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Illegal Alien Faces Child Rape Charges

A former Amherst man is held on 100-thousand-dollars bail after denying that he drugged and raped a teenage girl 13 years ago.

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Another Hollywood Movie Being Filmed in Western Mass

Hollywood is coming back to Western Mass–and this time, you might be able to be a part of it.

Amherst Man Charged With Two Northampton Armed Robberies

Northampton police have arrested a 26-year-old Amherst man in connection with back-to-back armed robberies of two convenience stores overnight.

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Woman Sentenced For Defrauding MassHealth

A Holyoke woman has been sentenced in federal court for defrauding MassHealth

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Homeless Man Free In Cutchins Assault Case

All charges will be dropped against a homeless man accused of tying a nine-year-old girl to a tree off Pomeroy Terrace in Northampton.

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UMass Cancels Party Fearing ‘Molly’

UMass Amherst has canceled an electronic dance party because of concerns over the deadly party drug known as “Molly.”

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West Springfield Rejects Hard Rock Casino

West Springfield voters have rejected a plan by Hard Rock New England to build a casino on the grounds of the Big E.

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Morse Top Fund-Raiser In Holyoke Race

Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse has raised more campaign cash than the other four candidates combined.

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Ehamp Vice Principal Resigns After DUI Conviction

Easthampton Assistant Principal Anne Beauregard has resigned following her third drunk driving conviction.

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WHMP Dakin Heavy Petting Pet Of The Week

Cool Breeze and Ocean Waves Domestic Short Hair Neutered Males 8 weeks old, available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield

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12 hours ago in National

Wall Street tumbles

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Wall Street was off more than 1 percent on Thursday, pushing the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average down 10 percent for the year, as investors jettisoned stocks and scurried toward safer shores.

14 hours ago in Local

Body Found In Colrain River

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No foul play is suspected int he discovery of a body in the body in the North River

14 hours ago in Local

Amherst Police Union Complains About Civil Traffic Control System

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The Amherst Police League has filed a formal complaint with the town

14 hours ago in Local

Pro-Marijuana Organizers Meet With Northampton Neighborhood Group.

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A pro-marijuana rally is a step closer to moving the party to Northampton

14 hours ago in Local

Anti-Pipeline Activists Will March Monday

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The "No NED Pipeline Affinity Group" will march from Greenfield Community College to the First Congregational Church Monday