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Man Pulls Gun on Relative in Hadley

A Pittsfield man is under arrest after Hadley police say he pulled a gun on a relative Sunday night


Berkshire Gas Buys Stake In Western Mass Pipeline

UIL Holding Company has announced that it is buying two-point-five percent of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline

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Longmeadow Residents Raise Money For Dead Construction Worker’s Family

Longmeadow residents have launched a fundraising effort to benefit the family of a construction worker killed on the job late last week


West Nile Virus Arrives In Massachusetts, But Not In The West

A number of mosquitoes in the eastern part of the state has tested positive for West Nile, but not west of Worcester

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Franklin County Residents File Suit Against Feds Over Pipeline

The suit by residents of Deerfield and Northfield asks the feds to stop all activity related to approval of the project

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Amherst Ponders Puffers Pond Problems

Officials say there's been an increase in reports of underage drinking and dogs off leash at the site

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NH Group Receives Grant From VT Yankee Parent Company

A southwestern NH organization is getting a $350,000 economic development grant for communities affected by the closure of the nuclear power plant

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‘Gone Baby Gone’ actor is pulled from water at beach, dies

54-year-old Sean Malone died Wednesday night at a hospital


Hunt Continues For Chicopee Bar Robbery Suspects

Police say they've gotten plenty of tips, but not solid leads in connection with Tuesday's robbery at Chief's Lounge

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Hundreds Turn Out To Oppose Pipeline at FERC Hearing

The hearing by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission starts the clock on a 60-day environmental review of the project


One Of Two Missing Northampton Peacocks Returns Home

Owner Dee Boyle-Clapp says the female, named Lucrezia, was recovered over the weekend, but her mate, Bob, is still at large


Lawmakers Back 2-day Sales Tax Holiday in August

Legislators vote to suspend the state's 6.25 percent sales tax on most items Aug. 15-16.

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Lawmakers Move To Restore UMass Funds Vetoed By Baker

Both chambers voted to restore $5 million cut by Baker from the original funding appropriation for the University of Massachusetts.

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Adams Terror Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To Weapons, Assault Charges

Alexander Ciccolo of Adams faces charges in connection with what prosecutors say was planned attack in support of the terror group Isis

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Cosby Accuser Discredits His Claims of Reading Sexual Cues

A lawyer says her client Andrea Constand is gay and was dating a woman when Cosby made his advances

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Florence Man Pleads Not Guilty to Setting House Fire

Peter Zygmont, of Northampton, pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Hampshire Superior Court to arson of a dwelling


Fugitive Turns Himself In After Charlemont Search

A man wanted in a weekend hit-and-run on Cape Cod has turned himself in after a search in Charlemont


Northampton Rape Suspect’s Bail To Stay The Same

An accused Northampton rapist will remain in jail on ten-thousand dollars bail

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Northampton Sandwich Recognized By Food Network

The Food Network has added "The Rooster Roll" from the Roost Restaurant to its "Best Breakfast Between Bread" list

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New Northampton Fire Chief Sworn In

Duane Nichols was sworn in as the new fire chief last night and tells WHMP news, choosing his new assistant is a top priority

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