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VT Yankee Owner Asks NRC to Relax Evac Zone

VT Yankee officials ask the NRC for permission to stop maintaining a 10 mile evacuation zone

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Cards Compromised in Easthampton

Debit cards continue to be compromised at businesses in Easthampton and Southampton

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Sen. Warren Encourages Girls in Science

Dozens of schoolgirls from Hampden County have spent the summer studying science, math and technology at UMass

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Holyoke Police Dog Bites Cop

A Holyoke police dog is taking a time out after biting his handler


Amherst Schools Move Towards Positive Discipline Model

Amherst Schools are shifting to a model of positive school discipline.


Land Trust Grapples With DEP

Efforts to build fully-accessible trails on conservation land in Easthampton are on hold until a permitting issue can be resolved.

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Dobelle Spent WSU Funds At ‘Bohemian Grove’

The Massachusetts Inspector General has released a report on Evan Dobelle's spending.


Double Six Gets Liquor License Back

A troubled Holyoke nightclub has had its liquor license restored, but will still face possible sanctions.

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Pan Am Workers Camp Moving On

Their work is done for now, so 100 Pan Am Railroad workers who've been laying new track in Northampton are packing up camp and moving on.

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Train Camp To Roll Away Friday

PanAm's train camp in Northampton is set to roll away Friday.


Market Basket Mess Affects Western Mass Farmers

The Market Basket standoff is affecting farmers in Western Mass.

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Burglar Hits Nuttleman’s Florist

Nuttleman's Florist in Northampton has been hit by a burglar.


Hearing On “Retreat” Continued

A public hearing on a controversial student housing proposal in North Amherst has been continued to August 6th.


UMass Protests Kinder-Morgan Pipeline In Boston

Hundreds of pipeline opponents from Western Mass have rallied at the Boston State House.


Western Mass Firefighters Working Out West

Nine Western Massachusetts firefighters have been deployed to Washington State to help battle wildfires there.

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Route 9 in Florence Closed For Roadwork

If you're thinking about driving through downtown Florence on Route 9 today, you might want to think again.


Police: Man Embezzled From Fundraiser

A South Hadley man has been arraigned for embezzling from a fundraiser.

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Hampshire Professor Featured In BBC Documentary

A Hampshire College professor has been featured in a BBC documentary.


Hungry Man Torches Food Truck

A man faces charges after allegedly breaking into a food truck in Westfield and lighting it on fire.

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South Hadley Kayak Thief Busted


A South Hadley woman has been arrested for stealing kayaks along the Connecticut River.

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Carolyn Gardner Won’t Teach Math


African-American teacher Carolyn Gardner won't be teaching math at Amherst High School this fall.

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Democrats for Governor Clash In Springfield

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Three Democrats running for governor went head-to-head last night in a Springfield debate.

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Five Injured At Chicopee Curve

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Five people are injured after an I-91 crash at the Chicopee Curve.

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Officials Plan Meeting After Holyoke Murder


A Holyoke City Councilor will host an outdoor meeting this morning near the site of a fatal shooting.