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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Sink Hole Closes Springfield Street

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Bridge Street in downtown Springfield remains closed after a water main break caused a giant sinkhole on Saturday

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Weekend Fires In Western Mass

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The Red Cross is assisting after a number of major fires in Western Mass

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Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

Record Homeless Family Numbers In MA

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Five years after Governor Patrick set the goal to essentially eliminate family homelessness, Massachusetts is seeing record numbers of homeless families

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Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

Patrick Mobilizes National Guard For Storm

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Governor Patrick has ordered state government offices closed today on account of the snowstorm

Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

Alleged Bank Robber Caught

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A suspect in the New Year’s Eve armed robbery of a PeoplesBank in Holyoke has been caught

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Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

Multiple Accidents Due To Snow

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Police are investigating several accidents involving 18-wheelers

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Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

Democratic Governor Candidates To Debate

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Western Mass will host all five Democratic candidates for governor in a debate at Northampton High School

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Thursday, January 2, 201401/02/2014

Nursing Home Developer Shot Dead

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A man who built a number of nursing homes in the Pioneer Valley has been found shot dead in his home

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Thursday, January 2, 201401/02/2014

Northampton Pushes For Casino Mitigation

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Northampton continues its push for mitigation funding from MGM Springfield

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Thursday, January 2, 201401/02/2014

Route Nine Sidewalks On Tap

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Route 9 in Hadley will be seeing some improvements to help pedestrians

Recent Headlines

11 hours ago in National, Olympics, Sports

Flame lands in troubled Brazil for 94-day relay to Games

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President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital on Tuesday and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America.

12 hours ago in National, World

Islamic State kills U.S. Navy SEAL in northern Iraq

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Islamic State militants killed a U.S. serviceman in northern Iraq on Tuesday after blasting through Kurdish defences and overrunning a town in the biggest offensive in the area for months.

14 hours ago in Local

Federal Energy Regulators Urged to Officially Dismiss Kinder Morgan Pipeline

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The “Pipeline Awareness Network for the Northeast” has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to dismiss the application “with prejudice,” which means it could not be brought back for a period of time.

14 hours ago in Local

Preservation Efforts Stall in Northfield

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Seller Northfield Mount Hermon School dropped out of the deal over the weekend.

14 hours ago in Local

Northampton Appoints First Female Public Works Director

Jerrey Roberts of the Gazette

Mayor David Narkewicz has appointed Donna LaScaleia to the post. She is the former director of Green Mountain Energy in Vermont.