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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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No Jail Time for Buckland Teen in Texting-While-Driving Fatality

A Buckland teenager will not do jail time in connection with a fatal distracted driving accident last July.

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Granby Fire Starter Sentenced to Prison

A Granby man will spend four years in prison after admitting he set a house on fire.

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Greenfield’s Lunt Deal is Off

The town of Greenfield’s efforts to purchase the former Lunt property on Federal Street appear to be dead.

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Donations Sought for Holyoke Teen’s Funeral

Donations are being collected to help pay for a funeral for 18-year old Jonathan Ramos who died after falling from a cliff into the Connecticut River.

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Stop & Shop Wins Easthampton Lawsuit

Stop & Shop has been cleared to build a new store in Easthampton.

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Ward Three Holding Northampton Override Forum

Northampton residents on the fence about the upcoming Prop 2 and-a-half override vote can hear from both sides at a forum Wednesday night.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

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A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

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Funeral Set For Victims of Ehamp Motorcycle Crash

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A funeral service has been set for Ed and Brittany McGrath, the father and daughter killed Thursday in an Easthampton motorcycle crash

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Holyoke Water Plant On Agenda

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Holyoke ratepayers could soon be footing the bill for a three-million-dollar water disinfection plant

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UMass Students Keep Police Busy

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Students from UMass are already keeping the Amherst police department busy

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Three-County Fair Wraps Up-Franklin County Fair Gears Up

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The Three-County Fair has wrapped up its annual four-day festival of food, fun, rides, entertainment, and farm animals