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Stop & Shop Battle Back in Court

A controversial plan to build a Stop & Shop in Easthampton is back in court.

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Easthampton Mayor Pans Charter School

Easthampton Mayor Michael Tautznik says he’s not happy about a plan by Hilltown Cooperative Charter School to move to an industrial park in that city.

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Summer Camp Sued Over Kissing Incident

The family of a Westport, Connecticut girl has sued a Western Mass summer camp.

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Smith College Seeks Permission to Demolish Buildings

Smith College wants to build new student housing, but first it needs permission to knock down three buildings at its Northampton campus.

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Brunelle’s Vows To Rebuild After Fire

The owner of Brunelle’s Marina on the Connecticut River in South Hadley vows to rebuild after Friday’s fire.

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Walmart Responds to Protesters

Walmart is responding to protesters who don’t want a super-center built in Holyoke.

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Six Busted in Massive Bar Fight

Five men and one woman are under arrest after a late night bar fight in the Hampshire County town of Ware.

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Easthampton Mayor’s Race Takes Shape

The Easthampton mayor’s race is shaping up as School Committee Chairwoman Nancy Sykes will face off against longtime mayoral aide Karen Cadieux.

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Transportation Bill Becomes Law

As expected, Massachusetts lawmakers have overriden Governor Patrick’s veto of a massive transportation funding bill.

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Moose Tranquilized and Moved from Easthampton to Huntington

A young female moose caused quite a stir in Easthampton Wednesday.

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Microsoft names next operating system Windows 10

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Microsoft announced its new operating system to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8.

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Secret Service White House security breach ‘unacceptable’

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Lawmakers scolded the head of the Secret Service over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House.

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Gov Candidates Debate in Springfield

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The five candidates seeking to become Massachusetts' next governor squared off in their first televised debate in western Massachusetts

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Gov Patrick appoints State Rep to Nuke Board

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A local state representative has been tapped to represent the commonwealth on an advisory board overseeing the closure of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power plant

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Cooley Dickinson Nurse Picket Averted

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There will be no job action today by registered nurses at Cooley Dickinson Hospital