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Florence Man Charged After Crash

A Florence man is being arraigned on his second drunk driving charge after a crash in Northampton Saturday night

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Northampton Arts Trust Buys Building for Arts Space

The Northampton Community Arts Trust has closed on a 1.5 million dollar deal to buy the Universal Health and Fitness building on Hawley Street.

UMass Cancels Outdoor Evening Activities Ban

The ban on evening outdoor activities at UMass is being lifted today

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Four Vie In Easthampton Mayoral Debate

Easthampton’s mayoral candidates have squared off in their second debate of the season

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Brattleboro Community Helping Fire Victims

Several organizations and businesses are pulling together to help the 17 people burned out of their apartment homes in Brattleboro

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Westfield State Names Interim President

Westfield State University has named Vice President of Academic Affairs Elizabeth Preston as interim president to stand in for embattled President Evan Dobelle

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Dobelle Placed On Paid Leave

Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle has been placed on paid administrative leave, pending the outcome of another investigation into his spending habits

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Northampton Lumberyard Eyed For Affordable Housing

The former Northampton Lumber yard might be developed as 60 units of affordable housing

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Dakin: Abused Poodle Improving

The condition of a small poodle-mix found wrapped in a trash bag at a Springfield demolition site has improved considerably

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Body Of Chicopee Man Found

The body of a Chicopee man has been found by hikers in the Adirondacks

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Westhampton Home Damaged By Lightning

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An isolated home in Westhampton has been badly damaged by fire after being hit by lightning

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Alex Morse Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign

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Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse has launched his campaign for a third term

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Mass Streams to Gain Federal Protections

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More than half of Massachusetts’ streams will gain federal protections under a new rule signed by the Obama administration

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FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls

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Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating — and the government is taking note.

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Deadly storms destroy homes, set new rain record

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Hundreds of people were ordered to evacuate flood-threatened areas of Texas as torrential rains battered the state.