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Amherst Board Urges Changes To Retreat Housing Plan

Amherst’s Planning Board is recommending changes to the proposed student housing project known as The Retreat.

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UMass To Up Dorm Security

UMass Amherst has announced plans to invest two-million-dollars in dorm security.

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Fired CDH Nurse Accepts Plea Deal

A fired nurse at Cooley Dickinson has accepted a plea deal.

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State Releases 65-Million For Western Mass

Governor Patrick has released 65-million for capital projects in Western Mass

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Northampton Council Approves Casino Impact Study

Northampton’s city council is approving 22-thousand dollars for a study to look at the community impact of a casino in Springfield

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Warren: No Interest In President’s Job

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren says she has no intention of running for president in 2016

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Tully’s And Elevens Hit With Suspension

Two connected nightclubs in Northampton will be forced to close for two days after violating the terms of their entertainment license.

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Ludlow Inks Deal With MGM

Ludlow is the first Western Mass community to sign a mitigation agreement with MGM-Springfield

Narkewicz Seeks Agreement With MGM

Mayor David Narkewicz wants the state to acknowledge that Northampton could suffer if a casino is built in Springfield

HOT CHOCOLATE RUN

Hot Chocolate Run On Sunday

Fifty-five-hundred people are signed up to run in Sunday’s Hot Chocolate Run to benefit Safe Passage.

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6 Minnesota men charged with conspiring to support Islamic State

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They were arrested as part of a yearlong FBI investigation into people trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State.

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Ethiopia’s Desisa, Kenya’s Rotich winners at Boston Marathon

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The race goes on during a pause in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was convicted earlier this month of the 2013 bombing.

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Tree Work to Close Mountain Road Next Week

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Mountain Road (Route 141) will be closed during the day for most of next week so city and state crews can clean up the remaining debris from last October's microburst.

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Bay State Repeal Files Draft Ballot Petition

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Bay State Repeal has filed a draft ballot initiative petition with the Attorney General’s office.

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Hadley Crash Sends Man To Hospital

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A Sunday morning crash in Hadley has sent a 73-year-old Belchertown man to the hospital.