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Dogs attack owner, on the loose in Hampden

HAMPDEN, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - Hampden Police are warning the public to be on the lookout following a dog attack in the area of Rock-A-Dundee Road. According to the police, two pit bull mixes attacked their owner on Saturday and are on the loose. Hampden Police advise anyone who sees the...
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DEEP: Six state parks close after reaching capacity

Six state parks have closed for the day after reaching capacity, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Silver Sands State Park in Milford was the latest, closed at about 3:30 p.m. Millers Pond State Park in Haddam was shuttered to new visitors soon after 11:30 a.m., officials...
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413 Biker Girls honor fallen riders with first annual ride out

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - 413 Bikers Girls hosted its first annual ride out at Geraldine’s Live Music Bar and Grill in Chicopee to honor fallen riders. “We are having a ride out for our fallen riders, meaning everyone who has fallen off, all the deceased people that we know,” said Sharon Valentin of 413 Biker Girls.
CHICOPEE, MA
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Exclusive: Jay Leno performs at Springfield Symphony Hall

SPRINGFIELD, MA. (WGGB/WSHM) - On Saturday, Western Mass News reporter Kristin Burnell sat down with former Tonight Show host and comedian Jay Leno before his Symphony Hall show in Springfield. This show was part of his 2022 stand-up comedy tour. The Massachusetts native told Western Mass New his thoughts on...
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Chicopee celebrates first Patriotic Parade

Chicopee celebrated its very first Patriotic Parade this afternoon. The parade was envisioned by Chicopee's veteran services director Stephanie Shaw and began at American Legion Post 452 on Exchange street and continued through Center and Front streets to Szot park.
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Chicago defeats Springfield in Game 5 to win Calder Cup

Lyon has 28-save shutout to clinch AHL championship for Hurricanes affiliate. The Chicago Wolves won the first Calder Cup Finals in three years by defeating the Springfield Thunderbirds 4-0 in Game 5 at MassMutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts, on Saturday. Alex Lyon made 28 saves for his second shutout of...
CHICAGO, IL
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The Springfield Thunderbirds are out of the finals after losing game 5 to the Chicago Wolves

SPRINGFIELD, MA. (WGGB/WSHM) -The Springfield Thunderbirds had a sad ending to their season after losing game 5 of The Calder Cup Finals. The Chicago Wolves took the game 4-0. This comes as the Thunderbirds finished the best of seven game series with one win. Games 3, 4 and 5 of the series were played in Springfield with a near sold out crowd at every game.
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Chicopee launches its Patriotic Parade

Clear blue skies and 91 degrees greeted marchers in the first-ever Chicopee Patriotic Parade Saturday afternoon as it kicked off what many hope is the beginning of a new city tradition. “This is about America’s birthday,” Mayor John Vieau said as he waited his turn to hit the pavement. “And...
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Magical ride comes to a halt

AMHERST – Throughout their tournament run to the state championship, the Tewksbury High Softball team had called themselves the “Comeback Kids”. It was a well earned nickname, as regardless of the circumstances and regardless of the deficit, it seemed the Redmen were never out of any game. That held very true in the state tournament, when the Redmen earned a pair of comeback victories, including erasing a 5-0 deficit in their 7-6 extra inning state semifinal win over North Attleboro as well as a 4-0 win over Dracut earlier in the tournament.
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Chicago is Calder City again

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (theahl.com) … The Calder Cup has been awarded again, and the Chicago Wolves are back on top of the American Hockey League. The Wolves secured their first Calder Cup championship since 2008 and their third overall tonight with a 4-0 victory over the Springfield Thunderbirds at MassMutual Center, winning the Calder Cup Finals four games to one.
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Online RMV transactions set to be unavailable due to system upgrade

(WGGB/WSHM) - The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles announced Saturday that all online ID and license transactions will be unavailable for a portion of this weekend due to system upgrades. The Massachusetts RMV posted online that transactions will be unavailable from 1 p.m. Saturday until 4 p.m. Sunday. The RMV...
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Basketball competition held to raise voting awareness

Apparently it's not too early to start getting out the vote for the statewide election this fall. The Pioneer Valley Project, a community political activist organization recruited some young people for a basketball game at Samuel Bolden Park in Springfield's Upper Hill Neighborhood.
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