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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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Google is dropping fat stacks of cash in Washington

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Google's growing investment in lobbying highlights its expanding presence as it fights antitrust battles and grows its business into new areas such as broadband and self-driving cars.

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Prosecutor: Boston bomber’s attack ‘essence of terror’

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Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will decide what his punishment should be: life in prison or the death penalty.

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Fundraising Campaign for Crash Victim’s Family

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An on-line fundraising campaign has been launched for the family of a man killed in motorcycle crash in Westhampton.

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Healey, Rosenberg Go To Bat For Narcan

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Senate President Stan Rosenberg says the state should take steps to keep Narcan affordable.

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Gill Man Dead In ATV Accident

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A 28-year-old man from Gill is dead in an ATV accident.