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Holyoke Inks Deal With MGM

MGM-Springfield has granted the city of Holyoke “Surrounding Community” status under the Massachusetts gaming law

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UMass Introduces New Football Coach

UMass will introduce Mark Whipple as its new football coach on Thursday

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Greenfield To Consider Police Taser Use

The use of Tasers by the Greenfield Police Department will be the focus of a meeting tonight of the town’s Human Rights Commission.

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AFSC Seeks Access To Smith Voke

The American Friends Service Committee is pushing for the right to distribute anti-military literature to students at Smith Voke

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Man Dies In Greenfield Crash

A man is dead after a weekend crash in Greenfield.

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Hells Angels Triple Murder Case Begins

Opening statements will be heard today for a defendant in the Hells Angels triple murder case

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NAACP To Sarno: Widen Search For Police Chief

The Springfield NAACP is asking Mayor Domenic Sarno to conduct a nationwide search for the city’s next police commissioner.

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Northampton Files For “Surrounding Community” Status

Northampton has petitioned the Mass Gaming Commission for designation as a “surrounding community” under the Massachusetts Gaming Act

Diamond Ring Thief Sentenced

A man who stole a diamond ring from Hannoush Jewelers at the Hampshire Mall has pleaded guilty to larceny

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Money Distributed To Hadley Fire Victims

Owners of nine businesses destroyed by the Route Nine Hadley fire have received checks from the community.

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Greenfield School Committee Member Dies

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Jeff Cominitz passed away last Thursday. He had been treated at the Baystate oncology unit.

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South Hadey Funeral Home Owner Facing New Charges

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The former owner of a South Hadley funeral home accused of improperly storing dead bodies faces additional embezzlement charges

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Whately Farm Family Sued By Watershed Council

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A Whately farming family is being sued by the CT River watershed council for allegedly violating its federal pollution discharge permit

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New Americans Sworn In At Northampton Courthouse

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Hampshire County has 48 new American citizens sworn in Saturday in a naturalization ceremony

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Greenfield Police Using Facebook To Identify Sex Offenders

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Greenfield Police plan to continue listing information about Level Three sex offenders on the department's Facebook page