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Easthampton Mulls Plans for Old School

The fate of a 100 year old school building in Easthampton is the subject of much discussion in the city.

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Layoffs Looming at Vermont Yankee

The company that owns the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant plans to cut its work force.

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Probation Scandal Plays Out in Western Mass

The spotlight is on Western Mass in the state Probation Department scandal. Friday, the acting head of probation at Hampshire Superior Court was found guilty of federal witness tampering.

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Western Mass Protests Zimmerman Acquittal

Protesters in Western Mass continue to condemn the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the death of black teenager Trayvon Martin.

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Northampton Political Deadline is Monday

Today is the deadline for political candidates in Northampton to turn in their nomination papers.

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School for Troubled Teens Closing

The Academy at Swift River is closing down

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Trooper in Trouble for Leaked Tsarnaev Photos

The state trooper who released behind-the-scenes photos of the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is in trouble with his superiors.

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Cushman Housing Opponents Suffer Setback

Opponents of the 170 units of student housing in the North Amherst village of Cushman have been dealt another blow.

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I-91 Ramp in Holyoke Re-opens

The I-91 Southbound on-ramp near the Holyoke Mall has re-opened.

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Giant Milk Bottle Gets Facelift

An iconic Pioneer Valley landmark has been given a makeover.

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Yellen, Cyrus strange bedfellows in ‘Time 100′

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There are 41 women on this year's list, of "most influential," but some of them may surprise you.

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Fire Danger High In Western Mass

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A "Red Flag Warning" has been issued for Berkshire County by the National Weather Service

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Minimal Rate Hikes For Northampton This Year

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Northampton residents will see only modest increases in their water and sewer rates starting in July

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UMass Braces For Another Booze-Fueled Weekend

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Police at UMass and in the town of Amherst are bracing for another wild party weekend

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Former Springfield BID Director Surfaces In Amherst

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The former director of the Springfield Business Improvement District has been hired to lead the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce.