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Sandy Hook Assault Report Released

The Connecticut State’s Attorney report into the attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown is now public

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Man OK After Hypothermia Scare

A Belchertown man is alive after suffering from extreme hypothermia.

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WSU Declines To Release Dobelle Report

Westfield State University Trustees have named Elizabeth Preston as the school’s interim president

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Holyokers Battle Plan To Demolish Building

A group of Holyoke residents are fighting to save a historic building from the wrecking ball.

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Palmer Casino Recount Today

Ballots will be recounted today in Palmer after a casino plan failed by 93 votes on election day

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Kidnapping Charges result from Northampton crash

(Northampton, MA) – A Saturday car crash in Northampton has resulted in kidnapping charges for a Springfield man. Northampton Police…

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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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New Details of Misconduct From State Chemist

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A former state chemist says she was under the influence of drugs for most of her time working in an Amherst drug lab.

17 hours ago in Local

Portland Pirates Hockey Coming to Springfield

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Reports out of Maine indicate that the Portland Pirates of the AHL will relocate to Springfield, replacing the Falcons, which are moving to a new facility in Tucson next season.

17 hours ago in Local

Springfield Water Main Break Knocks Out Power

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It happened at around 1:30 yesterday, creating a massive sinkhole on Main Street and knocking out electricity.

17 hours ago in Local

Northampton Council To Consider Prohibiting Water Privatization

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The council will consider a resolution mandating that the city’s water supply never fall into private hands as it did in Flint Michigan, which eventually led to a contamination of that system.

17 hours ago in Local

Rollover in Southampton Hurts Teen

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The rollover was the culmination of a chase which began in Northampton. An 18-year-old girl riding in the car suffered serious injuries in that accident.