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Ray Ellerbrook

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Walmart has withdrawn its plans to build a SuperCenter in Holyoke.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.

Herbert Glazier

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.

Jeffrey Stanek

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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Northampton band’s drummer, roadie die following crash

Alchemystics

Local hip hop and reggae band The Alchemystics has now lost it's drummer and co-founder Demse Zullo, in additon to band friend and roadie Budzy White.

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Serious Crash On Route 202

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Route 202 in South Hadley is flowing again after a serious accident Tuesday night.

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Noho School Board Member Accused Of Stealing Dog

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Northampton School Committee member Blue Duval is accused of stealing a dog

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Brush Fires Plague Franklin County

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Tuesday was another busy day for brush fires, particularly in West County

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New Bike Lanes for Greenfield’s Federal St.

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Greenfield's Federal Street is getting some new bike lanes. The new lanes will run from Silver Street south to Garfield and Maple streets.