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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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FBI understaffed to tackle cyber threats

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The FBI is struggling to attract computer scientists to its cybersecurity program mainly due to low pay, a report by the U.S. Department of Justice shows.

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Hundreds Turn Out To Oppose Pipeline at FERC Hearing

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

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One Of Two Missing Northampton Peacocks Returns Home

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

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Lawmakers Back 2-day Sales Tax Holiday in August

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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

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