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Fire Marshal Investigates Greenfield Motel Fire

The state fire marshal continues to investigate a weekend fire at a Greenfield motel early Saturday.

UMass Amherst

Ralph Whitehead Recovering In ICU

UMass journalism professor Ralph Whitehead remains hospitalized after suffering a heart attack at the State House


Patrick Gas Pipeline Report Panned

Opponents of the Kinder Morgan gas pipeline proposal are lashing out at an energy study released by Deval Patrick on the final day of his administration

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Holyoke Swim Coach Cleared by Review Board

A former Holyoke YMCA swimming coach will not be banned from the coaching profession


Military Trucks Crash On I-91 in Northampton

Two people were hospitalized after a military truck rear-ended another military truck on I-91 in Northampton on Saturday


Anti-Teen-Drinking Group Conducts Sting

The Northampton Prevention Coalition is working with police to set up stings at local restaurants

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Tire Stash Cleanup on Hold in Greenfield

It will likely be a while before a large stash of abandoned tires is removed from a Greenfield river bed.

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Northampton Planners OK Housing Project

Northampton's Planning Board has approved a 20 million dollar affordable housing project on Pleasant Street.

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UMass Professor Critical After Collapsing at Statehouse

A UMass Amherst journalism professor is in critical condition after collapsing at the Statehouse.

Charlie Baker

Charlie Baker Sworn In By Stan Rosenberg

Charlie Baker begins his first full day as the 72nd governor of Massachusetts

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Iris Photo Closing Northampton Store

Iris Photo in Northampton is closing its doors for good after 31 years downtown

Jonathan Yourga

Former Smith Voke Worker Cleared Of Larceny

A former department head at Smith Voke has been cleared of larceny charges but says his reputation has been damaged.

Stan Rosenberg

Stan Rosenberg Elected Senate President

Senator Stan Rosenberg of Amherst is the first Western Mass lawmakers since the 70s elected president of the state Senate.


Schools close, delay for deep chill in southern New England

Some schools are closed and many more starting late as sub-zero wind chills and very cold temperatures hit southern New England.

UMass Amherst

Umass Named a Community Engaged University

The award is for community engagement in the college curriculum and in campus-community partnerships.

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Faces Closing For Good

A retail landmark in Northampton is closing its doors for good. Faces at 175 Main Street will close sometime early this year

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Northampton To Build Micro-Grid

The city of Northampton is building a microgrid to establish resiliency in the case of emergency


Funeral Set For Retired City Clerk

Former Holyoke City Clerk Susan Egan will be laid to rest Thursday

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Changes Along Route 9 in Hadley

Big changes afoot on Route 9 in Hadley including a new Pride station, Pizza Hut and mosque


Springfield Domestic Murder Suspect Denied Bail

A Springfield man accused of shooting a woman to death inside her SUV has been denied bail

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