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6 days ago

Man Burned In Huntington House Fire

The fire broke out Tuesday night in the rear of the farm house near Church and Barr Hill roads

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6 days ago

Amherst Nightclub Accused Of Overcrowding

An inspection Friday found 400 people inside the Monkey Bar, with a capacity of 240

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6 days ago

Laywers Hope Correia Case Is Used As Catalyst For Change

Northampton's mayor stands by the actions of the city's police the night a black man was pepper sprayed and brought to the ground by officers outside Tully O'Reilly's

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6 days ago

Rosenberg Slams Governor’s “Disappointing” UMass Budget Increase

Stan Rosenberg says Baker's 1.4 percent UMass budget increase doesn't come close to meeting the system's needs

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6 days ago

Holyoke Councilor Wants Board Member Removed For Offensive FB Comments

City Councilor Jennifer Chateauneuf is asking Mayor Alex Morse to remove James Bickford from three committees

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1 week ago

Western Mass Agencies To Split Opioid Grant Funding

Sheriff departments in all four Western Mass counties are included in 2.5 million dollars in new federal grant money to fight opiate abuse

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1 week ago

Baker OK With Quabbin Rattlesnake Release

Baker says the commonwealth needs to do what it can to preserve "indigenous species,

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1 week ago

Greenfield Man Faces Rape Charge

47-year-old Ronald Vatarano was arraigned Monday on charges of rape and indecent assault and battery

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1 week ago

Northampton Settles Excessive Force Lawsuit

Northampton settles a lawsuit related to police officer's alleged use of excessive force on a suspect

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1 week ago

Massachusetts Senate Passes Pay Equity Bill

The state Senate has unanimously approved a bill prohibiting employers from using gender to determine wage and other workplace compensation.

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1 week ago

“Extravaganja” Considering Move To Northampton

The April pro-marijuana festival would be a good fit for the fairgrounds and in celebrating its 25th anniversary, according to Director Bruce Shallcross.

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1 week ago

Erving Man Arrested After High Speed Chase Up I-91

State Police say 20-year-old Anthony Fortunado refused to stop for troopers on Springfield's Cleveland Street just before 11 Sunday morning.

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1 week ago

Lawsuit Against Turners Falls “Pumpkinfest” Thrown Out

"Pumpkinfest" Founder Michael Nelson announced this weekend that the court has thrown out a lawsuit filed by a former Turners resident who says smoke from a grill which blew into his Avenue A apartment window during the 2011 event compromised his health.

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1 week ago

Belchertown School Employee Fired for Bringing Gun

Belchertown School Superintendent Karen Coffin says the female employee was dismissed after bringing the unloaded gun to the Chestnut Hill Community School on January 13.

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2 weeks ago

Home Sales Up in Franklin County, But Lags Behind Region

The region saw an 11.7% bump in sales of single-family homes last year, while Franklin County's sales only jumped 6.5%.

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2 weeks ago

Hatfield Special Town Meeting To Address Budget Gap

Tuesday at 7pm, residents will vote to close the 147-thousand dollar deficit, which was triggered by a series of accounting miscues and a water/sewer revenue shortfall.

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2 weeks ago

Bradley Airport Casino Proposed

The operators of Bradley International Airport have pitched opening a casino in six months at the airport's Sheraton Hartford Hotel, according to the "Hartford Courant."

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2 weeks ago

Downtown Springfield To Get Free Wi-Fi

According to Mayor Domenic Sarno, new wireless Internet "hot spots" will soon be established in Court Square and Steiger Park.

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2 weeks ago

Former South Hadley Teacher Sues Former Superintendent

Former Special Education teacher Russell Wilson accuses then-Superintendent Gus Sayer of false and defamatory statements resulting in the loss of his job ten years ago.

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2 weeks ago

Springfield Man Stabbed In Robbery

The man was knifed in the chest and robbed of $40 dollars by two men near School and Union streets

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