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Northampton Raids Turn up Drugs and Guns

Four alleged drug dealers have arrested at two subsidized housing complexes in Northampton.

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Meadowbrook Fire Displaces 15 Families

A fire at Meadowbrook Apartments in Northampton has displaced 39 people.

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Holyoke Mayor Against Walmart

Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse now says he’s against a Walmart proposed for Whiting Farms Road.

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Man Charged in Hadley Jet Ski Accident

A Springfield man will be charged with negligent operation of a boat after injuring himself on the Connecticut River in Hadley.

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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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´╗┐Gov. Baker to visit blizzard-damaged towns

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Governor Baker will visit some of the areas hit hardest by the two-day blizzard.

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Call it Boston’s latest Big Dig

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Life is slowly returning to normal after a blizzard that left three feet of snow in some towns.

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No Cars Towed In Easthampton

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Police in Easthampton said practically every resident complied with the overnight parking ban.

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Jackknifed Truck On MassPike Spills Fuel

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Cleanup continues along the MassPike in Stockbridge after a tractor-trailer jackknifed westbound Tuesday afternoon.

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Holland Barn Burns During Snow Storm

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A commercial woodworking shop in the town of Holland is a total loss after burning to the ground in the middle of the snowstorm.