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Ludlow Inks Deal With MGM

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

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Narkewicz Seeks Agreement With MGM

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

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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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Tsarnaev Prison Restrictions Lifted

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect will now have full access to his defense team, thanks to a compromise by federal prosecutors

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Northampton Recycling Coordinator Avoids Jail Time

Northampton’s former recycling coordinator won’t be going to jail. In April, 56-year-old Karen Bouquillon smashed her car into a tree on Hatfield Road while drunk

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Springfield Stabbing Victim Was Amherst Man

The man fatally stabbed outside a Springfield apartment building early Sunday was from Amherst.

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Aggrieved Bicyclist Gets Settlement

The town of Hadley has agreed to pay 27-thousand in legal fees to a bicyclist who claimed he was harassed by local police.

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Dakin WHMP Pet Of The Week

Sparky is the WHMP Pet of the Week, available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield

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Northampton Storm Water Fee Explained at Forums

t won’t be long before Northampton property owners will be asked to pay for a set of ambitious storm water and flood control projects

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Casino Repeal Petition To Advance

Organizers of a petition to repeal the state’s casino gambling law say they have enough signatures to put the measure on the 2014 ballot.

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Teen stowaway spent hours undetected at California airport

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A boy who stowed away on a flight to Hawaii in the frozen, oxygen-deprived wheel well of a passenger jet is resting in a hospital.

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Smith Students to Rally for Transgender Admission Rights

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Smith College students will rally this week to call for a change in the way the college deals with transgender applicants

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Chinese Students In UMass Rape Trial

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A UMass rape trial is underway in Hampshire Superior Court involving two Chinese students

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Federal Judge Hears Strip Search Case

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A federal judge has heard arguments in a class-action lawsuit brought by current and past inmates at the women's jail in Chicopee.

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Hotel Northampton Owner Wins Award

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The owner of the Hotel Northampton has won this year's Faces of Diversity American Dream Award