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Crews respond to chemical spill at East Longmeadow High

EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Fire crews and hazmat teams have been at East Longmeadow High School for most of the day after authorities say ...

High School decorates bathroom with inspiration quotes in East Longmeadow

EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Social media is a big platform that is affecting the way many teenagers think.

State officials assess current status of East Longmeadow High School

EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - East Longmeadow school administrators are hoping the sixth time's the charm.

East Longmeadow Education Association files unfair labor practice charges  Reminder Publications

EAST?LONGMEADOW – Unfair labor practice charges have been filed against the School Committee for the actions of East Longmeadow High School (ELHS) ...

National Night Out events to be held across WMass

(WGGB/WSHM) -- Cities and towns across western Massachusetts will soon be hosting National Night Out events. National Night Out occurs annually in ...

New High School denied by MSBA for fifth year in a row  Reminder Publications

The East Longmeadow School Committee met on Jan. 7, where they discussed that the state rejected funding for a new High School in town. Reminder ...

Deaths in South Florida: 7/28  Sun Sentinel

To place a Sun Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. Joseph Michael McFadden, 63, of Palm Coast, Florida passed ...

East Longmeadow annual Fourth of July parade

East Longmeadow is having their annual Fourth of July parade at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday.

Uniquely painted hydrants popping up across East Longmeadow

EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Twenty-five years ago, the town of East Longmeadow turned 100. Now, for birthday number 125, the town is ...

Photos: Over 200 graduate at East Longmeadow High School's 2018 Commencement

Seniors at the East Longmeadow High School celebrated as their high school days came to an end with the commencement ceremony for some 210 students on ...

Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed sends message to East Longmeadow baseball as his old team prepares for WMass championship

Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed sent a message to his hometown team Friday night as East Longmeadow prepares for a Western Mass.

East Longmeadow High School dress code meant to be 'more inclusive,' gender-neutral

Faculty said they were surprised the issue of whether or not to allow hats became such a "hot button topic."

East Longmeadow High doing away with class ranking system

Beginning next year, East Longmeadow High School will not recognize class rank.

Mapleshade and High School recieve Project Lead the Way Grant  Reminder Publications

EAST LONGMEADOW – Last week Reminder Publications reported that both the East Longmeadow High School and Mapleshade Elementary School had ...

Fourth of July fireworks taking place in western Mass

22News is working for you with when and where the 4th of July firework celebrations will take place in western Massachusetts this year.

East Longmeadow man accused of trafficking marijuana | News

EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- We're learning new details into a federal investigation in an East Longmeadow neighborhood. The U.S. Attorney's ...

Child injured on East Longmeadow Carnival ride

EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Western Mass News has received a number of calls and messages over the past day about a boy getting hurt at ...

Western Mass. to mark Fourth of July with fireworks

Fireworks are planned throughout the four western counties.

Connecticut man charged in 2017 pedestrian death of Longmeadow resident Reanne Burke

Olumuyiwa Olapinsin of Bloomfield, Conn. was arraigned Jan. 4 on charges of motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation and crosswalk violation.

Daniel Maurer, former East Longmeadow HS athletic director, accused of stealing money raised by students

Former East Longmeadow High School athletic director Daniel Maurer, who was arrested for allegedly possessing opiates last year, has been accused of ...

East Longmeadow man dead after car crashes into pond

EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- One person is dead after a car went into an East Longmeadow pond early Tuesday morning.

FBI conducting investigation on Princeton St. in East Longmeadow

EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- An FBI investigation is unfolding at a home located on Braeburn Road and Princeton Street in East Longmeadow.

Former East Longmeadow resident becomes accomplished woodcarver  Reminder Publications

EAST?LONGMEADOW – Following his experience for many years as a religious brother, former East Longmeadow resident Rich Gallerani picked up an ...

East Longmeadow woman facing drug charges | News

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- An East Longmeadow woman is facing drug charges following a lengthy investigation. West Springfield Police said ...

Former East Longmeadow High School athlete charged with sexually assaulting unconscious classmates sentenced to probation

Charges against David Becker, who admitted to sufficient facts to sexually assaulting two unconscious classmates, were continued without a finding for two ...

Rain, melting snow leading to some flooded roadways

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Thursday marked a First Warning Weather Day as the region was hit with heavy rain and wind, piling on top of melting ...

3 men accused of sexually enticing boy through social networking app

EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Three men are facing disturbing charges after East Longmeadow police said they tried to entice and kidnap an ...

4 East Longmeadow teachers recognized for excellence

Four East Longmeadow teachers received Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Awards.

East Longmeadow School Committee to vote on school choice

At a meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m., the East Longmeadow School Committee will vote on whether to continue the school district's school choice participation.

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski visits East Longmeadow High, social media freaks out

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was at East Longmeadow High School Monday.

East Longmeadow school district announces Grinspoon award winners  Reminder Publications

EAST LONGMEADOW – Annually the Harold Grinspoon Foundation awards educators from each district in Western Massachusetts with the “Excellence in ...

Western Massachusetts man named U.S. Marshals acting deputy director

Derrick Driscoll, a 23-year employee of the U.S. Marshal's *Service*, grew up in East Longeadow.

East Longmeadow High School Class of 2014 photos and list of graduates

The East Longmeadow High School Class of 2014 graduated June 1 with a ceremony held on the school athletic fields. Here is the list of graduates: Raffaele ...

Springfield native heading to the NFL

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A Springfield native can now say he is an NFL football player. The Miami Dolphins selected Christian Wilkins as their ...

William Evans named Easthampton High School's new principal  GazetteNET

EASTHAMPTON — William Evans, outgoing principal of North Brookfield High School, will take over as principal of Easthampton High School on July 1.

Stomach illness outbreak reported at East Longmeadow senior living facility

EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- An outbreak of a potentially serious stomach illness was reported at an East Longmeadow senior living facility.

East Longmeadow Fourth of July Carnival begins 5-day run on Friday

The event - now being organized by the East Longmeadow Rotary Club and Connecticut's R.W. Commerford and Sons - begins on Friday for five days.

Division 3 field hockey: Frontier comes up short in 2-0 loss to Greenfield in finals  GazetteNET

EAST LONGMEADOW — For the fourth year in a row, the Frontier Regional field hockey team got its crack at rival Greenfield in the Western Massachusetts ...

East Longmeadow PD remind residents to lock car doors after recent break-ins

EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- East Longmeadow police are reminding residents to keep their doors locked following a spike in recent car ...

Four of seven Longmeadow school committee members resign

LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A bombshell was dropped on the school community of Longmeadow on Wednesday and now, town officials are left to ...

East Longmeadow HS athletic director Daniel Maurer arrested on drug possession charge

Just before the students of East Longmeadow High School began the academic year, the school's athletic director was arrested.

Ludlow High School principal Gina Flanagan named new principal of East Longmeadow High School

East Longmeadow Superintendent of Schools Gordon Smith said there were 31 applicants for the position.

East Longmeadow attempts to improve notoriously dangerous rotary

East Longmeadow sign.jpg. EAST LONGMEADOW — In an effort to reduce accidents in treacherous rotary in the center of town, one of two Maple Street ...

Summer Guide 2019: Pops concerts in Western Massachusetts

The many summer concerts scheduled in Western Massachusetts over the next several months will be music to the ears of those who enjoy a good tune or two ...

Severe weather damages caused by thunderstorm across Longmeadow

LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Saturday's severe weather brought with it lightning that sparked fires and caused enough damage in Longmeadow to ...

One year after Reanne Burke was killed in a Longmeadow crosswalk, her family still waits for answers

LONGMEADOW -- Those who knew and loved Reanne Burke, fatally struck by a car one year ago in a crosswalk at Williams Street and Grassy Gutter Road, are ...

Massachusetts July 4 fireworks 2019: Local celebrations to watch

The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular is undoubtedly the biggest fireworks display in Massachusetts, with hundreds of thousands expected to flock to the city ...

Big Y selling six pharmacies to CVS | News

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Big Y has announced it was selling six of its pharmacies to CVS.

Williams College reigns supreme in Division III sports

Williams College has a seven-year winning streak in Division III national competition for the Learfield Directors Cup, emblematic of athletic supremacy.

WMass cities and towns hosting Memorial Day events

On Monday, people across the area will pause to remember the men and women who have given their lives while in *service* to the country.

East Longmeadow to celebrate Memorial Day with parade, ceremony

Local and state officials will participate in a parade and ceremony honoring fallen soldiers on Memorial Day.

Court records show investigation into missing money followed drug arrest of Daniel Maurer, former East Longmeadow HS athletic director

In the months before police tailed and arrested former Longmeadow High School Athletic Director Daniel Maurer upon his leaving a known drug den, money ...

Local woman recalls her near-death experience in the Dominican Republic

EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Over the last 13 months, 8 people from the United States have died in the Dominican Republic.

East Longmeadow student accused of sexually assaulting classmates

A local high school star athlete and scholar is now accused of sexually assaulting two of his classmates.

East Longmeadow celebrates Independence Day with annual July 4th Parade (photos, video)

EAST LONGMEADOW -- Perfect Independence Day weather meant a big crowd Tuesday for the annual 4th of July Parade in East Longmeadow, usually one of ...

Smith Academy names Springfield educator new principal  GazetteNET

HATFIELD — Christopher Buckland, the director of a ninth-grade program at the High School of Commerce in Springfield, will be the new principal at Smith ...

Hearing on proposed East Longmeadow sex shop bylaw to continue tonight

The East Longmeadow Planning Board will resume a public hearing on a proposed bylaw that would set limits on where "adult use" establishments can open in ...

Two displaced following fire at home on West Rd. in Longmeadow

LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Two Longmeadow residents are without a place to call home tonight after a fire tore through their home Wednesday ...

Former East Longmeadow High School principal Richard Freccero wins School Committee seat

EAST LONGMEADOW - The former principal of East Longmeadow High School earned the most votes during the annual town election Tuesday. Richard ...

Rollover crash reported on East Longmeadow Rd. in Hampden

Police have blocked off a section of East Longmeadow Road in Hampden for a reported rollover crash.

Ryan Kelly, Bronwyn Monahan win seats on Longmeadow School Committee

Ryan Kelly and Bronwyn Monahan won seats on Longmeadow's School Committee, the only contested race on the ballot in Tuesday's annual town election.

Officials confirm that a body was pulled from Conn. River Friday

LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Longmeadow Fire officials tell Western Mass News that a body was pulled from the Connecticut River Friday afternoon.

East Longmeadow unveils Athletic Hall of Fame class

It's Hall of Fame season for Greater Springfield high schools. The latest to join the induction list is East Longmeadow High School, which has a class of 23 ...

East Longmeadow man, 25, imprisoned for Facebook-assisted tryst with 13-year-old  The Republican -

In recommending a 4-5 year state prison sentence, Sears said the defendant took advantage of the girls, both of whom attended a school for emotionally or ...

'She shined bright': Belchertown woman, 33, who died Christmas Day remembered  GazetteNET

Correction: A previous version of this story misspelled the last name of Ari Kasal.NORTHAMPTON — The Pioneer Valley community is rallying around the family ...

Family: body of Andrew Pearson found at Forest Park lake

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- New details are emerging about a body that was recovered from Porter Lake in Forest Park over the weekend.

Lauran Beluzo of East Longmeadow to sing on 'American Idol' premiere

Lauran Beluzo describes herself as an "old soul," when it comes to her musical tastes, and the 21-year-old East Longmeadow native has wisdom beyond her ...

Man charged with OUI after crashing into school bus in Hampden

HAMPDEN, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- An East Longmeadow man is facing a number of charges after police said he crashed into a school bus while driving drunk ...

Search for missing Springfield man last seen 8 days ago continues

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- As the search for Achim Bailey continues, the search for another unrelated missing persons case is also playing out.

Owners of The Federal expanding with new eatery in Longmeadow

LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A local restaurant group is taking on a new operation in Longmeadow and opening an Italian restaurant after Bertucci's ...

East Longmeadow star Elijah Johnson commits to UMass: 'I knew that's where I wanted to be'

Elijah Johnson set a “personal milestone goal” four years ago to one day play Division I college football. His dream, it appears, will come true. And it'll take place ...

Eagle Scout maps East Longmeadow's Brown Farm trails  Reminder Publications

EAST LONGMEADOW – Tyler Lamon, an 18-year-old senior at East Longmeadow High School, recently reached the status of Eagle Scout, the highest ...

East Longmeadow schools get new principals - Mike Knybel at high school, Elaine Santaniello at Mountain View Elementary

EAST LONGMEADOW - When students in the East Longmeadow Public Schools took off for summer break this year, several key administrators went along with ...

Memorial Day baseball tournament honors fallen hero

On Memorial Day weekend, Junior baseball teams will gather at Wilbraham's McLaughlin Field near Spec Pond for a tournament dedicated to the memory of a ...

The Apple Place in East Longmeadow opens corn maze

EAST LONGMEADOW (WGGB/WSHM) - With Fall just around the corner, The Apple Place opened its annual interactive corn maze Saturday.

'I don't like you': East Longmeadow School Committee meeting devolved into shouting match

EAST LONGMEADOW – The town's School Committee was scheduled to meet Monday night, marking the first meeting since an Oct. 11 session that quickly ...

East Longmeadow Rotary Club announces its summer concert series

EAST LONGMEADOW – The Rotary Club summer concert series began last week with Ray Guillemette Jr., but the well-known Elvis impersonator did not sing ...

Authorities investigating after body was pulled from CT River in Longmeadow on Monday

LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Officials have stated that a body has been recovered from the Connecticut River.

Andrew Pearson's family recalls him as caring, hard-working

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- We're hearing from the family of Andrew Pearson after his body was found in Porter Lake in Forest Park on Sunday.

Fundraiser underway for family of Northampton firefighter Matthew Tudryn, whose wife died on Christmas at age 33

Jaime Tudryn was a 2003 graduate of East Longmeadow High School.

Polio-like illness confirmed in Massachusetts | News

EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Two cases of a rare Polio-like illness seen in other parts of the country are now confirmed in Massachusetts.

50-year flashback: East Longmeadow's state championship American Legion baseball season  The Republican -

capuano.jpg. Frank Capuano with baseball memorabilia. (JOHN SUCHOCKI / THE REPUBLICAN). These days, Frank Capuano of West Springfield is best ...

Nice afternoon but severe storms possible again Wednesday

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - It's much drier and more comfortable out there this morning after a humid and stormy day yesterday. Heavy rain, damaging ...

East Longmeadow Selectman James Driscoll's tax woes eyed

This story appeared in the Sunday Republican March 28. EAST LONGMEADOW – Selectman James D. Driscoll is an accomplished multitasker. Besides being ...

John Kelly of East Longmeadow claims 106th Massachusetts Amateur Golf Championship

johnkellytrophy.jpg. Twin Hills Country Club member John Kelly holds the trophy after winning the 106th Massachusetts Amateur Golf Championship Saturday.

Longmeadow High's Matt Grippo, East Longmeadow's John Estanislau win state Division II boys swimming titles

CAMBRIDGE – For a swimmer who thought he was a sprinter, Longmeadow's Matt Grippo took to the 500 freestyle rather well, if the state championship medal ...

I-TEAM: Local schools are crumbling, and there’s little being done to stop it

The I-Team toured aging schools in western Mass. that are in desperate need of repairs, then found out why the state keeps denying them funding.

Nice today but severe storms possible again Wednesday

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - It's drier and a bit more comfortable out there this morning, after severe storms rolled through western Massachusetts ...

After 35 years, it's Pryme Tyme for Wheeler to retire  Reminder Publications

EAST LONGMEADOW – After 35 years of running Pryme Tyme Nursery School at 20 Baldwin St., owner and administrative director Karen Wheeler is set to ...

Jaywalking: Sentimental return  The Recorder

Although Tim Gerry has plenty of reasons for participating in Ironman competitions, none could be more significant than why he's trying to qualify for the 2016 ...

4 East Longmeadow Boy Scouts soar as Eagles

Troop 179's Nick Leone, John Maciorowski, Kenny Nichting and Phillip Franklin recently were honored by the Town Council.

Homeschooling Presents Challenges, Unique Opportunities  Business West

Jean Pao Wilson homeschooled her son Dillan for six years until he chose to enter public school, and still homeschools her 13-year-old daughter Amelia.

Springfield Police address social media rumors surrounding missing person cases

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Police departments across the country use social media as a way to connect with people in the area who might have ...

High schools changing rules for gowns at commencement  Boston Globe

For years, Sharon High School parents had help finding their sons and daughters among the sea of gowns on graduation day: boys all sported deep maroon, ...

Wood hits century mark  The Recorder

How do you put a nice little bow on a day in which you earn your 100th career varsity wrestling victory? You go out and win the tournament you're competing in.

Officials confirm body found in Springfield lake is Andrew Pearson

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- There are new details on the body found in Porter Lake in Springfield's Forest Park last weekend.

Boxing coach arrested during confrontation with alleged sex assault victims' families, police records say

Robert Hersey was released on $5000 bail after pleading not guilty to multiple counts of rape and other charges in connection with allegations leveled by two ...

PHOTOS: Northampton Pee Wees Super Bowl bound  GazetteNET

NORTHAMPTON – Northampton shut out #1 seed Warren West Brookfield, 12-0, in their Suburban Amateur Football League Pee Wee AFC East semifinal held ...

Christian Wilkins, Springfield native and Clemson standout, making NFL wait because he knows what it means to call a place home

SPRINGFIELD -- The moment that put Christian Wilkins on the map came on an extra point. Wilkins burst through the offensive line, stepped over the long ...

Former East Longmeadow Planning Board member arrested for allegedly causing disturbance at scene of motorcycle accident

Louis Calabrese was arrested for allegedly failing to comply with police orders.

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