Taylor Jacobs, Western Mass News

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Past articles by Taylor:

Tuesday marks four years since death of GySgt. Thomas Sullivan

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Today is the four year anniversary of the Chattanooga terror attack, which took the life of a local man, Gunnery Sgt. Thomas J. Sullivan. → Read More

Las Vegas looking to Springfield as model for police kiosk program

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- When MGM Springfield first opened, police said that they were using other cities with casinos in their downtown areas as a blueprint for what they should → Read More

Western Mass preparing for Thursday evening snow

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - As meteorologist Dan Brown has been warning us, right now a Winter storm is barreling towards us, bringing with it our first real snow event of → Read More

Plaza at Pope Francis dedicated to GySgt. Thomas Sullivan

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Today, we officially observe Veterans Day with ceremonies across the area honoring those who served. → Read More

Some already getting into holiday spirit by cutting down their Christmas tree

CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The National Christmas Tree Association said that there are 350 million potential Christmas trees growing in U.S. farms right now. → Read More

Recreational marijuana shop scheduled to open in Northampton

NORTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - In 2016, voters said 'yes' to ballot Question Four, legalizing recreational sales of marijuana in the state. → Read More

MGM Springfield and it's impact on downtown crime

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- In late August, MGM Springfield opened bringing more than 100,000 new faces to the city each and every week. → Read More

'I Voted' stickers hot commodity at local polling places

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Voters are continuing to cast their ballots as we speak and many most likely are getting those little white stickers that say 'I Voted.' → Read More

Pathfinder program connects students to space station

PALMER, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- It's a once in a lifetime opportunity. Astronauts on-board the International Space Station were above Pathfinder High School in Palmer Friday and students who built their → Read More

Local businesses help fund field trip for Chicopee elementary school

CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Today, students in Chicopee took a field trip to the New England Aquarium in Boston. → Read More

Details continue to unfold about Whitey Bulger death

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Officials are releasing gruesome details about how Whitey Bulger's body was found and why they think it happened. → Read More

New treatment helps with treatment of PTSD

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Post-traumatic stress can come from really any negative experience in life, but with veterans, this disorder that impacts millions is even greater. → Read More

Sox fans hit the stores to scoop up World Series championship gear

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Last night's victory over the L.A. Dodgers gave the Boston Red Sox their fourth World Series title in 15 years. → Read More

Keeping your little ghosts and goblins safe this Halloween

On Tuesday, we told you how to have the most popular house there is on Halloween night with Sour Patch Kids being named the candy of the Bay State. → Read More

Study ranks favorite Halloween candy for Massachusetts

EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- ine billion dollars - that’s how much Americans are expected to spend this coming Halloween, according to the National Retail Federation. → Read More

Hundreds of volunteers make improvements to homes in Holyoke

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Hundreds filled Beacon Avenue this morning for a giant revitalization effort. → Read More

Panel being held on Question 1 nurse staffing ratios

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - On Wednesday, a panel discussion on Question 1 will be held, which voters will see in the upcoming general election on November, 6th. → Read More

Low barley yields may lead to higher beer prices

So many different types of beer, but just really 4 ingredients that go into making it. One of those ingredients...well, there could be a shortage right now and global warming → Read More

Greenfield pushing to eliminate non-disposable bags

GREENFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Plastic bags at retail stores could soon be a thing of the past in Greenfield. → Read More

Crops hurting due to soggy conditions

GRANBY, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Some of us might miss Summer, but impact of the extreme weather during those months is causing havoc for local crops. → Read More