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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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Holyoke YMCA Can Now Demolish Mansion

The Holyoke YMCA is now free to demolish the Farr Mansion.

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Two Northampton Cumbies Robbed

Northampton police are on high alert after two Cumberland Farms were robbed over the course of two days

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Belchertown Man Faces Heroin Charges

A Belchertown man faces charges after being stopped with more than a thousand bags of heroin

Three Arrested In Kiln Vandalism

Three arrests have been made in the vandalism of a historic stone kiln in the woods of Plainfield

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Two More Drug Cases Dropped In Amherst Lab Scandal

More than 200 Hampden County drug cases have been dropped so far on account of indicted state chemist Sonja Farak

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PVPA Dance Teacher Gets Probation

A man who used to teach dance at the Pioneer Valley Performing Arts High School has pleaded guilty in a sexting case

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Former Northampton Car Dealer Must Pay Restitution

A former Northampton car dealer has been ordered to pay 95-thousand in fines and restitution

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New Northampton Fire Chief Sworn In

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Duane Nichols was sworn in as the new fire chief last night and tells WHMP news, choosing his new assistant is a top priority

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After Olympic dreams fizzle, Bostonians wonder: Now what?

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Opponents are cheering the unceremonious demise of Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, but some proponents are wistfully wondering what might have been.

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Fast-Moving Storms Create Havoc Across Western Mass

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Torrential rains caused a mudslide which washed out a section of Route 9 between Williamsburg and Goshen

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Greenfield Bystanders Save Police Officer From Sinkhole

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Patrolwoman Megan Gilbert was responding to a hit-and-run which took out a fire hydrant when the pavement collapsed, trapping her in a sinkhole

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Pittsfield To Host FERC Pipeline Hearing Tonight

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Taconic High School will be the site of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission hearing on the potential environmental impact of the pipeline project