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UMass Rape Trial Goes To Jury

Deliberations began Thursday in Durocher’s alleged 2013 rape of a female classmate outside the UMass Campus Center

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UMass Investigates Alleged Employee Wrongdoing

University officials say the violations include misreporting of hours and misuse of campus resources

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Northampton Council Urges Lift On Net-Metering Cap

The Northampton City Council has passed a resolution urging the state to lift the cap on net-metering

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Snowy Friday Commute In The Pioneer Valley

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties through 1pm

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Greenfield Winter Carnival Begins Tonight

The 94th edition begins tonight with a parade of lights followed by fireworks

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Legislature Postpones Discussion Of ‘Millionaire Tax’

The House and Senate constitutional convention Wednesday recessed before considering the 4 percent surtax

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UMass Rape Suspect Testifies That Sex Was Consensual

Patrick Durocher of Longmeadow testifies the September, 2013 encounter was not rape

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Mercantile Store Closing in Northampton and Amherst

The Mercantile Store closes its doors in Northampton for the final time Saturday

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Hadley Safety Complex Will Be Dedicated To Former Chief

The East Street complex will be dedicated to former Chief Dennis Hukowicz

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Wind Storm Knocks Out Power To Western Mass Towns

At least seven Hampshire County towns were impacted, most notably Easthampton, where more than half the city was left in the dark

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Man Burned In Huntington House Fire

The fire broke out Tuesday night in the rear of the farm house near Church and Barr Hill roads

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Amherst Nightclub Accused Of Overcrowding

An inspection Friday found 400 people inside the Monkey Bar, with a capacity of 240

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Laywers Hope Correia Case Is Used As Catalyst For Change

Northampton's mayor stands by the actions of the city's police the night a black man was pepper sprayed and brought to the ground by officers outside Tully O'Reilly's

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Rosenberg Slams Governor’s “Disappointing” UMass Budget Increase

Stan Rosenberg says Baker's 1.4 percent UMass budget increase doesn't come close to meeting the system's needs

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Holyoke Councilor Wants Board Member Removed For Offensive FB Comments

City Councilor Jennifer Chateauneuf is asking Mayor Alex Morse to remove James Bickford from three committees

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Western Mass Agencies To Split Opioid Grant Funding

Sheriff departments in all four Western Mass counties are included in 2.5 million dollars in new federal grant money to fight opiate abuse

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Baker OK With Quabbin Rattlesnake Release

Baker says the commonwealth needs to do what it can to preserve "indigenous species,

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Greenfield Man Faces Rape Charge

47-year-old Ronald Vatarano was arraigned Monday on charges of rape and indecent assault and battery

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Northampton Settles Excessive Force Lawsuit

Northampton settles a lawsuit related to police officer's alleged use of excessive force on a suspect

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Massachusetts Senate Passes Pay Equity Bill

The state Senate has unanimously approved a bill prohibiting employers from using gender to determine wage and other workplace compensation.

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A look back at some of the biggest stories this week and the headlines you may have missed.

2 days ago in Local

UMass Rape Trial Goes To Jury

Patrick Durocher

Deliberations began Thursday in Durocher’s alleged 2013 rape of a female classmate outside the UMass Campus Center

2 days ago in Local

UMass Investigates Alleged Employee Wrongdoing

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University officials say the violations include misreporting of hours and misuse of campus resources

2 days ago in Local

Northampton Council Urges Lift On Net-Metering Cap

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The Northampton City Council has passed a resolution urging the state to lift the cap on net-metering

2 days ago in Local

Snowy Friday Commute In The Pioneer Valley

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A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties through 1pm