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Hadley Fire Victims to receive State Assistance

(Hadley, MA) – The victims of the recent Hadley strip mall fire may be about to get some help from…

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Marijuana License Finalists

(Pioneer Valley, MA) – Three local groups are among the 100 finalists for the 35 state medical marijuana licenses up…

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Weekend Weather Causes Traffic Problems

(Gill, MA) – A 28-year-old woman is dead following a multi-car crash Saturday night in Gill. Theresa Pendleton of Erving…

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Minimum Wage Hike in Massachusetts?

(Boston, MA) – The Massachusetts Senate will debate a proposal to hike the state’s minimum wage today. The plan would…

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The Return of Rail

(South Deerfield) – Some railway improvements are on the way to South Deerfield. State officials say that plans are underway…

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Rep. McGovern Takes ‘Monte’s March’ to DC

(Northampton, MA) – U.S. Representative from the 2nd Congressional District, Jim McGovern took the plight of the hungry and the…

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Flags Returned in Northampton

(Northampton, MA) – A 9-11 conspiracy theorist has returned four stolen American flags to Northampton police. ┬áPolice responded to Look…

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Dobelle Wants Westfield To Pay

(Westfield, MA) – Retired Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle says he wants the university to cover his legal expenses…

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Homeless and in Hotels in Greenfield

(Greenfield, MA) – An influx of homeless families in the town of Greenfield will be the focus of a public…

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FDA Threatens Valley Farms

(Pioneer Valley, MA) – Local farmers continue to rail against the FDA’s proposal to modernize food safety rules in this…

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Springfield Cops Endorse Vottero For DA

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Northwestern assistant DA Brett Vottero has been endorsed by the Springfield police union in his run for Hampden District Attorney.

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World Eye Bookshop In Florence To Close

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The World Eye Bookshop in Florence is closing on Saturday.

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Swan Calls For Two-City Police Commission

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The Reverend Talbert Swan is calling for a commission to improve police-community relations in Springfield and Holyoke.

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Northampton Housing Authority Director Retiring

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Northampton Housing Authority Director Jon Hite will retire in February.