(Conway, MA) — The Red Cross is assisting after a number of major fires in Western Mass. Friday afternoon, a home on Briar Hill Road in Ashfield and a trailer on Main Poland Road in Conway went up in flames, displacing a total of nine people. Sunday morning, a large storage building in New Salem burned in a spectacular blaze. Also Sunday, a building in Orange caught fire, displacing eleven disabled elderly residents. In West Springfield, seven people are homeless after a Sunday afternoon fire on Fairview Ave.
Officials say two men tried to ram the gates of Fort Meade, where the National Security Agency is housed.
Little Annabelle Ridgeway was determined to get a slushie.
American International College is increasing its security after a bullet hit one of its buildings.
All restaurant fryers in Greenfield restaurants will be inspected by the end of this year.