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  1. Springfield family releases feature film 'Diamond Ruff,' starring Fredro StarrRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | MassLive.com

    What started out as a two year mission to produce a small film with his son has turned into a five year journey culminating with a feature length film hitting theaters next week. Joe Young is a creative writer, cartoonist and owner of Joe Young Studios, based in Hartford, Ct. He lives in Springfield with his wife Teressa, their children Kyle and Paige Young.

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  2. Springfield schools closed, but Sci-Tech Band will play on at Charlie ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | MassLive.com

    The Springfield Public Schools will be closed Thursday because of the dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills in the forecast, but that won't stop the High School of Science and Technology Band from its gig in Boston. The band is still scheduled to perform at Governor-elect Charlie Baker 's inaugural celebration at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

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  3. Memories of U.S. Sen. Ed Brooke to be collected in courthouse bearing his nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | MassLive.com

    BOSTON — Memories of the first black man elected to the U.S. Senate will find a home Tuesday in a book of condolences placed beneath his portrait at the Boston courthouse that bears his name. Former aides to the late U.S. Sen. Ed Brooke, said he was sharp intellectually until his death Saturday at the age of 95. Brian Lees, a former aide who rose to become state Senate minority leader, said the two-term Republican instilled in him the values of compromise, open-mindedness toward opposing viewpoints and respect for political opponents.

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  4. Murders down by 30 percent in Springfield and 22 percent in Worcester, but rise 27 percent in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | MassLive.com

    In a year beset with tragedy, from the assassination of two New York City cops to missing airliners to the largest Ebola outbreak ever documented, two of Massachusetts' largest cities may offer somewhat of an antidote: Worcester and Springfield each experienced declining homicide rates in 2014, with decreases of 22 percent and 30 percent, respectively. In The Republican file photo above, Springfield homicide detectives are shown investigating a murder on Kensington Avenue in the city's Forest Park neighborhood in June 2014. 2 comments

  5. Marathon bombing aftermath was top Massachusetts story of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | MassLive.com

    FOR RELEASE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2014, AT 12:01 - FILE - This file photo provided Friday, April 19, 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The legal aftermath of the Boston Marathon attacks dominated headlines in Massachusetts in 2014, much as the attack itself did last year and the accused bomber's trial surely will in 2015.

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  6. War on Poverty: Springfield suffers, but sees bright spots aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | MassLive.com

    Nearly 29 percent of the people living in Springfield live below the poverty rate, according to 2013 statistics compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau . Median household income in Springfield is $35,163, compared with $66,658 statewide.

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  7. 1st US Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston affirms dismissal of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | MassLive.com

    This June 2011 file photo from The Republican shows Madeline Zorzi, one of more than 20 plaintiffs who sued the City of Springfield and key city leaders, is shown walking by her demolished condominium in the South End. Springfield officials ordered the condos to be demolished after the June 2011 tornado damaged the housing units, but Zorzi and other plaintiffs claimed their homes at the South Commons Condominiums on Main Street could have been rehabilitated.

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  8. Springfield landlord Wilkenson Knaggs convicted of fraud in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | MassLive.com

    Springfield firefighters battle a blaze at a Franklin Street property owned by Wilkenson Knaggs in this 2009 file photo from The Republican. Knaggs was convicted Monday in federal court in Springfield on mail fraud and check forgery charges in connection with an insurance fraud case.

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  9. Mohawk Fine Papers company chooses South Hadley to locate envelope manufacturing plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | MassLive.com

    Mohawk Fine Papers , Inc. has chosen to locate a new envelope production center on Gaylord Street, the town administrator told the selectboard at Tuesday's meeting. Mohawk senior vice president Robert Scannell, who attended last month's South Hadley Town Meeting - when the assembly unanimously approved four year tax break for the firm - said the vote was "a tremendous outcome."

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  10. Club Scout: Two great weekend shows at 13th Floor Music LoungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | MassLive.com

    We are now in full swing with the holiday season and that means there's a lot going on as far entertainment and holiday reverie. But if you want to attend two great shows this weekend, you can't go wrong at 13th Floor Music Lounge in the Florence section of Northampton.

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  11. More than 20 arrests reported in Boston as protesters successfully...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | MassLive.com

    Demonstrators march in New York, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, during the Justice for All rally and march. In the past three weeks, grand juries have decided not to indict officers in the chokehold death of Eric Garner in New York and the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

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  12. Hundreds block traffic in Cambridge to protest police officer...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | MassLive.com

    Hundreds of people rallied and blocked traffic around Harvard Square in Cambridge as they protested two grand jury decisions to not indict white police officers in the killings of unarmed black men. Demonstrators held up their hands while chanting "hands up, don't shoot" Friday night. 3 comments

  13. Religion notes: Dec. 11, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | MassLive.com

    Evangel Assembly presents "The Gospel According to Scrooge," on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 12 and 13 at 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. Doors open 45 minutes prior to production time. A free-will offering to benefit a local charity will be taken at each performance.

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  14. New exhibit to showcase design ideas of Holyoke sites by students from UMass, Worcester, HarvardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | MassLive.com

    Fire tears through the former Parsons Paper mill on Sargeant Street in Holyoke on Monday, June 9, 2008. HOLYOKE -- Upon viewing certain sites in the city, such as the former Parsons Paper Mill, some see only the remnants of arson.

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  15. Indian Orchard, Springfield, drug raid led by federal Drug...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | MassLive.com

    Police on the scene of a drug raid Tuesday night on Worcester Street in Indian Orchard. Five people were arrested.

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  16. Rain snarls evening commute with flooding in Eastern MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | MassLive.com

    A coastal storm is caused travel headaches for Massachusetts commuters this evening even as the heaviest rain was moving out of the area. Roads flooded Monday in eastern Massachusetts after as much as 3 inches of rain that also affected MBTA service in the Boston area .

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  17. Holyoke meeting missing owner of former coal plant because owner told only days before: officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | MassLive.com

    HOLYOKE -- The owner of the Mount Tom Power Station wasn't represented at a meeting last week about reusing the closed coal-burning property because the company was notified too late for anyone to attend, an official said Monday . Also, said Carol Churchill, spokeswoman for GDF SUEZ Energy North America , the company understands its responsibility to clean the site on Route 5 north beside the Connecticut River of potential contaminants that have entered the soil from years of operation.

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  18. Boston area police protesters rally for 2nd nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | MassLive.com

    Demonstrators rallied for a second-straight night in the Boston area Friday to protest grand jury decisions to not indict white police officers in the deaths of unarmed black men. Police say a crowd that grew to about 1,000 people marched from Somerville to Cambridge and blocked traffic on several streets including Massachusetts Avenue. 2 comments

  19. Bruins announce groundbreaking date for new practice facility in BrightonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | MassLive.com

    Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien talks with his players during a timeout in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues in Boston, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. The Bruins won 2-0.

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  20. Holyoke City Hall tour set with Historical Commission including...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | MassLive.com

    This is one of the stained glass windows tour-takers will see Thursday at Holyoke City Hall. ) HOLYOKE -- Historical Commission members will give a tour of the 138-year-old City Hall at High and Dwight streets at 10 a.m. Thursday .

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