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Dean Tech Principal Moving On

The principal at Dean Tech in Holyoke has resigned for a new job after just 16 months.

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City Council Revolts Against Removal of Benches

The Northampton City Council is revolting against a decision by Mayor David Narkewicz to remove six downtown benches.

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Old Easthampton High School Being Torn Down

The demolition of the old Easthampton High School is underway, but people are being told not to visit the site.

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Manhan River Bridge to Close Monday

The Manhan River Bridge in Easthampton will close for six months starting Monday.

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Audit Shows Mess at State Welfare Department

An audit of the Massachusetts welfare department shows widespread mismanagement.

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WHMP Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society Pet of the Week

Chi Chi is a Chihuahua/Daschund mix, 6 year old spayed female available for adoption at Dakin

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Hampshire Student Killed in Bike Crash

A Hampshire College student is dead after a weekend bicycle crash in Amherst

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Paradise City Arts Festival a Success

The Paradise City Arts Festival has celebrated its 19th year

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Hollywood Comes to Western Mass

Hollywood movie “The Judge” to be filmed in Franklin County

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Man Walks Away From Truck Rollover

A man has escaped from a truck rollover in Colrain with little more than bruises.

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Judges overturn gay marriage bans in Arkansas, Mississippi

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U.S. judges overturned measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states.

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Downtown Northampton Prepares for Storm

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Downtown Northampton merchants won't have to dig out from the season's first snowstorm

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Teachers Unions Support Carolyn Gardner

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Two teachers unions say they're committed to confronting racism, and supporting former Amherst math teacher Carolyn Gardner

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Tunnel Planned Under Northampton Railroad Tracks

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State officials are moving ahead with a plan to build a tunnel under the railroad tracks in Northampton to accommodate the Norwottuck Rail Trail

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Springfield Cops Descend Upon March

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A heavy police presence in Springfield as marchers took to Main Street in the wake of the Ferguson decision