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Wildfire Risk High

Western Mass remains under a red flag warning for brush fires.

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Pulaski Park Gets CPA Boost

The Northampton City Council last night approved nearly one-and-a-half million in CPA money for the Pulaski Park project.

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Noho CC Caps Campaign Cash

The Northampton City Council has voted to limit campaign contributions to 500-dollars for municipal elections


Brady says deflated footballs hasn’t detracted from title

Tom Brady says the scandal surrounding his use of deflated footballs during the NFL playoffs last season hasn't detracted in any way from his Super Bowl title.

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Brush Fire In Huntington Knocked Down

A brush fire in Huntington is under control thanks to firefighting crews from multiple towns.


Greenfield Car Dealership Torn Down

The Greenfield Ford-Toyota building on Main Street in Greenfield has been torn down

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Brothers Charged in Dozens of House Break-Ins

Brothers from Berkshire County are being held on high bail after pleading not guilty to numerous charges in a crime spree


New UMass President Visits Amherst Campus

Newly-chosen Umass President Marty Meehan says he's not sure whether the university system would be able to freeze fees for a third year

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BID Opponents Won’t Get Legal Fees

Two men who launched a successful legal challenge to dismantle the Northampton Business Improvement District will not be awarded legal fees.

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Avoid Rocky Hill Road In Hadley Thursday

If you’re traveling between Northampton and Amherst today, you should avoid Rocky Hill Road in Hadley.


Case Tossed After SJC Pot Ruling

A Southwick marijuana grower is off the hook after prosecutors dropped all charges against him.


Northampton band’s drummer, roadie die following crash

Local hip hop and reggae band The Alchemystics has now lost it's drummer and co-founder Demse Zullo, in additon to band friend and roadie Budzy White.

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Serious Crash On Route 202

Route 202 in South Hadley is flowing again after a serious accident Tuesday night.

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Noho School Board Member Accused Of Stealing Dog

Northampton School Committee member Blue Duval is accused of stealing a dog

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Brush Fires Plague Franklin County

Tuesday was another busy day for brush fires, particularly in West County


New Bike Lanes for Greenfield’s Federal St.

Greenfield's Federal Street is getting some new bike lanes. The new lanes will run from Silver Street south to Garfield and Maple streets.


Westhampton Crash Kills Man on his Birthday

A young driver has been killed after apparently losing control on a curve on Route 66 in Westhampton.

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Smith To Admit Transgender Women

Smith College has clarified its its admissions policy to admit transgender women.

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Faces Is Sold

Faces' owner has sold the business to Camile and Tiffany Hannoush and Chris and Amy Pariseau.

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King Street Eats Closes

King Street Eats in Northampton has closed its doors.

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Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse has launched his campaign for a third term

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FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls


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