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Pizza Shop Owner Not Guilty of Sex Assault

The owner of Starr's Pizza in Florence has been found not guilty of indecently assaulting a 16-year-old girl


Body Found in CT River

State and local police are investigating the discovery of a body found floating in the Connecticut River

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Two Cooperative Banks Merge

The Northampton Cooperative Bank and the Greenfield Cooperative Bank are merging


Six Flags To Demolish Cyclone

Six Flags plans to demolish its Coney-Island-style roller coaster


Chicopee Cop Going To Jail for Belchertown Crash

A Chicopee police officer has pleaded guilty to drunk driving after a Belchertown car crash


Casino Repeal Question Ruled Constitutional

The casino repeal ballot question will go before Massachusetts voters


Smith Voc Teacher Charged With Larceny

The head of the automotive program at Smith Vocational School has pleaded not guilty to larceny

Photo courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

Northampton Police Investigate Road Rage Incident

Police are investigating a road rage incident in downtown Northampton


Gang Sweep Nets 20 Drug and Gun Suspects

A crackdown on drugs and guns has led to 20 arrests in Holyoke and Springfield


School Board OKs Budget Amidst Protests

Holyoke School Superintendent Sergio Paez is facing outrage from protesters over the layoff of a popular teacher

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Student Prince And Fort Closing Down

A Western Mass institution is coming to an end. The Student Prince and Fort Restaurant are closing

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Northampton Woman Critical After Fire

A Northampton woman is in critical condition after being rescued from her burning home at River Run Condominiums

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Northampton Sues Eric Suher

The city of Northampton is taking businessman Eric Suher to court

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High Number of Franklin County Ticks Carry Lyme

More than a third of the ticks in Franklin County carry Lyme disease according to a report

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Easthampton Library Director Named

The Emily Williston Library in Easthampton has a new director.


Taste of Amherst Eating Contest Controversial

The four-day Taste of Amherst has wrapped up with a food eating contest

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