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Pre-Thanksgiving Winter Storm Headed for Mass.

Parts of Massachusetts are under a winter storm watch that could snarl Thanksgiving travel plans

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BID Plaintiffs Seek $200K In Legal Fees

Plaintiffs in the Northampton Business Improvement District case are seeking 200-thousand in legal fees

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UMass Professor Jailed Awaiting ‘Sobrietor’

A judge has refused to let a UMass Amherst professor out of jail

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Top Narkewicz Aide Resigns

A top aide to Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz has resigned from his post

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MGM Signs Deal With Berkshire Brewing

MGM Springfield has signed a deal with the Berkshire Brewing Company

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WMECO Rate Hike Approved

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

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Retired Springfield Bishop Maguire dies at age 95

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

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Man Acquitted In Easthampton Bar Fight

An Easthampton man has been found not guilty of five charges related to a bar fight at the city's Pulaski Club

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Stabbing Suspect ODs On Heroin

A man has been stabbed in downtown Greenfield and the suspect is thought to be a heroin addict

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Tanker Car Derails In Deerfield

No injuries reported in a Sunday afternoon tanker car derailment in the Deerfield train yard

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Carolyn Gardner Supporters Pack Meeting

Supporters of former Amherst math teacher Carolyn Gardner packed a school committee meeting Thursday night

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Northampton Lights Will Go On

The holiday lights in Northampton will be switched on Friday night, despite the demise of the Business Improvement District

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Police Search for Easthampton Man

A helicopter has been helping Northampton police search for a man who's been missing since early this week

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Northampton Officials Approve New Roads

The city of Northampton has nine new streets

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Northampton Gov’t Reorganization Finalized

The city council has given final approval Mayor David Narkewicz' government restructuring plan

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Fallout Continues Over Cosby Allegations

The fallout continues as 3 more women allege that comedian and Western Mass resident Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them years ago

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BID Meeting Not Open To The Public

A meeting of select business leaders called by Mayor David Narkewicz will not be open to the public

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Northampton Mayor Holds Post-Bid Meeting

Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz meets with members of the downtown business community today

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Peter Pan Cafe in Easthampton Seized By DOR

The Peter Pan Cafe on Pleasant Street in Easthampton has been seized by the Department of Revenue

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Patrick Proposes Local Aid Cuts

Governor Deval Patrick is proposing cuts in local aid as part of a package to bridge a 329-million-dollar budget shortfall

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