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No Verdict Tuesday in UMass Gang Rape Trial

The jury deciding the fate of rape suspect Adam Liccardi resumes deliberations Wednesday morning

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FERC Still Accepting Pipeline Comments

FERC says since this is a pre-filing, the deadline for comments on the pipeline environmental impact statement is flexible

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UMass and Amherst Form Collaboration

Amherst Town Manager John Musante and UMass Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy announce creation of the University--Town of Amherst Collaborative

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Goshen State Forest Closing For Dam Repairs

The DAR State Forest in Goshen will close for the season Monday, while repairs are made to the dam on Highland Lake

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Triple-A Predicts More People Will Travel This Labor Day

Lower gas prices and an improving economy could translate into the busiest Labor Day weekend travel in seven years

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Fifty Animals Rescued From A Springfield Home

Animal control officers raided the home on 99 Champlain Street and found multiple dogs, cats, birds and a variety of mice and other vermin.

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Jury Deliberates Third UMass Gang Rape Case

Closing arguments were held yesterday in the trial of the third of four defendants accused of raping a UMass coed freshman in her dorm room in 2012.

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Local Overdose Remembrances Held

Local victims of drug overdoses were remembered at a series of Monday events held on “International Overdose Awareness Day.”

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Northampton Water Superintendent Placed On Paid Leave

City officials aren’t saying why Gregory Nuttleman has been relieved of his duties.

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Amherst Selectboard Approves Flying of USA Flags Every 9-11

The Amherst Selectboard has voted to finally go along with resident Larry Kelley’s request that the flags be flown annually.

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SJC Ruling Ends Greenfield Sex Offender Residency Bid

Greenfield's efforts to pass a new sex offender residency bylaw are over before they had a chance to get started

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UMass Gang Rape Defendant To Take Stand

Adam Liccardi is expected to testify on this final day of evidence before the jury gets the case

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21-Year-Old Man Fatally Stabbed In Springfield

David Steven Guasp of Springfield is the city's 14th homicide of the year

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Whately Firefighters Support Group Turns 75

The group most recently donated cash toward a project to upgrade the Whateley Elementary School playground

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Amherst Group Pushes For Town Government Changes

Amherst For All is looking to create a charter commission which they hope leads to a town government that's more responsive to residents' needs

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Robbery Suspect of Deerfield Farm Stand Identified

An arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect who possibly robbed the Kolakoski Farm Stand on Routes 5 and 10 Wednesday.

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MGM Looking For Minority and Women Owned Casino Contractors

Today, MGM officials will hold the second of a two-day open house at the company's State Street offices for prospective contractors. Union construction companies which are female or minority-owned are being encouraged to attend.

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Holyoke State Representative Sponsors Bill To Ban Necrophilia

Holyoke State Representative Aaron Vega has filed a bill to outlaw the practice of necrophilia in the Bay State. There is currently no law banning sex with the dead.

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Hatfield Looks for New Fire Chief

Long-time chief William Belden is retiring November 30, ending a 47-year career with the department.

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Greenfield High School To Hold First Convocation in New Building

The new $51 million Greenfield High School hosts its first big event Monday. The 2015 school convocation will be held in the newly constructed high school auditorium.

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