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BFMC Adopts Enterovirus Policy

Effective immediately, anyone visiting a new mother or child at the Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center must be 14 or older

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Northampton to Study Plastic Bag/Styrofoam Ban

The city of Northampton has officially opened discussion on an ordinance banning plastic bags and styrofoam

by Jason Picard, Courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

Blarney Blowout Report Released

The long-awaited Blarney Blowout report written by former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis has been released


Art New England Teams With ECA-Plus

Easthampton continues its rise as a premier arts destination

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Warren And Markey No Votes On Syria Plan

Senators Warren and Markey have voted to oppose arming Syrian rebels in the fight against the Islamic State

photo by Bob Dunn - courtesy of the Gazette

AG Coakley Sues Ryder Funeral Home

Two more lawsuits have been filed against the Ryder Funeral Home in South Hadley

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Northampton Eyes Plastic Bag, Styrofoam Ban

The City of Northampton is considering a ban on plastic bags and styrofoam


Broadside Celebrates 40th Anniversary

The Broadside Bookshop on Main Street in Northampton celebrates 40 years in business this weekend

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Wonder Not! Bread Fest On Tap

The Hungry Ghost Bakery in Northampton hosts its 11th-annual Wonder Not! bread festival on Sunday

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Respiratory Illness Seen in the Northeast

Officials at Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford say they're treating children with symptoms similar to those of a serious respiratory illness suspected of sickening dozens of kids in at least 12 other states

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Hatfield Fire Displaces Three

Three people are homeless after a weekend fire in Hatfield.

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New South Hadley Library Opens

South Hadley's brand-new library is open to the public.

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Cleanup Underway At House Of Horrors

A company has been hired to clean the house in Blackstone where three dead babies were found

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Cop Ordered to Stay Away From Girl

A Chicopee cop has been hit with a year-long restraining order in connection with an alleged sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl

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Zip-Line Gloves Donated to Source to Sea Cleanup

Volunteers at this year's "Source To Sea" Cleanup will have a little extra protection as they haul trash and debris out of area rivers

Photo courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

Anti-Racism Group Goes Public in Amherst

A group that's been working on problems with racism in Amherst for more than a year is going more public with its efforts

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Northampton Councilors Want Pan Am Meeting

A pair of Northampton city councilors are calling for improved communications with Pan Am Railways

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Welch Murder Trial Enters 2nd Day

It's the second day of testimony in the Ryan Welch murder trial


Dead Babies Found in Vermin-Infested Central Mass Home

The remains of three babies have been found in a squalid, rat-infested central Massachusetts home

Courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

DA: No Cause for Public Concern in Amherst Death

The Northwestern DA's office says the public should not be concerned after the death of an Amherst woman.

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