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Patrick Re-files Liquor License Cap Lift

Governor Patrick has refiled legislation to lift the state's liquor license cap.


Woman Killed In Head-On Crash

A woman is dead and her driver badly injured after a head-on crash on Route 2.

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Big Water Main Break Impacts Region

Five communities are under a mandatory water restriction.


Springfield Group Stands With Ferguson

The Springfield group Arise for Social Justice is demonstrating in solidarity with Ferguson, Missouri.


Northampton Imposes Water Ban

Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to spare.


Decision on Single Umass Rape Trial Delayed

Prosecutors say four men charged with raping a UMass student in her Amherst dorm room in October 2012 should be tried together.

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Flash Floods Inundate Western Mass

Western Mass is drying off after yesterday's flash floods.

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Backyard Chicken Case Up For Trial

A backyard chicken case is making its way through Hampshire Superior Court.

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Bread and Puppet Tonight In Easthampton

The legendary Bread & Puppet Theater brings a performance of its classic work "Fire" to Park Hill Orchards in Easthampton tonight.

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Amherst Carriage Shops On Way Out

The Amherst Carriage Shops will soon be no more.

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Private Ways Up For Public Acceptance

The Northampton City Council will decide Thursday whether to accept 13 private streets as public ways.


New Bishop Installed

Catholics in Western Massachusetts have a new bishop.

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Two Hurt in I-91 Crash in Hatfield

A man and woman were sent to the hospital and two lanes on I-91 in Hatfield were shut down after a two car crash late last night.

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Driver Hurt in Easthampton Rollover  

Easthampton police are investigating a rollover crash last night.

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Teen Hurt In Jet Ski Accident

A 16-year-old Holyoke girl is hospitalized after a jet ski accident on the Connecticut River.


Amherst Fire Caused By Cooking

A massive fire at Southpoint Apartments in Amherst was caused by unattended cooking.

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Amtrak Ready By New Years

Amtrak passenger service will be ready to roll by New Year's. That's according to track owners Pan Am.


Holyoke Teen Birth Rate Drops

Holyoke continues to be number one in the state for its teen pregnancy rate.


Weldon Residents Seek Answers About Elevator Repair

Over 40 residents of Greenfield's Weldon Building crowded into a town hall meeting room last night to express their concerns to the Human Rights Commission about a repair project which will disable the building's elevator for several weeks.

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Massive Fire In Amherst Displaces Many

More than fifty people are homeless after a massive fire in Amherst.

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Michael Jackson’s hometown plans three-day birthday bash

FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London. Testimony from AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware on his interactions with Jackson and his negotiations with the singer’s doctor dominated the fifth week of a civil case against the company filed by the superstar’s mother, Katherine. On Tuesday May 28, 2013, Gongaware reluctantly acknowledged that he negotiated the $150,000 per month rate that Jackson’s doctor expected to be paid to serve on the “This Is It” tour.

The King of Pop's boyhood home of Gary, Indiana will celebrate this weekend with the Michael Jackson Tribute Festival of the Arts.