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Abandoning the Rehab of Strathmore Paper Co. Building

The latest attempt to redevelop a vacant Turners Falls factory building is over.

No Medical Marijuana Dispensary Discussion in Greenfield

Greenfield remains without a medical marijuana moratorium.

Drug Bust in Greenfield

Thirty grams of crack cocaine were taken off Greenfield streets after police raided an Armory Street apartment early yesterday morning.

Scott Brown Future Career Moves

Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown says he won’t be a candidate for Massachusetts governor next year.

Local Lumber Company Plans to Open Retail-Housing Development on Land

Amherst officials are reviewing a local lumber company’s plan to open mixed retail-housing development on its land.

Higher Premiums for Family Health Care

Workers are paying higher premiums for family health plans offered by their employers.

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Northampton City Council Funds New Firefighter Contract

A vote by Northampton’s City Council to fund the new firefighters contract puts an end to a painful chapter in the city’s history.

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Police Probe Concrete Donkey

South Hadley police are investigating a bizarre traffic hazard.

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Sox Broadcaster’s Son Arrested for Murder

The son of former Red Sox player and TV broadcaster Jerry Remy allegedly killed his girlfriend last night.

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Northampton City Council to Consider New Fire Contract

The city of Northampton has finally signed an agreement with its firefighters and EMTs, ending several years of turmoil.

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Lesbian Couple Attacked at Six Flags

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Police say two women attacked a lesbian couple from Rhode Island whom they saw kissing at Six Flags New England

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Man Pulls Gun on Relative in Hadley

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A Pittsfield man is under arrest after Hadley police say he pulled a gun on a relative Sunday night

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Berkshire Gas Buys Stake In Western Mass Pipeline

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UIL Holding Company has announced that it is buying two-point-five percent of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline

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Longmeadow Residents Raise Money For Dead Construction Worker’s Family

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Longmeadow residents have launched a fundraising effort to benefit the family of a construction worker killed on the job late last week

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West Nile Virus Arrives In Massachusetts, But Not In The West

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A number of mosquitoes in the eastern part of the state has tested positive for West Nile, but not west of Worcester