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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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First Night Fun And Successful

Northampton has chalked up another successful First Night celebration

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First 2014 Pioneer Valley Baby Born

The first Pioneer Valley baby of 2014 has been born at Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield

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Agreement On Vermont Yankee Shutdown

At long last, there’s an agreement between the state and Vermont Yankee regarding how to close the nuclear power plant

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Mass Dairy Farmers Get Break

Massachusetts dairy farmers are in line for a much-needed boost.

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Southampton Faulted For Finances

An independent audit has found serious problems with municipal finance in the town of Southampton

Photo of Sonja Farak courtesy of the Daily Hampshire Gazette

Disgraced Chemist Fails Drug Test

(Northampton, MA) — Bail has been revoked for indicted state chemist Sonja Farak after the 35-year-old Northampton woman failed a…

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Leeds Family Displaced in Fire

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A Northampton family is homeless today after a fire burned their Leeds home early Saturday

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Half-Blarney UMass Party Peaceful

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Police reported no major incidents at the "Halfway-to-Blarney" off-campus party near UMass on Saturday

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Globe: Greenfield Pot Shop Hopeful Fibbed

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A company that wants to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Greenfield is now suspected of making a questionable statement on its application

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EDM Show Ties Up Amherst Ambulances

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More than a dozen concert-goers were taken to the hospital from the UMass Mullins Center Friday night

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Granola Company Could Buy Old Pickle Factory

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New England Natural Bakers has submitted a bid for the former Oxford Pickle factory in South Deerfield