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Sink Hole Closes Springfield Street

Bridge Street in downtown Springfield remains closed after a water main break caused a giant sinkhole on Saturday

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Weekend Fires In Western Mass

The Red Cross is assisting after a number of major fires in Western Mass

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Record Homeless Family Numbers In MA

Five years after Governor Patrick set the goal to essentially eliminate family homelessness, Massachusetts is seeing record numbers of homeless families

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Patrick Mobilizes National Guard For Storm

Governor Patrick has ordered state government offices closed today on account of the snowstorm

Alleged Bank Robber Caught

A suspect in the New Year’s Eve armed robbery of a PeoplesBank in Holyoke has been caught

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Multiple Accidents Due To Snow

Police are investigating several accidents involving 18-wheelers

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Democratic Governor Candidates To Debate

Western Mass will host all five Democratic candidates for governor in a debate at Northampton High School

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Nursing Home Developer Shot Dead

A man who built a number of nursing homes in the Pioneer Valley has been found shot dead in his home

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Northampton Pushes For Casino Mitigation

Northampton continues its push for mitigation funding from MGM Springfield

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Route Nine Sidewalks On Tap

Route 9 in Hadley will be seeing some improvements to help pedestrians

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NFL giving up ‘distraction’ of tax-exempt status

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Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league office and its management council will file tax returns as taxable entities for the 2015 fiscal year.

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Legislators Soften New Headlights Law

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The House has voted to soften the impact of a new law requiring motorists to turn on headlights when they're operating their windshield wipers.

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Easthampton Councilor Launches Re-election Bid

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Easthampton City Councilor Jennifer Hayes has announced she's running for a second term.

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Police Chief And Minority Community To Meet

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Springfield Police Commissioner John Barbieri will take part in a public conversation about relationships between police and minorities.

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Northampton Man With Alzheimers Found

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A Northampton man with Alzheimer’s was found Monday after disappearing for four hours.