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Former Student Teacher Visited By Cops

Police paid a visit to a former Northampton High School student teacher over the weekend.


Barnes Fighter Jets Put To Work

Two fighter jets from Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield were sent to escort an Air France flight to JFK International Airport on Monday.


Easthampton Mayor: No $$ For Food Pantry

Easthampton Mayor Karen Cadieux insists that an 1855 law prevents the city from supporting the work of a local food pantry.

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Noho Police Chief Field Narrowed To Five

The field of candidates for Northampton Police Chief has been narrowed down to five.

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Dead Man In Amherst Gas Station Identified

A man found dead in the bathroom of an Amherst gas station has been identified

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Northampton Bans Plastic Bags

The city of Northampton now has an ordinance banning the use of single-layer plastic bags

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Northampton Man Tried To Poison Daughter

A Northampton man has been arraigned in district court for allegedly trying to poison his seriously ill daughter

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Noho Budget Would Cut Spending

Mayor David Narkewicz has submitted his municipal budget and it actually shows a decrease in spending


Holyoke Mayors Race Off And Running

The four-way race for Mayor of Holyoke is heating up early


Police Mum On Greenfield Deaths

Greenfield police remain mum about a married couple in their fifties found dead Wednesday morning.


Amherst Town Meeting Rejects Pipeline

Amherst Town Meeting has voted to oppose the construction of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline

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Northampton Police Release Surveillance Photo

Police have released surveillance photos of a suspect in the assault of two women in downtown Northampton

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Greenfield Woman Burned in Candle Fire

A woman in Greenfield was airlifted to Baystate Medical Center after her nightgown was set on fire by a candle

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Western Mass Pipeline Deal Hearing Set

A date has been set for next month's Western Mass hearing regarding the proposed Tennessee Natural Gas Pipeline


Two Bodies Found In Greenfield

Police are investigating after two bodies were found inside a Greenfield home

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Motorcyclist In Leverett Crash Dies

One of two motorcyclists hurt in a three-vehicle crash in Leverett Sunday night has died.

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Northampton Dog Park Hearing Packs Room

Hundreds who attended a hearing on the unofficial dog park want to continue to use the 280 acres off Burts Pit Road to walk, run, and walk their dogs.

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MA Senate freezes tax rate, hikes earned income credit

The Massachusetts Senate votes to freeze the state income tax rate at 5.15 percent


Hatfield, Montague Select Board Changes

Montague and Hatfield Select Boards both have new chairmen


Greenfield Citizens Concerned About Sex Offenders

Concerned Greenfield residents fear registered sex offenders may be living near a children's play area

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