Western Mass.


Tornado Watch Issued For Western Massachusetts

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Berkshire County in western Massachusetts.


2 years after a tornado hit Brimfield, destruction is still evident. (Credit: WBZ-TV's Christina Hager)

Western Mass. Still Recovering From Tornado 2 Years Later

Two years ago, a tornado swept through Western Massachusetts, killing a woman at his property called the Village Green Campground, and injuring others.


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Mother And Daughter Die In Western Mass. House Fire

Authorities say a 94-year-old woman and her 64-year-old daughter have died in a house fire in the western Massachusetts town of Whately.


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MGM Abandons Plans For Casino In Brimfield

MGM Resorts says it is abandoning a plan to build a resort-style casino in the Massachusetts town of Brimfield, and will seek an alternative location in western Massachusetts.


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Western Mass. Residents Hear Casino Plan For Springfield

A company that hopes to build a casino in Springfield is assuring local residents that it doesn’t have a glitzy Las Vegas-style resort in mind.


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Small Earthquake Hits Northampton

For the second time in less than a week, a small earthquake hit Massachusetts.


Crews work to fix downed utility wires on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011.(Photo courtesy: National Grid)

State Hosts Public Meetings On Utility Response To October Snowstorm

The Department of Public Utilities is looking into whether the power companies were properly prepared for the storm.


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48 Spend Night On Amtrak Train Stuck In Western Mass.

Amtrak officials say a train got stuck overnight in central Massachusetts with 48 people aboard and they are being taken to their destinations by bus.


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Fire Tears Through Western Mass. Country Club

Authorities say the investigation into the cause of a fire that destroyed a western Massachusetts country club could take more than a week to complete.



Woman Charged With Killing Spouse In Western Mass.

A former Massachusetts woman has been charged with killing her spouse.