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Man Arrested For Selling Westfield Teen Fatal Heroin Dose

Police say Seth Lombard-Hawthorne sold Lillian Anderson the "American Gangster" heroin that ended up killing her this past weekend

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12 hours ago

Judge Denies Belchertown Man Bail In Assault Case

An autistic Belchertown man is denied bail as he awaits trial on charges of trying to kill his mother

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12 hours ago

Granby Approves School Renovation

Town meeting voters approve $32-million dollars to overhaul and double the size of East Meadow Elementary School

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12 hours ago

Hadley Police Search for Alcohol Thief

Police have posted a surveillance photo of a woman they say stole $550 worth of booze from the Liquors 44 store

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12 hours ago

Quabbin Rattlesnake Island Plan To Be Unveiled

The February 23rd meeting at Mahar Regional School will spell out the rationale for stocking Mount Zion Island with endangered timber rattlesnakes

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1 day ago

Massachusetts Braces for More Snow

A Winter Weather Advisory for Franklin, Hampshire and Hampden counties is expected to last from now through Tuesday.

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1 day ago

Hampden County Police Warn of Heroin Overdose Spike

While police police have step up efforts to track and arrest dealers, Gullini says people should remember that the state has a “Good Samaritan” law, offering protection from prosecution for this who report an overdose while it is happening.

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1 day ago

Springfield I-91 Demolition Begins This Week

Although no additional lane closure is expected, people who work in downtown Springfield should prepare to hear quite a bit of construction-related noise, which contractors say they will do their best to minimize.

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1 day ago

UMass Students Dies from Four Story Fall

James Tilley was a senior physics major from Windham, New Hampshire. A cause of death is under investigation from he state medical examiner.

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1 day ago

Major Damage for Easthampton Basement Fire

No one was hurt in the basement fire on Valley Lane which caused 15-thousand dollars damage.

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5 days ago

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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5 days ago

UMass Investigates Alleged Employee Wrongdoing

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

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5 days ago

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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5 days ago

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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5 days ago

Greenfield Winter Carnival Begins Tonight

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

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5 days ago

Legislature Postpones Discussion Of ‘Millionaire Tax’

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

Patrick Durocher

5 days ago

UMass Rape Suspect Testifies That Sex Was Consensual

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

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5 days ago

Mercantile Store Closing in Northampton and Amherst

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

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5 days ago

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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5 days ago

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 Arrested For Selling Westfield Teen Fatal Heroin Dose

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Police say Seth Lombard-Hawthorne sold Lillian Anderson the "American Gangster" heroin that ended up killing her this past weekend

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Judge Denies Belchertown Man Bail In Assault Case

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An autistic Belchertown man is denied bail as he awaits trial on charges of trying to kill his mother

12 hours ago in Local

Granby Approves School Renovation

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Town meeting voters approve $32-million dollars to overhaul and double the size of East Meadow Elementary School

12 hours ago in Local

Hadley Police Search for Alcohol Thief

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Police have posted a surveillance photo of a woman they say stole $550 worth of booze from the Liquors 44 store

12 hours ago in Local

Quabbin Rattlesnake Island Plan To Be Unveiled

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The February 23rd meeting at Mahar Regional School will spell out the rationale for stocking Mount Zion Island with endangered timber rattlesnakes