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“Too White” Band Booted From Hampshire

Social media has been buzzing over the last-minute cancellation of a music performance at Hampshire College.

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Dobelle Sues Trustees, Commissioner, Auditor

Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle has filed a federal lawsuit claiming he was suspended from his job without due process.

Man Assaulted At Walter Salve House

A homeless woman has pleaded not guilty to assaulting a stranger at Northampton’s Walter Salvo House

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UMass Student Charged With Aggravated Rape

A UMass student has been arraigned on forcible rape charges

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Summit House Porch Almost Done

The Summit House at Skinner State Park could open again as soon as next week.

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Cancer Connection Opens Thrift Shop

The Cancer Connection is opening a thrift store in Northampton to support its work

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Smith Voc Trustees Candidates Oppose Merger

All five candidates for Smith Voc Trustees have come out against making the regional school part of the Northampton public schools

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Florence Man Charged with Attacking Teen

An 18-year-old Florence man allegedly attacked a boy Tuesday afternoon on Locust Street across from Cooley Dickinson Hospital

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Manhan River Bridge Opens Thursay

(Easthampton, MA) — The brand-new Manhan Bridge on Route 10 in Easthampton will open this afternoon at 3:30, five months…

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Convicted Drug Defendants Seek New Trials

Lawyers for 15 convicted drug defendants in Western Mass are seeking new trials for their clients because their evidence was handled by indicted state chemist Sonja Farak

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Springfield Cops Endorse Vottero For DA

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Northwestern assistant DA Brett Vottero has been endorsed by the Springfield police union in his run for Hampden District Attorney.

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World Eye Bookshop In Florence To Close

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The World Eye Bookshop in Florence is closing on Saturday.

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Swan Calls For Two-City Police Commission

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The Reverend Talbert Swan is calling for a commission to improve police-community relations in Springfield and Holyoke.

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Northampton Housing Authority Director Retiring

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Northampton Housing Authority Director Jon Hite will retire in February.