowstorms and spring rain showers, now might be a good time to replace your windshield wipers. Kyle Lussier, manager of Napa Auto Parts in Westfield, told 22News wipers may need to be replaced every six months to a year to make sure they are working most ...
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- A small Roman Catholic high school in western Massachusetts is shutting down because too few students have signed up for its incoming freshman class. The Springfield Republican reports that St. Mary's High school in Westfield will close after the current school year.
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The YMCA of Greater Westfield went all out Saturday, as it does every year at this time, to help Cancer survivors in western Hampden county. Hundreds of people attended the YMCA's "Chocolate, Chowder and Chilli cook off". The money raised goes towards the agencies 12 ...
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The 104th Fighter Wing and the Thunderbolt Council are presenting donation checks to several local organizations to give back to the community. Tuesday afternoon, they presented a donation to the Westfield High School band. Vice Commander of the 104th FW Col.
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A 22News viewer used our Report It feature to send us photos of vines wrapping around trees, wires, and even utility poles on Old Westfield Road in Westfield. It's called "oriental bittersweet," and its considered an invasive plant, which means it can spread quickly. Both birds ...
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - An hours-long standoff between police and a suspect in Westfield was resolved peacefully Saturday night. Westfield police Sgt. Michael Cechile told 22News the man who barricaded himself inside a home and threatened to harm himself was taken into custody and was ...
The city of Westfield, Massachusetts, has filed a lawsuit against three companies after chemical contaminants were found in two of its wells. In 2016, levels of two chemicals identified by the EPA as hazardous exceeded federal safety standards in the two wells. They'd already been shut down. According to ...
WESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- A Massachusetts city is suing the makers of firefighting foam blamed for water contamination. Westfield's Democratic Mayor Brian Sullivan announced the federal lawsuit against the 3M Co., Chemguard Inc. and Lansdale-based Tyco Fire Protection Products on Thursday.
WESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- A Massachusetts city is suing the makers of firefighting foam blamed for water contamination. Westfield's Democratic Mayor Brian Sullivan announced the federal lawsuit against the 3M Co., Chemguard Inc. and Lansdale-based Tyco Fire Protection Products on Thursday.
The homeland alert air defense exercises are scheduled to take place between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the vicinity of Rutland, Vt., and Lebanon, according to a news release from the 104th Fighter Wing. The unit is based at Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield, Mass. Communities between Westfield, ...
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Westfield showed its support for hometown Olympian Kacey Bellamy, who's competing in her third Olympics. PROFILE: Kacey Bellamy. Theresa Lawry of Westfield told 22News, "That's all everyone's talking about, is that Kasey Bellamy is going to the Olympics for the third time ...

But Canada, it's an amazing rivalry that we have with them -- I'd say one of the best rivalries in women's sports. Kacey Bellamy is a member of the U.S. women's hockey team. She grew up in Westfield, Massachusetts. The game she mentioned against Finland is early Sunday, February 11, 2018, at 2:30 a.m..
Westfield, Mass. (WWLP) - Westfield's Kacey Bellamy and the rest of the USA women's hockey team are going for the gold against Canada Wednesday night. These two teams have faced off in the finals in every Winter Game except one since women's hockey was added to the Olympics in 1998.
Westfield, Mass. (WWLP) - It may be February but a lot of golfers headed to the golf course Wednesday. With all the sunshine and warm temperatures, people came from all over to golf at East Mountain Country Club in Westfield. One golfer traveled all the way from Keene, New Hampshire to golf here in ...
FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2014, file photo, Kacey Bellamy of the United States, right, is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal against Sweden during the first period of the 2014 Winter Olympics women's semifinal ice hockey game in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). Westfield, Mass.
Westfield, Mass. (WWLP)- Experts say we could see several more weeks of intense flu activity.. which is causing many concerns for church goers. From making the "sign of peace" to dipping your hands in holy water.. there are various ways germs can spread during a mass. Now that the flu is widespread ...
Westfield, Mass. (WWLP) - Westfield viewers have been contacting 22News, concerned about the purity of their drinking water. Unfortunately, our calls were not returned by news time. The city's water department referred our questions to the legal department and they have not called us back. The legal ...
The city of Westfield, Massachusetts, has filed a lawsuit against three companies after chemical contaminants were found in two of its wells. In 2016, levels of two chemicals identified by the EPA as hazardous exceeded federal safety standards in the two wells. They'd already been shut down. According to ...
The homeland alert air defense exercises are scheduled to take place between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the vicinity of Rutland, Vt., and Lebanon, according to a news release from the 104th Fighter Wing. The unit is based at Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield, Mass. Communities between Westfield, ...
Westfield, Mass. (WWLP) - One local hockey star entered the Olympic stage for the 3rd time in her career today. Matthew Gordon-Macey, from Brattleboro, VT told 22News, "Well if you have dedication and hard work then anything's possible." That's the message local hockey star Kacey Bellamy sends to ...
Malcolm is survived by his wife, Ruth Higgins of Manchester; daughter Lois Pecora and her husband Wayne of Bonita Springs, FL; son Michael Higgins and his wife Nanette of Westfield, MA; son Stephen Higgins and wife Mary of Candia, NH A Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday, February 10, ...
Westfield, Mass. (WWLP) - Westfield showed its support for hometown Olympian Kacey Bellamy, who's competing in her third Olympics. PROFILE: Kacey Bellamy. Theresa Lawry of Westfield told 22News, "That's all everyone's talking about, is that Kasey Bellamy is going to the Olympics for the third time ...
But Canada, it's an amazing rivalry that we have with them -- I'd say one of the best rivalries in women's sports. Kacey Bellamy is a member of the U.S. women's hockey team. She grew up in Westfield, Massachusetts. The game she mentioned against Finland is early Sunday, February 11, 2018, at 2:30 a.m..
... (Preston) and nephews John Preston, James Otis, Thomas and Robert Trumble. Brendon was employed for over 30 years as an executive with the Automobile Legal Association (ALA). He enjoyed many rounds of golf with his friends at the Tekoa Country Club in Westfield, MA where he was a member.
Westfield, Mass. (WWLP) - Nearly 1,400 pounds of Whip City Jerky has been recalled by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service. The Westfield-based company's jerky is being recalled due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The USDA says the products ...
Webcam in Westfield #MA captures the changeover of rain to #snow overnight. Roads remain wet across #RI and eastern #MA early this morning but snow covered roads across much of #CT into western-central #MA. Drive with caution. #winter pic.twitter.com/tOmjM7kUsu. -- NWS Boston (@NWSBoston) ...
Westfield, Mass. (WWLP) - Western Massachusetts cities and towns are getting creative when it comes to filling potholes. So called 'cold patch' pothole filler just doesn't do the job. But it'll be weeks before the paving companies start manufacturing 'hot patch', a more permanent filler material. 22News ...
Westfield, Mass. (WWLP) - Key upgrades are coming to three concerning railroad crossings in Westfield. Federal officials are blitzing the Pioneer Valley with safety information for drivers, but local railroad companies say those drivers don't always pay attention. Wednesday's national news of a deadly ...
Broadcast journalist and WCVB-TV NewsCenter 5 on-air talent Doug Meehan, a 1988 Westfield State University alumnus, will deliver the address at the University's 179th undergraduate Commencement ceremony. The event will take place on Saturday, May 19 at 4 p.m. at the MassMutual Center in ...
Westfield, MA --The College of Graduate and Continuing education (CGCE) at Westfield State University will hold an information session for the RN to BSN program on Thursday, February 22 at 6 p.m. in the Dr. Nettie M. Stevens science and Innovation Center, room 118. The program is now offered at ...
The new helicopter is based at Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport in Westfield, Mass., where it's better positioned than flight crews in Meriden or Norwich to reach the far corners of Massachusetts. Life Star will provide the helicopter's medical flight crew and communication support out of Hartford hospital.
A former maintenance worker at North Middle school in Westfield, Massachusetts, has turned himself in after an online sting operation caught him attempting to meet a 14-year-old boy in a Connecticut department store. Carl Bezo, 50, gave himself up to Southington, Conn., police on Friday after learning ...
She attended Westfield Evangelical Free Church in Westfield, MA where she enjoyed participating in the many activities within the life of the church. Besides her husband, she leaves five children, George Byrnes and his wife Debbie of Windsor Locks, Beth Mission and her husband Skip of Granby, Mary ...
Westfield, Mass. (WWLP) - A water main break from several days ago is causing lingering issues for some residents. It all started with a water main break several days ago on Shaker Road near Canal Drive. The Westfield DPW was on nearby Glenwood Drive venting or "bleeding" the fire hydrants.
Westfield, Mass. (WWLP) - Just before it got dark last Sunday night, Anne Fox let her three Pomeranians out into the fenced-in pool area of her backyard on Rachael Terrace in Westfield. A coyote approached from the woods and snatched one of her dogs, Trixie, pulling her through the fence and ...
Westfield, Massachusetts --(Ammoland.com)- Savage Arms is pleased to expand its already extensive catalog of firearms geared to left-handed shooters with the release of additional options in centerfire target, hunting and rimfire rifles. Savage Arms will launch the new southpaw-friendly models at the ...
Albert said the search turned up two illegal handguns that had been reported stolen out of Westfield, Mass. and Georgia. Lt. Albert described the heroin and cocaine as "trafficking weight." police arrested 30-year-old Rafael Perez, 27-year-old Juliio Aviles and 38-year-old Abner Alejandro. All three were ...
Westfield, Mass. (WWLP) - A section of Shaker Road in Westfield was closed after a water main break Thursday evening. According to Lieutenant Michael Ugolik of the Westfield police Department told 22News the road has been patched up and is open for the evening. Lt. Ugolik added that crews will ...
He graduated from Westfield State University in Westfield, MA earning a Bachelor of arts degree in Mass Communications with concentrated study in Broadcasting. Meehan was honored in 2006 by Boston Magazine as one of Boston's "The Fabulous 40," and also that same year, he completed the 110th ...
The boys lived with their parents and paternal grandparents in Westfield, MA until 1941. Their Father had a home built for the family on Federal Hill in Agawam, MA where the boys grew up together and attended local schools. Joe was a graduate of Agawam high school where he played football for the ...
Westfield, Mass. (WWLP) - A Westfield family got a special delivery this New Year's: a baby girl born at 5:30 a.m. on Monday. Sonika Thakur was welcomed into the world early New Year's morning at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield. Her birth on New Year's Day was an unexpected surprise for her ...
Westfield, Mass. (WWLP) - A vehicle had to be pulled from a river in Westfield Tuesday afternoon. Westfield police Lt. Jay Pitoniak told 22News the car was in the water off Ponders Hollow Road. Lt. Michael Ugolik told 22News the driver was trying to wash mud off his tires. Interstate Towing had to pull ...
Westfield, Mass. (WWLP) - A main road in Westfield was closed after an accident early Sunday morning. Westfield police Lt. Jay Pitoniak told 22News a car crashed into a utility pole on East Mountain Road, knocking down multiple wires near the intersection with Route 20. The accident occurred just ...
Westfield, Mass. (WWLP) - There's been five confirmed cases of whooping cough at Westfield high school. Whooping cough, or Pertussis, is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection. Debra Mulvenna, supervising public health nurse for the city's health department, told 22News all five cases are ...


 

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