By Kristin Burnell, Samantha O'Connor and Photojournalist: John O'Donoghue
Western Mass News spoke with officials in Springfield and West Springfield who told us that they have not seen many people swimming illegally yet this week, but they are on alert as this heat wave continues.
By Olivia Hickey and Photojournalist: Andrew Evans
Due to the high demand for the vaccine for the age group six months to five years old, the Northampton Department of Public Health is opening up more time slots so they can get those children vaccinated.
Over 800 students will be graduating this weekend from Western New England University. School officials are hard at work making sure the community will be safe, as temperatures are expected to reach well into the 90s.