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Local Police Warn of E-Mail and Phone Scams

Amherst and Northampton Police are warning about scams after residents lost money to phony emails and phone calls.

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WHMP Dakin Heavy Petting Pet of the Week

Sunny is a Lhasa Apso mix Spayed Female 1 year old available for adoption at Dakin’s adoption Center in Leverett.

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Rollover in Meadows Leads to DUI Arrest

A rollover in the Meadows in Northampton lands a Connecticut man under arrest for drunk driving.

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Amherst Considers Marijuana Dispensary Bylaw

Planning officials in Amherst are drafting a medical marijuana dispensary zoning bylaw.

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Solar Program Popular in Northampton

Northampton property owners are embracing the city’s participation in a state solar program.

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State Cop Kills Springfield Man

A 23-year old Springfield man is dead after being shot by a state cop on I-91 in Chicopee.

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Cooley Dickinson Nurse Denies Assault Charge

A nurse at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton has pleaded not guilty to assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

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Second Horse Infected with Triple-E in Belchertown

A second horse in Belchertown has tested positive for Triple-E. That prompted the state to raise the threat level for Triple-E in neighboring Amherst to high.

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Shelburne Police Probe Two Fires in Four Days

State and local officials are investigating two fires in four days on the same property in Shelburne.

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Empty Backpack on Rail Trail Spurs Bomb Alert

A suspicious package found along the Norwottuck Rail Trail in Hadley Wednesday night triggered an emergency response, but it turned out to be just an empty backpack.

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UMass Marching Band to Pay Tribute at Fenway

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The UMass Minuteman Marching Band willparticipate in a ceremony honoring the Boston Marathon bombing victims at Fenway

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Meales Precautions in Place at Baystate Franklin

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Visitors to Baystate Franklin Medical Center can expect another week of precautionary measures related to the measles

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Amherst Drug Raid Nets Drugs, Two Arrests

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A large cache of drugs were confiscated in a raid earlier this week which resulted in the arrest of a pair of Amherst men