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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(Northampton, MA) — Bail has been revoked for indicted state chemist Sonja Farak after the 35-year-old Northampton woman failed a…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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Holyoke Council President Jourdain Eyes Reelection

Holyoke City Council President Kevin Jourdain says he has enough votes lined up to be re-elected

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Mill Building Slated For Affordable Housing

The old Easthampton Dye Works building in Easthampton will soon be turned in 50 units of affordable housing

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Whately Man Launches Lt. Gov. Bid

Whately selectman Jonathan Edwards has launched his campaign for lieutenant governor.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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Some see gas as replacement for Vermont Yankee

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Leaders in Vernon are hoping a gas-fired power plant will be built to replace Vermont Yankee

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UMass Chancellor Leaving

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UMass President Robert Caret is leaving to become chancellor at the University of Maryland

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Narkewicz To Seek Five Liquor Licenses

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The mayor of Northampton wants to ask the state legislature for five more liquor licenses

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Former Southampton Fire Chief Fined

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A former Southampton Fire Chief has been fined 75-hundred dollars for violating state ethics law