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  1. Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse agrees with touting of city's St....Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Holyoke Mayor Alex B. Morse is shown marching in the March 23, 2014 Holyoke St.Patrick's Parade. ) HOLYOKE -- Residents and visitors in the Massachusetts area around St. Patrick's weekend should give Holyoke a try, Mayor Alex B. Morse said Tuesday .

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  2. Holyoke, not Boston, place to be for St. Patrick's events says...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | MassLive.com

    The Paper City gets recognition for being the place to be around St. Patrick's Day from the Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau Tuesday as the group highlights Holyoke's huge St. Patrick's Parade this year on March 22, the St. Patrick's Road Race the day before and other events. "We think there's tons of stuff to do in Western Massachusetts," bureau spokeswoman Sara L. Webster said in a phone interview.

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  3. Winter Storm Marcus: State police report slow-going, numerous spinouts and minor crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | MassLive.com

    "We have a bunch of minor accidents," said Trooper Gerald Johnson, who is attached to the Westfield barracks on the Massachusetts Turnpike. The speed limit on the turnpike, from West Stockbridge to Boston, has been reduced to 40 mph and tankers and tandem-trailers have been prohibited.

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  4. Chris Pratt makes good on Super Bowl bet with Chris Evans, appears at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Chris Evans, left, and Chris Pratt backstage at the 4th annual NFL Honors at the Phoenix Convention Center Symphony Hall on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2015. Mixed in all the Super Bowl XLIX news was the much-praised bet that took place between actors Chris Evans and Chris Pratt .

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  5. Mary Healy, star in Golden Age of TV, dead at 96; has family in MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Actress-singer Mary Healy, who with husband Peter Lind Hayes formed a popular comedy team on TV variety shows and sitcoms in the 1950s and 1960s, died on Tuesday in Calabasas, California. She was 96. The New Orleans native leaves behind a daughter, Cathy Lind Hayes of Los Angeles; a son, Peter M. Hayes of Westfield, and his wife, Suzanne; and a granddaughter, Dana DeCillis, and two great-grandsons, Nathan and Brady DeCillis, all of Southwick.

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  6. Teach for America recruits college grads to join new corps in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Kwame Webster,managing director of Western Massachusetts Teach for America, at his office in Springfield. Mark Murray SPRINGFIELD — Teach for America's Kwame Webster is point-man for the non-profit anti-poverty organization as it embarks on an effort to recruit a corps of recent college graduates to move to the Springfield area for a two-year stint teaching in some of the city's low-income schools.

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  7. Todd Rundgren will perform at the Stafford Palace Theater as part of spring tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Todd Rundgren has put together a Spring tour that will include dates in Boston , Norfolk, CT , and The Stafford Palace Theater in Stafford Springs on May 2. The tour is in support of Rundgren's 25th solo effort called "Global" which will be released on April 7. The tour starts in Park City, Utah on April 10. Tickets for the Stafford Palace Theater are on sale beginning Feb. 17 through the venue's website .

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  8. Super Bowl 2015: Patriots merchandise moving despite Winter Storm LinusRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Jody Gloss an employee of the Dick's Sporting Goods Store in West Springfield, holds up a Patriots championship tee shirt, on Monday following the Patriots victoy in the Superbowl Sunday night. WEST SPRINGFIELD -- Hats, T-shirts, hoodies obviously, and other memorabilia proclaiming the Patriots Super Bowl XLIX champions arrived in local stores days before the final interception was in Malcolm Butler's arms.

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  9. Winter Storm Linus: Conditions around the state during morning commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Winter Storm Linus has made for an unpleasant and potentially dangerous commute, one that state police are asking you to avoid if you can. Several accidents were reported around the state after sunrise.

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  10. Winter Storm Linus: Speed limit on MassPike reduced until further noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Current snowfall and predictions from Winter Storm Linus have led to a drop in the speed limit on the Massachusetts Turnpike .

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  11. Patty Morey Walker declares candidacy for Greenfield mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | MassLive.com

    GREENFIELD -- Mayor William Martin, elected in 2009 as Greenfield's second mayor, will have at least one challenger in the November election. Patty Morey Walker has declared her candidacy for the post with a new Facebook page and a press statement.

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  12. 'Ted 2' movie trailer may cross the line for manyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | MassLive.com

    "Ted," Seth MacFarlane's movie about a filthy-mouthed teddy bear come to life, became the highest rated R-rated comedy of all time when it grossed $500 million worldwide in 2012. With its sequel due in theaters on June 26, Universal Pictures has dialed up the raunch factor as witnessed in a 2 1/2-minute trailer released Thursday.

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  13. Springfield parking chief says city facing 'perfect storm' as projects swallow lotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Parking problems are expected as several projects get underway in Springfield including the MGM Springfield casino development. In addition, 250 spaces have been closed on the second floor of the South Garage since October 2013 due to falling concrete from the Interstate 91 viaduct.

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  14. Winter Storm Juno: Massachusetts State Police 'Snapshot Around...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Massachusetts State Police are keeping people informed of what their troopers see from barracks and patrols across the commonwealth on the first full day of Winter Storm Juno . @MassStatePolice sent out a series of tweets beginning with the phrase "Snapshot Around the State" and breaking down the commonwealth by region.

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  15. Winter Storm Juno pulls its punches: For some, snow totals won't be as bad as forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Tens of millions of people along the East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen. Forecasters originally said the storm could bring 1 to 3 feet of snow and punishing hurricane-force winds.

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  16. Holyoke Suffolk Street parking garage to reopen adding 400 downtown spacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | MassLive.com

    The Suffolk Street parking garage in Holyoke reopens Tuesday after a $5.5 million renovation. The garage will be renamed in honor of the late William S. Taupier, a former Holyoke mayor.

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  17. Holyoke state Rep. Aaron Vega hopeful about working with Republican Gov. Charlie BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | MassLive.com

    State Rep. Aaron M. Vega, D-Holyoke, left, explores State House in Boston with son Odin after Vega was sworn in for another term on Jan. 7. ) HOLYOKE -- State Rep. Aaron M. Vega , D-Holyoke, who was sworn into office for his second term Jan. 7, has established a Facebook page to update residents about bills he has filed and other legislative matters. "It's an exciting time; there is a lot of energy and optimism with returning members, new members and a new term.

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  18. Boston-based 'Cottage Square' developer asks Easthampton for 2nd infusion of CPA cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | MassLive.com

    EASTHAMPTON - The Boston-based development entity that's turning the former Easthampton Dye Works building into affordable housing has appealed to the city for a second round of Community Preservation Act funding. Richard C. Relich of Arch Street Development on Thursday night asked the Community Preservation Committee for an expedited $150,000 infusion of CPA cash for Cottage Square Apartments, saying the firm's nearly completed affordable housing/mill renovation project at 15 Cottage St. has run over budget and depleted its construction contingency reserve.

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  19. Stephen Jendrysik: Chicopee Electric Light helped spark municipal utilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | MassLive.com

    CHICOPEE - I was on Front Street in Chicopee recently, heading into City Hall when a Chicopee Electric Light truck passed, heading toward the new Davitt Bridge. The impressive vehicle reminded me of the city's historic role in the continuing success of New England's municipally owned power companies.

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  20. Electeds, Boston 2024 boosters promise transparency and public...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Pledging an open discussion and a public review of the bid that made Boston the country's choice to vie for the 2024 Summer Games, backers of the Boston Olympics bid said universities in the area are eager to get in on the publicity that would surround the international event. Promising "no white elephants," Boston 2024 Chairman John Fish, a construction magnate, said 70 to 75 percent of the facilities would be located on university campuses, and said three or four educational institutions have asked whether they would be able to construct a facility for use in the games.

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