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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 03:10:41 GMT

Western Mass. Girls Soccer Postseason Super 7: Seven different schools represented heading into tournament  -  MassLive.com
Kayla Henry, Belchertown — Senior forward led not just her team, but all of Western Massachusetts Division I in scoring this fall, recording 26 goals and nine assists for the Orioles. All but five of those points came against teams that were ranked at ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 02:41:39 GMT
Massachusetts helps those in certain occupations get time off to - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM  -  WESTERNMASSNEWS.com
Next Tuesday is Election Day and aside from the presidential race, there will be four ballot questions. Voters tell us they want to make their voice heard, but it's about finding the time to make it to the polls, but a Massachusetts law may make things ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 01:08:50 GMT

Defending champion Granby girls soccer grabs No. 2 seed in Western Mass tournament  -  GazetteNET
Nine Hampshire County girls soccer teams qualified for the Western Massachusetts playoffs that begin as early as Friday. In Division 3, Granby is the only defending Western Mass. champion. The Rams found out that former coach Jessica Boardway was ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 21:01:08 GMT

Western Massachusetts enjoying the 60s in November  -  wwlp.com
With temperatures in the 60s that made western Massachusetts a good 10 to even 15 degrees above average. At Forest Park in Springfield, people were taking full advantage of the warm up. Many people took the chance to get a good spring run in, feed the ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 20:12:05 GMT
ACLU challenges 20-day cutoff for voter registration  -  WESTERNMASSNEWS.com
BOSTON (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging the constitutionality of a Massachusetts law that requires voters to register at least 20 days before an election. In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Suffolk Superior Court, the ACLU said the ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 19:58:02 GMT
CFWM Launches Capacity Program, Sets Date for Valley Gives 2017  -  Business West (blog)
SPRINGFIELD — The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts (CFWM) has launched its Capacity Program, which was created to promote a vibrant nonprofit sector in the Pioneer Valley. The program provides resources and support so that ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 19:50:53 GMT
Question 3 could impact farms, retailers  -  WESTERNMASSNEWS.com
A ballot question on farm animal confinement in Massachusetts in gaining a lot of attention in the days leading to the election. The initiative would make it illegal for farmers in the state to confine pigs, calves, and hens if they're prevented from ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 12:02:50 GMT

Sean Hannity sorry for fake story on Michelle Obama, Clinton  -  WESTERNMASSNEWS.com
(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File). FILE - In this March 18, 2016 file photo, Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity speaks during a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in Phoenix. The conservative radio talker and Fox New.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 11:58:55 GMT

Tax surcharge on the ballot in 5 western Massachusetts communities  -  wwlp.com
BOSTON (WWLP) – Voters in five western Massachusetts communities will consider the Community Preservation Act this Tuesday. The question will ask voters in Holyoke, Palmer, Pittsfield, South Hadley, and Springfield whether they want to adopt the act.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 11:42:30 GMT
Police: 3-year-old girl crushed, killed by father's vehicle  -  WESTERNMASSNEWS.com
ACUSHNET, Mass. (AP) - Police in Massachusetts say a 3-year-old girl was killed when the car her father was repairing rolled and crushed her. Acushnet Police Chief Michael Alves says the girl's father reported the incident at around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday.