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Primary Today For State Senate Seat

It’s primary election day in the 2nd Hampden-and-Hampshire State Senate district

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Safe Lifted From Goodwill Store

A safe weighing 200 pounds has been stolen from the Goodwill store in Northampton

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Guerra Explains Mama Iguana Decision

Claudio Guerra says he’s closing Mama Iguana’s in Springfield because the Mexican restaurant concept doesn’t work in that space

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Fuel Aid And Childcare Hit By Shutdown

The future is uncertain for more than 500 children using Headstart and childcare programs in the Franklin, Hampshire and North Quabbin regions

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Dobelle Files Spending Report, Releases Video

Westfield State President Evan Dobelle has fired back against his critics with a video and has issued a 20 page accounting of his travel expenditures and credit card use

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“Molly” Makes It To Northampton

The dangerous club drug known as Molly has made its way to the Pioneer Valley

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Fallout From WMass Lab Scandal Begins

Western Mass may be seeing the fallout of its own state drug lab scandal.

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Noho Presses Reset On Roundhouse Lot

Northampton is pressing the reset button in its talks about a prominent downtown parcel owned by the city

Sunderland Driver Sentenced To Prison

A Sunderland woman has been sentenced to 5-to-7 years in prison for her role in a 2012 crash that killed a motorcyclist in Hadley

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Anti-Walmart Activists Seek Zone Change

In the wake of a divisive Walmart controversy, activists are seeking a zoning change in Holyoke

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Making headlines this week

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A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you might have missed.

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SUVs, smoke detectors among this week’s recalls

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Ford and Toyota are among the companies that have issued recalls this week.

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Zip-Line Gloves Donated to Source to Sea Cleanup

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Volunteers at this year's "Source To Sea" Cleanup will have a little extra protection as they haul trash and debris out of area rivers

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Anti-Racism Group Goes Public in Amherst

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A group that's been working on problems with racism in Amherst for more than a year is going more public with its efforts

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Northampton Councilors Want Pan Am Meeting

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A pair of Northampton city councilors are calling for improved communications with Pan Am Railways