Weymouth man is 1st VaxMillions winner

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The winners of the state’s vax millions drawing were announced Thursday. The $1 million winner is Darrell Washington of Weymouth. The winner of a $300,000 college scholarship is Daniela Maldonado of Chelsea. Governor Charlie Baker joined with Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg, Secretary of Health and Human Services … Read more

2 Massachusetts boys rescued on Deerfield River

DEERFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) — Western Massachusetts officials are reminding the community to use caution while on the Deerfield River as the water levels are dangerously high after heavy rains. On Wednedsay, two kids in the river were ultimately rescued, brought back to shore to their parents. Business owner charged with arson in Great Barrington According … Read more

Marijuana home delivery services launch in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) — Home-delivered marijuana has arrived in Massachusetts. At least two companies announced this week they have launched operations. Lantern, a sister company of the popular alcohol delivery service Drizly, says it’s now serving the Boston area. Your Green Package, meanwhile, says its driver teams have hit the road in the greater Northampton area … Read more

PODCAST: On the Story with Trishna Begam: Eagle Eye Artist

Episode 16: Eagle Eye Artist (NEWS10) –  Gary Czarnecki, is a Berkshire County resident, a Navy veteran who served from 1978-1982 and an artist in his own right.  Last year, he combined his passion for his country and love of bald eagles to create one-of-a-kind sculptures out of stainless steel.  MORE: PODCAST: On the Story with Trishna … Read more

Navy vet welds symbols of American strength, unity out of stainless steel

CHESHIRE, Mass. (NEWS10) — A Berkshire County man is using his skills from his days of serving in the U.S. Navy to build works of art. In his Cheshire, Massachusetts workshop, Gary Czarnecki lights up when he’s doing what he loves.  “Whatever I created, I want it to be immediately recognizable,” Czarnecki explained. ‘Freedom’ a … Read more

Registration now open for million dollar Massachusetts vaccine giveaway

BOSTON (WWLP) — The registration is now open for fully vaccinated residents of Massachusetts to enter in the VaxMillions giveaway. New York announces 10 new COVID-19 vaccine scholarship winners To enter, you must be fully vaccinated and apply on VaxMillionsGiveaway. When you go to the website, there are two buttons that separate registration for kids … Read more

WATCH: Mama bear and cubs in Holyoke

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) — A viewer sent in a video and photos of a bear in his neighborhood to NEWS10’s sister station in Western Massachusetts. DEC shares how to avoid black bear conflicts Art lives near the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home and said he saw a bear and her cubs walking across his yard when he … Read more

Pittsfield 8-year-old boy creates business to send kids to camp

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (NEWS10) – Troy Maloy, eight years old, created his own logo and online store to raise money for local kids to go to Camp Russell in Richmond this summer. Thanks to support from his friends, family and community, he quickly exceeded his goal. After his mom, Erin, challenged him to give back to his … Read more

Many Americans moved to cheaper housing markets in 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many Americans who moved last year relocated to areas where homes were, on average, bigger and less expensive. Vermont capital offers bleak housing market for renters, buyers On average, people who moved to a different city in 2020 ended up in a ZIP code where average home values were nearly $27,000 … Read more

Going Green

(NEWS10) — As New York prepares to go green following the legalization of adult use marijuana, lawmakers don’t have to look too far for some cannabis infused inspiration. Recreational pot is proving to be a successful “high” for the Bay State. In November of 2016 voters in Massachusetts approved “question 4” and cannabis became legal … Read more