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A proposal for electronic tolls on the MassPike was criticized by people attending a public hearing in Springfield with the state Department of Transportation on Thursday evening. The plan would replace toll booths with structures placed around the Pike that read license plate numbers or EZ Pass transponders, and billed you monthly.
Students at the Old Mill Pond Elementary School in Palmer will be going back to school later, thanks to a mold problem in their building. Classes there will now start after Labor Day, instead of next week.
Longtime UMass softball coach Elaine Sortino will be laid to rest following a funeral in Amherst Friday morning. Sortino, who recently died after a two-year battle with cancer, was the eighth-winningist coach in NCAA softball history.
The sun is out this Friday morning, but will it stick around for the weekend? Check out the latest 22News Storm Team Forecast to find out what you can expect.
- On 22News at Noon today, we're in the midst of the most active part of hurricane season, so you need to be careful if you're traveling. We'll have some tips from the experts on how to make sure you're covered whatever the weather.