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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

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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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ACLU Seeks Probe Of Holyoke Police

The ACLU of Massachusetts has asked Attorney General Martha Coakley to investigate allegations of racial profiling within the Holyoke Police Department

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Tenants Displaced After Greenfield Fire

About a dozen elderly and disabled residents are displaced after Tuesday night’s fire at the Mill House Apartments on Wells Street in Greenfield.

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Three Injured In Downtown Greenfield Fire

A quick response by local firefighters is being credited with averting a potential tragedy in a downtown Greenfield apartment building last night.

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Tully’s Owner Choses Suspension Days

MassLive reports the owner of Tully O‚ÄôReilly’s and The Elevens bars in downtown Northampton has chosen to serve the last two days of a seven-day liquor license suspension on Christmas eve and Christmas day.

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1 year after bombs, Boston Marathon a celebration

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The 118th running of the storied race from Hopkinton to Boston on Monday was run under the long and still-sharp shadow of the 117th, which turned tragic when two bombs exploded near the finish line

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Berkshire Triple Murder Suspect On Trial

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One of three defendants in a grisly August 2011 Berkshire County triple-murder goes on trial today in Hampden County

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DA Plans Drug Take Back Day Saturday

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Nineteen communities in western Massachusetts will participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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Biden offers Kiev U.S. help, condemns corruption

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Vice President Joe Biden says Washington is ready to help Ukraine's economy but warned they must fight the "cancer" of corruption.

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Court orders U.S. to release memo on drones

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The U.S. Department of Justice will turn over information about the government's targeted killing of people linked to terrorism.