Published: May. 16, 2022 at 9:06 PM EDT|Updated: May. 16, 2022 at 10:00 PM EDT
In this update, Watershops Pond in Springfield is finally set to be refilled after a multi-million dollar reconstruction project, the Springfield Thunderbirds are moving on to the third round of playoffs in their first ever bid for the Calder Cup, and Meteorologist Janna Brown has your latest forecast. Plus, the state released its latest COVID-19 numbers. The 7-day positivity rate is now approaching 8.5 percent with 9 new deaths reported since Friday. So far, just under 76.5 percent of eligible residents here in the Bay State are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
In this update, a loud explosion was heard across western Massachusetts yesterday that had many people looking for answers. Massachusetts State Police have seized more than a thousand illegal fireworks from drivers who bought them in neighboring states ahead of the 4th of July, and there are new details on the car pulled from Watershops Pond in Springfield late last night. Plus, Meteorologist Janna Brown has your latest forecast.
In this update, emergency crews in Springfield pulled a car out of Watershops Pond last night, the Massachusetts House of Representatives is debating a bill that would further protect citizens who receive or administer reproductive health care, and most states are engaged in abortion debates. Plus, Meteorologist Janna Brown has your latest forecast.
In this update, a vigil was held tonight for one of the three teens killed in a car in Brimfield on Sunday, Western Mass News got answers about laws in place for young drivers who recently got their license, and DESE Commissioner Jeffrey Riley announced the state will no longer provide free COVID-19 testing to school districts beginning in the fall. Plus, Meteorologist Janna Brown has your latest forecast.
In this update, the sisters of one of the teens killed in a crash over the weekend in Brimfield are speaking exclusively with Western Mass News, officials say this is the deadliest time of year for teen drivers, and the congressional select committee investigating the January 6th Capitol insurrection is holding a surprise public hearing this afternoon. Plus, Meteorologist Janna Brown has your latest forecast.