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Area parking bans are in effect

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Holyoke Parking Ban

(Holyoke, MA) – The City of Holyoke’s DPW has called for a Winter Parking Ban to be in effect from…

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Wilbraham Inks Deal With MGM Springfield

Wilbraham has become the fourth community to reach a mitigation agreement with MGM Springfield.

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Northampton Historical Commission Gives Awards

The Northampton Historical Commission held its annual awards ceremony at McLadden’s Irish Publick House last night.

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Mayor Mike Celebrated At Big Party

Easthampton Mayor Michael Tautznik has been sent on his way with a festive farewell party at the Log Cabin in Holyoke

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Watches Held Hostage At Repair Shop

People who dropped off watches and clocks to be repaired at a shop in Easthampton have been advised to take the owner to small claims court.

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“Valley Gives” A Big Success

“Valley Gives” has raised nearly two-million dollars for local charities.

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300 Families Duck Hotel Evictions

Springfield Housing Court Judge Robert Fields has halted the evictions of three-hundred families from their hotel rooms

I-91 Drug Bust Yields Heroin & MDMA

An I-91 traffic stop in Holyoke has yielded large amounts of heroin and the party drug known as “Molly.”

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Northampton Cop-Scuffler Faces Sentencing

A Northampton man who fought with a cop could see up to four years in prison

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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The 88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade stepped off in NYC, officially ushering in the holiday season.

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Thanksgiving grease cooks up plumbing disasters

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Thanksgiving is a royal pain in the U.S. drain.

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Ebola survivors thankful for ‘second chance’

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Six of the nine Ebola patients treated in the U.S. met for the first time.

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Thanksgiving travel at a 7-year high

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More than 46 million Americans are expected to travel over the holiday weekend.

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History of the holiday: Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.