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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…


Parking Bans

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…


Wilbraham Inks Deal With MGM Springfield

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


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


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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Fire Damages Cottage Street Businesses in Easthampton


Chief David Mottor says fire broke out around 11:30 last night at the Platinum Pony bar and nightclub. He estimates damage at up to 90-thousand dollars.

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White House Official Talks Addiction In Franklin County

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Sponsored by the Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and the North Quabbin region, White House Drug Control Policy Office Deputy Director Mary Lou Learly was at Greenfield Community College to brief local officials on the administration's efforts to address prescription drug and heroin addiction.

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Man Passing Counterfeit Bills in Whately

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A phony one-hundred dollar bill was passed at the Whately Circle K store, the department reported on its Facebook page.

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Amtrak Vermonter Derails in VT

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An Amtrak train bound for Western Massachusetts derailed in central Vermont Monday morning.

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Bernie Sanders Rallies Springfield

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Springfield Mass Mutual Center

Over 6 thousand piled into Springfield's Mass Mutual Center to hear Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders Saturday afternoon.