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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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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Walmart has withdrawn its plans to build a SuperCenter in Holyoke.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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BFMC Adopts Enterovirus Policy

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Effective immediately, anyone visiting a new mother or child at the Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center must be 14 or older

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Northampton to Study Plastic Bag/Styrofoam Ban

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The city of Northampton has officially opened discussion on an ordinance banning plastic bags and styrofoam

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Blarney Blowout Report Released

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The long-awaited Blarney Blowout report written by former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis has been released

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Art New England Teams With ECA-Plus

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Easthampton continues its rise as a premier arts destination

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Warren And Markey No Votes On Syria Plan

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Senators Warren and Markey have voted to oppose arming Syrian rebels in the fight against the Islamic State