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Stabbing Suspect Denies Murder Charge

The suspect in a deadly Holyoke stabbing has pleaded not guilty to murder.

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Amherst Man Arrested in House Break-Ins

An Amherst man has been arrested in connection with a series of house breaks in Leverett and Shutesbury.

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Stanley Cup to Visit Greenfield

The Stanley Cup is coming to Franklin County.

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Man Falls Into Deerfield River; Hits Head

A Fitchburg man is recovering after falling 30 feet into the Deerfield River. It happened Sunday evening near the Stillwater bridge.

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Pipeline Protestors Gather At Clarkdale Orchard

Clarkdale Fruit Farm in Deerfield has become ground zero for anti-pipeline protesters.

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Fatal Stabbing In Holyoke

A Holyoke father of two is dead after a broad daylight stabbing late Sunday morning.

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Mosquitoes Cause Scheduling Changes in Amherst

At the onset of mosquito season, Amherst is already at moderate risk of seeing EEE, according to the state's Department of Public Health.

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Probe Unveils Jailhouse Drug Smuggling

Several people are facing charges after an investigation by Franklin County House of Corrections officers uncovered a conspiracy to smuggle Suboxone into that facility.

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Man Denies Exposing Himself At Pond

A Southampton man who allegedly exposed himself to two women at Puffer's Pond in Amherst has denied charges of open and gross lewdness.

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Holyoke: Geriatric Authority Can’t Declare Bankruptcy

The city of Holyoke is trying to prevent the Holyoke Geriatric Authority from being granted bankruptcy protection.

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UMass Satellite Campus Gets Director

A Springfield native has been selected to lead the new UMass downtown Springfield satellite center.

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Meeting to discuss recent racial occurance in school

The latest racial incident to come to light in Amherst schools will be the subject of a meeting called by the vice chair of the Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee.

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Northampton BID renewed for five more years

The Northampton Business Improvement District is here to stay...at least for the next five years.

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Funeral home under investigation

The closed Ryder Funeral Home in South Hadley is the subject of another investigation.

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Cell Phone Tower Plan Opposed

A proposal for a cell phone tower in North Hatfield is getting a rough reception.

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Homeless Cat Project Offers Adoptions

The Westfield Homeless Cat Project will hold a four-day adoption marathon after two major rescue operations.

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NOFA Conference Planned

The Northeast Organic Farming Association will hold its 40th annual summer conference at UMass Amherst.

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Railroad ‘Camp’ Bothers Northampton Residents

A hundred railroad workers have descended upon Northampton.

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Holyoke Council Approves Lynch School Sale

The Holyoke City Council has voted to let Mayor Alex Morse sell the former Lynch Middle School to a developer for three-quarters-of-a-million.

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Man Sentenced For Raping Girl

A Belchertown man will spend seven-to-nine years in prison after admitting he raped a girl multiple times starting when she was twelve.

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Win Butler and Reed Parry of Arcade Fire perform at the 2014 Big Day Out Festival.

Arcade Fire are baffled by the avalanche of online file-sharing because fans will regularly buy expensive coffee but expect to get records for free.