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Franny O To Run For Mayor Of Holyoke

The owner of O’Connell Home Care has announced he’s running for Mayor of Holyoke.

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Half A Million For The Courthouse

NORTHAMPTON-A $500,000 dollar check was presented to the Hampshire Council of Governments by the Western Mass Congressional Delegation were part of…

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Florence Man Charged with Arson

A Florence man is being held without bail until his trial on arson charges.

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Noho Pride Parade to Draw 20,000

Organizers of tomorrow's 34th annual Noho Pride parade say it'll be a day of celebration as well as a time to focus on the unfinished work of equal rights.

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Second Person Dies From Holyoke Crash

A second person has died as the result of an accident on Route 5 in Holyoke last night.

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Holyoke Teachers Union Pres ‘Outraged’

The president of the Holyoke Teachers Union says he’s “outraged” that the state will be taking over the failing public schools.

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AG Settles With Former Westfield State President Dobelle

Former Westfield State College President Evan Dobelle has reached a settlement with the state attorney general.

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Northampton Elders: Hands Off Our Senior Center

Some elderly people are not happy with Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz’ plan to move the Parks and Recreation department to the Senior Center.

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Heroin Batch Laced With Fentanyl

Some batches of heroin going around are laced with Fentanyl.

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Committee Names Finalists for UMass President

The UMass Board of Trustees is set to name a new president for the university system.

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Legislators Soften New Headlights Law

The House has voted to soften the impact of a new law requiring motorists to turn on headlights when they're operating their windshield wipers.

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Easthampton Councilor Launches Re-election Bid

Easthampton City Councilor Jennifer Hayes has announced she's running for a second term.

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Police Chief And Minority Community To Meet

Springfield Police Commissioner John Barbieri will take part in a public conversation about relationships between police and minorities.

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Northampton Man With Alzheimers Found

A Northampton man with Alzheimer’s was found Monday after disappearing for four hours.

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Greenfield Teen Busted With Drugs

A Greenfield teenager has been arrested with LSD, cocaine, and ketamine.

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Westhampton Home Damaged By Lightning

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An isolated home in Westhampton has been badly damaged by fire after being hit by lightning

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Alex Morse Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign

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

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Mass Streams to Gain Federal Protections

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More than half of Massachusetts’ streams will gain federal protections under a new rule signed by the Obama administration

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FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls

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Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating — and the government is taking note.

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Deadly storms destroy homes, set new rain record

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Hundreds of people were ordered to evacuate flood-threatened areas of Texas as torrential rains battered the state.