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Easthampton’s Old Town Hall to Get Facelift

Easthampton’s Old Town Hall to Get Facelift

(Easthampton, MA)  -  Easthampton’s old Town Hall will get a face lift thanks to a $133,000 state tourism grant.  The money will renovate the building’s lobby, putting in wood floors, new bathrooms and front doors in keeping with the building’s architecture. The 1869 building serves as the home for a number of arts organizations and is managed by the non-profit known as “CitySpace.”  The state grant comes from a program designed to promote community development and tourism in Central and Western Mass.

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Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

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An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

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A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

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Funeral Set For Victims of Ehamp Motorcycle Crash

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A funeral service has been set for Ed and Brittany McGrath, the father and daughter killed Thursday in an Easthampton motorcycle crash

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Holyoke Water Plant On Agenda

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Holyoke ratepayers could soon be footing the bill for a three-million-dollar water disinfection plant

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UMass Students Keep Police Busy

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Students from UMass are already keeping the Amherst police department busy