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3 people taken to hospitals following 4-vehicle crash at Boston Road and Parker Street, Springfield Fire Department reports

masslive.com — SPRINGFIELD - Three people were taken to area hospitals following a four-vehicle accident at Boston Road and Parker Street Friday morning. Firefighters required the Jaws of Life to extricate one of the victims, a female passenger in a Chevrolet Cavalier, Dennis Leger, aide to Commissioner Joseph Conant, said.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @masslivenews: Springfield 3 people taken to hospitals following 4-vehicle crash at Boston Rd. and Parker St. ow.ly/GaOLA pic.twitter.com/ZUzcgoLoGP

Cathedral downs Pioneer Valley Regional 67-59 at BasketBull HoopsFest at Western New England University

Springfield, Massachusetts: 50 reasons the city is on the rise (2014)

masslive.com — 2014 was a year of significant change in Springfield. While not without its challenges, the city is growing both economically and culturally, with the addition of new businesses, artistic opportunities and construction projects that promise long-term benefits.
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Las Vegas oddsmakers give 2024 Olympic host city edge to Boston, Los Angeles

masslive.com — BOSTON - Las Vegas oddsmakers have made Boston and Los Angeles the early favorites to win the favor of United States Olympic Committee officials in the battle to be the official US bid to host 2024 Summer Olympics. Bovada has declared Los Angeles the all out favorite with 1:1 odds while giving Boston 2:1 odds.
Dec 19, 2014

Las Vegas oddsmakers give 2024 Olympic host city edge to Boston, Los Angeles bit.ly/1sQIVdD #Boston2024 #bospoli

Dec 19, 2014

#Holyoke office of CleanSlate Addiction Treatment Center resumes appointments at High Street office s.masslive.com/IqjVufI via @masslivenews

Chicopee detectives investigate Alvord Avenue shooting that sent male to hospital with gunshot wound to thigh

masslive.com — CHICOPEE -A male, found from suffering from a handgun-inflicted wound to the thigh early Friday at 40 Alvord Ave., was taken to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, police said. Michael Wilk, public information officer for the department, said the victim suffered a non-life-threatening injury. Detectives continue to investigation the shooting, he said.

The gaffe heard round the world: 'Jesus reason for season' remark by Springfield's Bud Williams at public Hanukkah event goes global

masslive.com — SPRINGFIELD - Some people read about Jesus being the " reason for the season" on MassLive.com. Others read about it in the Washington Post, where it was among the website's top-read stories. Rabbi Noach Kosofsky read about it in The Times of Israel.

$5,000 reward offered as Connecticut wildlife officials investigate fatal shooting of immature bald eagle near Connecticut River in Rocky Hill

masslive.com — ROCKY HILL, Ct. -- Wildlife officials are offering up $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who fatally shot a bald eagle in the area of Great Meadow Road earlier this month.
Dec 19, 2014

The gaffe heard round the world: 'Jesus reason for season' remark at Hanukkah event goes global s.masslive.com/mdVs1Uc via @masslivenews

Farewell, Rajon Rondo: Analyzing Boston Celtics' blockbuster trade with Dallas Mavericks

masslive.com — BOSTON - A J. Cole song sounds like a weird place to start, but this is about Rajon Rondo, so weird fits. Farewell. It's a song about a flawed man who wants to know how people will remember him when he's gone. He lied and he told the truth.

Rex Ryan's Jets tenure: He made team matter again (Q&A)

blog.masslive.com — This week, I caught up with NJ.com's Dom Cosentino for some insight on the disaster that has become the 2014 Jets season. You can follow Dom here and read all of his Jets coverage right here. The Q&A is below: 1). So who's the Jets head coach in 2015?
Dec 19, 2014

RT @KevinRDuffy: Q&A with NJ.com's @domcosentino: Years down the road, how will Jets fans view Rex Ryan's tenure? http://t.…

SJC rules against Springfield in foreclosure ordinance case

masslive.com — BOSTON - The Supreme Judicial Court on Friday ruled that Springfield's foreclosure laws are illegal because they are preempted by existing state laws. "Mortgage foreclosure regulation traditionally has been a matter of State, and not local, concern," Associate Justice Francis Spina wrote in the unanimous decision.

Bruce Landon: The rumors are not true, the Falcons are not going anywhere

masslive.com — The recent announcement in Oklahoma City about the Barons ceasing operations at the end of this season has fueled a great deal of speculation and many unfounded rumors about other cities and franchises in the American Hockey League. Normally, I would never respond to this.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @masslivesports: Bruce Landon: The rumors are not true, the Falcons are not going anywhere | masslive.com/sports/index.s… ow.ly/i/80j39

Holyoke to begin $3.2 million construction of passenger train platform at Main and Dwight streets

masslive.com — HOLYOKE -- Ground will be broken Monday (Dec. 22) on a $3.2 million platform at Dwight and Main streets signaling the city's return to passenger train service upon its completion in September, officials said Thursday (Dec. 18).

Youth arrested on charges related to mugging of 99-year-old woman while she was delivering cookies to Windsor, Ct. senior center

masslive.com — WINDSOR, Ct. - A 17-year-old, suspected of mugging a 99-year-old woman while she was delivering cookies to the L.P. Wilson Senior Center Wednesday morning, was arrested about 90 minutes later in Hartford, police said. The Hartford Courant reported the suspect was charged with robbery, larceny and third-degree assault on an elderly person.
Dec 19, 2014

Youth arrested following mugging of 99 y/o woman in Windsor, Ct. bit.ly/1z3hPg2

No injuries reported when vehicle slams into 3-family home on Wilbraham Road in Springfield

masslive.com — SPRINGFIELD - No injuries were reported Thursday night after a vehicle crashed into a house on Wilbraham Road. Residents of the three-family home told CBS3 that they felt the house shake when the crash occurred about 10 p.m. The vehicle took out upper and lower porches at the front of the home, which is located at 395 Wilbraham Road.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st time since aftermath of Boston Marathon bombings

masslive.com — BOSTON - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appeared in a federal courtroom Thursday for the first time since his arraignment in the aftermath of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. A bearded and longhaired Tsarnaev, dressed in gray slacks and a tie and jacket, appeared heavier since his last time in court. When U.S.
Dec 18, 2014

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st time since aftermath of Boston Marathon bombings bit.ly/13iaMa4

Dec 18, 2014

#Holyoke will get 6 firefighters that could restore Engine 2, tactical trucks to service more often s.masslive.com/mjCAFBB via @masslivenews