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Easthampton Democrat Elected Party Treasurer

Easthampton lawyer Nicole LaChapelle has been elected treasurer of the Democratic State Committee.

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“Gazette” Wins Top Honor

The “Daily Hampshire Gazette” has been named Newspaper Of The Year by a leading trade group.

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Harvard Study Suggests Mammograms Before Age 50

A new mammogram study could raise more questions about when women should start getting breast cancer screening.

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McGovern to Obama: Withdraw Syria Request

Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern is urging President Obama to withdraw his request for Congress to authorize an attack on Syria.

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UMass Student Death Not Suspicious

Police say the death of a UMass student over the weekend is not suspicious.

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Easthampton Drug Forfeiture Money Buys ATV

The Easthampton Police Department has used drug forfeiture money to buy an all-terrain mini-cruiser.

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West Springfield Votes on Hard Rock Tuesday

West Springfield voters head to the polls Tuesday to weigh in on Hard Rock’s proposal to build a casino on the campus of the Big E.

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Six Flags Postpones Concert Over Drug Concerns

An Electronic music event scheduled to be held at Six Flags New England September 28th has been postponed to possibly next year.

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Historic Northampton Director Retires

Historic Northampton Director Kerry Buckley has announced his retirement. He’s been head of the museum on Bridge Road for nearly two decades.

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Szostkiewicz: Morse Takes Too Much Credit

The gloves are coming off in the Holyoke mayor’s race.

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Massachusetts House votes to eliminate speaker term limits

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Massachusetts lawmakers have voted to eliminate term limits for state House speakers

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UMass Athletic Director Leaving

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The UMass Athletic Director will soon leave Massachusetts and head to a new job in California.

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UMass Braces For Superbowl Riots

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UMass has banned all guests from dorm rooms starting at noon Sunday and will be closely monitoring social media sites.

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Baystate Franklin Surgical Wing Construction Starts

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Ground has officially broken on Baystate Franklin Medical Center's new surgical wing.

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CDH Starts Building Cancer Center

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Cooley Dickinson Hospital is about to begin construction of its new cancer care center in Northampton.