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South Holyoke Marches For Peace

Residents of South Holyoke say they're sick of guns, drugs, gangs, and homicide


Ehamp Man Claims To Be In National Guard

An Easthampton man has denied perjury charges after claiming to be a lieutenant in the Massachusetts Army National Guard.


Amhert Man Faces Drunk Driving Charge in Crash

A 22-year-old Amherst man is facing OUI charges in connection with a Labor Day car crash

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Funeral Set For Victims of Ehamp Motorcycle Crash

A funeral service has been set for Ed and Brittany McGrath, the father and daughter killed Thursday in an Easthampton motorcycle crash

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Holyoke Water Plant On Agenda

Holyoke ratepayers could soon be footing the bill for a three-million-dollar water disinfection plant


UMass Students Keep Police Busy

Students from UMass are already keeping the Amherst police department busy

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Three-County Fair Wraps Up-Franklin County Fair Gears Up

The Three-County Fair has wrapped up its annual four-day festival of food, fun, rides, entertainment, and farm animals


Amherst Hosts “Trash To Treasures” Sale

The Amherst Survival Center will host its annual trash to treasures tag sale on Saturday the 15th


Northampton BID Trial Coming to a Close

Closing arguments are expected today in a civil trial regarding the Northampton Business Improvement District.

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Holyoke to release records

The Secretary of the Commonwealth has ordered the city of Holyoke to release public records to "MassLive and the Springfield Republican."

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Dog Bites Kids At Amherst School

A rocky start in Amherst for the first day of school.


Man Busted For Lewd UMass Incidents

A Montague man has been charged in relation to a series of lewd incidents at UMass Amherst.

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Double Fatal In Easthampton

Two people are dead after a head-on collision on Route 5 in Easthampton, and a Springfield man is under arrest.


South Hadley Kayak Thief Busted

A South Hadley woman has been arrested for stealing kayaks along the Connecticut River.


Carolyn Gardner Won’t Teach Math

African-American teacher Carolyn Gardner won't be teaching math at Amherst High School this fall.

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Democrats for Governor Clash In Springfield

Three Democrats running for governor went head-to-head last night in a Springfield debate.

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Five Injured At Chicopee Curve

Five people are injured after an I-91 crash at the Chicopee Curve.


Officials Plan Meeting After Holyoke Murder

A Holyoke City Councilor will host an outdoor meeting this morning near the site of a fatal shooting.


Plainfield Chicken Barbecue Sunday

Plainfield's annual chicken barbecue is this Sunday.


Transperformance A Huge Success

Last night's Transperformance was a rousing success.

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