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Northampton Mayor Narkewicz Sworn Into Second Term

David Narkewicz has been sworn in to his second term as Mayor of Northampton

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Romney Accepts MSNBC Apology

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney says MSNBC’s panelists crossed the line when they poked fun at his adopted African American grandson in a family photo

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Minister Asked God About Gubernatorial Run

Springfield evangelical minister Scott Lively says he did ask God whether he should run for Governor

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Wintry Weather Causes Messy Commute, Delays

The freezing rain advisory ended by 5 a.m. today, but the morning commute was still slippery with a lot of deep puddles and water on roadways

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Sink Hole Closes Springfield Street

Bridge Street in downtown Springfield remains closed after a water main break caused a giant sinkhole on Saturday

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Weekend Fires In Western Mass

The Red Cross is assisting after a number of major fires in Western Mass

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Record Homeless Family Numbers In MA

Five years after Governor Patrick set the goal to essentially eliminate family homelessness, Massachusetts is seeing record numbers of homeless families

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Patrick Mobilizes National Guard For Storm

Governor Patrick has ordered state government offices closed today on account of the snowstorm

Alleged Bank Robber Caught

A suspect in the New Year’s Eve armed robbery of a PeoplesBank in Holyoke has been caught

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Multiple Accidents Due To Snow

Police are investigating several accidents involving 18-wheelers

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Making headlines this week

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A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Americans are really angry with Washington

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Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.

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BFMC Adopts Enterovirus Policy

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Effective immediately, anyone visiting a new mother or child at the Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center must be 14 or older

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Northampton to Study Plastic Bag/Styrofoam Ban

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The city of Northampton has officially opened discussion on an ordinance banning plastic bags and styrofoam

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Blarney Blowout Report Released

by Jason Picard, Courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

The long-awaited Blarney Blowout report written by former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis has been released