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Eho Home Hit By Invaders Twice

Easthampton police are investigating an armed home invasion on Summer Street.

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Hadley Has New Police Chief

Hadley has a new police chief. Thirty-six-year-old Michael Mason joined the force in 2000.

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Northampton Police to Train at Shooting Range

Northampton police will conduct a training at the shooting range in Florence on Sunday.

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Northampton Office Manager Embezzled 1.6 Million

The former office manager of a medical practice in Northampton has pleaded guilty to embezzling 1.6 million over five years.

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Former Food Co-op Manager Indicted

A former manager at the Franklin Community Co-op has been indicted on larceny charges.

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Murder of Boston Doctor Hits Home in Northampton

The shooting death of a Boston doctor hits very close to home for a Northampton woman who credits Dr. Michael Davidson with saving her life.

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UMass Peregrine Falcon Dies From Injuries

The falcon that nested atop the UMass campus library for 12 seasons has died after being injured.

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Franklin County Food Co-op Embezzler n Court

A former General Manager of the Franklin County food co-op will be arraigned today on charges that he embezzled 60-thousand-dollars.

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Northampton Teens Charged With Anti-Semetic Graffiti

A pair of Northampton teens will be summoned to juvenile court on charges related to the spraying of anti-semitic graffiti in a city neighborhood.

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Montague and Leverett Raise Tobacco Sales Age

The towns of Montague and Leverett are raising their minimum tobacco sales age to 21.

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Ex Pelham Police Chief Faces Gun Charges

Pelham's former police chief pleads not guilty to numerous gun charges in connection with an incident last August.

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UMass: Fast Food $15 Wage No Problem

A new study out of UMass Amherst says the fast-food industry can easily afford to pay its workers 15-dollars-an-hour.

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Southampton OK’s $30K For Septic Land

Southampton has approved spending 30-thousand to buy a half acre that would host a septic system for a future public safety complex.

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Holyoke Treasurer’s Salary Remains Intact

Holyoke City Treasurer Jon Lumbra won't be seeing an immediate pay cut.

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Springfield Sues Over Homeless Influx

The city of Springfield has filed a lawsuit regarding two apartment buildings where an influx of homeless people have been relocated.

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Northampton Conversation on Police-Racial Tensions

Northampton Police Chief Russell Sienkiewicz and Northwestern DA Dave Sullivan faced a sometimes critical audience at a Martin Luther King Day event.

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MLK Dinner Raises $2K For Amherst Survival Center

A Martin Luther King event at Amherst College has raised two-thousand-dollars for the Amherst Survival Center.

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Franklin County DJ in Need of Heart

The Franklin County community is rallying to the aid of a popular local disc jockey who is in need of a heart transplant.

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Pay Cut For Lumbra On Holyoke Agenda

The Holyoke City Council tonight will consider a measure to slash Lumbra's pay from $70,000 to $20,000 a year.

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Wilfork Helps Crash Victim After AFC Victory

Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork is being hailed as a hero after pulling a woman from a wrecked car

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