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Walmart has withdrawn its plans to build a SuperCenter in Holyoke.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

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.

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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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Two Noho Massage Parlors Condemned

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Two Northampton massage businesses have been shut down by city code enforcement officials.

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Charlie Baker To Speak in Northampton

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Governor Charlie Baker will speak in Northampton later this month.

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Springfield Eyes Detox Center Resolution

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Springfield's City Council will consider a resolution to support efforts to keep the Western Mass Correctional Alcohol Center in the city.

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Protesters Target Whole Foods in Hadley

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A group of protesters targeted the meat counter and the dairy section of Whole Foods Saturday.

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Small Gritty And Green Talk Tonight in Holyoke

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Holyoke's competitive advantage in the post-carbon economy will be the topic of a talk tonight at the Green High Performance Computing Center.