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Archive for July, 2010

By WGGB Staff SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Police have arrested a man on several charges related to a burglary spree early Friday morning after he allegedly tried to set fire to two vans at a State Street business. Devon Davis, 22, of 3… Read more

By WGGB Staff SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — In the city police department’s continuing effort to curb prostitution, the arrests of two men from Springfield and a man from Wales made during an undercover sting operation were announced Friday. Juan… Read more

By WGGB Staff SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A man police have dubbed a “notorious shoplifter” has been arrested and they are sending out his photo with hopes of making his face known to store owners to prevent future thefts. James Curtis Jones, 47,… Read more

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By Melissa Tennen, Contributing WriterContent provided by  Mother Nature has turned up the heat. It’s summer – and hot weather comes with the territory. But be careful. Too much heat can be dangerous. About 600 people die each year from the heat,… Read more

By By Jack Nerad By Jack Nerad   It has been nearly 50 years since the first Edsel was shown to the salivating American public on September 4, 1957, yet even though nearly five decades have passed and young children who were present that day in… Read more

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Name: Luis Enriquez Rosado Sr. Age: 41 Height: 5′ 8″ Weight: 170 Last known address: 49 Bristol St., 3rd Floor, Springfield Wanted for: Straight warrant out of Springfield District Court for assault and battery (two… Read more

By:  Jim Cline HUNTINGTON, Mass (WGGB)– Last year when Nick Michalenko was a junior at Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School, he entered the annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference competition. It’s for state champions… Read more

by Rachel Domings: SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) — The Robert M. Hughes Academy Charter School has been told by Superior Court that is must close its doors. Judge Regina Quinlan at the Suffolk Superior Court denied the schools request to block the… Read more

By Ray Hershel HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB)– As the cleanup operation continues in the Gulf of Mexico, Western Massachusetts is represented in that massive effort. Paul Phifer is with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Hadley. He’s back home after… Read more

By     The Internet has made it easier than ever for small businesses to track down and work with high-value suppliers. Whether a company needs a carton of printer paper, or is looking to create strategic relationships with key industrial… Read more

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By Eve Glicksman, Staff Writer, myOptumHealth Content provided by  You can’t even walk without wobbling in those heels, but you had to have them. Indeed, many women choose to endure pain and discomfort in the name of fashion … and underestimate… Read more

By Ray Hershel AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) — Some major changes are in the works for Massachusetts classrooms. The state board of education approves a plan to replace the state’s math and English curricula with national standards. The new national… Read more

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By Elizabeth Wasserman These days, there’s no reason to cry over lost computer data. In fact, experts say that if you react quickly and make the right moves, you may be able to minimize damage to your computer and recover missing data such as your… Read more

By Lisa Spodak (ResultsNotTypical@worldnow.com)Provided by WorldNow Year without a scale:  Week 1 This is one of the scariest things I’ve ever committed to in writing.  I am going to give up my scale.  For a year. I tried it once for a week… Read more

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Name: Valeriano Diaz Age: 31 Height: 5′ 9″ Weight: 144 Last known address: 244 Locust St., Apt. 4L Springfield Wanted for: Straight warrant out of Springfield District Court for distribution of a class B… Read more