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Surrounding Towns Talk Casino Impacts

Leaders from five surrounding cities and towns are talking with Springfield about the impacts of a proposed casino

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Green Field’s Market Needs New Home

Green Field’s Market in Greenfield has outgrown its space and is looking for a new place to call home.

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Daley and Halligan Story Staged As Opera

(Northampton) – The story of Daley and Halligan, two itinerant Irish laborers hanged in Northampton for a crime they didn’t…

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Ray Ellerbrook Dies

Former Northampton Rec Director and Look Park Manager Ray Ellerbrook passed away at his home in Florence Wednesday

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UMass Enrollment Hits Record Highs

The University of Massachusetts system says this fall’s enrollment across its five campuses will be a new record high

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Hadley Man Sentenced For Child Sex Crimes

A Hadley man has been sentenced to at least 20 and up to 30 years in prison on child sex charges

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Walmart Cancels Holyoke Plans

Walmart has withdrawn its plans to build a SuperCenter in Holyoke.

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State MCAS Data Released

There’s good and bad news in the new statewide average MCAS scores just released.

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Wright To Build Again On Village Hill

Wright Builders will start work this fall on a new 28-unit development at Village Hill Northampton.

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Easthampton Ballot To Have Four Candidates For Mayor

85 year old Herbert Glazier became the fourth Easthampton mayoral candidate when he turned in his 100 signatures by yesterday’s deadline.

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Fire Danger High In Western Mass

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A "Red Flag Warning" has been issued for Berkshire County by the National Weather Service

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Minimal Rate Hikes For Northampton This Year

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Northampton residents will see only modest increases in their water and sewer rates starting in July

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UMass Braces For Another Booze-Fueled Weekend

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Police at UMass and in the town of Amherst are bracing for another wild party weekend

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Former Springfield BID Director Surfaces In Amherst

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The former director of the Springfield Business Improvement District has been hired to lead the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Yellen, Cyrus strange bedfellows in ‘Time 100′

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There are 41 women on this year's list, of "most influential," but some of them may surprise you.