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Amherst’s Michelle Chamuel Performs, Waits for Votes

Michelle Chamuel of Amherst is waiting for the votes to be tallied on “The Voice”.

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Tully’s Scufflers All From Out of Town

None of the people arrested near Tully O’Reilly’s Pub in Northampton at closing time Sunday are local.

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Northampton Council to Debate Vibrant Sidewalks

The Northampton City Council will consider the “Resolution to Support Vibrant Sidewalks” Thursday.

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McGovern to Speak in Northampton on Poverty

Congressman Jim McGovern will speak at the First Churches in Northampton next Sunday evening.

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Easthampton Mayor Wins Housing Award

Easthampton Mayor Michael Tautznik has been named a “Housing Hero” by the Mass Housing Partnership.

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Northampton High School Will Have Later Start Time

Northampton’s School Committee votes to move the start time to between 8 and 8:30 no later than September 2014.

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Tanglewood to Get Facelift

Tanglewood will be getting some renovations over the next seven to eight years.

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Police Appeal Quabbin Trespassers Decision

State Police are appealing a decision not to file criminal complaints against seven people found trespassing at the Quabbin Reservoir last month.

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Hatfield Woman Receives Teacher of the Year Honors

Governor Patrick presented an award this week to Anne Marie Bettencourt of Hatfield, a Springfield Central High School 9th grade English Language Arts teacher who has been selected as the 2014 Teacher of the Year.

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WHMP Heavy Petting Dakin Pet of the Week

Meet Sadie-Female/7 years old. My weight: about 74 lbs/Basset Hound, available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield.

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TSA vows to close security gaps at U.S. airports

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The new leader of the Transportation Security Administration said his top priority would be to close security gaps after an internal report showed 96 percent of undercover tests failed.

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Cosby Accuser Discredits His Claims of Reading Sexual Cues

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A lawyer says her client Andrea Constand is gay and was dating a woman when Cosby made his advances

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Florence Man Pleads Not Guilty to Setting House Fire

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Peter Zygmont, of Northampton, pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Hampshire Superior Court to arson of a dwelling

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Fugitive Turns Himself In After Charlemont Search

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A man wanted in a weekend hit-and-run on Cape Cod has turned himself in after a search in Charlemont

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Northampton Rape Suspect’s Bail To Stay The Same

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An accused Northampton rapist will remain in jail on ten-thousand dollars bail