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Man Jailed For Columbine-Style Threat Against Frontier

A 19-year-old Sunderland man is behind bars after threatening to commit a mass shooting at Frontier Regional School

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Baker And Coakley Debate In WMass

Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley actually agreed on a number of topics during a televised debate in Chicopee

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Nashawannuck Boardwalk Finally Being Built

Construction will begin soon on the Nashawannuck Pond boardwalk in Easthampton

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Deerfield Bans Kinder Morgan From Town

The Deerfield Board of Health has voted to ban construction of the Kinder Morgan gas pipeline within the town's borders

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UMass Unions Plan Mass “Coffee Break”

Labor unrest continues at UMass Amherst

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Students Safe After Threat to Frontier High School

Students at Frontier, Deerfield and Sunderland Elementary schools were placed in a so-called shelter place this morning, following a threat made to Frontier High School

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UMass Unions In Hostile Talks

Five unions at UMass Amherst are locked in hostile and unproductive talks with the administration

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More Indictments in Local Insurance Fraud Ring

A Franklin County Grand Jury has returned 59 additional counts of insurance fraud in connection with an insurance fraud ring

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Woman Cited In Fatal Motorcycle Crash

A Northampton woman will be issued a citation relating to a Route Five crash in Holyoke that killed a motorcyclist

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Progress Over Whately Town Hall Possible

There could be some progress in Whately over the future of their old town hall

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State Trooper Arraigned For Indecent Assault

A state trooper has been arraigned in Hampshire Superior Court for indecent assault and battery

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Florence Mother Not Happy With Police Gun Training Schedule

A Florence woman isn't happy that the Northampton police department's officer firearms training will happen during school hours next week

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Montague Road to Re-Open

A long-closed Montague road will reopen, despite the protests of some residents who believe it is unsafe

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Subway Opens In Northampton

A brand-new Subway sandwich shop is up and running in downtown Northampton

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Governor Patrick Announces MassWorks Grants

Governor Patrick was in Amherst Tuesday to announce 5-million in infrastructure grants

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Holyoke Shooting Suspect Held on High Bail

A man accused of firing bullets into a Holyoke apartment is behind bars on 50-thousand-dollars bail

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UMass Student Charged in Racist Graffiti Case

A UMass student from North Andover has been arrested and ordered to stay away from campus

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Deceased UMass Student Identified

UMass has identified the woman found dead in the McNamara dormitory

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Gov. Patrick In Amherst and Springfield

Governor Patrick will discuss economic developments with visits to Amherst and Springfield Tuesday

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Montague Man Charged in Home Invasion

A Montague man has been arrested in connection with a home invasion in Hadley

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