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Greenfield Seniors March for New Center

Greenfield seniors marched through town Wednesday in an attempt to raise awareness about the need for a new senior center

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Police Warn of Local Phone Scam About Electric Bills

Area police are warning of a new phone scam involving individuals who purport to be from the local electric company

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Bathroom Fire at Northampton’s JFK School Investigated

Fire officials are working to determine what caused a fire that broke out at the JFK Middle School in Northampton this morning

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Hampshire Y Director is Out

The Y has sent a letter to its members saying CEO David Marks is leaving the organization after leading it for more than a decade.

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RiverCulture Backs Out of Turners Falls Block party

It doesn't look like Turners Falls will have a summer "block party" this year

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Northfield Site of Compressor Station Identified

The Tennesse Gas Pipleine company has unveiled the location it's planning for one of the compressor stations for its proposed natural gas pipeline

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Easthampton Mayor Funds Summer Food Program

The Easthampton Community Center will receive funding from the city for it's summer children's meal program

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Montague Police Adopt New Heroin Approach

The Montague Police Department is following the lead a Massachusetts coastal town has taken to try and get heroin off its streets

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Baystate Franklin President Resigns

Steven Bradley has announced his immediate resignation to deal with what are being termed "unexpected and urgent family-related issues.

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Police Say Northampton Man Tried to Strangle Mother

Northampton man is being held on 52-thousand dollars bail after pleading not guilty to trying to strangle his mother

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Former Belchertown man on Most Wanted List

A man accused of breaking a baby's ribs in Belchertown in 2014 has been added to the Massachusetts State Police Most Wanted List

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Draft-Warren Effort to Shift Focus

The draft-Elizabeth Warren effort to coax the Massachusetts senator into a run for president is suspending its campaign

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DA Resumes Using Breathalyzer Results in Court

The Northwestern District Attorney’s Office has resumed the use of breathalyzer test results as evidence in court cases

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Receiver Named for Holyoke Schools

The state Education Commissioner has appointed Wakefield School Superintendent Stephen Zirke Junior to oversee Holyoke schools

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Stronger economy, cheap gas means more people on the road

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More than 40 million Americans are expected to hit the road for the long holiday weekend.

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5 ways to save money on your summer road trip

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While a domestic road trip might appear like an affordable alternative to traveling abroad, costs can easily spiral out of control.

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Campaign highlights stress of fireworks on combat veterans

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For hundreds of thousands of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, symptoms can be worsened by the cracks and thunder of celebratory fireworks.

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Are airlines colluding to keep fares high?

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The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether airlines worked together illegally to keep airfares high by signaling plans to limit flights.

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All clear at D.C. Navy Yard after reported shooting

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The facility was placed on lockdown but police determined there was no shooting and no threat to the public.