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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


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


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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