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February 23, 2014

House approves abortion bill

BOSTON — The Massachusetts House approved a bill yesterday designed to tighten security around abortion clinics. The bill would let police disperse one or more individuals who are substantially impeding access to a clinic. After a dispersal order is issued in writing, those individuals would have to stay at least 25 feet from the clinic’s […]

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Day Lumber leaving city

WESTFIELD – A South Broad Street company is relocating to Chicopee next month, selling its property to a neighboring firm that has expressed interest to city officials in expanding. Day Lumber, which has been at that the 34 South Street location for decades, is owned by South Broad Street Realty, LLC of 61 Prynne Ridge […]

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Cops: Ohio man from NY killed wife in 1995

Cops: Ohio man from NY killed wife in 1995 ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York mother and daughter whose bodies were found in different states and remained unidentified for 19 years were killed by a close relative who is now in custody and will face murder charges, authorities said yesterday. Seventy-year-old Robert Honsch, of […]

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Blandford resident missing

WESTFIELD – A Blandford woman who has been looking for her domestic partner for more than a month has been buoyed by a reported sighting of the man at a city supermarket but is still no closer to her hoped for reunion with the man. Karen Buchinsky of Blandford said that her partner, Milton Eldredge, […]

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Championship halted

WESTFIELD – It was an ominous start for Westfield Post 124 in Game 2 of the best-of-3 American Legion Baseball state sectionals championship deep in the north-central part of the state yesterday. Depending on one’s viewpoint, that could either be referring to the dark, stormy skies overhead or the defensive mastery of Greenfield Post 81 […]