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Jacob interviews random Big E fairgoers

Meteorologist Jacob Wycoff is always up to some crazy antics. Today, he went up to interview complete strangers live at the Big E.

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Storrowton Tavern offering hot soups for brisk fall days

If you are looking for something warm on a cool brisk day...or evening...at the Big E, Storrowton Tavern may have something just for you.

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Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition at The Big E

A unique exhibit featuring Michelangelo’s ceiling frescoes from the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is at this year's Big E.

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Harvest New England day at the Big E

Friday, September 29 marked Harvest New England Day at the Big E.

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Guilt-free drinks you can enjoy at The Big E

The Big E is acres and acres of fall-time fair fun, but all that walking, shopping, and eating can work up a thirst.  However, what you grab for a drink may be loaded with calories.  Ashley Brodeur from Active Lifestyle Fitness joined Better Western Mass to tell us more.

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Jacob tests his skills at some of the Big E Midway game

First Warning Meteorologist Jacob Wycoff tests his skills at some of the Midway games at The Big E

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Mass. Maple Syrup Cooking Contest held at The Big E

The event featured new and unique ways to incorporate maple syrup into some tasty recipes.

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Wednesday marks Salute to Agawam Day at the Big E

On Wednesday, September 27, the Big E celebrated all things Agawam during Salute to Agawam Day.

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Wood turning competition kicks off at the Big E Wednesday

Watch the clip above to find out more on the wood turning competition at the New England House at the Big E.

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Monday is Salute to Springfield Day at The Big E

Day 11 of The Big E marks Salute to Springfield Day at the fair.

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The Big E prepares for large crowds in hot weather

With the heat, The Big E is taking some precautions to keep you cool while you peruse the grounds. 
 

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Local musicians collaborate and perform at the Big E

The Western Mass. Songwriters Collaborative honors the legacy and history of local original music. This year they're having a songwriters series at the Big E. Find out more by watching the clip above.

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Massachusetts day kicks off at the Big E

Thursday marks Massachusetts Day at the Big E!

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Earthlight Solar and Energy Solutions at The Big E

There's one company that thrives in the sunshine and is good for the environment ...Earthlight Solar and Energy Solutions out of Connecticut.  Find out right here, what they provide!  Just watch the video. You can also find them in the CT Building during The Big E fair. 

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The Big E - Connecticut Day 2017!

We're celebrating Connecticut Day at The Big E . Take a look at what we found in the CT Building!  

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Taking a trip down the Big Yellow Slide!

It's 106 steps up to some fun at The Big E.  Check it out as Meteorologist Jacob Wycoff takes a trip down the Big Yellow Slide.

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Guilt-free foods you can eat while at The Big E

Just because you are at a fair doesn't mean that you can't eat healthy.  Ashley Brodeur from Active Lifestyle Fitness joined Better Western Mass to show us some guilt-free options you can find at The Big E.

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Tuesday marks Salute to Rhode Island Day at The Big E

It's Rhode Island's time to shine at the great New England state fair.  Tuesday is Salute to Rhode Island Day at The Big E!

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Monday is Salute to West Springfield Day at The Big E

The Big E rolls on in West Springfield and Monday marks Salute to West Springfield Day at the fair.

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Opening weekend of The Big E is here!

What's a fair without food?  Especially at one of the largest fairs in the country...The Big E.  This year, there's the 'World's Largest Cosmo Martini' which was unveiled last night. But that's not all that's new.  Check out what other tasty treats await! 

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Camel Kingdom exhibit arrives at The Big E

There's a new exhibit this year: Camel Kingdom.  That means every day is hump day at The Big E.  It's the world premiere of the attraction that stars the rare Dromedary camel. There are less than 1,000 of these blue eyed spotted camels in existence.  It's an entertaining and educational experience that features the camels in a desert habitat.  You can even have your very own camel encounter with a photo after the show, daily at noon, 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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Avenue of the States features highlights from across New England

How would you like to take a trip around all six New England states in an afternoon?  Well, you can do that...sort of...at The Big E.  Jacob Wycoff explains the state buildings at the fairgrounds and what they offer.

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Friday marks Military Appreciation Day at The Big E

Friday is Military Appreciation Day at The Big E and with today's nice weather, organizers believe they may break last year's record of over 8,000 veterans attending the event.

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SLIDESHOW

Western Mass News will be at this year's Big E.  Check out pictures from our broadcast center!

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SLIDESHOW

The 101st installment of The Big E has begun at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield.  Check out these pictures as Day 1 gets underway.

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Buzz Around Town: Poppie's Conessions at The Big E in West Springfield

Corndogs and fried cheesecake, oh my! These are just some of the treats you can enjoy at Poppie's Concessions at the Big E! Brittany Murphy visited the stand before the Big E festivities.

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Competitive horse shows gallop into the Big E coliseum

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The Coliseum sits at the center of the Eastern States Exposition fairgrounds and again this year, the historic facility will carry on a tradition of hosting some fantastic horse shows.

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Come see us at The Big E!

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The Big E begins this week and Western Mass News and Big Y are proud to be a part of this year's fair.

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