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Reporter: Governor Patrick Eyed as Obama’s new AG

Governor Deval Patrick is being eyed as Eric Holder’s replacement for Attorney General.  Sources tell “Chicago Sun-Times” columnist Michael Sneed…

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New Trial Date for Christopher Hoffman

A new trial date has been set for Christopher Hoffman after the last one ended with a hung jury.  The…

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Police Seek Help in Western Mass Break-ins

Police are asking for the public’s help after a spate of house break-ins in Easthampton and Southampton.  The thieves are…

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Springfield Cops Take a Breather After Gun Fight

Five Springfield police officers involved in a Wednesday morning shootout that killed a local man are on paid leave for…

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Quabbin Okay After Trespassing Incident

The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority has tested the Quabbin and deemed it safe after Tuesday’s trespassing incident.  Just after midnight,…

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Ehamp Stop and Shop Project Heads Back to Court

The Easthampton Stop and Shop project heads to court again in a few weeks.  A hearing is set for May…

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Justice Served in Bay Sentencing

Northampton arsonist Anthony Baye will spend the next two decades at Cedar Junction in Walpole, followed by 15 years probation.…

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IRS Official Cancels Western Mass Talk

The IRS official who oversees tax-exempt groups has suddenly backed out of a Western Mass speaking engagement.  Lois Lerner was…

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Three Men Arrested for Attempted UMass Break-Ins

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They were caught early Sunday morning after police received a report of masked men trying to break into multiple rooms.

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Record Crowd at Northampton Pro-Pot Festival

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Organizers say it was the largest crowd in the pro-marijuana festival’s history, which was held in Northampton for the first time this year.

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Deerfield Officer Stops Overdose with Narcan

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The victim had overdosed and was revived and taken to Baystate Franklin Medical Center for further treatment.

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New Opioid Task Force Director Named

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34-year-old Paul McNeil most recently served as director of the Northampton Prevention Coalition.

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Amtrak’s Vermonter Now Allows Bicycles Aboard

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The service will be offered for the next two years at least, and may continue indefinitely if successful