Program to stop underage drinking on college campuses begins

Program to stop underage drinking on college campuses begins

YEARS.. FOR THE SECOND DEGREE MURDER CHARGE. CIARA: UNDERAGE DRINKING IS A PROBLEM NATIONWIDE. 22NEWS REPORTER NICK ARESCO HAS A LOOK AT A STATEWIDE EFFORT TO PREVENT BARS AND LIQUOR STORES FROM SELLING ALCOHOL TO THOSE UNDER 21. NICK ARESCO: EACH YEAR POLICE IN MASSACHUSETTS BRING MANY UNDERAGE PEOPLE TO COURT BECAUSE OF FAKE IDS. Read more about Program to stop underage drinking on college campuses begins[…]

Study: Drinking 2 or more diet sodas a day can increase risk for stroke, heart attack

Study: Drinking 2 or more diet sodas a day can increase risk for stroke, heart attack

BARRY: DIET SODA IS OFTEN ADVERTISED AS A HEALTHIER ALTERNATIVE TO REGULAR SODA BUT 22NEWS REPORTER MIKE MASCIADRELLI TELL US WHY THIS CALORIE- FREE BEVERAGE IS NOW BEING LINKED TO SERIOUS HEALTH ISSUES. MIKE MASCIADRELLI: DRINKING 2 OR MORE DIET SODAS MAY INCREASE YOUR RISK OF HAVING A HEART ATTACK, STROKE, AND EVEN DEATH. A Read more about Study: Drinking 2 or more diet sodas a day can increase risk for stroke, heart attack[…]

Bill filed to test and treat contaminated drinking water across the state

Bill filed to test and treat contaminated drinking water across the state

BARRY: GOOD EVENING AND WELCOME TO 22NEWS AT 5:30. I’M BARRY KRIGER. CIARA: AND I’M CIARA SPELLER. CIARA: GOVERNOR BAKER IS WORKING WITH STATE AND LOCAL OFFICIALS TO TEST AND TREAT CONTAMINATED DRINKING WATER. BARRY: 22NEWS STATE HOUSE REPORTER JODI REED IS LIVE IN BOSTON TO EXPLAIN HOW THE GOVERNOR’S PLAN COULD HELP ONE CITY Read more about Bill filed to test and treat contaminated drinking water across the state[…]

Massachusetts considering taxing sugary drinks to fight childhood obesity

Massachusetts considering taxing sugary drinks to fight childhood obesity

ANC: STATE LAWMAKERS ARE CONSIDERING TAXING SODA AND OTHER SUGARY BEVERAGES TO HELP FIGHT CHILDHOOD OBESITY. 22NEWS REPORTER MIKE MASCIADRELLI FOUND OUT HOW THE “SODA TAX” WOULD WORK AND IF LOCAL RESIDENTS WOULD SUPPORT IT. 3 SEC WHERE DOES THE LINE GO? IF WE ARE TAXING SODA, THEN WHEN ARE WE GOING TO TAX ANOTHER Read more about Massachusetts considering taxing sugary drinks to fight childhood obesity[…]

Cannabis energy drink with hemp seed extract

Cannabis energy drink with hemp seed extract

A CANABIS-BASED ENERGY DRINK WON’T GIVE YOU THE BUZZ YOU MIGHT IMAGINE. 22NEWS REPORTER ALESSANDRA MARTINEZ FOUND OUT IF MASSACHSUETTS RESIDENTS CAN CONSUMER THIS DRINK THIS THAT MARIJUANA IS LEGAL. ALESSANDRA LIVE: BELIEVE IT OR NOT, THIS DRINK IS LEGAL IN EVERY STATE, AND IT DOESN’T GET YOU HIGH BECAUSE IT DOESN’T HAVE T-H-C. THE Read more about Cannabis energy drink with hemp seed extract[…]

Massachusetts Beverage Association against taxing sugary drinks

Massachusetts Beverage Association against taxing sugary drinks

SANDERSON ACADEMY IN ASHFIELD. JULIANA: THE MASSACHUSETTS BEVERAGE ASSOCIATION SAYS TAXING SUGARY DRINKS COULD HURT BUSINESSES. 22NEWS REPORTER ALESSANDRA MARTINEZ LOOKED AT HOW A WELL- INTENTIONED TAX COULD HURT THE STATE’S ECONOMY. ALESSANDRA: THE STATE BEVERAGE ASSOCIATION SAY A PROPOSED TAX ON SUGAR-SWEETEND DRINKS WOULD HURT CITY ECONOMIES, AND THEY WANT TO STOP LAWMAKERS FROM Read more about Massachusetts Beverage Association against taxing sugary drinks[…]

Breweries and wineries could soon be coming to West Springfield

Breweries and wineries could soon be coming to West Springfield

THEY HOPE TO BE ABLE TO FIND HER A NEW HOME IN ABOUT A MONTH. ASHLEY: BREWERIES AND WINERIES COULD SOON BE COMING TO WEST SPRINGFIELD. 22NEWS REPORTER HAYLEY CROMBLEHOLME JOINS US LIVE WITH THE CHANGES THAT COULD MAKE IT POSSIBLE. REPORTER: MAYOR WILL REICHELT HAS ASKED THE TOWN COUNCIL TO AMEND THE CITY’S ZONING Read more about Breweries and wineries could soon be coming to West Springfield[…]

Police remind residents that drinking and boating don't mix

Police remind residents that drinking and boating don't mix

VINAS IS CHARGED WITH BREAKING AND ENTERING, AND MOTOR VEHICLE VIOLATIONS. CIARA: WITH THE SUMMER HEAT AND THE FOURTH OF JULY COMING, EXPECT TO SEE MORE BOATS OUT ON LOCAL WATERWAYS. 22NEWS STORM TEAM METEOROLOGIST KELLY REARDON EXPLAINS WHY YOU NEED TO BE CAREFUL ABOUT MIXING ALCOHOL WITH WATER ACITIVITIES. KELLY REARDON: IT'S OKAY TO Read more about Police remind residents that drinking and boating don't mix[…]

Short term rental tax affects rates of your favorite local hotels

Short term rental tax affects rates of your favorite local hotels

DON: AND I'M DON SHIPMAN. DON: A NEW TAX ON SHORT TERM RENTALS WENT INTO EFFECT IN MASSACHUSTTS TODAY, JUST IN TIME FOR THE 4TH OF JULY HOLIDAY. CIARA: 22NEWS REPORTER HAYLEY CROMBLEHOLME IS LIVE IN WEST SPRINGFIED TO EXPLAIN HOW THE NEW LAW MAY IMPACT RENTERS. HAYLEY: FOR BED AND BREAKFASTS AND HOTELS, THE Read more about Short term rental tax affects rates of your favorite local hotels[…]

Connecticut woman arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs in Monson

Connecticut woman arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs in Monson

JUNE 11 FROM 8 AM TO 8 PM. CIARA: A CONNECTICUT WOMAN WAS ARRESTED IN MONSON OVER THE WEEKEND AFTER SHE ALLEGEDLY DROVE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL AND DRUGS. ACCORDING TO MONSON POLICE, AN OFFICER PULLED OVER A CAR FOR SPEEDING ON ROUTE 32 AROUND 1 O'CLOCK SATURDAY MORNING. POLICE SAID A 31-YEAR-OLD WOMAN Read more about Connecticut woman arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs in Monson[…]