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Second Horse Infected with Triple-E in Belchertown

A second horse in Belchertown has tested positive for Triple-E.  That prompted the state to raise the threat level for Triple-E in neighboring Amherst to high.  The threat level is now moderate in Hadley and South Hadley. While it’s been raised to low in the towns of Hatfield, Northampton and Whately.  The state Department of Public Health is urging high-threat communities to cancel outdoor evening events for the rest of the mosquito season.  Amherst officials cancelled a popular outdoor movie event Wednesday night.  Eastern Equine Encephalitis is a mosquito-borne disease.

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Eho Home Hit By Invaders Twice

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Easthampton police are investigating an armed home invasion on Summer Street.

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Hadley Has New Police Chief

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Hadley has a new police chief. Thirty-six-year-old Michael Mason joined the force in 2000.

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Northampton Police to Train at Shooting Range

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Northampton police will conduct a training at the shooting range in Florence on Sunday.

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Northampton Office Manager Embezzled 1.6 Million

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The former office manager of a medical practice in Northampton has pleaded guilty to embezzling 1.6 million over five years.