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Judge OK’s Hells Angels Label

A judge has ruled that Berkshire triple-murder suspect Adam Lee Hall may be referred to as a “ranking member of the Hells Angels.”

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Backyard Chickens Die In Coop Fire

Four backyard chickens are dead after a fire at 24 Massasoit Street in Northampton

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Hamp To Host Ag Commissions

Northampton will host a region-wide agricultural forum Saturday.

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NHS Late Start Time On Hold

The late start time debate for Northampton High School has been rekindled

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Holyoke Considers Smoking Bans

The Holyoke City Council is considering a ban on smoking in city parks and outside municipal buildings

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Tautznik Lands Job With CET

Former Easthampton Mayor Michael Tautznik has a new job with the Center for Eco-Technology

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Rintala Murder Trial Begins

Opening arguments in the Cara Rintala murder trial are expected today in Hampshire Superior Court.

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Amherst School Superintendent To Write Blog

Amherst school superintendent Maria Geryk can soon add “blogger” to her resume

Photo of Rintala murder scene courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

Second Trial Begins In Lesbian Murder Case

The second trial for a Granby woman accused of murdering her wife is underway in Northampton

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Bill Dwight Re-Elected Council President

The Northampton City Council has re-elected Bill Dwight as the body’s president

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

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UMass Rape Trial Goes To Jury

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Deliberations began Thursday in Durocher’s alleged 2013 rape of a female classmate outside the UMass Campus Center

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UMass Investigates Alleged Employee Wrongdoing

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University officials say the violations include misreporting of hours and misuse of campus resources

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Northampton Council Urges Lift On Net-Metering Cap

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The Northampton City Council has passed a resolution urging the state to lift the cap on net-metering

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Snowy Friday Commute In The Pioneer Valley

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A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties through 1pm