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Two Lose Jobs In NPD Probe

An investigation into payroll improprieties at the Northampton Police Department has ended with two people losing their jobs

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Watch Shop Vows To Return Timepieces

The manager of an Easthampton clock shop says she intends to catch up on back work and return timepieces to her customers.

Scuffling Drug Dealer Sentenced To Prison

A Northampton drug dealer has been handed a two-to-three year state prison term

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Musician Dave Wertman Dies

Northampton jazz musician David Wertman has passed away after a battle with cancer

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Holyoke Winter Parking Ban

(Holyoke, MA) – The City of Holyoke, Birthplace of Volleyball, has calleda Winter Parking Ban to be in effect from…

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Parking Bans In Flux As Region Prepares For More Snow

Northampton’s parking ban has been lifted as of 8:40 a.m. on Monday

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Northampton Mayoral Aide Lands New Job

A well-respected staffer at Northampton City Hall is on her way to a better job.

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UMass Cops Sue University

Eighteen UMass police officers have sued the university over the use of surveillance equipment

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Anti-Gay Minister Running For Massachusetts Governor

An anti-gay minister is running for governor of Massachusetts

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Northampton Snow Emergency

December 13, 2013 From the City of Northampton Website Snow Emergency Declared – Towing Tonight The City of Northampton DPW…

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

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Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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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