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Belchertown Teen Dies In Crash

The person killed in a single car crash in Granby Friday night has been identified as 17-year-old Nathan Curran of Belchertown

Man Nabbed After Threatening Police

A Hatfield man is in custody after threatening a police officer with a gun.

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Massive Fire Burns Chicopee Barn

A former coal barn in downtown Chicopee has been destroyed in a massive fire

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Greenfield Embarks on Superintendent Search

The Greenfield School Committee is about to embark on a search for a new superintendent–a process which will, by no means, be an easy one

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Palmer Casino Recount On Tap

Supporters of a casino in Palmer have collected enough signatures to qualify for a recount.

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Hamp Hosts Forum On Hunting Plan

Northampton is considering a plan that would allow hunting on city-owned conservation land

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DEP Targets Old Northampton Honda Dealership

The owner of the old Honda dealership on King Street in Northampton has been fined for waste site cleanup violations

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Embattled College President Resigns

Embattled Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle has decided to retire

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Northampton Welcomes Pot Shops

Northampton is opening its arms to medical marijuana dispensaries.

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Northampton Man Wins Election Despite Moose Incident

A popular Northampton School Committee member has won re-election with a write-in campaign after failing to get his name on the ballot.

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17 hours ago in Local

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.

18 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.