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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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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

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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Making headlines this week

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

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Massachusetts House votes to eliminate speaker term limits

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Massachusetts lawmakers have voted to eliminate term limits for state House speakers

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UMass Athletic Director Leaving

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The UMass Athletic Director will soon leave Massachusetts and head to a new job in California.

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UMass Braces For Superbowl Riots

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UMass has banned all guests from dorm rooms starting at noon Sunday and will be closely monitoring social media sites.

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Baystate Franklin Surgical Wing Construction Starts

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Ground has officially broken on Baystate Franklin Medical Center's new surgical wing.