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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.

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Holyoke Mall Shoplifters Foiled

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

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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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Local Businesses Won’t Sell Rolling Stone

Many businesses in Massachusetts say they won’t sell the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine

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Body Found in Northampton Identified as Homeless Man

State authorities are identifying the body found in Northampton earlier this month as a homeless man.

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WHMP Heavy Petting Dakin Pet of the Week

Perugina~Domestic Short Hair cat~Tortoiseshell~Spayed Female~8 weeks old available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society

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Western Mass Electricity Supplies OK for Heat Wave

ISO New England says there should be enough electricity to meet the region’s demand as temperatures soar this week.

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Whately Under a Boil Water Order

The Whately Water District has issued a boil water order after E. Coli was detected in a water sample.

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Mount Holyoke Makes Most Beautiful College List

Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley has been named one of the 15 most beautiful campuses in the world.

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Lewis Lent Admits Killing Westfield Teen

Convicted killer Lewis Lent has confessed to the 1992 murder of a Westfield teenager.

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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