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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.


Northampton Political Deadline is Monday

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


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.


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.


Giant Milk Bottle Gets Facelift

An iconic Pioneer Valley landmark has been given a makeover.

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Friendly’s Hosts Massive Ice Cream Party

Friendly’s Ice Cream celebrated its 78th birthday by hosting the largest ice cream party in the world.


Holyoke Mall Shoplifters Foiled

Three women caught shoplifting at the Holyoke Mall allegedly used bags lined with aluminum foil to get past security systems.


Federal Trial of Hatfield Man Continues

The trial of acting Chief Probation Officer Christopher Hoffman continues today in US District Court.

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The world’s biggest beer brewer


The makers of Budweiser and Miller have announced plans to join forces, creating the world's biggest brewery.

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Body Found Floating In Charlemont River


It was found floating in a section of Cold River around one Monday afternoon near the Mohawk State Forest.

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Greenfield Bicyclist Fatally Injured In Crash


Taken by Life Flight helicopter to Baystate Medical Center, the man died from his injuries. The bicyclist’s identity has not been released.

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Drunk Driver Facing Child Endangerment Charges

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Police say 30 year old Cayla Sicard was drunk when her car collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Belchertown and Gatehouse Roads.

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Westfield Friendly’s Adds Drive Through Service

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The new window at the Southampton Road location opened for the first time Monday, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner.