PHOTO: Moose in Belchertown

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

VIDEO: Bear in West Springfield

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 […]

Photos: Hail reported across western Massachusetts Monday

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

22News viewers ask questions about COVID-19

Viewers were invited to email questions via We will do our best to help answer your questions tonight on 22News at 8 p.m.

22News InFocus: United Way programs provide help to people impacted by COVID-19 quarantine

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 […]

VIDEO: Westhampton Elementary School teacher parade

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, […]

WOW! Mother shares sidewalk chalk game with Chicopee community

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 […]

Special Senate election Tuesday

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.

Front porch portraits capture families during pandemic

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.

Digital First Essential Workers for 22News

The digital team at 22News has a big responsibility to provide fast, accurate and timely news to During the coronavirus pandemic, the newsroom took steps to provide social distancing for employees. Read about our team…

REPORT IT: Fox chasing birds in Chicopee

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 Latest News:

Photos: Fox spotted in Windsor

A resident in Berkshire County town of Windsor spotted a fox in their backyard on Monday.

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. […]

InFocus: Holyoke’s reponse to COVID-19 crisis

Thursday on 22News InFocus we’ll talk to Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse about what’s being done to keep the city running and ready to go back to work when this crisis is over.

Photos: Full moon 04.08.2020

22News viewers from across western Massachusetts shared pictures they took of Wednesday night’s full moon.

22News InFocus: Mental wellness practices during COVID-19

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – It’s been a month since Governor Baker declared a state of emergency in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Since then, many people have lost their jobs or have to stay home with children. Some are struggling financially. And the constant fear of contracting the disease has seen an […]

PHOTOS: Black bear visits Easthampton resident

EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – 22News viewer Michael sent in photos of a black bear he stumbled across in his backyard over the weekend. Michael said the bear took a metal cage and went off into the woods, but decided to come back for bird seeds! He tried to quickly bring in all the bird feeders […]

House fire on Skeele Street in Chicopee

Chicopee firefighters are working to put out a fire at a home in the city’s Willimansett neighborhood Wednesday morning.

VIDEO: Four bears in a tree in Lee

(WWLP) – A 22News viewer emailed a video of bears caught on camera in Lee. Douglas sent the video Thursday of four bears hanging out in a tree in his yard. He also captured photos of them eating from a bird feeder. Email your news tips, videos and photos to Latest News:

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