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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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Easthampton Mayoral Debate Thursday Night

Easthampton’s mayoral candidates square off Thursday night in a debate at the new high school auditorium

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Northampton Debate Tonight

A debate between two at-large city council candidates in Northampton is on for tonight

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Two Holyokers Wage Write-In Campaigns

Two men are waging write-in campaigns for seats on the Holyoke City Council.

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Baystate Franklin Nurses Authorize Strike Call

Nurses at Baystate Franklin Medical have authorized their union to call for a three-day strike if contract negotiations continue to stall

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WHMP Dakin Pet Of The Week

Bentley, Domestic Short Hair Cat, Neutered Male, 3 years old is available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield

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Baystate Franklin Nurses Set To Take Strike Vote

(Greenfield, MA) -¬†Union nurses at Baystate Franklin Medical Center are expected to decide Tuesday whether to strike for the second…

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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.