Crab Apple blossoms in Springfield
Historic West Springfield home in summertime
Summer flowers
Springtime Reflections on the Connecticut River by Todd Zukowski (IG @bruins413)

News & Announcements

By: Nancy Eve Cohen

July 20, 2016

If you want to take a train from Springfield to Boston, there’s only one a day and it’s notoriously slow. But a new federally funded study looks at the cost and benefits of expanding train service to Boston — and Montreal.

26 Jul

By David McKay & Tamara Sacharczyk

July 20, 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A high speed train connecting Springfield to several major cities, including Canada could soon be in the works.

26 Jul

By: Peter Goonan (Photo by Michael Gordon)

July 20, 2016

SPRINGFIELD — A federal study that details the proposed expansion of passenger rail service in the Northeast, with Springfield serving as a key connection, was praised by local advocates Wednesday as a project with great promise and benefits to the region and state.

26 Jul

Daily Hampshire Gazette Editorial 

July 19, 2016

My heart sank when I read a recent article in the Gazette about a man who admitted to assaulting his pregnant partner and was given a suspended sentence.


26 Jul
Photo by Greg Saulmon

SPRINGFIELD — City officials said Friday that after years of discussions and a feasibility study in 2014, they remain enthusiastic and committed to pursuing grant funds for a proposed bicycle trail in the McKnight neighborhood.

18 Jul