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Report: Longmeadow Guard Pilot Was Incapacitated

A Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot from Longmeadow who died in an F-15 crash in Virginia was incapacitated and unable to eject

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Easthampton Credit Thief Sought

A surveillance photo has been released of a suspect who allegedly used an Easthampton resident's credit card at the Chicopee Walmart


Abandoned Amherst House Causing Headaches For Police

Amherst Police were called to 202 Harness Road to investigate a report of glass breaking

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Unconscious Man Pulled From CT River Near Hall Of Fame

A 49-year-old man is in critical condition after being pulled from the Connecticut River in Springfield


Clarkdale Fruit Farm Celebrates Centennial

A popular Deerfield fruit farm is celebrating 100 years in business

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Springfield Viaduct Project Set To Begin

Construction begins this week on the I-91 viaduct project, which will involve a number of lane closures

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South Hadley Swim Club Vandalized

Someone is trashing the South Hadley Swim Club, and the owners want it to stop


Burglery Suspect Now Charged With Jail Escape Attempt

An inmate accused of killing a dog during an Easthampton burglary allegedly tried to escape from the Hampshire County Jail

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Greenfield Business Owner to be Laid to Rest

Funeral services have been set for a popular Greenfield business owner killed in a car crash last week

Tommy Sullivan

Western Mass Native Among the Murdered Marines

The family of US Marine Tommy Sullivan is asking everyone in the 413 to lower their flags to half staff today in honor of the Springfield native gunned down in Tennessee

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Residents Move to Have BoardWalk Named for Tautzniks

Easthampton's Parks and Rec Commission OKs naming the Nashawannuck Pond boardwalk in honor of former Mayor Tautznik and his late wife


Kinder Morgan Board Says “All Systems Go” For Pipeline

The board of directors of the Kinder Morgan Company has formally voted to move to move ahead with the controversial project


Whately Inks Deal To Buy New Municipal Space

Whately Selectmen have signed an agreement to buy a former library building from the Western Massachusetts Library System

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Body found in Connecticut River in Gill

The unidentified victim was found near the Shutzen Vine in Gill at around 5:15 Thursday afternoon


Greenfield Plastic Ban Ordinance Tabled

Supporters of a Greenfield plastic bag ban ordinance have more work to do to get the issue before the voters

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UMass Issues Transgender Bathroom Policy

A recent UMass policy change is aimed at protecting transgender people's rights to choose the restroom they're most comfortable using


Holyoke Police Dog Recovering After Being Stabbed

K-9 officer Jori has been stitched up and is expected to make a full recovery

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Springfield Tapped For Federal Technology Initiative

Springfield is one of 27 cities picked to take part in a new federal urban technology program


Deerfield Apple Farm Celebrates 100 Years In Business

A popular Deerfield apple orchard celebrates 100 years in business this weekend


Holyoke police dog stabbed by robbery suspect

A Holyoke police dog is recovering at an animal hospital after getting stabbed in the back by a robbery suspect

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Making headlines this week


A look back at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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Franklin County Residents File Suit Against Feds Over Pipeline

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The suit by residents of Deerfield and Northfield asks the feds to stop all activity related to approval of the project

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Amherst Ponders Puffers Pond Problems

Puffers Pond

Officials say there's been an increase in reports of underage drinking and dogs off leash at the site

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NH Group Receives Grant From VT Yankee Parent Company

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A southwestern NH organization is getting a $350,000 economic development grant for communities affected by the closure of the nuclear power plant

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‘Gone Baby Gone’ actor is pulled from water at beach, dies

Sean Malone

54-year-old Sean Malone died Wednesday night at a hospital