Man Jailed For Columbine-Style Threat Against Frontier

A 19-year-old Sunderland man is behind bars after threatening to commit a mass shooting at Frontier Regional School


Baker And Coakley Debate In WMass

Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley actually agreed on a number of topics during a televised debate in Chicopee


Nashawannuck Boardwalk Finally Being Built

Construction will begin soon on the Nashawannuck Pond boardwalk in Easthampton


Deerfield Bans Kinder Morgan From Town

The Deerfield Board of Health has voted to ban construction of the Kinder Morgan gas pipeline within the town's borders


UMass Unions Plan Mass “Coffee Break”

Labor unrest continues at UMass Amherst


Students Safe After Threat to Frontier High School

Students at Frontier, Deerfield and Sunderland Elementary schools were placed in a so-called shelter place this morning, following a threat made to Frontier High School


UMass Unions In Hostile Talks

Five unions at UMass Amherst are locked in hostile and unproductive talks with the administration


More Indictments in Local Insurance Fraud Ring

A Franklin County Grand Jury has returned 59 additional counts of insurance fraud in connection with an insurance fraud ring


Woman Cited In Fatal Motorcycle Crash

A Northampton woman will be issued a citation relating to a Route Five crash in Holyoke that killed a motorcyclist


Progress Over Whately Town Hall Possible

There could be some progress in Whately over the future of their old town hall

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State Trooper Arraigned For Indecent Assault

A state trooper has been arraigned in Hampshire Superior Court for indecent assault and battery

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Florence Mother Not Happy With Police Gun Training Schedule

A Florence woman isn't happy that the Northampton police department's officer firearms training will happen during school hours next week

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Montague Road to Re-Open

A long-closed Montague road will reopen, despite the protests of some residents who believe it is unsafe

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Subway Opens In Northampton

A brand-new Subway sandwich shop is up and running in downtown Northampton

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Governor Patrick Announces MassWorks Grants

Governor Patrick was in Amherst Tuesday to announce 5-million in infrastructure grants


Holyoke Shooting Suspect Held on High Bail

A man accused of firing bullets into a Holyoke apartment is behind bars on 50-thousand-dollars bail


UMass Student Charged in Racist Graffiti Case

A UMass student from North Andover has been arrested and ordered to stay away from campus


Deceased UMass Student Identified

UMass has identified the woman found dead in the McNamara dormitory

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Gov. Patrick In Amherst and Springfield

Governor Patrick will discuss economic developments with visits to Amherst and Springfield Tuesday


Montague Man Charged in Home Invasion

A Montague man has been arrested in connection with a home invasion in Hadley

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People embrace in front of school busses at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.

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Man Jailed For Columbine-Style Threat Against Frontier


A 19-year-old Sunderland man is behind bars after threatening to commit a mass shooting at Frontier Regional School