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Northampton Police: Bank Robber Seeks Prison

A man charged with a Northampton bank robbery tells police he wanted to get arrested so he could go back to prison


Greenfield Police Search for Bank Robber

Greenfield Police are still searching for the man who held up the People's Bank branch office on Federal Street Friday morning

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Bread And Puppet To Perform

Vermont's legendary Bread and Puppet Theater will perform in Easthampton Thursday night


Dueling Immigration Protests In Chicopee

Chicopee has become the site of dueling immigration protests


Narcan Training In Greenfield Monday

Friends and relatives of heroin addicts are encouraged to attend a free Narcan training in Greenfield.


Tsarnaev Wants To Avoid Springfield Trial

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say they don't want the trial moved to Springfield.


Israeli Flag Burned at Northampton Synagogue

Northampton police are investigating the burning of an Israeli flag at a city synagogue.


Northampton Bank Robber Fled On Bicycle-Suspect Arrested

Police in Northampton made a quick arrest in a bank robbery.

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Stanley Cup Comes to Western Mass

The most famous trophy in sports comes to Greenfield this weekend. The Stanley Cup will be at the Collins-Moylan arena Sunday courtesy of Los Angeles Kings Head Trainer and Greenfield native Chris Kingsley.


More Worcester Heroin Deaths

There have been eight fatal drug overdoses in Worcester in recent weeks.


Former Mayor Convicted Of Assault

Former Holyoke Mayor Dan Szostkiewicz has been convicted of assault and battery in a case involving his ex-wife.


Suher Gets Liquor License For Green Room

Entertainment mogul Eric Suher will have a liquor license for his proposed bar on Center Street in Northampton after all.

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Parsons Street School To Be Sold

The Easthampton City Council has authorized Mayor Karen Cadieux to sell the former Parsons Street School to a private developer.

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Man Charged In Elm St. Crash

A Vermont man faces charges after a crash on Elm Street in Northampton.


Westover Won’t House Migrant Kids

Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee will not serve as a temporary home for undocumented immigrant children.


Gas Line Rupture Evacuates STCC

Things are back to normal at Springfield Technical Community College after a gas line rupture.

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Upper Valley Woman to Lead Red Cross Chapter

A Southampton woman has been chosen to become the new leader of the Pioneer Valley chapter of the American Red Cross.


Councilor: Rainbow Crosswalk Process Was Flawed

A Northampton city councilor says the Board of Public Works violated due process when it approved a rainbow-painted crosswalk in March.


Artists Take Stock After Easthampton Fire

Artists in the Paragon Arts and Industry Building in Easthampton are taking stock after Monday's fire.

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Second Anti-Immigration Rally Planned

A second anti-immigration rally is planned for Westover Air Reserve Base next Sunday.

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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

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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

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

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Man Busted For Lewd UMass Incidents


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