Paul Tuthill

Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief

Paul Tuthill is WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief. He’s been covering news, everything from politics and government corruption to natural disasters and the arts, in western Massachusetts since 2007. Before joining WAMC, Paul was a reporter and anchor at WRKO in Boston.  He was news director for more than a decade at WTAG in Worcester.  Paul has won more than two dozen Associated Press Broadcast Awards. He won an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting on veterans’ healthcare for WAMC in 2011.  Born and raised in western New York, Paul did his first radio reporting while he was a student at the University of Rochester.

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Holyoke Mayor's Office

The mayor of Holyoke, Massachusetts has appointed a new police chief who will be the first Latino to lead the department. 

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  Massachusetts legislators will not allow additional time for candidates to file nomination papers to run for the State Senate seat vacated by Stan Rosenberg. 

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Additional taxpayers’ money is being sought to pay for the upkeep of the newest transportation hub in western Massachusetts.

     Facebook is bringing an education program for small business owners to Springfield, Massachusetts later this year.

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More city funds are being sought to pay for the upkeep of Springfield’s Union Station, which opened almost a year ago after a $95 million restoration.

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              Chelsea Kline, a political newcomer, now appears all but guaranteed to succeed Stan Rosenberg in the Massachusetts Senate.

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     Massachusetts State Senator Stan Rosenberg has resigned.

Facebook announced Thursday that it will bring an education program for small business owners to Springfield, Massachusetts later this year.

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   The fastest electric vehicle charging station in the United States was activated Wednesday in western Massachusetts. 

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     Federal funds are flowing into a workforce development program for high school dropouts in western Massachusetts.

    Details have been announced for the return of the “Great New England Air & Space Show” to western Massachusetts. 

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Federal funds are coming to western Massachusetts for a workforce development program for high school dropouts. 

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   The mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts is proposing a budget that increases spending and banks on the city receiving more money from property taxes and a soon-to-open casino.

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A new poll finds residents of Springfield, Massachusetts are bullish about the city’s economy.

City of Springfield

A new poll finds residents of Springfield, Massachusetts bullish about the city’s future.

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  The largest police department in western Massachusetts has a new unit that uses digital tools and the latest technology to fight crime.

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       Massachusetts earned a B-minus grade for online transparency in public spending, according to new findings by a consumer watchdog.

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Beginning Monday, officers in the largest police department in western Massachusetts will have assistance from a real-time analysis center.

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     An opening date has been announced for the first Las Vegas-style resort casino in Massachusetts. The announcement comes as a relief to officials and casino supporters in Springfield.

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Ray Hershel, whose face is familiar to at least two generations of television viewers in western Massachusetts, is signing off today. 

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Massachusetts casino regulators have relaxed the background check requirement for job seekers at the MGM Springfield casino. 

MGMSpringfield

An opening date has been announced for the first resort casino in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts earned a B-minus grade for online transparency in public spending, according to new findings by a consumer watchdog.

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  An initiative to restore the older housing stock in one of the poorest neighborhoods in the country is continuing this week in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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The police commissioner in Springfield, Massachusetts said a federal investigation of possible civil rights abuses by narcotics officers could advance efforts to reform the police department.

       Dozens of business leaders from western Massachusetts will be at the Statehouse in Boston Wednesday for meetings with legislative leaders and representatives of the Baker administration.

American International College

A small college in Springfield, Massachusetts plans to break ground Tuesday to build a new residence hall financed by a state agency.

A rendering shows the view at night of the 9/11 memorial planned in Riverfront Park in Springfield, Ma.
Spirit of Springfield

A 10-year project to put a permanent 9/11 memorial in Springfield, Massachusetts has entered a new phase – raising the money to make it a reality.

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     The father of a slain Parkland, Florida high school student has brought his campaign against gun violence to Springfield, Massachusetts – home to gun maker Smith & Wesson. 

The Massachusetts House begins debate Monday on a proposed state budget.

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