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Clock ticking for Massachusetts residents seeking insurance

Massachusetts Health Connector is extending hours and adding workers at its walk-in and call centers ahead of Monday's deadline to complete an application and pick a health plan.

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Northampton Man Victim of Check Scam

Police issue warning after a Northampton resident is victimized by a check scam.

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Woman Arraigned In Death Of Child

A West Springfield woman has been indicted for motor vehicle homicide while under the influence of drugs.

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Holyoke’s Mayor Wants in on Olympics

The mayor of Holyoke is suggesting that if Boston is awarded the 2024 Olympics, his city should be tapped to host volleyball matches.

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Marijuana Convention Held in Boston

Marijuana fans converged on Boston this weekend for a two-day convention about all things pot-related.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren hosting open house in Springfield

nyone wanting to share an idea with U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren will get their chance when the Democrat hosts an open house in Springfield. She'll also visit Northampton and Greenfield.

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Southampton Man Guilty of Child Rape

A former West Springfield middle school teacher has been sentenced to up to 18 years in prison for raping a young girl.

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Snow Emergency Declared in Montague

The town of Montague has declared a "state of emergency" because of large amounts of snow which have accumulated along town roadways.

by Jason Picard, Courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

UMass Prepares For Blarney Blowout

All off-campus guests will be banned from the dorm rooms for the entire weekend starting Thursday March 5th.

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Charges Dropped Against Gay Condo Developer

Charges against a woman who hoped to develop gay-friendly condos in Easthampton have been dismissed.

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Damon Rd. Traffic Changes Made to Ease Backups

City and state officials are making some changes to help alleviate traffic backups at the new Damon Road-Industrial Drive traffic light in Northampton.

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Northampton Jury Deliberates Child Rape Charges

The fate of a former teacher from Southampton is in the hands of a jury.

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Morse Delivers State Of The City Speech

Mayor Alex Morse has delivered his annual state of the city address. Morse took credit for declining unemployment and rising home values.

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Easthampton Man Lies About Military Service

An Easthampton man has pleaded guilty to lying about his military service.

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Greenfield Underground Fire Quelled

An underground electrical fire in Greenfield has been put out. Firefighters closed High Street Tuesday afternoon to deal with the problem.

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UMass student from New Jersey struck, killed by truck

The man killed by a vehicle while crossing a busy Belchertown street last weekend has been identified as a University of Massachusetts-Amherst student from New Jersey.

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Greenfield’s Snow Budget is Busted

The town of Greenfield has exceeded its snow budget by more than $20-thousand dollars.

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UMass Iranian Students Upset Over Policy

Students from Iran are upset about a decision by UMass to ban them from certain science and engineering programs.

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Forbes Library Elevator Project Begins

The Forbes Library in Northampton will soon be one-hundred-percent accessible.

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Fallon Jokes About Easthampton Water

Easthampton's famous water supply has caught the attention of comedian Jimmy Fallon.

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