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This is the Worst School District in Connecticut

Every child is born to a unique set of circumstances. And it is these different social, familial, economic, environmental, and many other factors, that help shape who they become. While these conditions are countless, a handful of factors play an outsized role in a child’s development and likelihood for future success — including academic success. […]
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Police investigating shots fired at Motel 6 in Chicopee

CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Chicopee Police responded to a call for shots fired at the Motel 6 on Johhnycake Hollow Road Friday night. The call came in around 7:40 p.m. Friday night. Chicopee patrol officers and detectives responded. Chicopee Police Department Lt. Holly Cote tells Western Mass News this appeared...
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Easthampton, MABoston Globe

Woman dies after single-vehicle crash on I-91

EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — A 67-year-old Chicopee woman died Friday after a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 91 in Easthampton, State Police said. Troopers responded to reports of a crash on I-91 southbound around 2 p.m., according to a police statement. They found a car that had come to a stop in the breakdown lane after crashing into a stationary object on the side of the road.
Chicopee, MAWWLP 22News

Chicopee residents protest proposed Cumberland Farms convenience store

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A proposal for a Cumberland Farms gas station fueled Saturday’s protest in Chicopee. If approved, it would be placed near the Grattan Street and McKinstry Avenue intersection, an area that is filled with small businesses. Residents in the Aldenville neighborhood brought signs as they raised concerns on this controversial proposal.
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EHartford man gets 3 years jail for selling fentanyl

EAST HARTFORD — A U.S. District Court judge sentenced a local man to three years in prison Friday after he was convicted of conspiracy to distribute fentanyl and possession with intent to distribute fentanyl, U.S. Attorney Leonard C. Boyle announced. Police arrested the man, Curon Johnson, 31, also known as...
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5 Best Seafood Restaurants in Connecticut

Numerous restaurants in Connecticut serve lobsters dripping with butter, fresh-caught fish, and large Bomster scallops, all cooked to perfection. Do you want to experience Connecticut's best seafood restaurants by taking a trip to coastal Connecticut? Get a taste of the best seafood in Connecticut at these 5 restaurants.

Rockland Resident Wins $10,000 In Connecticut State Lottery

A Hudson Valley man is feeling lucky after cashing in a $10,000 lottery ticket he purchased in neighboring Connecticut. Rockland County resident Eric Fenninger, who lives in the hamlet of New City in the town of Clarkstown, was among the latest CT Lottery winners to cash in a winning ticket worth $10,000 or more.
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Events on the Springfield calendar

1. Back to the Field Boot Camp and Pop Up Shop; 2. First Ladies of Poverty Foundation Meet & Greet (In-Person); 3. The Artimus Pyle Band w/ Cold Train / discount code: FIREWORKS; 4. Generational Wealth Bootcamp: Online Entrepreneurship & Digital Real Estate; 5. DJ WHYNOT SNEAKER SOIREE DAY PARTY
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Springfield Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Springfield: Saturday, July 24: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy then slight chance of rain showers overnight; Sunday, July 25: Patchy fog during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Monday, July 26: Mostly sunny during the

Harmony House opening planned for fall

CHICOPEE-The longtime vision of Ruth Willemain’s “Harmony House” is now closing in on becoming a reality. Despite years of setbacks and the COVID-19 pandemic, countless volunteers and board members who have worked tirelessly to see Harmony House of Western Massachusetts come to fruition now expect the doors to be open by early fall.

Westfield receives $62K MassTrails grant

WESTFIELD – Westfield is the site of one of 52 projects funded in the current round of the Mass Trails Grant Program. The Baker-Polito Administration announced this week that $4 million in grants were given to projects across the Commonwealth to construct, maintain and improve public trails, including hiking trails, bikeways and shared-use paths.
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Hartford Courant

Hundreds of People’s United Bank employees in Connecticut will lose their jobs in merger with M&T Bank with dozens affected in downtown Hartford

Hundreds of employees at Bridgeport-based People’s United Bank — including 43 in downtown Hartford — will lose their jobs when one of Connecticut’s largest and oldest lenders is acquired by M&T Bank of Buffalo, N.Y., according to a filing with the state. M&T Bank told state labor officials that a total of 747 employees in Connecticut will be cut with the majority, 661, at People’s United’s ...
Northampton, MADaily Hampshire Gazette

Picnic at Northampton’s Look Park designed to bridge political divide

A picnic with hot dogs, salads, games, and surprisingly, political discussion, is set to take place at Look Park on July 31. Organized by the recently established Braver Angels Pioneer Valley Alliance, the event is dedicated to rebuilding trust and community between the left and right. Braver Angels is a national organization whose mission is to find common ground through open discussions without fear and reducing the destructive polarization so prevalent in the country.