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UMass student from New Jersey struck, killed by truck

The man killed by a vehicle while crossing a busy Belchertown street last weekend has been identified as a University of Massachusetts-Amherst student from New Jersey.


Greenfield’s Snow Budget is Busted

The town of Greenfield has exceeded its snow budget by more than $20-thousand dollars.

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UMass Iranian Students Upset Over Policy

Students from Iran are upset about a decision by UMass to ban them from certain science and engineering programs.

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Forbes Library Elevator Project Begins

The Forbes Library in Northampton will soon be one-hundred-percent accessible.

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Fallon Jokes About Easthampton Water

Easthampton's famous water supply has caught the attention of comedian Jimmy Fallon.

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Winter Weather a Pain to Some, a Boon to Others

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh asked people to stay home and remain patient as the city digs out more than a foot of new snow.


Peter Pan Buses Help Stranded MBTA Riders

Peter Pan buses from Springfield have been helping out in Boston.


Man Pinned Between Cars in Gill Crash

A man hit by a car on Route 2 in Gill Saturday night is expected to live.


UMass Student Killed by Truck

A UMass Amherst student has been killed while walking along Route 9 in Belchertown.

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Easthampton Considers Big Box Ban

Easthampton will debate an anti-big-box zoning proposal this week.


Alleged Child Rapist On Trial in Northampton

Trial has begun for a former middle school math teacher charged with child rape.


Murdered Teen Was Academic Standout

17-year-old Katherine Mauke, allegedly killed by her ex boyfriend, was headed to American International College on a full academic scholarship.

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Rosenberg to Wed

The President of the Massachusetts Senate is getting married to his longtime partner.

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Third Monkey Death Revealed at Forest Park Zoo

It turns out there was a third monkey death at the Forest Park Zoo.

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Easthampton Water Best In The Nation

Easthampton's drinking water has been judged the best in the nation at a national conference this week.

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Few Donate to Downtown Northampton Lights Program

About two weeks before the holiday lights in downtown Northampton will be turned off, only seven businesses or individuals have donated to a special fund to pay for them.

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Mt Tom Coal Plant Up In Air

The future of the Mount Tom Coal Plant remains uncertain. That's what a representative from GDF Suez told a group of concerned citizens in Holyoke.

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North Star Teen Center Is Moving

The North Star self-directed learning center for teens is being forced to move.

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Pipeline Foes Take On LNG Exports

Kinder Morgan Pipeline opponents are now taking aim at a liquefied natural gas export facility planned for Canada.


Southampton Chickens Must Go

The Southampton backyard chicken zoning case has been resolved, and things don't look good for the birds.

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Two Noho Massage Parlors Condemned

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Two Northampton massage businesses have been shut down by city code enforcement officials.