The vote Tuesday was 55 percent to 45 percent against Hard Rock International’s proposal for a resort casino on the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition.
A Massachusetts pizza shop-owner says he’s heartbroken that someone smashed a statue of the Virgin Mary he had placed on a traffic island.
Police report a western Massachusetts boy is dead after being struck by a car earlier in the week.
If the four youths accused of stealing Bibles from a Massachusetts Christian book store read the holy text, they might find out there’s a directive in there that says “Thou Shalt Not Steal.”
A woman has been posthumously honored on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks for shielding her daughter as their family’s house collapsed in the tornado of June 1.
Federal officials are hoping more tornado victims in western and central Massachusetts come forward to register for disaster assistance as several more disaster recovery centers open this week.
911 calls in West Springfield paint a picture of urgency as the tornadoes swept through Massachusetts last week.
Western Massachusetts Electric Co. says power has been restored to customers in the Springfield area.
A 14-year-old from Iraq, who came here for a better life, is one of the many tornado victims.
Angel Conde was the first man on the scene on Union Street in West Springfield after a three-story home collapsed during a tornado on Wednesday.