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DPH Prunes Pot-Grower List

The Department of Public Health has made progress cutting down the list of potential medical marijuana growers in Massachusetts

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Hundreds Turn Out for Ellerbrook Tribute

The life of Ray Ellerbrook was celebrated by those who knew and loved him yesterday at the Athletic Fields in Northampton named in his honor.

Narkewicz Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign in Northampton

Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz is running unopposed for a second term.

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Humason Kicks Off Senate Campaign

Republican State Rep Don Humason has kicked off his campaign for State Senate, saying his top priority would be economic development and jobs

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HCC Open After Threat Shutdown

Things are back to normal at Holyoke Community College after yesterday’s shutdown.

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Connecticut River Getting Cleaner

Environmentalists are celebrating 20 years of cleaning up the Connecticut River.

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All classes at Holyoke Community College have been canceled Monday because of a threatening note found on campus this morning.

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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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Making headlines this week

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

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20 years later: The Oklahoma City bombing

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Sunday marks two decades since the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in American history.

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Senator says it’s time to change the face of money

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A campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill is gaining momentum.

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Plastic Bag Ban Passes First Vote in Northampton

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The city of Northampton is close to becoming the first Pioneer Valley community to ban the use of single-layer plastic bags.

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Northampton Looks at Limiting Political Donations

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Northampton city councilors have opened debate on an ordinance which would reduce the amount of money municipal candidates could accept from individual donors.