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GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — New substance abuse services will now be provided in Greenfield, as part of the Governor’s Opioid Task Force. The Department of Public Health has awarded contracts to Behavioral Health Network, which will begin… Read more

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NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) — It’s that time of year. Stores light up with holiday decorations and cheerful music seems to be playing everywhere you go. But for the residents of Northampton, they didn’t know if their city streets would see… Read more

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(WGGB) — A state budget backlash that could cut funding to local cities and towns including ones here in Western, Mass. We spoke with local leaders about what’s at stake, and what the impact would be of Governor Patrick’s proposed state wide… Read more

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WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WGGB) — The Wilbraham Police Department has confirmed that the gray minivan pulled from the Chicopee River Friday night was stolen from one local business. Sergeant Mark Paradis says the vehicle was stolen from… Read more

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(AP Photo/AJ Mast) BOSTON, Mass. (WGGB) — New England Patriots running back Jonas Gray was sent home Friday after he allegedly overslept and arrived late to the team facility. WMTW-TV reports that Gray’s phone died and his alarm didn’t go… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) — Two days of testimony wrapped up Friday after a Western New England University football player was charged with brutally beating his girlfriend. Junior John Perry was charged with aggravated assault and battery…. Read more

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(WGGB) — It seems a day doesn’t go by when we aren’t telling you about a recall – whether it be cars like today or the Graco strollers we told you about Thursday. However, an enormous number of potentially dangerous products are still for sale… Read more

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REGION (WGGB) — National Grid and Western Mass. Electric have announced rate hikes for their customers. One of the major reasons is the spike is natural gas costs. However, for other utility users, their rates will stay about the… Read more

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CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) — Chicopee High School pushes serving local and fresh food to all of the schools in the city. City leaders were invited to the school Friday to try out the food. It’s all a part of the Chicopee Fresh initiative…. Read more

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(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — 66,000 people in Massachusetts are affected by the president’s order. But, some families in Western Mass say it wasn’t enough. “It’s real sad, real sad…to see kids crying for their… Read more

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REGION (WGGB) — Western Mass. Electric customers will soon see an increase in their bill. Mary-Leah Assad with the state’s Department of Public Utilities says that Friday, the department approved to the WMECo’s electricity procurement… Read more

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HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) — You don’t have to wait until Black Friday to save some extra money this holiday season. Several stores are rolling out Pre-Black Friday sales for shoppers. Walmart, Best Buy and Amazon are just a few companies… Read more

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 HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) — The 30th Annual Brightside Angel campaign kicked off Friday morning at the Holyoke Mall. Buying an angel allows the Brightside for Families and Children in  Holyoke, to continue its mission to protect our… Read more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm Friday as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting. But a spokesman for St. Louis County’s top prosecutor said… Read more

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LUDLOW, Mass. (WGGB) — A late morning fire destroys a Ludlow home. The blaze broke out shortly before 11 a.m. Friday and kept firefighters busy all day. Firefighters spent most of the day knocking down the stubborn fire, and… Read more