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No Charges in Noho Pedestrian Crash

Criminal charges will NOT be filed in connection with a December car versus pedestrian crash in Northampton.


Montague Police: Used Needles Are a Problem

Discarded hypodermic needles are becoming a major problem in the town of Montague.

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Holyoke Man Denies Raping Child

A Holyoke man is behind bars after allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl.


Greenfield Sex Offender Busted In Florida

An accused sex offender from Greenfield has been captured in Miami Florida.

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Rosenberg: ‘No Appetite’ To Legalize Pot

Senate President Stan Rosenberg says the state legislature has “no appetite” for legalizing marijuana.


Massachusetts law mandating headlight use takes effect

A new Massachusetts law requires drivers to turn on their headlights when their windshield wipers are in use and during times of low visibility during the day.

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Shutesbury & Wendell Qualify For Wired West

Shutesbury and Wendell are the first towns to meet the 40-percent enrollment threshold for high-speed internet under Wired West.


Catholic Bishop Opposes Holyoke Historic District

Catholic Bishop Mitchell Rozanski has written a letter to the Holyoke city council against placing the Mater Dolorosa Church within a proposed Polish Heritage Historic District.

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Cost To Demolish Center School On The Rise

The cost of demolishing the old Center School in Hatfield is on the rise because of a discovery of asbestos and lead.

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Wayne Feiden Heads To Europe

Northampton Planning Director Wayne Feiden leaves today for a month-long fellowship in Europe.

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Holyoke Man Shot To Death

A Holyoke man is dead after an Easter Sunday shooting on Chestnut Street.

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Dalai Lama to Visit the Valley in October

It's confirmed, the Dalai Lama will visit three colleges in the Pioneer Valley this Fall.


Northampton to Repair Roads and Potholes

Mayor David Narkewicz has announced a road program to include filling close to 100 potholes.

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Fly By Night OK After Crash

Fly by Night Furniture in Northampton is open for business after a truck crashed into the building Friday night.


Two Major Crashes In S Hadley

Five people were injured in two separate car crashes involving teenaged drivers over the weekend

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Fines Set for Failure to Clear Northampton Sidewalks

Northampton property owners who fail to keep their sidewalks clear of snow will now face a $50-dollar fine.

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Northampton Council to Set Water-Sewer Rates

For the first time ever, the city of Northampton's water and sewer rates will be set by the city council.


Greenfield Mayoral Raise Considered

Greenfield's mayor may be getting a substantial pay raise.

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Northampton Housing Authority Narrows Search For Director

The Northampton Housing Authority is considering four candidates for executive director.


Dalai Lama May Speak At UMass

The Dalai Lama is expected to speak at UMass this fall, but details are still being worked out.

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