Local: News

News

casino

Ludlow Inks Deal With MGM

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

mayor nark

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.

tsnaraev arrest pic

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

drunk driving

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

news-polic

Springfield Stabbing Victim Was Amherst Man

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

bicyclist

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.

Sparky, Cocker Spaniel mix, 2 years. Before Photos 003

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

storm water

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

casino

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.

Recent Headlines

yesterday in National

Washington state mudslide death toll rises to 39

mud

The official death toll from a mudslide rose to 39, after search teams pulled out two more bodies from the mud and rubble.

yesterday in Local

Marathon suspect seeks dismissal of some charges

Tsarnaev

Lawyers for marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be in court today, asking a judge to dismiss some of the charges he's facing

yesterday in Local

Students To Counter Westboro Baptist Church

UMass Amherst

UMass students will rally today in support of basketball player Derek Gordon and other members of the gay and lesbian community

yesterday in Local

Racist, Anti-Gay Graffiti At Smith Voc

news-generic

Racist and anti-gay graffiti has been found at Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School

yesterday in Local

Flood Warning Issued For Northampton

river

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Connecticut River