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Vehicle Crashes Into Pole, Mill Village Road Closed In Deerfield

(Deerfield, MA) Early Saturday morning the Deerfield Police department has reported that a vehicle crashed into a utility pole on Mill Village Road in Deerfield.The crash caused wires to fall onto the vehicle, but all occupants were able to make it out with minor injuries. The Deerfield police and fire departments are on scene. Mill Village Road is closed from Lee Road to Stillwater Road for the next several hours while the pole is replaced the vehicle is towed. They ask residents to avoid the area is possible.
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Car crashes into pole on Mill Village Road in Deerfield

DEERFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - Deerfield crews responded to Mill Village Road early Saturday morning for the report of a car crashed into a pole. Deerfield Police said that Mill Village Road is closed from Lee Road to Stillwater Road while crews work to repair the pole. According to police, several...
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AJ Hastings To Close After Over 100 Years In Downtown Amherst

AJ Hastings, the iconic Amherst office and school supplies store at 45 South Pleasant Street in downtown Amherst announced today (7/24) that they will be closing after 108 years in Business. The last day of business will be July 17. The annoucement was made in a posting on Facebook and...
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Belchertown man arrested for alleged Social Security fraud

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Belchertown man was arrested on Thursday in connection with fraudulently receiving Social Security disability benefits. Kenneth Pontz, 55, was charged with one count of theft of public funds. According to the indictment, over a period of more than six years, Pontz allegedly stole approximately $64,000...
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Finance Committee Reaches Compromise On Funding For Reparations

Report of the Meeting Of The Amherst Finance Committee, June 21,2022. The meeting was held over Zoom and was recorded. It can be viewed here. Present: All members of the Finance Committee, except for non voting member Bernie Kubiak. Staff: Paul Bockelman (Town Manager) and Sean Mangano (Finance Director) Compromise...
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Historic Commission Approves Two Projects. Continues To Discuss Modifications To Historic Preservation Bylaw

Report On The Meeting Of The Amherst Historical Commission, June 22, 2022. This meeting was held over Zoom and was recorded. PresentCommissioners: Jane Wald (Chair), Jan Marquardt, Becky Lockwood, Pat Auth, Robin Fordham, and Hetty Startup. Staff: Ben Breger (Planning Staff liaison) Demolition Of Farmhouse Approved For New Five College...
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Donations Sought For League of Women Voters Annual Book Sale

The League of Women Voters Amherst Annual Book sale is back after a two-year COVID induced hiatus. The sale will be held July 29-31 and August 5-6. In order for that to happen, the League seeks donations of books, DVDs CDs, and vinyl. The League can only accept books in good condition. Please bring your gently used items to The Fort River School gymnasium at 70 South East Street, July 2-14 from 9-2 p.m. only. Please tell your friends and help to spread the word.
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