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Northampton Bans Plastic Bags

The city of Northampton now has an ordinance banning the use of single-layer plastic bags

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Northampton Man Tried To Poison Daughter

A Northampton man has been arraigned in district court for allegedly trying to poison his seriously ill daughter

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Noho Budget Would Cut Spending

Mayor David Narkewicz has submitted his municipal budget and it actually shows a decrease in spending

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Holyoke Mayors Race Off And Running

The four-way race for Mayor of Holyoke is heating up early

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Police Mum On Greenfield Deaths

Greenfield police remain mum about a married couple in their fifties found dead Wednesday morning.

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Amherst Town Meeting Rejects Pipeline

Amherst Town Meeting has voted to oppose the construction of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline

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Northampton Police Release Surveillance Photo

Police have released surveillance photos of a suspect in the assault of two women in downtown Northampton

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Greenfield Woman Burned in Candle Fire

A woman in Greenfield was airlifted to Baystate Medical Center after her nightgown was set on fire by a candle

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Western Mass Pipeline Deal Hearing Set

A date has been set for next month's Western Mass hearing regarding the proposed Tennessee Natural Gas Pipeline

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Two Bodies Found In Greenfield

Police are investigating after two bodies were found inside a Greenfield home

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Motorcyclist In Leverett Crash Dies

One of two motorcyclists hurt in a three-vehicle crash in Leverett Sunday night has died.

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Northampton Dog Park Hearing Packs Room

Hundreds who attended a hearing on the unofficial dog park want to continue to use the 280 acres off Burts Pit Road to walk, run, and walk their dogs.

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MA Senate freezes tax rate, hikes earned income credit

The Massachusetts Senate votes to freeze the state income tax rate at 5.15 percent

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Hatfield, Montague Select Board Changes

Montague and Hatfield Select Boards both have new chairmen

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Greenfield Citizens Concerned About Sex Offenders

Concerned Greenfield residents fear registered sex offenders may be living near a children's play area

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Southampton Fire Started By Cigarette

A fire that destroyed a Southampton home was sparked by a cigarette thrown into an area of bark mulch

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Montague Has New Selectman

Richard Kuklewicz was the big winner in yesterday's three-way race for a lone seat on the selectboard

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Springfield Council Wants Police Body Cams

The Springfield City Council has voted unanimously to support the use of police body cameras

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Ludlow Hash Oil Smokers Go To Hospital

Two Ludlow High School students are recovering after smoking hash oil with an e-cigarette

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Armed Robberies Downtown Northampton

Police are searching for a suspect after two women were robbed in downtown Northampton on Sunday night

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