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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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Morse, Stanek Win Holyoke Primary

First-term incumbent Alex Morse will face off against businessman Jeffrey Stanek in November’s election for Mayor of Holyoke.

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Ward 6 Ballot Set In Northampton

(Northampton, MA) — The Ward 6 City Council race in Northampton will be between eight-term incumbent Marianne LaBarge and newcomer…

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Dual Service For Holyoke Crash Victims

Holyoke natives Brian Callahan and Moira Murphy will be laid to rest Friday after a dual Mass of Christian burial.

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WHMP-Dakin Heavy Petting Pet Of The Week

Hannah is a 5 year old spayed female purebread Pug available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield.

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Man Arraigned In Fatal Holyoke Hit-And-Run

A Springfield man has pleaded not guilty to motor vehicle homicide after an early Sunday hit-and-run in the center of Holyoke.

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Child Rape Trial Underway In Northampton

A jury trial is underway in the case of a Hadley man charged with various sex crimes involving children.

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Chicopee Man Lost In Adirondacks

A Chicopee man who drums for a Western Mass cover band may be lost in the wilderness of the Adirondacks.

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Coakley Announces Governor’s Run

Martha Coakley has thrown her hat into the ring for the 2014 governor’s race.

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Two Dead In Holyoke Hit-And-Run

Two 23-year-olds are dead after a hit-and-run crash at the corner of Beech and Dwight streets in Holyoke.

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Lawmakers eye immigration law changes

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Legislation to more easily deport thousands of Central American children who have migrated illegally appears to be gaining steam.

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Meeting to discuss recent racial occurance in school

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The latest racial incident to come to light in Amherst schools will be the subject of a meeting called by the vice chair of the Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee.

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Northampton BID renewed for five more years

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The Northampton Business Improvement District is here to stay...at least for the next five years.

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Funeral home under investigation

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The closed Ryder Funeral Home in South Hadley is the subject of another investigation.

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Cell Phone Tower Plan Opposed

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A proposal for a cell phone tower in North Hatfield is getting a rough reception.