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Holyoke Motorcycle Crash Victim Identified

A man killed in a motorcycle crash in Holyoke Friday night was a member of the Air National Guard 104th Fighter Wing

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Man Drives Jeep Into CT River in Holyoke

A man is dead after driving his jeep into the Connecticut River at Jones Ferry in Holyoke

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Northampton’s Mayor Defends Gov’t Reorg Plan

Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz will formally present his government reorganization plan later this month--and not everyone is happy about it

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Greenfield Mother Sentenced In Drug Case

A Greenfield woman has pleaded not guilty to child endangerment charge after police found heroin hidden in one of her children’s safety seats during an August traffic stop in Springfield

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Exit 18 Ramp To Reopen Soon

The I-91 Exit 18 northbound ramp should be open again by Columbus Day

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Trans Woman Stole From Elderly Ehamp Man

A Springfield woman has been sentenced to two years in jail for stealing from a 95-year-old Easthampton man

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DA Sullivan: I Had Nothing To Do With Sinacori

Northwestern DA David Sullivan says he had nothing to do with approving UMass student Eric Sinacori as a confidential campus police informant.

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Bistro Les Gras Wins Liquor License

The Northampton liquor license seized from businessman Eric Suher in May has been awarded to Bistro Les Gras

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New England Child Dies From Enterovirus

The region's first fatality has been reported in connection with an unusual respiratory virus that has been affecting children across the country

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WNEU Poll Finds Little Support for Casino Repeal

A majority of Massachusetts voters still seem to oppose the repeal of the casino law

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Hamp BPW Would Lose Power Under Mayor’s Plan

The Northampton Board of Public Works would become advisory under a new proposal by Mayor David Narkewicz

Karen Cadieux photo courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

Nashawannuck Pond Boardwalk Bids Over Budget

Bids have been opened for the Nashawannuck Pond boardwalk project in Easthampton, and they're all way over budget

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Vermont Yankee Closing Could Cost $1-Billion

We should know by the end of October how much it will cost to close the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant

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UMass Police Suspend Confidential Informant Program

UMass campus police have suspended their confidential informant program after last week's "Boston Globe" article about a student who died of an overdose last year

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Southampton Residents Oppose Holyoke Proposal

A proposal to let Holyoke provide building inspection services to Southampton is being vigorously opposed by the town's residents

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Amherst Fire Dept Holds Pancake Breakfast

The Amherst Fire Department will hold its annual open house and pancake breakfast on Sunday

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Gov Candidates Debate in Springfield

The five candidates seeking to become Massachusetts' next governor squared off in their first televised debate in western Massachusetts

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Gov Patrick appoints State Rep to Nuke Board

A local state representative has been tapped to represent the commonwealth on an advisory board overseeing the closure of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power plant

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Cooley Dickinson Nurse Picket Averted

There will be no job action today by registered nurses at Cooley Dickinson Hospital

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Cop Hand-Breaker Denies Charges

Twenty-one-year-old James Nikolai has denied breaking the hands of two Amherst police officers in separate incidents Saturday

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Zack Galifianakis interviews Brad Pitt on ‘Between Two Ferns’

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Jack White heading to Yale

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The rocker will be part of a panel about legendary jazz and blues label Paramount Records.

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You'll never aimlessly wander the floors of IKEA the same way again.

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