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Northampton Holds Roundhouse Lot Hearing Tonight

Northampton is taking a big step tonight in the potential development of the Roundhouse lot

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Lawmakers Hear Student Loan Debt Stories

Holyoke state rep Aaron Vega and some of his State House colleagues were at HCC Monday for a public hearing on student loan debt

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Democratic State Senate Candidates Square Off

Democratic state senate candidates David Bartley and Michael Tautznik have squared off in a televised debate in Easthampton

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Manhan Bridge Work Continues Without Union

Work has resumed on the Manhan River Bridge in Easthampton despite a strike by heavy equipment operators

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Sunderland School Principal Dies

Sunderland is mourning the unexpected death of its elementary school principal

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Greenfield Civil Service Hearing Tonight

A proposal to take the police and fire chief’s position out of Civil Service will be the focus of a Greenfield Town Council Subcommittee hearing tonight

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Will Bike 4 Food A Big Success

Hundreds of bike riders raised 60-thousand-dollars for the Food Bank of Western Mass on Sunday

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Williamsburg Swears In New Fire Chief

The town of Williamsburg has officially sworn in its new fire chief

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Morse Challenges Stanek To Schools Debate

Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse has challenged his political rival Jeff Stanek to a debate on education issues

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State Senate Primary Debate Tonight

Two Democratic candidates for senate in the Second Hampden and Hampshire District will square off tonight in a debate

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Three Men Arrested for Attempted UMass Break-Ins

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They were caught early Sunday morning after police received a report of masked men trying to break into multiple rooms.

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Record Crowd at Northampton Pro-Pot Festival

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Organizers say it was the largest crowd in the pro-marijuana festival’s history, which was held in Northampton for the first time this year.

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Deerfield Officer Stops Overdose with Narcan

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The victim had overdosed and was revived and taken to Baystate Franklin Medical Center for further treatment.

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New Opioid Task Force Director Named

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34-year-old Paul McNeil most recently served as director of the Northampton Prevention Coalition.

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Amtrak’s Vermonter Now Allows Bicycles Aboard

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The service will be offered for the next two years at least, and may continue indefinitely if successful