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Past articles by Matt:

CT State Police say rolled fuel tanker was owned by Springfield based Pride subsidiary

New information on the aftermath of a fuel tanker spill that closed two I-91 ramps in Enfield for more than a week. → Read More

Rate hike for Columbia Gas customers could go in effect March 2019

Assuming the Department of Public Utilities approves the increase, the rate hike for Columbia Gas customers will kick-in March 1 of next year. → Read More

Springfield mayor orders $200K for renovation of historic campanile

In 2013, the 22News I-Team reported it would cost $13 million to fix the campanile. It will now cost $25 million. → Read More

MGM Springfield granted extension for potential Elm St. development project

The State Gaming Commission has given MGM more time decide the future of a historic apartment block. → Read More

Longmeadow residents concerned after recent home, car break-ins

Tennyson and Pinewood Drive are two quiet residential side streets. But they're no stranger to suspicious activity. → Read More

Wynn's Everett casino a possible acquisition for MGM

No comment from the State Gaming Commission following a report that MGM might negotiate with Wynn to take over the casino under construction in Everett. → Read More

Heart transplant patient receives visit from Rob Gronkowski

A Chicopee woman waiting for a new heart got a special visit from Patriots star Rob Gronkowski. → Read More

New report uncovers record amount of fraud in state's public assistance programs

The state auditor discovered $17-million in fraud, overall in 1,150 investigations, for programs like food stamps and MassHealth. → Read More

Criminal justice reform bill moves to Gov. Baker's desk

A bill waiting for the Governor's signature would enact sweeping changes in the criminal justice system. → Read More

Springfield City Council to discuss Peruvian immigrant taking sanctuary in church

The city postponed their discussion of Peruvian immigrant, Gisella, who is taking sanctuary at South Congregational Church. → Read More

State Police Troopers could lose part of their pensions in wake of overtime scandal

22News discovered the penalties that more than a dozen troopers might face. → Read More

Westfield city leaders still waiting for approval of funds to fix water problems

The Westfield City Council voted this bond bill down on March 15, saying they just had too many questions about how the money would be used. → Read More

MGM Springfield lists more than 1,000 jobs

The $960 million casino is scheduled to open in the city's South End in September. → Read More

Springfield's Public Health Commissioner outline goals for public health month

According to County Health Rankings and Roadmaps, Hampden County was ranked #14 in the state, the most unhealthy County, but the city is hoping to improve those numbers. → Read More

Belchertown Police searching for shoplifting suspect

Police say the man allegedly walked into Stop & Shop on Wednesday and loaded a shopping cart with DVD's and other merchandise. → Read More

4 people displaced following fire on Union Street in Springfield

Springfield Fire Department spokesman Dennis Leger told 22News the fire started in the bathroom of an apartment at 306 Union Street. → Read More

Chicopee residents looking forward to Hu Ke Lau future

Owner Andy Yee told 22News about some exciting new changes for the restaurant. → Read More

New technology developed to track weapons

In the wake of several mass shootings, the technology is getting a second look from gun owners and manufacturers. → Read More

Big changes coming to the iconic Hu Ke Lau Restaurant in Chicopee

Owner Andy Yee said the restaurant will not be closing for good but they will be rebuilding to position the restaurant for sustained success. → Read More

13th annual Big Broadcast held at Mount Holyoke College

Now in it's 13th year, the Big Broadcast is a recreation of a live radio broadcast set in the golden age of radio. → Read More