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Arson Probed At Forbes Library

A stairway fire at Forbes Library in Northampton is being investigated as arson.

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Massachusetts Teachers Association has new president

Northampton resident Barbara Madeloni has assumed the presidency of the Massachusetts Teachers Association.

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Severe Weather Eyed Today

The region could be seeing some severe weather today.

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Body Pulled From Westfield River

The body of a homeless man has been pulled from the Westfield River in Westfield.

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Judge: Geriatric Authority Can’t Declare Bankruptcy

A federal judge has ruled the Holyoke Geriatric Authority is a public agency and not entitled to Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections.

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Montague Renews Pipeline Opposition

Montague Selectmen have reaffirmed their opposition to a proposed Franklin County natural gas pipeline.

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Stabbing Suspect Denies Murder Charge

The suspect in a deadly Holyoke stabbing has pleaded not guilty to murder.

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Amherst Man Arrested in House Break-Ins

An Amherst man has been arrested in connection with a series of house breaks in Leverett and Shutesbury.

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Stanley Cup to Visit Greenfield

The Stanley Cup is coming to Franklin County.

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Man Falls Into Deerfield River; Hits Head

A Fitchburg man is recovering after falling 30 feet into the Deerfield River. It happened Sunday evening near the Stillwater bridge.

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Pipeline Protestors Gather At Clarkdale Orchard

Clarkdale Fruit Farm in Deerfield has become ground zero for anti-pipeline protesters.

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Fatal Stabbing In Holyoke

A Holyoke father of two is dead after a broad daylight stabbing late Sunday morning.

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Mosquitoes Cause Scheduling Changes in Amherst

At the onset of mosquito season, Amherst is already at moderate risk of seeing EEE, according to the state's Department of Public Health.

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Probe Unveils Jailhouse Drug Smuggling

Several people are facing charges after an investigation by Franklin County House of Corrections officers uncovered a conspiracy to smuggle Suboxone into that facility.

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Man Denies Exposing Himself At Pond

A Southampton man who allegedly exposed himself to two women at Puffer's Pond in Amherst has denied charges of open and gross lewdness.

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Holyoke: Geriatric Authority Can’t Declare Bankruptcy

The city of Holyoke is trying to prevent the Holyoke Geriatric Authority from being granted bankruptcy protection.

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UMass Satellite Campus Gets Director

A Springfield native has been selected to lead the new UMass downtown Springfield satellite center.

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Meeting to discuss recent racial occurance in school

The latest racial incident to come to light in Amherst schools will be the subject of a meeting called by the vice chair of the Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee.

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Northampton BID renewed for five more years

The Northampton Business Improvement District is here to stay...at least for the next five years.

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Funeral home under investigation

The closed Ryder Funeral Home in South Hadley is the subject of another investigation.

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Man held without bail after assault

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A man has been ordered held without bail on attempted murder charges.

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UMass mourns death of coach

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UMass Amherst is mourning the death of it's men's soccer coach.

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U.S. courts deliver conflicting rulings on Obamacare

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A U.S. appeals court threw out a federal regulation that implements key subsidies that are vital to the health care overhaul.

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Armed bandits steal $181K from Atlantic City casino

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A manhunt is underway for masked robbers who stole $181,000 from Caesar's Atlantic City casino in New Jersey.

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Airlines halt flights to Israel

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Delta, American, and United have halted flights to Israel to ensure passenger safety as the turmoil in the region is intensifying.