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Subbaswamy-Kumble

Friday, October 10, 201410/10/2014

Snitch Program at UMass Under Review

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The confidential police informant program at UMass-Amherst will undergo new scrutiny.  Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy has named an 11-member working group…

youth soccer

Friday, October 10, 201410/10/2014

Soccer Hooligans in Amherst

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    Amherst Police are investigating a vandalism incident at the high school’s soccer field. Police were called to the school…

marijuana

Friday, October 10, 201410/10/2014

A U-Haul of Pot

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  A Northampton man has been arraigned on drug trafficking charges in northeastern Massachusetts. Dean Colpak was arrested Wednesday in…

american flag veterans

Tuesday, May 27, 201405/27/2014

Western Mass Honors Its War Dead

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Hundreds have turned out in Northampton, Easthampton, Greenfield and other towns to honor those who died serving their country

marijuana

Tuesday, January 14, 201401/14/2014

Pot Legalization Effort Gears Up In Massachusetts

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Advocates for marijuana legalization are setting their sites on Massachusetts and hope for a ballot question in 2016

Rintala trial

Tuesday, January 14, 201401/14/2014

Bombshell Statement In Rintala Trial

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A former medical examiner says Annamarie Cochrane-Rintala had been dead six-to-eight hours before her body was found by police in the basement of her Granby home

Tuesday, January 14, 201401/14/2014

Two Armed Serial Robbers Arrested

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Two Springfield residents are behind bars in connection with more than 15 armed robberies including those in Northampton and Greenfield

alex morse

Tuesday, January 14, 201401/14/2014

Holyoke Inks Deal With MGM

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MGM-Springfield has granted the city of Holyoke “Surrounding Community” status under the Massachusetts gaming law

umasshockey

Tuesday, January 14, 201401/14/2014

UMass Introduces New Football Coach

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UMass will introduce Mark Whipple as its new football coach on Thursday

police more

Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Greenfield To Consider Police Taser Use

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The use of Tasers by the Greenfield Police Department will be the focus of a meeting tonight of the town’s Human Rights Commission.

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Judges overturn gay marriage bans in Arkansas, Mississippi

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U.S. judges overturned measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states.

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Downtown Northampton Prepares for Storm

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Downtown Northampton merchants won't have to dig out from the season's first snowstorm

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Teachers Unions Support Carolyn Gardner

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Two teachers unions say they're committed to confronting racism, and supporting former Amherst math teacher Carolyn Gardner

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Tunnel Planned Under Northampton Railroad Tracks

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State officials are moving ahead with a plan to build a tunnel under the railroad tracks in Northampton to accommodate the Norwottuck Rail Trail

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Springfield Cops Descend Upon March

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A heavy police presence in Springfield as marchers took to Main Street in the wake of the Ferguson decision