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Archive for April, 2010

By WGGB Staff SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB) — The town’s Anti-Bullying Task Force formed in the wake of the suicide of Phoebe Prince has been reviewing a draft of an anti-bullying policy designed to curb bullying within the district. The draft dated… Read more

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CAUGHT! Fugitive’s warrant was recalled as a result of Crime Files with Kathy Reynolds. Name: Roberto Santana Age: 48 Height: Weight: Last known address: 2295 Main St., Springfield Wanted for: Assault and battery… Read more

By Nate Walsh SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Power has been restored to two city schools after classes went forward in the dark for two hours Tuesday morning following a large power outage in the city that started Monday. Students showed up to the… Read more

SPRINGFIELD, Mass (abc40) – Saturday (May 1st) is the first annual Shawn Fights Cancer 5k Walk/Run.  The run will happen Saturday at noon at Szot Park in Chicopee.  If you’d like to participate or just donate HERE’S THE LINK!! Shawn was diagnosed… Read more

By     Finding good employees is a perennial challenge for business owners. Traditional methods such as newspaper advertisements and referrals from current employees are sometimes sufficient, but if you have exhausted these conventional channels… Read more

By Mike LaCrosse CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) - On Sunday, nine Western Massachusetts students got the official word that about their academy appointments at Westover Air Reserve Base. Current high school students and their parents were also at… Read more

AMHERST, Mass. – The end of the NFL Draft on Saturday didn’t mean the end of the action for UMass football players with the pro teams. Several players signed deals or are gaining tryouts with NFL teams. Victor Cruz has joined the New York… Read more

Box Score  EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – Two players making their first career starts scored the biggest goals of their careers and lifted #16 UMass to a thrilling 13-12 win over #10 Georgetown in the ESPNU Warrior Classic on a sunny Saturday at… Read more

STAMFORD, Conn. – UMass All-American offensive lineman Vladimir Ducasse was selected by the New York Jets in the second round with the 61st overall selection of the 2010 NFL Draft on Friday night. Ducasse and his family and friends celebrated… Read more

Remarks by the President on Wall Street reform Cooper Union in New York, April 22, 2010: THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  Everybody, please have a seat.  Thank you very much.  Well, thank you.  It is good to be back.  (Applause.)  It is… Read more

By Ray Hershel AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) — Gov. Deval Patrick and his administration are taking steps to protect state forests from commercial logging, which has its supporters and its detractors. The administration is making more state land off… Read more

By Lisa Spodak ResultsNotTypical@worldnow.comProvided by WorldNow Starting weight (Phase 2):  209 Last week:  210.5 Week 19 weigh in: 212 Weekly change:  +1.5Overall change:  +3 I’m not really surprised that I gained weight this week.  I was… Read more

Box Score AMHERST, Mass. – For the fifth time this season, Sara Plourde held a team hitless as No. 21 UMass defeated Quinnipiac, 6-0, at the UMass Softball Complex on Tuesday afternoon. The sophomore right-hander struck out eight batters,… Read more

From IRS.gov The Internal Revenue Service this week began mailing postcards to more than four million small businesses and tax-exempt organizations to make them aware of the benefits of the recently enacted small business health care tax… Read more

Box Score NEWARK, Del. – No. 12 UMass rallied from a 6-2 deficit in the third quarter to tie the game at six all in the fourth quarter, but Delaware scored the final three goals of the game to capture a 9-6 win on a windy Saturday. The… Read more