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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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Thursday, January 9, 201401/09/2014

Rintala Murder Trial Begins

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Opening arguments in the Cara Rintala murder trial are expected today in Hampshire Superior Court.

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

Amherst School Superintendent To Write Blog

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Amherst school superintendent Maria Geryk can soon add “blogger” to her resume

Photo of Rintala murder scene courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

Second Trial Begins In Lesbian Murder Case

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The second trial for a Granby woman accused of murdering her wife is underway in Northampton

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

Bill Dwight Re-Elected Council President

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The Northampton City Council has re-elected Bill Dwight as the body’s president

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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WATCH: The history of Memorial Day

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This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.

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To the beach! Roads expected to be packed for Memorial Day

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With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.

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Northampton Bans Plastic Bags

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The city of Northampton now has an ordinance banning the use of single-layer plastic bags

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Northampton Man Tried To Poison Daughter

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A Northampton man has been arraigned in district court for allegedly trying to poison his seriously ill daughter