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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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 HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) — People from all walks of life are honored today for the work they do in Western Mass. helping others. National Philanthropy Day is celebrated every November  every year, to remember the importance of philanthropy…. Read more

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HOLYOKE, Mass (WGGB) —  The Pioneer Valley Chapter of the USO took time Monday morning to pay tribute to our Veterans. Local veterans are invited to this annual breakfast at the Log Cabin in Holyoke. USO President David Jubinville says it is a… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) — For the seventh year in a row, the UMass Minutemen will play a basketball game at the MassMutual Center. UMass and city officials made the announcement Wednesday morning that the Minutemen will host Florida… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — The number of Parvo cases in dogs is on the rise in greater Springfield.   Parvo is a highly contagious virus that’s often passed on through vomit and feces. Unvaccinated dogs are especially susceptible… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) —  40 years ago Friday night, August 8th 1974, Richard Nixon became the first President to resign from office, saying,  “Therefore, I shall  resign the Presidency effective at noon tomorrow. Vice President Ford… Read more

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  SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — It seems we’re hearing about a new phone scam pretty much every day and often the elderly are the target. That’s why the Springfield Department of Elder Affairs held a workshop on elder abuse and fraud… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — In 1971, Richard Nixon was President and Frank Freedman was the Mayor of Springfield.  It was also the year that 22-year-old Kevin Burnham joined the Springfield Police Department. After 43 years of service,… Read more

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BOSTON, Ma (WGGB) — The Governor’s Council unanimously confirms attorney William O’Grady as Associate Justice of the Chicopee District Court. The 59-year-old O’Grady has practiced civil and criminal law at Parker & O’Grady in Southampton and… Read more

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 SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) —  Uniting Springfield through music! Plans for the Springfield Unity Festival concert were unveiled Wednesday morning in front of Symphony  Hall. The October 18th concert will be made up of a culturally-mixed… Read more

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BOSTON, Mass (WGGB) — Volleyball is one step closer to becoming Massachusetts’ official team and recreation sport. The Senate voted 39 to nothing in favor of the measure today. Westfield  Senator Donald Humason says the bill now moves to the… Read more

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EASTHAMPTON, Mass (WGGB) — Keeping kids away from drugs and alcohol was the message in Easthampton Thursday night. The Healthy Youth Coalition co-hosted a town hall-style meeting with the group Students Against Destructive Decisions. Coalition… Read more

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SOUTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) — Southampton held another public meeting tonight before a proposition two and a half override vote next Tuesday. The 1 million dollar override would raise taxes to fund the town’s operating budget. If the override… Read more

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HOLYOKE, Mass (WGGB) — A celebration of young business and civic leaders in Western Mass Thursday night in Holyoke. It’s BusinessWest Magazine’s 40 Under Forty Class of 2014. It’s a diverse group that includes a retinal surgeon who is also a… Read more

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 SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) — The United States won its opening round World Cup match up Monday with a two to one victory over favored Ghana. And a recent graduate  of Amherst Regional High School got his 15 minutes of fame when the US scored the… Read more