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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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Belchertown State School property to be assisted living complex

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Close to $4 million dollars in state money is being made available to clean up the former Belchertown State School property.

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Road closing during construction project

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Damon Road will be closed to through traffic for much of the weekend because of a railroad crossing construction project.

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Synagogue receives anonymous donation

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A local synagogue is $10-thousand dollars richer today.

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Fire chief steps down after dispute

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A dispute with the Board of Selectmen has triggered the resignation of Rowe's long-time fire chief.

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Route 202 closing due to accident

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Police say a man experiencing a medical condition may have triggered the crash which forced the closure of Route 202.