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Funeral Set For Victims of Ehamp Motorcycle Crash

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

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

Students from UMass are already keeping the Amherst police department busy

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Three-County Fair Wraps Up-Franklin County Fair Gears Up

The Three-County Fair has wrapped up its annual four-day festival of food, fun, rides, entertainment, and farm animals

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Amherst Hosts “Trash To Treasures” Sale

The Amherst Survival Center will host its annual trash to treasures tag sale on Saturday the 15th

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Northampton BID Trial Coming to a Close

Closing arguments are expected today in a civil trial regarding the Northampton Business Improvement District.

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Holyoke to release records

The Secretary of the Commonwealth has ordered the city of Holyoke to release public records to "MassLive and the Springfield Republican."

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Dog Bites Kids At Amherst School

A rocky start in Amherst for the first day of school.

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Man Busted For Lewd UMass Incidents

A Montague man has been charged in relation to a series of lewd incidents at UMass Amherst.

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Double Fatal In Easthampton

Two people are dead after a head-on collision on Route 5 in Easthampton, and a Springfield man is under arrest.

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South Hadley Kayak Thief Busted

A South Hadley woman has been arrested for stealing kayaks along the Connecticut River.

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Carolyn Gardner Won’t Teach Math

African-American teacher Carolyn Gardner won't be teaching math at Amherst High School this fall.

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Democrats for Governor Clash In Springfield

Three Democrats running for governor went head-to-head last night in a Springfield debate.

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Five Injured At Chicopee Curve

Five people are injured after an I-91 crash at the Chicopee Curve.

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Officials Plan Meeting After Holyoke Murder

A Holyoke City Councilor will host an outdoor meeting this morning near the site of a fatal shooting.

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Plainfield Chicken Barbecue Sunday

Plainfield's annual chicken barbecue is this Sunday.

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Transperformance A Huge Success

Last night's Transperformance was a rousing success.

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Fort Hill Brewery Up And Running

The Fort Hill Brewery in Easthampton is up and running, two years after breaking ground.

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Gus Morales Still Holyoke Teacher Union Prez

Fired Holyoke teacher Gus Morales says he's still president of the teacher's union, even though he no longer has a job.

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Florence Motorcyclist Severely Injured

A motorcyclist from Florence remains in fair condition after a crash on Ryan Road.

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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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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