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Write-in Wins Greenfield Seat

Last minute write-in candidate Donna Gleason has won a seat on the Greenfield school committee.

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Northampton Voters Pass Override

Northampton voters approve a $2.5 million budget-balancing proposition 2 1/2 override.

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Northampton Override Up for Vote

Northampton voters will weigh in on a $2.5 million dollar override during Tuesday’s special election.

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Highway Auto Salvage in Limbo

Highway Auto Salvage on Route 5 in Northampton has suffered a half million dollars in damages from last week’s fire.

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Holyoke Takes Property from Eric Suher

The city of Holyoke has taken back a piece of property it sold to developer Eric Suher more than seven years ago.

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Gomez Visits Western Mass Restaurants

Patrons of Sal’s Bakery and the Latino Kitchen in Springfield got a surprise Sunday when Republican US Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez stopped by.

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Local Woman Busted for Sixth DUI

A South Deerfield woman has been arrested on her sixth drunk driving charge.

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Northampton Firefighter Injured in Route Five Business Fire

A Northampton firefighter was hurt trying to put out a fire at an auto salvage business Friday morning.

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Markey Opens Big Lead in US Senate Race, Low Turnout Expected

The latest poll shows Democrat Ed Markey leading Republican Gabriel Gomez by 20 points in the US Senate race.

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Patriots’ Hernandez Subject of Arrest Warrant

Reports out of Boston say an arrest warrant on an obstruction of justice charge has been issued for Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez in connection with the murder of a 27 year old semi-pro football player.

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Feds clear officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

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The decision in the Aug. 9 shooting had been expected, in part because of the high legal standard needed for a federal civil rights prosecution.

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Supreme Court divided over Obamacare challenge

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Justices appeared divided on ideological lines as the court heard a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law.

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Monte Camps Out for Cancer Connection

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Igloos have sprung up on the courthouse lawn in downtown Northampton for the 9th annual Cancer Connection Campout.

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US Sen. Markey files bill to curb drone data collection

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U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is calling for tighter restrictions on the use of drones.

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DA Seeks To Reinstate Charges In Paradise One Case

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The Northwestern DA wants to reinstate charges against a woman who unsuccessfully tried to develop a gay-friendly condo project in Easthampton.