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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

NAACP To Sarno: Widen Search For Police Chief

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The Springfield NAACP is asking Mayor Domenic Sarno to conduct a nationwide search for the city’s next police commissioner.

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Friday, January 10, 201401/10/2014

Northampton Files For “Surrounding Community” Status

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Northampton has petitioned the Mass Gaming Commission for designation as a “surrounding community” under the Massachusetts Gaming Act

Friday, January 10, 201401/10/2014

Diamond Ring Thief Sentenced

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A man who stole a diamond ring from Hannoush Jewelers at the Hampshire Mall has pleaded guilty to larceny

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Friday, January 10, 201401/10/2014

Money Distributed To Hadley Fire Victims

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Owners of nine businesses destroyed by the Route Nine Hadley fire have received checks from the community.

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Friday, January 10, 201401/10/2014

Judge OK’s Hells Angels Label

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A judge has ruled that Berkshire triple-murder suspect Adam Lee Hall may be referred to as a “ranking member of the Hells Angels.”

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Friday, January 10, 201401/10/2014

Backyard Chickens Die In Coop Fire

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Four backyard chickens are dead after a fire at 24 Massasoit Street in Northampton

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Thursday, January 9, 201401/09/2014

Hamp To Host Ag Commissions

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Northampton will host a region-wide agricultural forum Saturday.

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Thursday, January 9, 201401/09/2014

NHS Late Start Time On Hold

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The late start time debate for Northampton High School has been rekindled

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Thursday, January 9, 201401/09/2014

Holyoke Considers Smoking Bans

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The Holyoke City Council is considering a ban on smoking in city parks and outside municipal buildings

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Thursday, January 9, 201401/09/2014

Tautznik Lands Job With CET

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Former Easthampton Mayor Michael Tautznik has a new job with the Center for Eco-Technology

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AG Coakley Sues Ryder Funeral Home

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Two more lawsuits have been filed against the Ryder Funeral Home in South Hadley

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Northampton Eyes Plastic Bag, Styrofoam Ban

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The City of Northampton is considering a ban on plastic bags and styrofoam

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Broadside Celebrates 40th Anniversary

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The Broadside Bookshop on Main Street in Northampton celebrates 40 years in business this weekend

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Wonder Not! Bread Fest On Tap

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The Hungry Ghost Bakery in Northampton hosts its 11th-annual Wonder Not! bread festival on Sunday

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California wildfires threaten thousands of homes

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Fire crews in the rugged Sierra Nevada region battled against a blaze that has displaced hundreds of residents.