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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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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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Franklin County Residents File Suit Against Feds Over Pipeline

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The suit by residents of Deerfield and Northfield asks the feds to stop all activity related to approval of the project

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Amherst Ponders Puffers Pond Problems

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Officials say there's been an increase in reports of underage drinking and dogs off leash at the site

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NH Group Receives Grant From VT Yankee Parent Company

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A southwestern NH organization is getting a $350,000 economic development grant for communities affected by the closure of the nuclear power plant

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‘Gone Baby Gone’ actor is pulled from water at beach, dies

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54-year-old Sean Malone died Wednesday night at a hospital