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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

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(Northampton, MA) — Bail has been revoked for indicted state chemist Sonja Farak after the 35-year-old Northampton woman failed a…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

Republicans on Beacon Hill are calling for an independent investigation into the Department of Children and Families.

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No Resolution In Service Dog Conflict

There’s still no resolution between a disabled vet with a service dog and the Pulaski Club in Easthampton.

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Turners Falls Woman Beaten, Safe Stolen

A safe has been stolen from a Turners Falls woman in a violent home invasion

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Manhunt in Police Officer’s Slaying Comes to Violent End

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Officials say the manhunt ended nearly 18 hours after Zambrano fatally shot Officer Ronald Tarentino during a traffic stop early Sunday morning in Auburn

17 hours ago in Local

Weekend Vandalism at Northampton Car Dealership

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A vehicle at the Ford of Northampton is missing four rims and tires, valued at around $3,700.

17 hours ago in Local

Two Year Sentence for Man Triggering UMass Lockdown

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Shawn Wyatt has pleaded guilty to numerous charges related to the February assault on a UMass student as part of a drug deal gone bad.

17 hours ago in Local

Mohawk Regional Administration Removing Page In Yearbook

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A group of students are not happy with the decision, which was announced in a letter sent home last week by the superintendent.

18 hours ago in Local

Northampton’s LED Streetlights Too Bright?

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That is the feeling of a number of residents who have signed a petition arguing that the proposed new LED lights will only worsen an already bad light pollution problem in the city.