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Needle Exchange; Casinos On Holyoke Ballot

Holyoke voters will have two non-binding questions on tomorrow’s ballot

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Man Injured In Tunnel Bar Fall

A man is in serious condition after falling 15 feet from the ledge above the Tunnel Bar in Northampton

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Man Dead In Holyoke Crash

Police are investigating a fatal one-car accident on Route 141 in Holyoke early Sunday

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“Superman” Gets Punched In Face

A man dressed like Superman is recovering from head injuries sustained Wednesday night

Belchertown Man Sentenced For Scamming “Brokers”

A Belchertown man has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison for running a scam

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CDH Surgeon Booked On Domestic Assault

The former Chief of Surgery at Cooley Dickinson Hospital is facing a domestic assault charge

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UMass Rioters Face Disciplinary Action

Fourteen UMass students arrested Wednesday night after the Red Sox victory will be subject to disciplinary action by the Dean’s office

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Hadley Fire Started In Laundromat

Officials now believe Sunday night’s shopping-center fire on Route Nine in Hadley started in the Hadley Coin-Op Laundromat

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Vt. Yankee Nuclear Plant To Test Emergency Sirens

The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant is going to be testing its 37 emergency sirens in three states within 10 miles of the Vernon plant

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Police Arrest 15 At UMass After Red Sox Win

Officials at UMass Amherst say 15 people were arrested in the aftermath of the Red Sox victory in the World Series

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Cosby’s drugs-sex admission could help women’s suit

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Lawyers for women suing Bill Cosby for defamation say his admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women he pursued for sex could bolster their claims

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DA Says Rogue Chemist May Have Jeopardized “Thousands” Of Cases

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As many as 2,000 criminal cases may be impacted by a former state chemist’s decision to tamper with drug samples

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Alleged Springfield Drug Traffickers Busted In The Berkshires

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Three Springfield men have been arrested in connection with what police say is a major Berkshire County drug trafficking operation

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Southampton Public Safety Debt Exclusion Set For Thursday

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Southampton voters head the polls later this week to once again vote on a new public safety complex

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Easthampton Power Shutoff Expected Tues Night

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Some Easthampton residents will be without power for part of tonight