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Amherst Native Named Town Economic Development Leader

Geoffrey Kravitz will begin his duties early in the new year


Amherst Chief Has Theory On Heroin Potency

Fire Chief Tim Nelson believes the recent increased potency of heroin may be an unintended consequence of drug trafficking arrests


Teacher Gets Probation For Sexting Student

Michael Cieboter was sentenced to 18-months probation for sending the picture of his buttocks to a sixth-grader

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Crews Make Quick Work Of Deerfield Railroad Track Brush Fire

Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a brush fire that broke out Monday near some railroad tracks in Deerfield


New Potent Strain Responsible for Heroin Overdose Spike

Over 27 overdoses have been reported since Thursday, a few of them fatal.

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Vigils Held for Paris Attack Victims

Those in attendance said the tragedy has had a profound effect on them, even though it happened far from our shores.


Turners Falls Man Airlifted After Tree Accident

The man was pruning a tree in front of his Oakman Street home when a large branch struck him in the head according to Montague Police.

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Smith Students Will Not Be Charged In Bomb Scare

Police say the students meant no harm when they placed box cameras in several downtown locations.

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Northampton Police Looking for Bank Robber

Police say a light-skinned man with blue eyes walked handed a teller a note and escaped with an amount of cash from the Northampton office of the Greenfield Savings Bank shortly after two.


Greenfield School Food Service Department Under Federal Investigation

The Greenfield School Committee has announced that the federal probe is related to alleged misuse of federal food reimbursement money.

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Springfield Man Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Possession

45-year-old Daniel Lorenz pleaded guilty to one count of federal child porn possession according to U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz.


MGM Casino Presentation Scheduled For Next Wednesday

November 18 at four pm marks the start of the public presentation MGM officials will make at City Stage.

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UMass Chancellor Responds to Million Student March

Meehan says he'd like more state funding for UMass, and after some wrangling with Senate President Stan Rosenberg, he was granted an extra $10.9 million to fund faculty raises.

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Smith Students Walk-Out in Solidarity With Racism Protesters

About 200 Smith students, faculty and staff stood in front of the Campus Center to call attention to what they say is racism on campus

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Amherst Budget Chief Leaving

Finance Director Sanford Pooler is leaving early next year

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Greenfield Mayoral Hopeful Alleges Politically-Motivated Vandalism

Patty Morey Walker says some of her campaign signs were spray-painted and her High Street home was vandalized

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Amherst Woman Arrested In Holyoke Hit And Run

Police say Susanah Telluwo was driving with a suspended license when she struck a woman

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Water Main Break Closes Northampton Medical Buildings

Water is back on along Northampton’s Atwood Drive after a water main break


Greenfield School Committee To Speak Out Against New Charter Schools

The Greenfield School Committee will meet Thursday night to consider a resolution calling for a moratorium on the establishment of new charter schools statewide, which some believe siphons money away from conventional K-12 systems.


Holyoke Woman Hit By Two Cars, Expected To Survive

The woman was initially hit by a car, and then a truck, and became pinned under the truck’s axle. She was freed by firefighters and taken to the hospital for treatment of superficial head injuries.

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