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3 teenagers killed, another injured in central Massachusetts crash

Three teenagers are dead and another is seriously injured following a crash that happened in central Massachusetts, according to state police. State police officials said the crash happened at about 12:50 a.m. Sunday in the area of 40 East Brimfield-Holland Road in Brimfield. Troopers who responded to the scene found...
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Multiple People Displaced, Pet Rescued After House Fire in Avon

Multiple people are displaced and a pet was rescued after a house fire in Avon late Sunday night. Fire officials said emergency crews were called to a home on Secret Lake Road around 11:30 p.m. after getting a report of smoke. A police officer arrived first and reported smoke showing....
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2 Men Taken to St. Francis Hospital in Hartford With Gunshot Wounds

Police are investigating after two men were taken to a hospital in Hartford after getting injured in shootings early Saturday morning. At this time, authorities are working to determine if the shootings were related. Officers were called to St. Francis Hospital around 5:30 a.m. after getting a report of a...

Westfield gets early start on July 4 holiday (photos)

WESTFIELD – After a two-year hiatus, it was back to normal as hundreds gathered on the athletic field at Westfield South Middle School for the Fireworks for Freedom celebration Sunday. “We are thrilled to bring this celebration of our nation back to the city,” said Mayor Michael McCabe, “I...

COMPASS Youth Collaborative Digs In With New Youth Center in Hartford

HARTFORD – The COMPASS Youth Collaborative opened a new youth center Friday in the city’s south end with a celebration and a commitment to continue helping high-risk youth heal through cognitive behavior therapy focused on trauma, and conflict resolution. Standing at the rear entrance of the organization’s new...

Two Granby churches reunite after 150 years apart. They did it in a ‘very careful, thoughtful and strategic way.’

After 150 years of separation, two congregations in Granby are coming back together to counter diminishing church attendance and financial resources in Connecticut’s changing religious landscape. The parishioners of First Congregational Church and South Congregational Church in Granby are careful not to refer to their move as a merger. They call it a reunion. About 100 First Church members and ...
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Months long investigation results in arrest of two Springfield, MA men for distributing fentanyl and cocaine

On June 15, 2022 the North West Vermont Drug Task Force (NWVDTF) arrested Keeyo Jones (28) of Springfield, MA. subsequent to a months-long investigation into their distribution of cocaine base and fentanyl in the Chittenden County area. The investigation consisted of multiple controlled purchases of illegal drugs and found them to be in possession of illegal drugs as well as prerecorded NWVDTF funds at the time of their arrest.

Decades in the making: Tri-Town agreement paves way for new Braintree water treatment plant

BRAINTREE – Work on a new regional water treatment plant could begin sometime this fall after decades of discussion between Braintree, Randolph and Holbrook leaders. The town council last week unanimously approved the Tri-Town Water District Joint Powers agreement, which sets forth new terms for the operation and oversight of the water district. The agreement has already been accepted by Braintree's Tri-Town partners, Randolph and Holbrook, Mayor Charles Kokoros told the council. ...