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Greenfield Mayoral Hopeful Alleges Politically-Motivated Vandalism

Patty Morey Walker says some of her campaign signs were spray-painted and her High Street home was vandalized

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Amherst Woman Arrested In Holyoke Hit And Run

Police say Susanah Telluwo was driving with a suspended license when she struck a woman

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Water Main Break Closes Northampton Medical Buildings

Water is back on along Northampton’s Atwood Drive after a water main break


Greenfield School Committee To Speak Out Against New Charter Schools

The Greenfield School Committee will meet Thursday night to consider a resolution calling for a moratorium on the establishment of new charter schools statewide, which some believe siphons money away from conventional K-12 systems.


Holyoke Woman Hit By Two Cars, Expected To Survive

The woman was initially hit by a car, and then a truck, and became pinned under the truck’s axle. She was freed by firefighters and taken to the hospital for treatment of superficial head injuries.

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Hatfield Financial Problems Caused By Mismanagement, Not Criminal Activity

Of major concern was a roughly 16 month backlog of town receipts which had not been properly reconciled by members of Hatfield's financial team, some of whom are no longer employed by the town.

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Man Arrested Twice In One Day in Greenfield

40 year old Nashawn Harvey of East Hartford, Connecticut faces numerous charges including unarmed robbery. Police allege he passed a note to a teller demanding money, then fled the bank with the cash, on a stolen bicycle.


No Takers Yet For Springfield Medical Marijuana Dispensary

One city official says a request for proposals was issued in early November, but no applications have been submitted.

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NH Woman Joins Defamation Suit Against Bill Cosby

Kristina Ruehli has filed a federal lawsuit saying the comedian falsely accused her of lying when she came forward last year and said Cosby raped her in 1965

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Amherst Launches Town Manager Search

Amherst town officials have begun the search for a replacement for late Town Manager John Musante

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Mayoral Recount Considered In Greenfield

Supporters of defeated mayoral hopeful Patty Morey-Walker have taken out recount papers

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Delivery Food Driver Is Springfield’s 16th Murder Victim

Springfield's latest homicide victim was a food delivery driver for a Chinese restaurant


Alleged Latin King Leaders Arrested As Part Of Federal Sweep

Twelve men from Springfield, Holyoke and Chicopee are under arrest on charges related to their alleged involvement with the Latin Kings

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Crews Battle Overnight Mount Tom Brush Fire

Approximately a mile up from Exit 17, smoke and flames could be seen from I-91 North. Firefighters have been out on the mountain before midnight on Sunday and were able to work more aggressively with daylight. The fire scorched at least eighteen acres between Routes 5 and 91.


Nearly Half of Surveyed Residents Oppose Amherst School Consolidation Plan

The administration wants to combine grades seven through twelve in one building, but nearly half of the people surveyed regarding the merger oppose the idea. Administrators told community members at a forum Saturday, the opposition may be due to a lack of information.


Springfield Shootings Prompt Renewed Call For Earlier Entertainment Curfew

Mayor Domenic Sarno is pushing for the 1:00AM curfew after two more men were shot in the area shortly after the bars closed at 2:00AM this past Saturday morning.

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Montague Center Water Safe Again To Drink

Samples taken earlier in the week revealed higher than acceptable levels of e coli bacteria, leading to the order to boil before drinking.


Northampton Wins Negligence Suit Filed By Injured Bicyclist

A Hampshire Superior Court jury ruled in the city's favor in a complaint brought by 58-year-old Evelyn Cleary.

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Northampton Main Street Closed By Suspicious Packages

The road was shut down at around 7:10 and the State Police Bomb Squad was called in to investigate the packages, which were revealed not to be threatening, but part of a school project.

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Former Belchertown State School Cottage Burned In “Suspicious” Fire

Firefighters were called to the State Street former school property at around 3:15 Thursday morning to battle a fully involved blaze at a former staff cottage. The fire may have been deliberately set since utilities to the property have been shut off for years.

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Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting suspect to appear in court


Robert Lewis Dear, 57, is expected to face multiple counts of murder and attempted murder.

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Climate Change Awareness Rallies Held In Amherst And Northampton


Members of "Climate Action Now" organized the Sunday night rallies in advance of United Nations climate change talks, which begin today in Paris.

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Girl Hurt In Fall From Holyoke Highway Overpass

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Holyoke Police say they were chasing the girl, who was a shoplifting suspect from a nearby CVS store, when she fell from the overpass onto train tracks below.

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West Springfield Woman Fatally Stabbed Following An Argument

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Thirty-one year-old Christen Longley pleaded not guilty this morning to charges of murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

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Woman Found Dead in South Hadley River Not Yet Identified


The Northwestern District Attorney's office says the body was found near the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, connecting South Hadley and neighboring Holyoke.