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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.


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


Surrounding Towns Talk Casino Impacts

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


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.


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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Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting suspect to appear in court


Robert Lewis Dear, 57, is expected to face multiple counts of murder and attempted murder.

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Climate Change Awareness Rallies Held In Amherst And Northampton


Members of "Climate Action Now" organized the Sunday night rallies in advance of United Nations climate change talks, which begin today in Paris.

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Girl Hurt In Fall From Holyoke Highway Overpass

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Holyoke Police say they were chasing the girl, who was a shoplifting suspect from a nearby CVS store, when she fell from the overpass onto train tracks below.

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West Springfield Woman Fatally Stabbed Following An Argument

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Thirty-one year-old Christen Longley pleaded not guilty this morning to charges of murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

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Woman Found Dead in South Hadley River Not Yet Identified


The Northwestern District Attorney's office says the body was found near the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, connecting South Hadley and neighboring Holyoke.