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Busy Day For Emergency Crews in Greenfield.

One resident suffered smoke inhalation and three cats died in a Conway Street fire

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Greenfield Councilor Wants Plastic Bag Ban Questions On Ballot

Karen Renaud is proposing ballot questions on banning single layer plastic bags, small water bottles and Styrofoam food containers

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Man Held On Bail For Alleged Child Sexual Assault of Easthampton Girls

Kevin Dirocco is accused of abusing two Easthampton girls over ten years

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Heroin Found In Holyoke Woman’s Diaper Bag

Kiara Martinez-Rivera was found with 100 bags what's believed to be heroin tucked inside a diaper bag hanging from a stroller

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Hatfield Auto Shop Fire Under Investigation

Firefighters from six towns were called to battle the mid-afternoon fire on Wednesday at Quality Automotive

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Norwottuck Rail Trail Officially Open For Business

Upgrades to the bike trail between Northampton and Amherst include a smooth glass free surface

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Baker signs state sales tax holiday into law

Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday signed a law that will suspend the 6.25 percent sales tax for the weekend of Aug. 15-16

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Chicopee Bar Beating Suspect Under Arrest

34-year-old Wilmer Torres faces multiple charges in connection with the July 28th beating at Chief's Lounge

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Guns Banned From Warwick Town Hall

Selectmen in the Franklin County town have voted to ban firearms from the building following an incident in which a member of the board felt threatened in a public meeting

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Anti-Pipeline Group Wants Gas Company’s Financial Stake Investigated

Northeast Energy Solutions wants AG Maura Healey to look into the propriety of UIL Solutions' plan to buy into the pipeline

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Estimated Massachusetts overdose deaths top 1,200 for 2014

The number of deaths in 2015 represents a 57 percent increase over the confirmed 668 deaths recorded in 2012

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Storms Destroy Barn, Knock Out Power

A barn in Athol was destroyed in yesterday's strong storms that blew through Western Mass after it was hit by lightning

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UMass-Amherst Number Two For Food Quality

The Princeton Review ranks UMass number 2 on its 2015 “Best Campus Food” list

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No Cause Yet in Northfield Construction Fire

An explosion and fire gutted a building at the Lane Construction Company Monday night

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Rosenberg Pushes Back On Pipeline Critics

Senator Stan Rosenberg says he has been working behind the scenes on the pipeline from the beginning

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Greenfield Traffic Stop Yields New Brand Of Street Heroin

A stop for a broken tail light near the I-91 rotary revealed a quantity of heroin labeled "Dunkin Donuts"

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Springfield Teen Found Safe In Northampton

A man who recognized her from a missing person's poster saw Spruell entering a Northampton home late last week and called her mother

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Fire Burns at Northfield Asphalt Plant

Firefighters battled a fire at the Lane Construction Company in Northfield Monday night

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Holyoke Man Arraigned On Federal Child Porn Charges

Edward Dupont was arraigned Monday on one count of possession of material involving the sexual exploitation of children

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Lesbian Couple Attacked at Six Flags

Police say two women attacked a lesbian couple from Rhode Island whom they saw kissing at Six Flags New England

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