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UMass Amherst

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

UMass Amherst

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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Garage Attendants Return To Northampton

Human parking garage attendants are back in Northampton for now

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Deerfield Approves RX Pot Zoning

Deerfield Town Meeting has approved a zoning overlay for medical marijuana dispensaries

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Relief Effort Underway For Fire Victims

Efforts are underway to help the victims of Sunday’s strip mall fire in Hadley.

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Strip Mall Fire Probe Narrows

Investigators continue to comb through the rubble of a Route Nine Hadley strip mall, trying to determine the cause of Sunday night’s fire

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Former Southampton Chief Falsified Payroll Records

State ethics officials are accusing former Southampton Fire Chief Stephen Hyde of falsifying payroll records to benefit his son.

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Massachusetts Among Worst States For Retirement

Massachusetts has made the top-ten list of the worst states for retirement.

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Microsoft names next operating system Windows 10

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Microsoft announced its new operating system to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8.

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Secret Service White House security breach ‘unacceptable’

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Lawmakers scolded the head of the Secret Service over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House.

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Gov Candidates Debate in Springfield

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The five candidates seeking to become Massachusetts' next governor squared off in their first televised debate in western Massachusetts

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Gov Patrick appoints State Rep to Nuke Board

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A local state representative has been tapped to represent the commonwealth on an advisory board overseeing the closure of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power plant

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Cooley Dickinson Nurse Picket Averted

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There will be no job action today by registered nurses at Cooley Dickinson Hospital