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brush fire

2 weeks ago

Brush Fire Warning Issued for Monday

Fire officials say the warm, dry and windy conditions are creating perfect conditions for out-of-control brush fires

Boston Marathon 2014

2 weeks ago

Boston Marks 3rd anniversary Marathon Bombings

At 2:49 p.m., a citywide moment of silence marks the time when the first of two pressure cooker bombs detonated near the race's end, killing three people and injuring over 260 others.

smith college

2 weeks ago

Smith College Makes Donation to City of Northampton

Smith President Kathleen McCartney wrote back to the mayor, saying the donations are unrelated to the PILOT program.

heroin

2 weeks ago

Amherst Chief Warns of Dangerous Heroin

Paramedics responded to the shelter at the First Baptist Church on North Pleasant Street for a man who was found in the bathroom and needed multiple does of Narcan to revive him.

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2 weeks ago

Northampton Mayor Denies Downtown is in Crisis

And while some are moving out, others are moving in. Narkewicz says it’s all part of the normal business cycle

elizabeth warren

2 weeks ago

Senator Warren Meets With Supreme Court Nominee

Warren said after the Thursday get-together that Garland has served his country with distinction and his nomination "deserves the serious consideration our Constitution requires."

umass

3 weeks ago

15 UMass Fossil Fuel Divestment Protesters Arrested

The students, charged with trespassing, are scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday

texting

3 weeks ago

Belchertown Driver Was Texting Before Crash

Police say Carl Cordes made the admission after he was extricated from the rollover crash

Amherst Town Hall

3 weeks ago

Amherst Charter Commission Looks To Hire Consultant

Amherst town meeting this year will vote on operational money for its newly-established charter commission

tax

3 weeks ago

Greenfield Restaurant Owner Guilty Of Tax Fraud

Goodie’s Restaurant owner Ioanis Dimitrou faces a potential three years in prison

cell phone tower

3 weeks ago

Verizon Workers Strike in MA And Other States

The union representing 36-thousand landline and cable employees has been working without a contract since August

health care 2

3 weeks ago

Baystate Dialysis Patients At Risk of Infection Due to Improper Procedures

The Mass. Department of Public Health inspection revealed a number of problems with Baystate dialysis operations, including failure to use protective gloves.

don humason

3 weeks ago

Democrat Announces Bid for Senator Humason’s Seat

Southampton resident J.D. Parker-O’Grady has announced his candidacy, the first Democrat to do so.

fire

3 weeks ago

Fire Considered Suspicious at Athol Casket Company

The call came in at around 5:45 reporting fire at the Cambium Corporation casket factory on Main Street.

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3 weeks ago

Williamsburg House Fire Under Investigation

No one was hurt in the Goshen Road blaze, which displaced two people

election

3 weeks ago

Western Mass Delegates Chosen For Democratic Convention

Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse, Springfield Reverend and School Committee member Calvin McFadden, Easthampton resident Nicole LaChapelle and recent UMass grad Noman Khanani were selected to represent Western Massachusetts Clinton support at the July convention in Philadelphia.

UMass Amherst

3 weeks ago

Police Search For Thieves Targeting Cars Around UMass

Amherst and UMass police are looking for two suspects who they believe are responsible for a series of car breaks in and around the Amherst campus.

I-91 viaduct

3 weeks ago

More I-91 Lane Closures Through Springfield This Week

The northbound Exit 8 off-ramp and one lane of I-91 north will be shut down overnights through Thursday of this week.

3 weeks ago

Montague Church Fundraising For Fire Victims

First Congregational Church of Montague clerk Ann Fisk says homeowners Michael and Marjorie Paton are friends of the congregation who run an Alzheimer’s disease support group there once a month.

waste water

3 weeks ago

Money Approved For Northampton Sewer Repairs

The city council has given initial approval to $1.35 million dollars for a series of wastewater treatment plant repairs, one of several on this year's capital budget, which will receive final approval April 21st.

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