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Archive for May, 2010

Box Score AMHERST, Mass. – After winning the day’s opening game, 3-0, to force a second and decisive game, No. 21 UMass slugged three home runs to lead the topseeded Minutewomen to an 8-3 victory over No. 2 seed Fordham to win their 22nd… Read more

By WGGB Staff EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) — Voters will be heading to the polls May 18 to decide the fate of a plan to construct a new Easthampton High School, which is something students and faculty at the existing building have said is… Read more

By WGGB Staff SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — There has been a growing concern about what’s been going on in schools with allegations of bullying and victims of crime often being of high school age, but in Springfield, there are uniformed… Read more

By WGGB Staff SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB) — Following a series of meetings that have seen police removing citizens, calls for the resignations of school officials and even the involvement of the American Civil Liberties Union, Wednesday’s School… Read more

By WGGB Staff MONSON, Mass. (WGGB) — Voters at Annual Town Meeting have approved a budget that includes cuts that will likely result in the loss of the middle and high school music program. Monson School Superintendent Pat Dardenne said salaries… Read more

By WGGB Staff SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB) — The American Civil Liberties Union has become involved in a public battle between a group of parents and the South Hadley School Committee after a vocal parent was removed from a meeting. Luke Gelinas was… Read more

DALLAS, TX – On Tuesday afternoon, the College Football Hall of Fame announced its 2010 Divisional class, including UMass tight end Milt Morin. Morin played for the Minutemen from 1963-1965, helping to lead UMass to both an undefeated season in… Read more

By Eric Fisher SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — ECOS, or the Environmental Center for Our Schools, has been teaching Springfield students since 1970. It was the year of the first Earth Day, and ever since teachers there have been introducing young city… Read more

Springfield, Mass. – May 10, 2010 – For the third-straight season, the Springfield College men’s lacrosse team has earned a berth into the NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse Tournament and will host Widener University of Chester, Pa. in an opening… Read more

By Ray Hershel SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Massachusetts is looking for the best teachers. It’s part of the state’s plan to turn around underperforming schools. The state has identified 35 schools in nine districts as underperforming. Ten schools… Read more

STORRS, Conn. — Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun, coming off a year marred by health problems, an NCAA investigation and a disappointing performance on the court, has signed a 5-year, $13 million contract. The deal announced Friday will pay the Hall… Read more

By WGGB Staff GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — After only a few days of having an anti-bullying law in Massachusetts, Lt. Gov. Tim Murray headed to three high schools in Franklin County to drive its message home to students. Murray made stops at Pioneer… Read more

Box Score TOWSON, Md. – No. 16 UMass lost its first-ever CAA playoff game, as the Minutemen fell 13-6 at No. 20 Towson on Wednesday night. The Minutemen stand at 8-6 overall and will have to wait for a possible at-large berth to the NCAA… Read more

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EDGARDO SAEZ WAS ARRESTED BY HOLYOKE POLICE ON OCTOBER 25, 2010. Name: Edgardo Saez Age: 32 Height: 5’11” Weight: 160 Last known address: 47 Daviston St., Springfield Wanted for: Straight warrant out of Springfield… Read more

By Eric Fisher BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WGGB) — Sure you’ve seen stories about solar installations. People smiling, happy to be purchasing those bright and shiny PV (photovoltaic) panels. But does the math end up working out? abc40 visited Marc… Read more