Latest Hampden County, Massachusetts Stories

2014-02-28 12:27:59

- Public Invited to Join the Festivities - EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After many months of planning, construction, and hiring a dedicated staff, Emeritus at East Longmeadow is now ready to show off with a spectacular Open House, which will run for four days - March 15, 16, 19 and 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Emeritus at East Longmeadow is the area's newest senior living facility, which has been designed specifically for seniors who need assistance with...

2012-05-27 23:01:22

For the next five years, Ross Insurance Agency will host an annual Team Ernie gold tournament in order to raise the $60,000 that the Ross family pledged the Holyoke Public Library rebuilding expansion project. Holyoke, Massachusetts (PRWEB) May 26, 2012 Like many local Massachusetts insurance companies, Ross Insurance Agency, Inc. is deeply involved in its community. After the passing of one of its family members and partners at the agency, Ernest J. Ross, Jr. in 2011, the team at Ross...

2011-07-07 09:15:00

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 300 vehicles will gather on the Blu Homes and Lenox Tools properties in East Longmeadow on Saturday for a car show to benefit those affected by the recent tornadoes in Western Massachusetts. The Springfield area saw the destruction or damage of hundreds of homes and businesses in the recent disaster. After recently celebrating its factory's one year anniversary in East Longmeadow, Blu Homes continues to deeply value its role...

2010-06-24 05:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Blu Homes, Inc. today announced it officially opened an 80,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in East Longmeadow, Mass. Congressman Richard E. Neal, East Longmeadow Selectman Jim Driscoll and Mass. State Rep. Brian Ashe participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week to mark the opening. Blu builds modern, healthy, green buildings for commercial and residential use and previously manufactured in Littleton, Mass. (Photo:...

2009-06-17 15:50:58

Students at a Westfield, Mass., school have completed a two-month project to build a mural of President Barack Obama from 24,000 dominoes. The Franklin Avenue Elementary School students, working in tandem with Westfield State College mathematicians, said the Obaminoes mural was created to honor the nation's 44th president -- and to learn a bit about linear programming math, WWLP-TV, Springfield, Ma., reported Wednesday. We were the only elementary school to do this and to have a piece of...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'