BOSTON — It’s a new day in WWE. Big E cashed in his Money in the Bank contract Monday night on Raw, then defeated Bobby Lashley to become the new WWE champion. WWE’s present and future now rest on his broad shoulders, and he is in place to help carry the company and become the signature face of the Raw brand.
The Big E is back this month and you can expect some changes this year. After the annual West Springfield fair was canceled last year due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, it will open again on Friday, Sept. 17, and run through Oct. 3. The Big E drew more than...
Three small words on The Big E website say it all: “Big Is Back.”. After being cancelled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the gates are swinging open once again on Friday, Sept. 17, for 17 days of all-star entertainment, exhibits, fair foods, rides, shopping and more, more, and more.
The West Springfield Board of Health is set to hold a hearing on an indoor mask mandate this Wednesday. The proposed regulations would require face coverings in all indoor public places as well as private places open to the public for those over the age of 2. The scheduled vote...
WEST SPRINGFIELD — The largest fair in New England is back after a year-long hiatus due to COVID-19. The Big E is held on the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition, a nonprofit organization in West Springfield. The fair is held every fall starting mid-September, but for the first time in decades, the event was canceled in 2020.
WEST SPRINGFIELD — The Big E is back with its 105th edition of New England's giant six-state fair. Not since World War II, had a year at the fair been lost. But the COVID-19 pandemic forced the halt. When the fifth largest fair in North America begins Friday, Sept. 17,...
When Iowa defensive lineman Ettore Ewen retired from the football team after the 2006 season, it caused little more than a murmur outside of local media. Ewen was a third-string tackle, plagued by knee injuries, and he was remaining at the school (graduating in '08) to finish his academic career.
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Big E is setting up the fair for opening day scheduled at 8 a.m. Friday. The Big E takes place September 17th through October 3rd after being canceled in 2020 because of COVID-19. The Big E Fair will continue COVID-19 regulations required by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Town of West Springfield. The fair does expect full capacity and to make sure everyone stays safe, the fair will be implementing traffic patterns, especially in the state buildings, which are known to get crowded.
You could say a big September for Iowa football got bigger Monday night. That may depend on whether you consider a pro wrestling championship something. Even if you don’t — and I’m not here to try to change your mind — former Hawkeye defensive tackle Ettore Ewen — known as Big E — won the WWE Championship Monday night on “Monday Night Raw.”
Big musical acts from today, others still strong from their heyday, and artists paying their dues and hoping to receive national attention, will perform over three stages during the 16-day Big E beginning Sept. 17. “We have a wide range of artists representing so many genres of music and who...
With one cash-in, Big E's long journey to the mountaintop reached it's destination with a WWE Title win. As one of WWE's most beloved Superstars, Big E's moment ignited the WWE Universe as congratulations poured in on social media. From his New Day brothers to Becky Lynch (and her mom), respect poured in from his peers with recognition of his incredible win.
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Big E begins its fair from September 17 through October 3 featuring more than 80 live musical guests. The Eastern State Exposition sent a news release to 22News with the full line-up at the The Big E of entertainment, exhibits, fair foods, rides, shopping and more. The Eastern States Exposition will follow health guidelines of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Town of West Springfield.
New WWE Champion Big E is scheduled to make his first public appearance as champion during Wednesday’s edition of The Bump on Peacock/WWE Network and all WWE Digital platforms. SmackDown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch and WWE NXT Women’s Champion Raquel Gonzalez will also be appearing on The Bump tomorrow. John...
WEST SPRINGFIELD — Two days before the start of The Big E, the Board of Health will hold a hearing on an indoor mask requirement in public places to combat the spread of COVID-19. The proposed regulations would take effect on Friday, Sept. 17, the first day of New England’s largest state fair, and require face coverings in all indoor public places, as well as private places open to the public, regardless of vaccination status for those over the age of 2 years.
The 2021 Big E features musical acts ranging from Machine Gun Kelly and Billy Idol to Flo Rida with Ying Yang Twins. Over the years, the fair has featured artists both on their rise to stardom and after establishing their names among the music industry. In preparation for this year’s...
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Big E held their annual Media Taste Test and Food Preview to highlight some of the new foods making their debut this year. While the food looked, and tasted great, a big question was how to do crowd control this year when it comes to eating the food. Many people know the long lines you may have to stand in to get food at the Big E.
Pumpkin cream puffs? Hot honey chicken bites? Don't mind if we do. The Big E is bringing some new eats to its classic New England fair. From Sept. 17 through Oct. 3, New Englanders from all over flock to The Big E fair in Springfield for fun, food, rides, and games. This year, the fair will feature some new dining options.
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Health and city officials will decide in the upcoming days whether to mandate masks at this year’s Big E. West Springfield Mayor Will Reichelt confirmed with 22News that the Board of Health will have a hearing in two weeks to discuss whether to put a mask mandate in place for the 17-day fair that is known to bring thousands of visitors from all over to the area.
WEST SPRINGFIELD — With a large number of retailers in town and the start of The Big E looming, the Board of Health is considering a face mask mandate to curb the spread of COVID-19. Dr. Heather Sankey, the board’s chair, said at a special meeting of the board on Wednesday that she feared the Sept. 17–Oct. 3 fair could become a super spreader event.