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 to make the day of those looking to shred.
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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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) - Lorraine Rivera lost her partner, Joel, just before Thanksgiving.
(WGGB/WSHM) -- The holidays can be extremely stressful and for Charlotte 'Chucky' Martin, a mom of five battling several health issues, it's the toughest year yet.
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.
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.
CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Brian Miller is an amazing veteran, who works around the clock to make sure we never forget the fallen, and our Big Y Surprise Squad is not forgetting all he does fo…
LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- It's not easy finding time to volunteer, but one Ludlow woman has spent her whole life doing things for others.
AGAWAM, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Running a small business is no small feat, so when we heard about a special mom pursuing her dreams of owning a local restaurant, all while battling cancer, the Wester…
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Ahead of Mother's Day, the Big Y Surprise Squad is celebrating moms this week, highlighting the work of a single mom from Springfield, who's making a lasting impr…