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Greenfield School Committee Member Dies

Jeff Cominitz passed away last Thursday. He had been treated at the Baystate oncology unit.

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South Hadey Funeral Home Owner Facing New Charges

The former owner of a South Hadley funeral home accused of improperly storing dead bodies faces additional embezzlement charges

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Whately Farm Family Sued By Watershed Council

A Whately farming family is being sued by the CT River watershed council for allegedly violating its federal pollution discharge permit

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New Americans Sworn In At Northampton Courthouse

Hampshire County has 48 new American citizens sworn in Saturday in a naturalization ceremony

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Greenfield Police Using Facebook To Identify Sex Offenders

Greenfield Police plan to continue listing information about Level Three sex offenders on the department's Facebook page

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One Dead, Four Injured In Pittsfield Shootings

A 25-year-old man is dead and four others are injured in a weekend shooting in Pittsfield

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Northampton Chief Swearing-In on Tuesday

Captain Jody Kasper is set to be sworn in Tuesday at the Northampton Academy of Music

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Erving Town Meeting to Consider Pipeline Resolution

The ongoing political battle over a proposed natural gas pipeline moves tonight to the town of Erving

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Northampton Ass’t Tax Collector Placed on Leave

Mayor David Narkewicz isn't talking much much about the June 15 decision to place Deborah Dunphy on leave

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Easthampton Mayor Kicks Off Re-Election Bid

Easthampton Mayor Karen Cadieux has kicked off her campaign for a second two-year term

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Springfield Supports MGM Casino Delay Request

Springfield officials support MGM Springfield request to delay the opening of its new casino until September 2018

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Northampton Medical Pot Dispensary Opening In The Fall

New England Treatment Access plans to begin serving clients in September.

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Springfield Viaduct Meeting Draws Skeptics

State officials say the planned reconstruction of I-91 will only add 15 minutes to the average commute, but residents aren’t buying it

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Deerfield River Tubing Company Opens Despite Objections

A river tubing company opens for the season this weekend without the town of Deerfield's blessing

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Warren to Speak at Liberal Blogger Convention

Warren will appear at next month's Netroots Nation convention of liberal bloggers and activists

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Massachusetts’ first slots parlor is open for business

The state's first slots parlor opened for business in Plainville to a large and eager crowd of gamblers

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Second Man Convicted in UMass Gang Rape Case

A jury convicts Justin King of rape related to an incident where he and three other men allegedly forced themselves on a drunk freshman

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High School Psychologist Leaves Amid Sex Crime Revelation

A school psychologist is leaving his post amid the revelation of his involvement in an alleged sex crime in Connecticut

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Greenfield Council Adopts Budget

The town council last night signed off on a $46-point-5 million dollar budget as recommended by Mayor Bill Martin

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Greenfield Considering Downtown Cultural District

Residents and business leaders have expressed support for a Greenfield Town Council resolution to establish the new cultural district

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Greenfield School Committee Member Dies

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Jeff Cominitz passed away last Thursday. He had been treated at the Baystate oncology unit.

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South Hadey Funeral Home Owner Facing New Charges

photo by Bob Dunn - courtesy of the Gazette

The former owner of a South Hadley funeral home accused of improperly storing dead bodies faces additional embezzlement charges

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Whately Farm Family Sued By Watershed Council

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A Whately farming family is being sued by the CT River watershed council for allegedly violating its federal pollution discharge permit

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New Americans Sworn In At Northampton Courthouse

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Hampshire County has 48 new American citizens sworn in Saturday in a naturalization ceremony

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Greenfield Police Using Facebook To Identify Sex Offenders

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Greenfield Police plan to continue listing information about Level Three sex offenders on the department's Facebook page