News

Former Hallmark School Head Pleads Guilty

Former Hallmark School Head Pleads Guilty

Photo: clipart.com

(Springfield, MA)  —  The former director of the Hallmark School of Photography in Turners Falls has pleaded guilty to federal charges.  Prosecutors say George Rosa the Third of Conway spent two-and-a-half million of the institute’s funds for his own purposes.  In doing so he defrauded the Peoples United Bank and filed false tax returns with the federal government.  Rosa will be sentenced on May 29th.

Recent Headlines

in National

Hagel resigns as Defense Secretary

Fresh
hagel

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down.

in National, World

Obama widens post-2014 combat role for forces in Afghanistan

afghanistan

The U.S. military will have a wider role to fight the Taliban alongside Afghan forces after the current mission ends next month.

in National, World

Obama to Republican critics on immigration: ‘Pass a bill’

obama

The President shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration.

in Local

WMECO Rate Hike Approved

electricity

It's official--electric rates in Western Mass will be going up 29 percent as of January first

in Local

Retired Springfield Bishop Maguire dies at age 95

bishopmaguire

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield says former Bishop Joseph Maguire has died at the age of 95