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Woman To Run 150 Miles For Amherst Survival Center

A local athlete plans to run 36 hours this weekend to raise money for the Amherst Survival Center

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Hatfield Man Charged in Fatal Crash

State Police have issued drunk driving citation against a Hatfield man involved in a fatal crash in Williamsburg

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Man Arraigned For Double Motorcycle Homicide

A man who allegedly killed a father and daughter on their motorcycle has been arraigned in Hampshire Superior Court

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Rosenberg Meets With Baker

Senator Stanley Rosenberg says his sit-down with Republican Governor-Elect Charlie Baker was productive

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Northampton to Buy Watershed Land for Protection

Northampton is about to land that surrounds one of its drinking water reservoirs

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UMass Researchers to Analyze Pipeline Impact

UMass researchers are preparing to analyze the potential environmental impacts of a proposed Franklin County natural gas pipeline

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Same-Sex Marriage Author Kicks off Book Tour

A top strategist in the fight for marriage equality kicked off his national book tour in Easthampton Sunday

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Four Pot Dispensaries Given Green Light

State health officials have given preliminary approval to four more medical marijuana dispensaries, including in Greenfield and Northampton

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Bissonette Hired as Greenfield Highway Chief

Former Chicopee Mayor Mike Bissonette has been hired as interim Highway Superintendent in Greenfield

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Bridge Dedicated To Korean War Vets

A bridge in Easthampton has been officially renamed to Korean War veterans

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Smith Professor Wants A Starry Noho

A Smith College astronomy professor wants Northampton businesses to stop illuminating parking lots late at night

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Monte’s March V Raises $65,000 for Food Bank

$65,000 dollars is the amount of money generously donated to Monte's March five Thursday for the Food Bank of Western Mass.

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Northampton Council Accepts Reorganization

Northampton city government is one step closer to being officially reorganized

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Parsons Street School Ready For Sale

The City of Easthampton plans to sell the former Parsons Street School to a developer by the end of the year

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Route 9 Diner Hires Prosecutor

The owners of the Route 9 Diner in Hadley have hired a former Hampden County prosecutor

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Amherst Fire Station Vandal Faces Charges

A UMass student who vandalized the North Amherst fire station faces criminal charges

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Monte’s March 2014 for the Food Bank of WMass

Congressman Jim McGovern continues his fight against hunger by joining Monte's March today from Northampton to Greenfield for the Food Bank of Western Mass.

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Construction Begins on Nashawannuck Pond Boardwalk

Construction begins today on the Nashawannuck Pond promenade in Easthampton

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Florence Man Hit By Car Critical

A 68-year-old Florence man is in critical condition after being hit by a car at a diagonal intersection in Florence

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Crash Blamed On Coughing FitĀ 

A Deerfield man who totaled his Chevy Blazer blames the accident on a coughing fit

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The Lammily doll wants to show children that average is beautiful.

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House Republicans sue over Obamacare

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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

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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