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Archive for February, 2010

By Marci Izard NORTHFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — The nuclear power plant that has been in the spotlight because of a radioactive leak could be closing.  The Vermont senate voted to block the Vermont Yankee Power Plant from continuing to operate after… Read more

By WGGB Staff AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) — Local leaders got a chance to give their input on the state’s fiscal 2011 budget Monday at the University of Massachusetts during one of eight such hearings being held in the state. Members of the… Read more

By Elizabeth Corridan SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB) – The battle against the bullies continues in South Hadley.  Nearly six weeks after freshman Phoebe Prince took her own life, and one day after learning that her alleged bullies are no longer… Read more

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CAUGHT! Suspect was apprehended March 5 at a hotel in West Springfield. Name: David Faust Age: 22 Height: Weight: Last known address: 51 Daytona St., Springfield Wanted for: Possession of a class B drug Anyone… Read more

By     Naming your business should be done carefully — this is a decision that you will have to live with for a long time. A successful name gives people an idea of the nature of your business, and helps project the image you want for your… Read more

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CAUGHT! Police announced May 5 fugitive had been apprehended. Name: Alex Soto Age: 32 Height: Weight: Last known address: 135 Massasoit St., Springfield Wanted for: Misdemeanor breaking and entering Possession… Read more

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Name: Frank Jefferson Age: 44 Height: Weight: Last known address: 21 Narragansett St., Springfield Wanted for: Assault and battery Anyone with any information should contact the Fugitive Apprehension Unit… Read more

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CAUGHT! Fugitive was arrested Feb. 18. Name: Jonathan Avila Age: 26 Height: Weight: Last known address: 108 Robert Dyer Circle, Springfield Wanted for: Possession of a class A drug with intent to… Read more

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CAUGHT! Fugitive was arrested Sept. 10, 2010   Name: Oscar Vargas Age: 34 Height: Weight: Last known address: 37 Armory St., Springfield Wanted for: Receiving stolen property over $250 Larceny under… Read more

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CAUGHT! Fugitive was arrested Sept. 24, 2010   Name: Osvaldo Orellano Age: 26 Height: Weight: Last known address: 769 Worthington St., Springfield Wanted for: Failure to register as a sex… Read more

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Name: Jozef Ciszewski Age: 53 Height: Weight: Last known address: 10 Parker St., Springfield Wanted for: Larceny over $250 Anyone with any information should contact the Fugitive Apprehension Unit… Read more

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CAUGHT! Suspect turned herself in the morning after being featured on Crime Files with Kathy Reynolds. Name: Nadia Shamel Hamlette Age: 21 Height: 5′ 8″ Weight: 180 Last known address: 111 Alden St., First Floor,… Read more

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CAUGHT! Springfield Police Department detective Robert Bohl and state police captured fugitive hiding in a chimney at 182 Spear Road April 13. Name: Dawn Marie Czupryna Age: 38 Height: 5′ 5″ Weight: 130 Last known… Read more

By WGGB Staff SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A local bank that deals with green is now going green with its most recent branch. PeoplesBank held a ribbon cutting for a new branch Thursday, which is the city’s first Green Seal bank. The bank’s… Read more

By WGGB Staff SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB) — In the wake of a South Hadley High School student taking her own life after allegedly being bullied, the Board of Selectmen discussed Tuesday the formation of a Youth Commission to tackle the issue of… Read more