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UMass Police Chief is Leaving

The Gloucester Times reports Chief John Horvath has taken a position as Police Chief in the north shore town of Rockport.


South Hadley Bank Robbery

The South Hadley branch of the Easthampton Savings Bank has been robbed.


Greenfield Ups Tobacco Age To 21

Greenfield has raised the legal age for buying tobacco to 21.

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Christian Scientist Church Vandalized

A Northampton man is suspected of spray-painting angry messages on the downtown Christian Science church.


Northampton Health Clinic Evacuated Due To Gas Leak

The On Call Urgent Care Center in Northampton was evacuated Wednesday for a gas leak.

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Northampton Police Chief Retiring

Northampton Police Chief Russell Sienkiewicz has announced his retirement.


Greenfield Hearing Tonight on Tobacco Sales Age

Greenfield residents have a chance tonight to weigh in on a proposal to raise the minimum tobacco sales age to 21.

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Rosenberg: No State Money For Olympics

Senate President Stan Rosenberg says Olympic boosters should not expect any help from the Massachusetts taxpayers.


Southampton Fire Chief Reinstated

Southampton Fire Chief John Workman has been reinstated after a short leave of absence.


Seven Arraigned In Blarney Blowout

Seven people have been arraigned on charges related to the Blarney Blowout.

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UMass Pays Half-Million To Control Blarney

UMass Amherst says it spent half-a-million dollars to control the Blarney Blowout.


South Hadley Man Charged With Stabbing Brother

A South Hadley man is being held without bail after being arraigned on charges he tried to kill his brother.


Woman Dead In Brimfield MassPike Crash

A 22-year-old Taunton woman is dead after a crash on the MassPike near the Brimfield-Warren line.

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Deval Patrick To Make $7,500 A Day Promoting Olympics Bid

Former Governor Deval Patrick will get 75-hundred dollars per day when he travels in support of bringing the Olympics to Boston.

Juanita Nelson

Greenfield Activist Dies at 91

One of the founding members of Greenfield's Farmers Market has died. Juanita Nelson was 91.

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Blarney Blowout Deflated

Police and UMass officials managed to keep the Blarney Blowout under control this year with only six arrests.


No Charges In Easthampton Standoff

No charges will be filed against an Easthampton man who held police at bay on Thursday.

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Fire At Grain Mill Caused By Welders Torch

A fire which damaged a former grain mill in East Deerfield early Friday was caused by a welder's torch.

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South Hadley Stabbing Suspected Arrested

A suspect is in custody after a stabbing in South Hadley Saturday morning.


Baker Opioid Task Force to Meet at GCC

A task force created by Governor Charlie Baker to tackle the state's heroin and prescription drug abuse crisis will meet at GCC

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