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Holyoke Mayor Shocked Over Shooting Suspect’s Low Bail

Holyoke's mayor says he's shocked that a man with a long history of gun offenses, who's now accused of firing shots into a home, has been released on just 500-dollars bail

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Pelham Votes to Oppose Pipeline

Pelham is the latest Western Mass. community to officially come out against the proposed Kinder Morgan gas pipeline

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Vibrant Sidewalks On The Agenda

"Vibrant Sidewalks" are back on the Northampton City Council agenda

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Racist Vandalism Targets Two Umass Students

Officials and police at UMass are investigating an act of racist vandalism targeting two students

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Kulik and Korpita Lock Horns

State Rep. Stephen Kulik and Republican challenger Dylan Korpita locked horns in a spirited debate last night in Deerfield

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Greenfield Board Recommends Higher Parking Fees

Downtown Greenfield parking permit fees may be going up

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Conway Motorcycle Fatality Was Uxbridge Man

The man who died in a Conway motorcycle crash Monday has been identified as Richard Taft of Uxbridge

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Motorcyclist Dead In Conway Crash

A motorcyclist is dead after a crash in Conway

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Northampton’s Holyoke Street To Close Weekdays

Holyoke Street in Northampton will be closed on weekdays through Thanksgiving

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Hampden Teen Dead In Springfield Shooting

A teenager from Hampden is dead after being shot at a Springfield housing project

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Local State Rep/Senate Debates This Week

Candidates for the 2nd Hampden and Hampshire Senate seat will debate this week in Easthampton

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Gov. Patrick Stumps For Coakley In WMass

Governor Patrick is back in Boston after visiting Springfield to campaign for Martha Coakley

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Snitch Program at UMass Under Review

The confidential police informant program at UMass-Amherst will undergo new scrutiny.  Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy has named an 11-member working group…

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Soccer Hooligans In Amherst

Amherst Police are investigating a vandalism incident at the high school’s soccer field. Police were called to the school shortly…

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A U-Haul of Pot

  A Northampton man has been arraigned on drug trafficking charges in northeastern Massachusetts. Dean Colpak was arrested Wednesday in…

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Ehamp, Other Towns Clean Up After Micro-Burst

Mountain Road in Easthampton remains impassable Thursday morning, and officials say it won't re-open until around noon on Friday

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Berkshire East Owners Buy Restaurant

The owners of a popular ski area have now added a restaurant to their holdings.

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Puerto Rican License Plate Finds Home

A controversial mural will find a new home outside Holyoke City Hall

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Easthampton Woman Charged with Murder Threat

An Easthampton woman is being held without bail after allegedly threatening to kill her next-door neighbor with a kitchen knife

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Precision Manufacturing in Western MA Celebrated

Precision manufacturing in Western Mass was in the spotlight yesterday as two members of the Obama administration visited the region

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