(Holyoke, MA) — Holyoke is gearing up for its annual “Myriam Miranda Stop the Violence Basketball Tournament.” The event will be held Saturday in the Flats. The tournament is named after a mother of eight shot to death in 2003 while trying to break up a fight. This year there will be a block party with music, street food, and social service information tables.
A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.
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