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The Return of Rail

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The Return of Rail

(South Deerfield) – Some railway improvements are on the way to South Deerfield. State officials say that plans are underway to install new gates, bells and lights at the Elm and Pleasant Street railroad intersections. The improvements are part of an ongoing effort to restore regular rail service along the I-91 corridor connecting Springfield and Northampton with Greenfield and points north.

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

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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