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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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15 hours ago in National, Olympics, Sports

Flame lands in troubled Brazil for 94-day relay to Games

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President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital on Tuesday and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America.

16 hours ago in National, World

Islamic State kills U.S. Navy SEAL in northern Iraq

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Islamic State militants killed a U.S. serviceman in northern Iraq on Tuesday after blasting through Kurdish defences and overrunning a town in the biggest offensive in the area for months.

17 hours ago in Local

Federal Energy Regulators Urged to Officially Dismiss Kinder Morgan Pipeline

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The “Pipeline Awareness Network for the Northeast” has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to dismiss the application “with prejudice,” which means it could not be brought back for a period of time.

18 hours ago in Local

Preservation Efforts Stall in Northfield

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Seller Northfield Mount Hermon School dropped out of the deal over the weekend.

18 hours ago in Local

Northampton Appoints First Female Public Works Director

Jerrey Roberts of the Gazette

Mayor David Narkewicz has appointed Donna LaScaleia to the post. She is the former director of Green Mountain Energy in Vermont.