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WMECO Customers Face Steep Hike

Western Mass Electric Company customers will likely be paying 29 percent more to keep the lights on starting next year


State Reps Plan Pipeline Fight

A group of lawmakers are lining up to fight the Kinder Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline


Man Hurt In Ehamp Rollover Accident

A man is seriously hurt after a rollover accident in Easthampton


Hundreds Remember Dan Yacuzzo

Northampton businessman Daniel Yacuzzo has been remembered at a memorial service

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Winter Weather Advisory for Monday Morning

A winter weather advisory is in effect for Hampshire, Franklin, Hampden and Berkshire counties until 1pm Monday

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Hatfield Man Avoids Prison In Patronage Case

William Burke of Hatfield has avoided prison time for his part in the Probation Department scanda


Northampton BID Asks Judge For 60-Day Stay

The Northampton Business Improvement District has asked a judge for 60 days to wind up its affairs

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Warren given Democratic leadership post

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been tapped to serve as strategic policy adviser to the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee

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Greenfield Covered Bridge Reopens

Greenfield's historic covered bridge has officially reopened

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PumpkinFest Organizer Sued

Lawyers representing Turners Falls Pumpkinfest founder Michael Nelson are asking a judge to dismiss a $1.2 million dollar lawsuit filed against him

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Judge To Northampton BID: Shut Down Now

The Northampton Business Improvement District has been declared null and void and ordered to shut down immediately

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Gardner Supporters Call for Settlement

Supporters of former Amherst math teacher Carolyn Gardner want school officials to settle her discrimination case


Hearing Delayed for Man Accused of Threatening School

A court hearing for a man accused of threatening a Columbine-type massacre at Frontier Regional School has been postponed


Amherst High School Open After Threat

Amherst High School responded to a bomb threat Wednesday afternoon


Springfield, Holyoke Top-Ten Violent Cities

Springfield and Holyoke have made the top-ten list of the most violent towns and cities in Massachusetts

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Amherst Regional High School Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat

BREAKING: Amherst Regional High School Evacuated due to bomb threat by phone. Parents received an automated message saying that HS…


Northampton Forum Tonight on Parking Study

Northampton is planning a parking study, and a forum is being held Wednesday to gather public input


Turners Falls Man Nabbed in Restaurant Break-ins

Montague Police have arrested a Turners Falls man in connection with a pair of early Tuesday morning restaurant break-ins

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Carbon Monoxide Scare Empties Northampton Building

An apartment building at 180 Earle Street in Northampton was evacuated Tuesday night on account of a carbon monoxide scare

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UMass To Build New Basketball Facility

UMass will build a new basketball practice facility on the Amherst campus

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House Republicans sue over Obamacare


Republicans sued over the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

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Lexus recalling 422K cars to fix fuel leak


The fuel leak can increase the risk of fire, safety regulators say.

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Carolyn Gardner Supporters Pack Meeting

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Supporters of former Amherst math teacher Carolyn Gardner packed a school committee meeting Thursday night

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Northampton Lights Will Go On

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The holiday lights in Northampton will be switched on Friday night, despite the demise of the Business Improvement District

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Police Search for Easthampton Man

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A helicopter has been helping Northampton police search for a man who's been missing since early this week