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Sun, March 01, 2015
24°
Light Snow
Feels like 12°
Humidity: 79%
Dew Point: 19
Wind: S at 14 mph
Rocky's
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Weather-Related Parking Bans

March 1st, 2015
REGION (WGGB) -- Some area cities and towns have issued weather-related parking bans. You can see an up-to-date list of those parking restrictions...

Gov. Charlie Baker Prepares to Release First State Budget

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March 1st, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has his work cut out for him as he prepares to unveil his first state budget proposal. Baker has until Wednesday to file his spending plan for the 2016 fiscal year that begins July 1. Baker...

Downtown Parking Lots in MGM Springfield Footprint to Close

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March 1st, 2015
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) - Starting tomorrow, many surface parking lots in Downtown Springfield will be closing to accommodate construction of the MGM Springfield Casino. Monthly parkers were notified of the closures six weeks ago, but those who park...

Suspicious Fire On Armory Street

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March 1st, 2015
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) - The Springfield Fire Department is investigating a suspicious fire on Armory Street this morning. Crews responded to 9 Armory Street just before 6 o'clock this morning, where they found the rear porch of the building on...

Sunday’s News On The Go 3/1

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March 1st, 2015
REGION (WGGB) -- Six fire crews were called to a massive fire in Enfield early Sunday morning, a stolen car is now in the hands of it's rightful owner and a ice skating rink roof collapsed while a youth Hockey team was practicing in Canton. Get...

After Another Record Cold Start More Snow on the Way

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March 1st, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Well the calendar says a new month has begun but it is the same old story. Record cold and more snow. We set a new record low once again at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee. The low temperature was -8 which...

Another Record Low and a Snowy Afternoon

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March 1st, 2015
REGION (WGGB) - Another Sunday and another record low temperature here in Western Mass. Overnight temperatures hit as low as -8 this morning, breaking last year's record of -5. Frigid temperatures aren't the only thing we have to worry about...

Astronauts Take 3rd Spacewalk to Complete Tricky Cable Job

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March 1st, 2015
(Photo Courtesy NASA) By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- It's the third spacewalk in just over a week for a pair of NASA astronauts. Terry Virts and Butch Wilmore ventured out of the International Space...

Large Fire on Shaker Road in Enfield

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March 1st, 2015
ENFIELD (WGGB) - Several fire crews responded to a massive fire at a business on Shaker Road in Enfield early this morning. That fire was called in just after 2 o'clock Saturday morning, and had engulfed the building by the time crews arrived....

Chicopee Crowns Colleen and Court

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March 1st, 2015
CHICOPEE (WGGB) - Chicopee has crowned their Colleen for this year's St. Patrick's Day festivities. 17-year-old Chicopee High School student Shannon McAndrew walked away with this year's honor. Jordan Chmura, Alyssa Hogan, Jessica Welsh, and...

No Injuries as Small Fire Erupts by Disneyland Attraction

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March 1st, 2015
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Officials say a small fire erupted late Saturday night near a Disneyland attraction, but it was put out by park firefighters and no one was hurt. Disneyland spokeswoman Suzi Brown says the fire broke out about 9:20 p.m. in...

Coast Guard Frees Fishing Boat Trapped in Ice at Cape Cod

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March 1st, 2015
FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) -- The Coast Guard says it has freed a fishing boat that became trapped in ice in Woods Hole Passage in Cape Code. The four-person crew of the Capt. RM Chase notified the Coast Guard about 3 p.m. Saturday that the boat became...

Animals Star in Dakin Humane Society’s “Pawscars”

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February 28th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The red carpet was rolled out in Springfield Saturday night for the Dakin Humane Society's "Pawscars and Red Carpet Fashion Parade." The fundraiser is a spoof on the Oscars with animals as the stars. Dogs that...

Baker Forms Group to Tackle Skills Gap in State

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February 28th, 2015
BOSTON, Mass. (WGGB/AP) -- Governor Charlie Baker says his administration is developing a plan for bridging the gap between the skills possessed by the state's workforce and the skills that are in demand by cutting-edge companies. Baker...

Homer Avenue Fire Remains Under Investigation

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February 28th, 2015
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Chicopee Fire Department responded to a fire on Homer Avenue Saturday night. The call came in around 4:30 p.m. that one unit at the Dale View Apartments was on fire. Crews were on-scene within five...