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East Longmeadow 4th of July carnival canceled

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Fourth of July Celebrations in East Longmeadow will be cut short this year as the Town announced the carnival has been canceled. 

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First Warning Forecast

Steady rain ends this morning, Improvement for the weekend Video included

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There will continue to be rounds of rain through the morning commute so allow for extra time and take it slow. rain will fall mainly light through the rest of the morning. Rain will taper off to a few showers for the afternoon along with lots of clouds. There may be a few bright spots here and there. Temperatures will be a bit milder with highs in the low to mid-60s. Most of the afternoon will be dry. 

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Chicopee Comprehensive High School evacuated for tractor fire

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Chicopee Fire crews are currently on scene at Chicopee Comprehensive High School for a tractor that caught fire on the grounds.

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Jet ski concerns addressed Southwick lake committee meeting

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A lot of people who live along the North Pond of Lake Congamond in Southwick are upset about a change to a long standing regulation.

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Kielbasa Fest kicks off at the Big E fairgrounds

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This weekend's K-Fest kicks off on the Big E fairgrounds in West Springfield tonight.

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Chicopee police investigate shots fired on Lucretia Ave.

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Authorities are investigating reports of shots fired in the area of Lucretia Avenue. Officer Mike Wilk said this is an active crime scene and are asking the public to avoid the area. Anyone that was in the area and might've witnessed anything are being asked to call Chicopee police. Western Mass News has a crew on the way to the scene and will update this story with more information. Copyright 2017 Western Mass News (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.   

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11-year-old blind, deaf dog abandoned on Rt. 9 in Ware

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An 11-year-old blind and deaf dog was left to fight for its life after it was abandoned on Route 9 in Ware. 

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Easthampton schools, police investigate Facebook threat

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An investigation is underway after an Easthampton Principal discovered a threat made by an anonymous person on Facebook. 

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Buzz Around Town: Nick's Nest, Holyoke

Reporter Brittany Murphy headed out to Holyoke to check out Nick's Nest in this week's Buzz Around Town!

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Drivers prepare for busy Memorial Day weekend traffic

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Memorial Day weekend adventures will soon be underway and the roads will be packed as travelers make their way to holiday destinations. 

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Springfield man evicted from home of 20 years, organizers protest against bank

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A group of demonstrators gathered in Sixteen Acres to fight for an elderly Springfield man and his son that is facing eviction. 

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Budget to propose adding police officers before opening of MGM

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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission met with MGM Springfield and residents on Thursday to look at adding police prior to the opening of the casino. 

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Eversource employee returns home from air force deployment

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An Air Force Sergeant who returned home on Thursday from a six-month tour in Iraq is back to do his duties for Eversource. 

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911 call leads police to car break-in suspect

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A 911 call led police to arrest a man who allegedly broke into several cars in the Forest Park Heights section of Springfield. 

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Lieberman latest person to withdraw from FBI director search

Former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman has withdrawn from consideration for the role of FBI director. Lieberman interviewed last week with President Donald Trump, who publicly identified him as a leading candidate. More>>

Missing teen reported in Chicopee

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Chicopee police said they're looking for a 17-year-old man who has been missing since May 19.

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VIDEO: Teen stabbed with scissors during fight at high school

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A violent high school brawl led to one student being stabbed multiple times with a pair of scissors.

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Raids, arrests as on-edge UK seeks 'network' of attackers Video included

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Britons will find armed troops at vital locations after the official threat level was raised to its highest point following a suicide bombing that killed 22. More>>

First Warning Forecast

Our next storm on the way with rain Video included

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Showers and gusty wind are on tap for Thursday across western Mass as a storm system moves toward New England. Rain continues into Friday morning...

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