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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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Kulik Seeks Payback For Dairy Farmers

Certain dairy farmers in Massachusetts will be getting checks for ten to twenty-thousand dollars if State Rep Stephen Kulik gets his way.

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Hamp Sergeants Dispute Patrolmen’s Letter

The Northampton Police Sergeant’s Union is disputing allegations by the patrolmen’s union that they turned a blind eye to improprieties within the department

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Springfield Dem Poised For Top Slot

A Western Mass political operative in his twenties is set to become the next executive director of the Massachusetts Democratic Party

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Homeless Man Wants To Clear His Name

The Northampton homeless man who was falsely accused of attempted murder by a nine-year-old girl is trying to redeem his name

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Feds clear officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

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The decision in the Aug. 9 shooting had been expected, in part because of the high legal standard needed for a federal civil rights prosecution.

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Supreme Court divided over Obamacare challenge

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Justices appeared divided on ideological lines as the court heard a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law.

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Monte Camps Out for Cancer Connection

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Igloos have sprung up on the courthouse lawn in downtown Northampton for the 9th annual Cancer Connection Campout.

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US Sen. Markey files bill to curb drone data collection

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U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is calling for tighter restrictions on the use of drones.

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DA Seeks To Reinstate Charges In Paradise One Case

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The Northwestern DA wants to reinstate charges against a woman who unsuccessfully tried to develop a gay-friendly condo project in Easthampton.