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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) – Young performers join forces with seasoned voices in a unique concert coming up in Northampton. Rehearsals are well underway for the Young@Heart Chorus’ Second Annual Intergenerational Mash- Up. The world… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) —  A Springfield library branch once slated for closing is back open for business.  The Pine Point library on Boston Road closed last November when the city decided to consolidate its branch libraries.  It… Read more

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AMHERST, Mass (WGGB) — In his first comments since the unrest and arrests as part of the Blarney Blowout Saturday, UMass Amherst Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy says he’s outraged by the behavior and there will be consequences for those found… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) — The use of data walls in Holyoke schools first surfaced about a month ago and it’s still an issue. Data walls are charts that track student performance as in reading levels and doing assignments. Superintendent… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – The deadline to sign up for the Affordable Care Act is March 31. The Massachusetts Latino Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with the state health connector to help small business owners, their employees… Read more

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AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) — UMass is not only a teaching college, it’s also one of the country’s top research institutions as well.   Monday, Mass. Congressman Joseph Kennedy got a look at the university’s recently completed Life Science… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) – - School children across the country are celebrating the birthday of Dr. Seuss by reading out loud. Twenty-five American International College students visited Springfield’s Rebecca Johnson School Monday to… Read more

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WENDELL, Mass (WGGB) — A remarkable 57 year career will come to an end next Friday in the Franklin County town of Wendell.  At the age of 77, Everett Ricketts will retire as fire chief. He joined the fire department in 1957 when it was… Read more

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WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — All eyes in Westfield were on Sochi and the Olympic Women’s Hockey final between the United States and Canada Thursday afternoon.  They were watching hometown girl Kacey Bellamy and her teammates at the Tavern. … Read more

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(Courtesy: MGN Online / Sofa Entertainment and TJL Productions) SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) — Music history was made 50 years ago Sunday night, when The Beatles made their very first live appearance on American television. Many of the… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Super Bowl XLVIII is the first to ever be held in an outdoor stadium in the Northeast.  It will be played in MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey,  home of the New York Jets and New York Giants. … Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) — Some $30 million of the $205 million more in education funding in the Governor’s budget proposal will go to early childhood education. Commissioner Thomas Weber says more than $3 million will go toward full day… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) – One of local televisions true pioneers has died.   Kitty Broman died Sunday night at her home in Longmeadow. In 1953, Kitty Broman co-founded WWLP- TV in Springfield with Bill Putnam, who she later… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) – A rare treasure has been discovered at the Springfield Science Museum.  It’s a Tlingit War Helmet that had been stored on a shelf at the museum for over 100 years. Staffers found the wooden helmet while… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) — As cities and towns in Massachusetts continue to expand, we’re losing more and more of our forest land. It used to be at 70 percent in the 1970′s and now it’s down to 60 percent. A first of its kind joint… Read more