(WWLP) – The 22News Storm Team is tracking a strong thunderstorm over South Hadley, or near Holyoke, moving south at 5 mph. Torrential rainfall will result in pockets of street flooding. Locations impacted include Holyoke, Amherst, Northampton, South Hadley, Easthampton, Granby, Southampton, Hadley and Hatfield. Do not drive through flooded roads or underpasses. Avoid low […]
This week on 22News InFocus we’ll be discussing the ideas teachers have for planning the reopening of schools with the President of the Massachusetts Teachers Association.
After putting her son to sleep, 22News viewer Meaghan in Ludlow was shocked to see a bear under a tree in her front yard.
Sunday at noon on 22News InFocus we’re talking with two local police chiefs about what they’re doing within their departments in response to a national call for improved law enforcement engagement.
A bear was spotted in Westhampton with cubs Wednesday relaxing on a resident’s yard!
A bear was spotted in Chicopee Saturday morning strolling through a residents yard.
This week on 22News we’ll be discussing the state’s recommendations to school districts for reopening schools in the fall.
Watch Live at 12PM on WWLP.com BOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Governor Charlie Baker will provide an update on the state’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak Thursday. Baker will be joined with Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Mike Kennealy and Commissioner of the […]
A bobcat was found causally laying alongside a highway in Springfield this weekend.
(WWLP) – 22News at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday is preempted with live coverage the funeral service for George Floyd. There will be an online-only newscast that you can stream live at WWLP.com from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Watch Live: 22News at 12:00 PM Viewers can click the link above to tune into 22News at 12:00 p.m. or […]
A bear was spotted in Ludlow on the side of the road Friday, June 2 looking for his next move!
Strong to severe thunderstorms possible this weekend.
(WWLP) – Our area had a very active weather day Sunday in western Massachusetts. Not only did we have thunderstorms, but we had severe thunderstorms that produced hail Hail that was 1.5 inches in diameter was reported in Northampton and Easthampton. Storm Damage/Hail Reports 12:30 p.m. – House struck by lightning on Patricia Ave. in […]
A 22News viewer spotted a heart shape cloud Saturday evening in Springfield!
Many 22News viewers have been sending in their pictures of colored moths they’ve seen in Massachusetts! Take a look at captured photos of rare moths sent to our newsroom:
(WWLP) – Severe thunderstorms hit parts of western Massachusetts Monday afternoon with on-and-off rain into the evening. Residents even heard a few rumbles of thunder. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Hampden and Hampshire counties went into effect until 4:00 p.m. Monday with wind gusts of 60 MPH and quarter size hail. Storm Damage Reports Tree […]
A Southwick resident got creative while staying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
U.S. Senate rivals Ed Markey and Joe Kennedy III will square off in a live televised debate on June 8.
Protesters will gather for rallies and marches in Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden counties on Saturday and Sunday to support the Black Lives Matter movement and protest against police brutality and racism.
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WWLP) – A 22News viewer emailed a photo of a moose spotted in Belchertown. Anna took the photo of a moose in her neighbor’s backyard Tuesday at around 8:00 a.m. She said she saw two hanging around. Email your news tips, videos and photos to email@example.com
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – 22News viewer Jon sent in photos and a video of a black bear too close for comfort in his backyard. Jon sent 22News an email to our newsroom overnight from West Springfield. Tips for keeping bears away from your yard It’s bear season in western Massachusetts. In the commonwealth, it’s […]
22News viewers sent in photos of Friday night’s storm across western Massachusetts. Take a look.
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CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Many local residents across western Massachusetts experienced sudden hail storms on Monday. Hail fell across multiple towns Monday evening. Sizes ranged from pea-sized as seen here to dime-sized across western Massachusetts. If you would like to share your photos or videos of the hail in your area send it to email@example.com.
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP)–Social service organizations across the country are seeing an increased demand for their products and services. For more than 90 years, United Way of Pioneer Valley is an umbrella organization that provides support to dozens of local community centered organizations through strong partnerships with volunteers, local businesses, government and nonprofit organizations. This week […]
A bald eagle was spotted in a tree Monday morning in Bondsville!
Voters in 11 communities are being encouraged to take social distancing precautions while they go to the polls Tuesday in a special election to fill the vacant state senate seat in the 2nd Hampden and Hampshire District.
You heard about the ‘fairy godmother,’ but did you know about the wine fairy? You may be granted a wine fairy—or even become one if you are in the Facebook group the Sisterhood of the Traveling Wine.
Despite it being the second weekend of May, it is definitely a chilly Saturday morning in western Massachusetts.
West Springfield photographer Maria Vickers of InspireMe Photo was inspired by the sudden wave of front-porch family portraits— also known as”porch-traits.” Vickers knew she wanted to help bring the smiles back in Western Massachusetts.
May 15 is a day that recognizes the local, state, and federal peace officers who have died or been disabled in the line of duty.
WESTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – A 22News viewer sent a video of the teacher’s parade in Westhampton Monday. The video was sent to 22News Monday from LeeAnn. The school’s website had a real-time parade route tracker. Did you have a parade for your school, birthday or other? We’d love to see it, email us news tips, […]
22News viewers are sending in snowfall photos from different areas in western Massachusetts Saturday morning. Take a look!
REPORT IT: ‘COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall’ with Massachusetts business and community leaders Wednesday night
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – As Massachusetts launches Phase One of reopening the state, there are plenty of questions about what to expect. To answer some of those questions, 22News is bringing together members of Massachusetts’ delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives, community and business leaders for “COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall” Wednesday, live from 8 p.m. […]
(NBC) – Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany holds her first White House news briefing at 2 p.m. Watch Live at 2 p.m. on WWLP.com
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The 240 Trainees of the Massachusetts State Police 85th Recruit Training Troop will be sworn in Wednesday.
Watch 22News InFocus Thursday at 2:40pm on WWLP.com to learn about the TEXT 413 Families program that helps with home learning.
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A mother and her son in Chicopee created a sidewalk chalk maze to share with her neighbors. The chalk art videos were sent to 22News Tuesday from Carissa on Chicopee Street. Carissa told 22News she just moved here and “wanted to put a smile on our new Chicopee neighbors!!!” Share your […]
Watch 22News InFocus Thursday at 2pm, LIVE streaming on WWLP.com to learn about a new online community resource database for Western Mass residents.
22News is bringing together members of Massachusetts’ delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives, community and business leaders for “COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall” Wednesday, live from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
104th Fighter Wing will be flying over local hospitals Wednesday to support and pay tribute to American heroes who help combat against COVID-19.
22News receives many wildlife photos through our Report It feature from viewers in western Massachusetts.
With the weather looking up, SpaceX and NASA officials vowed Tuesday to keep crew safety the top priority for the nation’s first astronaut launch to orbit in nearly a decade.
A South Hadley resident captured a video of a fox trying to scare away a bobcat right in his yard Saturday night!
The Westfield Police Department paid tribute to a retired officer battling stomach cancer by surprising him with a parade in his neighborhood Thursday.
Northfield Drive-in theater will host a drive-in graduation ceremony for the Pioneer Valley Regional School.
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A 22News viewer emailed a video of a fox caught on camera in Chicopee. Grace took the video Sunday morning of a fox chasing birds in the Fairview section of Chicopee. Email your news tips, videos and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org Latest News:
Healthcare workers for Trinity Health hospitals have received outpouring support from the community during the COVID-19 outbreak.
A resident in Berkshire County town of Windsor spotted a fox in their backyard on Monday.