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  1. Northampton girls won't face hate crime charges for swastika graffitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | MassLive.com

    NORTHAMPTON - Two teenage girls who allegedly spray painted swastikas and other anti-Semitic and racially charged graffiti in the area of Sherman Avenue face vandalism charges but will not be charged with hate crimes or civil rights violations, according to Northwestern District Attorney David E. Sullivan. Sullivan, in a statement to the press, said investigators could not find evidence to suggest the two girls had targeted anyone specifically with the graffiti, which is a key consideration for hate crime charges under Massachusetts law.

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  2. Winter Storm Juno lays an egg in NorthamptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | MassLive.com

    NORTHAMPTON - All was quiet in the command center at the Northampton Fire Department Tuesday morning, as the city and surrounding communities dodged the bullet that was Winter Storm Juno. "We're getting a much different storm," said Mayor David J. Narkewicz , noting that eastern Massachusetts and the Worcester area got hammered.

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  3. Northampton company wins $1.5 million municipal plowing contract in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Speaking of snow, city officials on Monday awarded its $1.5 million municipal plowing and landscaping contract to a Hampshire County firm as Winter Storm Juno was predicted to temporarily cripple the region. Gleason Johndrow Landscaping, of Northampton, was awarded the lucrative contract, according to a letter from the city's Office of Procurement.

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  4. State police report no major problems as Winter Storm Juno blows through Western MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | MassLive.com

    "It's not as bad as we anticipated," said Trooper Eric Baumann, who is attached to the Shelburne Falls barracks. "They are working on the roads."

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  5. With Winter Storm Juno bearing down, Northampton declares a state of emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | MassLive.com

    NORTHAMPTON - With a winter storm expected to bring blizzard-like conditions to much of Massachusetts bearing down, the city has declared a state of emergency. Mayor David J. Narkewicz met with Northampton's Emergency Management Team on Monday, making a conference call to the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency .

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  6. Winter Storm Juno causes PVTA to suspend bus service in Springfield, Northampton, Amherst, elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | MassLive.com

    The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority , the region's public bus transit agency, will suspend service at 10 p.m. Monday and all day on Tuesday because of the arrival of Winter Storm Juno.

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  7. Plea scheduled for Easthampton man accused of lying about his military record postponed to FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | MassLive.com

    NORTHAMPTON — A plea scheduled in the case of an Easthampton man accused of trying to terminate his probation prematurely by lying about his military record was postponed Monday in Hampshire Superior Court. Christopher S. Hodges, 25, is charged with one count of forgery and two counts each of making a false statement under penalty of perjury and misleading a prosecutor.

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  8. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion to perform at the Iron Horse in NorthamptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Jon Spencer Blues Explosion will perform at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton on Wednesday, April 8 at 8:30 p.m. Tickets for the show are available now through the Northampton Box Office at 586-8686 and online at iheg.com . The band broke into the alternative scene in the early 90s as punk-blues trio.

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  9. Greenfield economic development director Robert Pyers steps down following internal investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | MassLive.com

    The internal investigation was conducted by Mayor William Martin and Dennis Helmus, the town's human resources director. Martin did not comment in detail on the reason for Pyer's departure, saying it was a personnel issue.

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  10. 25 bars and clubs to watch Super Bowl 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | MassLive.com

    With the New England Patriots heading for their sixth Super Bowl in the past 14 years, excitement about the team is at a crescendo once again. And since they're not playing my favorite team, the New York Giants, this time, they probably have a great chance at winning.

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  11. Historic storm could bring 18 to 24 inches of snow to Western MassRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | MassLive.com

    A snowman made from the new fallen snow of last week's snow storm greets passing cars on Earle St. in Northampton. More snow is predicted this week.

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  12. Mayor Domenic Sarno: Agency had double standard when dealing with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Mayor Domenic J. Sarno said Friday that a local agency, Center for Human Development , gave no warning to Springfield officials about its move of homeless families to lower Forest Park, in contrast to conferring with Northampton officials about a potential major homeless housing project there, never pursued. A representative of Center for Human Development , however, said that Sarno's additional claim that it was proposing to move 100 homeless families into the closed, former Northampton Nursing Home on Bridge Road was incorrect.

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  13. Both Cooley Dickinson Hospital and contractor ruled out as source of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | MassLive.com

    NORTHAMPTON -- Both Cooley Dickinson Hospital and its contractor, Stericycle , have been ruled out as the source of medical waste discovered early Wednesday on the streets of Northampton, police said. Police Capt.

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  14. Area veterans push for healthcare close to home, as new regional VA...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Last year, Thomas D. Osborn faced a 30-day wait for a needed medical appointment through the VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System. He decided to see a physician in the private sector, and that decision saved his life.

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  15. Four Sundays in February series returns to NorthamptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | MassLive.com

    The Yale Whiffenpoofs will perform on Feb. 1 in Northampton as part of the Four Sundays in February series. T.S. Eliot once wrote that "April is the cruelest month," but around these parts, it's hard to imagine a rougher month than February.

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  16. WMass Baseball Hall of Famers: For Amherst's Stan Ziomek, it was a labor of loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Editor's note: Another in a series on electees to the Western Mass. Baseball Hall of Fame's Class of 2015.

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  17. Fred Eaglesmith Traveling Steam Show coming to the Iron HorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | MassLive.com

    The Fred Eaglesmith Traveling Steam Show is coming to the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. Eaglesmith has long been a Valley favorite and his years anchoring the "Roots on the River" festival in Bellows Falls, VT has cemented his live performing legacy in the region. The Canadian-born singer-songwriter has been covered by country stars like Toby Keith and Miranda Lambert and has independently released 20 albums since his 1980 self-titled debut.

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  18. 4 vying for municipal plowing contract in Springfield following...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Four companies are vying for all or a portion of the city's $1.5 million snow removal and landscaping contract. Under a $1.5 million contract, the city relied on one firm, Northeast Grounds Management, to do the work since it was privatized over a decade ago.

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  19. Arcadia preschool open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Jonah A. Keane is Mass Audubon's new sanctuary director for the Connecticut River Valley sanctuaries including Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary in Easthampton and Northampton. Preschool open house Easthampton - The "Arcadia Preschool Open House" for the school-year 2015-16 will take place at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary in Easthampton from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27 with a snow date of Thursday, Jan. 29. Come visit the Arcadia Nature Preschool, meet the staff, and learn about the program for children ages 3-5.

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  20. Restaurant owners in Northampton cry foul over new liquor licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | MassLive.com

    NORTHAMPTON - When the name of Bistro Les Gras was pulled out of a drum at a License Commission meeting in October, five local establishments felt a sting. Bistro Les Gras, a restaurant at 25 West St., had just won a rarely available liquor license in a lottery held by the city.

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