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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) — We’re trying to keep things interesting throughout The Big E and as always, ABC40′s Brittany Decker is a great sport. So, we’re putting her to the test throughout the fair with a daily challenge, called I… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Many people who go to The Big E go for one mission only…the food. Megan O’Connell from Holyoke told us why she goes, “To get as full as I can and then go home. (And then go to sleep?) Yeah.” And The… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (wggb) – It’s day one at The Big E. Check out what’s new with ABC 40′s Friday 5pm broadcast…. Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — It’s been 50 long weeks of waiting — waiting for 8 a.m. Friday morning when the gates of The Big E finally reopened. Kathy Lasher’s family comes every year on opening day. “It’s The Big E,” says Lasher,… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — The Big E is finally here. The gates opened at 8:00 a.m. Friday, and as the crowds start to flock to West Springfield, there will be some new offerings. Among the baked potatoes, kettle corn and cream puffs… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — The Big E is just a day away and last minute preparations are underway, amid July like heat. “It’s a little hot, a little warmer today,” said Scott Walulak, owner of Ski Haus. It was 96 degrees inside… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) — 18 people are recovering after an amusement ride collapsed in Connecticut Sunday. None of the injuries are serious, but the accident has some questioning the safety of portable amusement park rides. Bolt by… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Once again, ABC40 is thrilled to be part of The Big E. Throughout the seventeen days of the fair, stop by our location next to Flag Plaza, near Gate 5, and say hello to some of your favorite ABC40… Read more

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You can expect new foods to tempt your taste buds at the Big E this year! For breakfast you can try a new sandwich at The Big EZ Café. “It’s a breakfast sandwich on a grilled glazed doughnut, and in between there is egg bacon or… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — We have had some cool, September-like air lately, which could make many people think about The Big E. We are only three weeks week to the fair and this year, there is plenty to look forward to. The… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Every year, the Big E hosts a number of special days, recognizing and honoring local groups, the military, and the six New England states. Here is the schedule for the 2013 Big E: Friday, Sept. 13 – Be A… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Tickets here!  Get your tickets! There are also several ways to save money on admission to the fair. You can even beat the lines by ordering your tickets online and printing at home! FULL PRICE TICKETS… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Fairgoers are being reminded of some items that are not allowed through the gates of the Big E. Officials at the Eastern States Exposition say that the following are not permitted on the fairgrounds: Weapons… Read more