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One dead after car crashes into house on Montgomery Street in ChicopeeWWLP1 DAY AGO
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GoFundMe set up for Joey Lucia, asleep on couch when car hit his Chicopee home
A friend of a man who was asleep on the couch when a car crashed into his home early Saturday morning is now raising money to help pay his hospital bills. Joey Lucia was asleep on the couch in his house on Montgomery Street in Chicopee at about 2:45 a.m. when the car, which held four teenagers ages 19, 18, 17 and 13, crashed into his home, coming to a stop in his living room and trapping him underneath, according to a GoFundMe set up by friend Krista Osborne. The car then exploded, seriously injuring him.
Annual luncheon honors Polish-American award winner in South Hadley
SOUTH HADLEY, MA. (WGGB/WSHM) - On Sunday morning, the Kosciuszko Foundation hosted their annual awards luncheon in South Hadley. The luncheon honored Carolyn Czaja Topor with the 2023 distinguished Polish American award. Scholarships and grants were also given to students involved within the organization. Western Mass News spoke with Carolyn...
Chicopee discussing next step in finding new school administration building after MassMutual Center purchase rejected
CHICOPEE — City officials are now trying to decide what the next step to replace the school administration building after the City Council rejected a School Committee proposal to purchase the MassMutual Conference and Training Center. The School Committee had voted to purchase the center using about $8 million...
Chicopee homeowner rescued by brother after teens crash into home remains hospitalized
Tim Frangioso was sitting in his home office at about 2:45 a.m. Saturday when he heard a large bang. He figured a truck hit something on the busy street. Minutes later, he heard what sounded like a gunshot — and saw his neighbor’s home engulfed in flames.
One dead after car crashes into house on Montgomery Street in Chicopee
One person is dead after a car crashed into a home on Montgomery Street Saturday morning.
See all homes sold in Hampden County, March 19 to March 26
The following is a listing of all real estate transfers in Hampden County reported from March 19 to March 26 There were 41 transactions posted during this time. During this period, the median sale for the area was a 1,030-square-foot home on Rosemary Drive in Springfield that sold for $272,000.
Massachusetts real estate transactions for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties March 26, 2023 edition
Anita P. Raposa to Ronald Jean and Eleanor Jean, Castle Hills Road, Unit 19A, $330,000. Daniel P. Kozikowski and Debra A. Kozikowski to Michael J. Pellerin and Linda L. Afonso, 61 Hemlock Ridge, $139,000.
Two New England Cities Make ‘Most Dangerous in America’ List for 2023
Ruh Roh Raggy. The headline is true. Two New England cities have officially made a list, and not the good kind. Two cities in New England have been included in the top 100 'Most Dangerous Cities' in America for 2023. The list comes from a Neighborhood Scout article, based on...
10 least expensive homes sold in Hampden County, March 19-26
A condo in Springfield that sold for $64,000 tops the list of the most affordable real estate sales in Hampden County between March 19 and March 26. In total, 31 real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $282,986. The average price per square foot ended up at $177.
Sunday morning news update
In this update, two people have been arrested and charged in connection with a murder Monday on Belmont Avenue in Springfield, Mayor Domenic Sarno is now the 5th candidate on the ballot in the mayoral race in Springfield, and students are protesting at the Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School in Chicopee after the school announced plans to permanently close their doors at the end of the school year. Plus, Meteorologist Liam Murphy as your latest forecast.
Car crashes into utility pole in East Longmeadow
A single-vehicle car crash in East Longmeadow left people without power for a few hours Saturday night.
Springfield man arrested, drugs seized following investigation in Monson
MONSON, MA. (WGGB/WSHM) - Monson Police arrest a Springfield man for multiple drug-related offenses on Friday. According to the Monson Police Department, officers arrested 18-year-old Jaydin T. Anderson from Springfield. Officials confirmed Anderson faces several charges that include:. -Distribution of crack cocaine. -Trafficking in cocaine (18 to 36 grams). -Possession...
Spirit of Springfield hosts U.S. Air Force concert band at Symphony Hall
The Spirit of Springfield presented the US Airforce concert band at Springfield Symphony Hall Sunday afternoon.
Sunshine to Start Monday, then Showers move through in the Evening
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - Sunday morning began rather mild and foggy, especially in the valley, but quickly the fog and overcast skies gave way to lots of sunshine during the day with highs in the upper 50′s. Breezes have been coming in out of the WNW at around 10-20 mph with occasional gusts up to 30. Sunday night will feature completely clear skies, calming winds, and lows dropping down into the lower 30′s.
Roads Closed After Fatal Crash into Home in Chicopee
One person is dead after a car crashed into a home in Chicopee, Massachusetts. One person is dead and a couple of dogs were removed from the home after the crash, according to reports from WWLP. Chicopee Police closed a street due to a car crash on Saturday morning. Montgomery...
Take My Council, Please: Rewriting Rules of the (State) Road…Money…
State money allocated to Springfield via Chapter 90 is nothing new to the City Council. Every year, the body formally accepts the disbursement. In recent years, city officials have paired it with bonding to maximize road repairs. The annual allocation has also been flat. The resulting statewide municipal discontent manifested in Springfield prominently at last Monday’s Council meeting.
How do you prosecute the unlikeliest murderer? Prosecutors reflect on Brian Fanion’s murder conviction
SPRINGFIELD — He seemed the unlikeliest of murderers. A kind, quiet police detective whose children say never lost his temper. A husband who always kissed his wife hello and goodbye. A church deacon.
Easter Brunch is BACK!
Easter brunch is BACK at Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel! And, even better, the easter bunny will be there to greet kids and take photos. The menu looks absolutely delicious with so many options to satisfy any palate or preference:. Tickets are selling out quickly! Book yours today.
Community support continues for Police Officer Wilkes
The outpouring of community support continues Friday night for the Chicopee police officer who suffered a massive heart attack earlier this month.
1 killed, after pedestrian struck by car in Hatfield
HATFIELD, MA. (WGGB/WSHM) - Hatfield crews responded to a fatal accident of a pedestrian struck by a car in Hatfield. According to Hatfield Fire Chief Robert Flaherty, the incident occurred around 12: 11 a.m. on Great Neponset Road and Valley Street. Officials confirmed that when crews responded to the incident...
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