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AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) — School closings left parents scrambling to find child care and kids smiling from ear-to-ear. “You don’t want to lean on the neighbors and the friends all the time, and always send them somewhere,” explains… Read more

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By STEPHEN SINGER, AP Business Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — New England’s electric grid operator is warning that shutdowns of old power plants in the region are reducing supply and driving up prices. ISO-New England said Wednesday that a… Read more

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Map shows U.S. embassies and consulates that will close WASHINGTON (AP) – The threat of a terrorist attack led to the weekend closure of 21 U.S. embassies and consulates in the Muslim world and a global travel warning to Americans, the first… Read more

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s congressional delegation says it’s outraged that the U.S. Postal Service will be closing mail processing centers in Wallingford and Stamford a year earlier than expected in a move affecting more than 1,000… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Springfield is joining a growing list of cities and towns that are either closed or closing early. At a press conference Monday morning, it was announced that Springfield City Hall and the city’s public… Read more

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NORTHFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A western Massachusetts school that teaches boys between the ages of 9 and 16 with learning and attention disabilities has announced that it is closing for good because of financial problems. Trustees say the Linden Hill… Read more

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Mother Nature’s early winter blast has schools organizations in the area cancelling or delaying events. Here is the most recent list: Diocese of Springfield – Relig. Educ. Congress – Program Cancelled… Read more

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(AP Photo/Steven Senne) Boston, MA (WGGB)—-After a fairly calm winter by New England standards, Boston was dumped with snow over the last week.   That caused numerous closings and delays including the Patriots’ championship parade being… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – DPW crews from cities and towns across the area have been hard at work once again this morning, doing their best to get out ahead of this morning’s snowfall. Springfield DPW Director Chris Cignoli says that crews… Read more

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BOSTON, Mass. (WGGB) – Governor Charlie Baker says despite the winter storm warning, it’ll be business as usual at state offices. Baker issued a statement Sunday evening saying after consulting with emergency officials, he’s decided state… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Inches upon inches of snow caused travel bans and closings across the state. But, this didn’t stop the Springfield Department of Public Works — as crews fought through wintry conditions to keep our roads… Read more

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REGION (WGGB) — The snowy conditions have forced state officials to reduce the speed on the Mass. Turnpike. MassDOT has announced that the speed limit has been lowered to 40 miles per hour from the New York border to Exit 15 (Weston). For… Read more

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REGION (WGGB) — State officials have lifted the speed limit restriction on the Mass. Turnpike for all exits. The area was restricted to a limit of 40 mph. Tandem tractor-trailers and propane trucks were also not allowed on the… Read more

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REGION (WGGB) — Today’s snowstorm is creating slick conditions on area highways and byways. The snow began to fall between 4 and 5 a.m. and since then, a few inches have come down across the Pioneer Valley. Local DPW crews are working… Read more

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GLASTONBURY, Conn. (AP) — United Bank is closing five more branches by spring, bringing to nine the number shut since the bank was established in April with the merger of Rockville Bank and United Bank. The Journal Inquirer reports that the bank… Read more