Every Wednesday, the Surprise Squad strikes all over the area, helping out deserving individuals and groups. Do you know someone who could use a "Surprise?"
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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WHSM) -- During these trying times, front line workers are receiving much-deserved credit for their handwork and sacrifice.
(WGGB/WSHM) -- COVID-19. It’s a war that healthcare workers worldwide are currently fighting, as well as in Western Massachusetts, where cases approach 3,000.
EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Spring is right around the corner and with it comes the start of baseball season.
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Our Surprise Squad has double the surprises this week.
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Springfield mother working full time, cleaning and taking care of two households, all while advocating for her adult son who has velocardiofacial syndrome.
BLANDFORD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - It was a great weekend to hit the slopes with the Presidents' Day holiday and in this week’s Surprise Squad, the team went to the far west reaches of Hampden County…
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - This week's Surprise Squad is celebrating the love of an Easthampton couple that's nothing short of impressive.
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Kane's Krusades is a local nonprofit dedicated to keeping pet families together by helping with the root causes of surrender: economic, behavioral, and housing issues.
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Our Western Mass News Surprise Squad is helping a local grandmother swing into action with her grandson who suffers from epilepsy.
CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) --This week the Western Mass News Surprise Squad is following through on a tip for a widow who's fallen on hard times.
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- One Springfield woman was recently diagnosed with scleroderma, an autoimmune disease that's compromised her breathing.
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WHSM) - The lists go on and on for those looking to cook a special Thanksgiving dinner, so the Big Y Surprise Squad is heading to St. James Avenue in Springfield to cut c…
LUDLOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - This year, a Ludlow mom, Lindsey Greentree, received the unimaginable phone call every parent hopes they'll never get: her son, Jadyn Lamas, was in a car accident.
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - There's nothing more important than family, something we're especially reminded of this time of year.
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Veteran's Day is right around the corner and the Western Mass News and Big Y Surprise Squad is honoring a military couple known not just for their army service, b…
CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - We're just one day away from Halloween and the Western Mass News and Big Y Surprise Squad is making those costume prices a little less scary.
AGAWAM, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- As we know, it's hurricane season. Most recently, Hurricane Dorian tore through the Bahamas devastating the island.
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - It's the first full week of the Big E and between the food, the drinks, rides, souvenirs, and admission costs, it can be a pricey day, so the Western Mass Ne…
AGAWAM, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - One local business is making a difference in the community, impacting their visitors without even realizing it.
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Families are getting back into their day-to-day routine with the start of school, but it's not so easy for children who are currently in the hospital.
FEEDING HILLS, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A Feeding Hills mom and teacher was looking forward to the start of summer with her husband and four kids, but then tragedy struck
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - It’s the dog days of Summer and the Big Y Surprise Squad is changing its usual mode of transportation, taking on an ice cream truck to deliver some cool treats in…
AGAWAM, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A woman went above and beyond to keep the promise she made to her patient, working overtime, without pay, to make sure she was happy in the last moments of her life.