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High-fiving a bumble bee

High-fiving a bumble bee

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The next time you swat at a bumble bee, check to see if it just wants to give you a high five first. Unless you’re allergic. Then run away.

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Fifty Animals Rescued From A Springfield Home

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Animal control officers raided the home on 99 Champlain Street and found multiple dogs, cats, birds and a variety of mice and other vermin.

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Jury Deliberates Third UMass Gang Rape Case

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Closing arguments were held yesterday in the trial of the third of four defendants accused of raping a UMass coed freshman in her dorm room in 2012.

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Local Overdose Remembrances Held

Jerrey Roberts of the Gazette, vigil for opiod overdose deaths

Local victims of drug overdoses were remembered at a series of Monday events held on “International Overdose Awareness Day.”

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Northampton Water Superintendent Placed On Paid Leave

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City officials aren’t saying why Gregory Nuttleman has been relieved of his duties.

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Amherst Selectboard Approves Flying of USA Flags Every 9-11

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The Amherst Selectboard has voted to finally go along with resident Larry Kelley’s request that the flags be flown annually.