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5 days 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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5 days 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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5 days 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.

UMass Amherst

5 days 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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5 days ago

Major Damage for Easthampton Basement Fire

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

Patrick Durocher

1 week 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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1 week ago

UMass Investigates Alleged Employee Wrongdoing

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

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1 week 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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1 week 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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1 week ago

Greenfield Winter Carnival Begins Tonight

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

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1 week ago

Legislature Postpones Discussion Of ‘Millionaire Tax’

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

Patrick Durocher

1 week 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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1 week 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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1 week 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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1 week 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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1 week ago

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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1 week ago

Amherst Nightclub Accused Of Overcrowding

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

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1 week ago

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

Stan Rosenberg

1 week ago

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

Holyoke

1 week ago

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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Making headlines this week

A couple is seen through an American flag as they walk to a polling place for the New Hampshire primary, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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

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Roses and roaches: Cold-hearted Valentine’s Day ideas

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With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday dedicated to love is flashing its frigid side.

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SJC Rules For Greenfield Big-Box Appeal

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According to the state Supreme Judicial Court, the opponent’s appeal of a building permit for the French King Highway store can now move forward.

18 hours ago in Local

Four Arrests Result of Springfield Drug Raid

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More than a pound of heroin, a large quantity of crack cocaine and four loaded handguns were confiscated in the raid at 38 Denton Circle.

18 hours ago in Local

Northampton Historical Commission Delays Pomeroy Terrace Condo Plan

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The Northampton Historical Commission has voted to delay Springfield businessman Matthew Campagnari's plans to replace the buildings with new condo units.