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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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WHMP Dakin Pet Of The Week

Norton, a 5 month old Chihuahua/ Dachshund mix is the WHMP Pet of the Week, available for adoption at the Dakin shelter in Springfield

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After Bombs, Boston Marathon Under Tight Security

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State and local officials are hoping for a safe but still enjoyable day for the 36,000 runners planning to participate in the Boston Marathon and the hundreds of thousands of spectators

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Amherst, Leverett Ponder Drone Restrictions

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Town Meetings in Amherst and Leverett will consider resolutions calling on the federal government to end the use of drones for assassinations and regulate the unmanned aircraft locally

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Deerfield Dorm Fire Under Investigation

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Deerfield fire investigators continue to probe a blaze which damaged a private school dormitory over the weekend

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: The year’s best dunks

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The NBA playoffs are underway, let's take a look back at the season's most impressive dunks.

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Brush Fire Burns On Mt. Tom

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A fire on Mount Tom has burned 26 acres