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(Northampton, MA) — Bail has been revoked for indicted state chemist Sonja Farak after the 35-year-old Northampton woman failed a…

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MGM Passes Suitability Screening

MGM Resorts International has passed its suitability screening to pursue a casino in Springfield

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Yellen, Cyrus strange bedfellows in ‘Time 100′

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There are 41 women on this year's list, of "most influential," but some of them may surprise you.

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Fire Danger High In Western Mass

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A "Red Flag Warning" has been issued for Berkshire County by the National Weather Service

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Minimal Rate Hikes For Northampton This Year

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Northampton residents will see only modest increases in their water and sewer rates starting in July

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UMass Braces For Another Booze-Fueled Weekend

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Police at UMass and in the town of Amherst are bracing for another wild party weekend

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Former Springfield BID Director Surfaces In Amherst

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The former director of the Springfield Business Improvement District has been hired to lead the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce.