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Orange Police looking for man reported missing

Photo Courtesy: Orange Police Department ORANGE, Mass. (WWLP) - Police are searching for a man who they say was last seen 24 hours ago. Orange police said 25-year-oldErik Stevens was reported missing and was last seen at his home in the Tully section of Orange. Stevens is said to have left driving

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-19 21:28:48

Bergeron to bring 'Mad, Mad World' to local church

Adam Bergeron On Saturday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. the Leominster Unitarian Universalist Church, located in downtown Leominster, will present "The Mad, Mad World of Adam Bergeron." "I always enjoy playing at the UU Church," said Bergeron, an Orange native now residing in Leominster. "It's a beautiful hal

LEOMINSTERCHAMP.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

The magic of Mira Bartók: Memoirist turns to fiction, scores major movie deal

Memoirs can be a hot literary ticket. Consider Mary Karr, who wrote the 1995 bestseller “The Liars’ Club” about her childhood in east Texas, then went onto write two other well-received memoirs of her later life. Closer to home, Valley writer Mira Bartók won much praise for her bestselling 2011 memo

DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Wendell man to be arraigned next week on charges related to murder of Amanda Glover

GREENFIELD - A 53-year-old Wendell man is slated to be arraigned in Franklin Superior Court next week on charges related to the fatal shooting of Amanda Glover and the assault of her son in that town on July 5. Lewis H. Starkey III was indicted on single counts of murder and armed assault with inten

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 16:58:24

Greenfield mayor fires interim broadband czar as Town Council demands answers

GREENFIELD -- Amid a thicket of questions and allegations, Greenfield Mayor William Martin has fired the interim general manager of the town's quasi-public municipal internet utility. Daniel Kelley confirmed to the Greenfield Recorder that he was let go on Tuesday, saying the mayor wanted to "go in

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 01:07:01

Springdale to hold barre class to benefit #WhyNotDevin

FRAMINGHAM - The Springdale Barrel Room is partnering with Pure Barre Sudbury on Saturday to raise money for #WhyNotDevin. The one hour "Barre and Brews" class will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the 102 Clinton St., taproom. A $20 donation allows you to take part in the class and get one

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-21 15:56:14

No bride's dress? No problem: National Guard couple gets married in Irma

Lauren Durham, left, and Michael Davis, both members of the Air National Guard, pose at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Claire Galofaro) ORLANDO, FL (AP) - Lauren Durham had a poofy white dress and plans for an intimate beach wedding on th

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-20 13:55:54

The Latest: Witness: Man said blogger deserved beheading

BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the trial of a Massachusetts man accused of participating in a plot to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A criminal defendant has testified that his co-defendant told him that a conservative blogger deserved to be beheaded because she

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2017-09-20 22:06:30

ATV reader found dead near state park after vehicle rolled

WINCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire authorities say an ATV rider has been found dead near a state park after he attempted to navigate a steep trail and his vehicle rolled. Fish and Game conservation officers say 77-year-old Daniel Gill, of Tewksbury, Massachusetts, was reported missing Sunday nigh

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2017-09-19 12:19:14

Federal grant awarded to expand Franklin County family drug court

GRENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP)- There are 23 drug courts in Massachusetts, but the one in Greenfield is different. Since opening last year, the court has been helping families with substance use and mental health disorders. "I have had many friends that have died from drugs and alcohol," said Martha Washin

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-20 21:28:55

Yankee Candle looks to fill seasonal jobs

DEERFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Yankee Candle hosted one of its last job fairs of the season in Deerfield on Tuesday. The fair was held in their flagship store and started at 10 a.m. and ran until 6 p.m. It's a final push to fill seasonal roles before the busy season begins. "It's really important to hire

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-19 20:58:43

Greenfield mayor fires CEO of public Wi-Fi company

GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Greenfield's mayor has fired the man who led GCET, the town's public Wi-Fi company. GCET is the company behind Greenfield's public Wi-Fi, which enables town-wide, subscriber-based Wi-Fi through antennas mounted on light poles. Greenfield Mayor William Martin made the decis

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-20 21:33:27

Subtractions add up to enhancements for South Deerfield village common

SOUTH DEERFIELD — There’s something different about the village common, but it’s hard to put a finger on what exactly. “Out of 13, they removed six objects,” said Sugarloaf Street resident Jane Trigere, chairwoman of a committee that is trying to make the green space more inviting. She stood in sunl

DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Chicopee Police: Oxycodone pills found in child's bedroom

Jose Hernandez. Image Courtesy: Chicopee Police Department CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - Chicopee police say that narcotics detectives discovered 90 pills believed to be oxycodone hidden inside a child's bedroom late last week. Chicopee Police Officer Mike Wilk told 22News that Jose Hernandez, 41, of C

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-19 14:12:32

Tribe seeks voice in nuclear plant cleanup, land restoration

In this Sept. 15, 2017, photo, Rich Holschuh, a public liason for the Elnu Abenaki tribe, stands on a roadside near the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, right rear, in Vernon, Vt. The Elnu is one of two Native American tribes who want a voice in the cleanup of the closed power plant and the future use

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2017-09-21 21:17:55

Welch finds post-VY economic development update 'reassuring'

BRATTLEBORO - U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., wanted to know what life has been like since the shutdown of the Vernon nuclear plant Vermont Yankee nearly three years ago. And he found what he heard from business leaders gathered Thursday at Brattleboro Savings & Loan to be "really reassuring." "The c

BRATTLEBORO REFORMER - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Let Yankee site lie fallow

Some environmentalists, in reference to the current practices of factory farming, overfishing, and methods for energy extraction such as fracking, have called the Western industrialized view of the environment as a war against nature. This view applies to the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant in Vernon,

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-09-19 01:47:00

Keene Police Nab 2 Suspected Dealers During Drug Patrol

Written by NH1 News on September 21, 2017 2:23 pm. KEENE - Police arrested two suspected drug dealers Wednesday during a special patrol. Keene police said they partnered with Swanzey police and New Hampshire State Police for the patrol that targeted people wanted for drug sales. Officers executed

NH1.COM - 2017-09-21 21:23:00

Secretary of Commonwealth Bill Galvin promotes program to help domestic violence victims at Western Mass. stop

Noting that few Western Massachusetts residents have taken advantage of a state program that helps domestic violence victims hide their addresses from perpetrators, Secretary of the Commonwealth Bill Galvin promoted his office's Address Confidentiality Program at the Big E Thursday. Raising concerns

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 20:25:00

Supreme Judicial Court asked to dismiss cases tied to ex-drug lab chemist

BOSTON (AP) - A petition is asking the highest court in Massachusetts to dismiss every case connected to a former state chemist who authorities say was high almost every day she went to work at a state drug lab for eight years. The state's public defender agency is a party to the petition filed Wedn

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-09-20 21:07:37