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Warning signs like this are posted in towns and cities along the Connecticut River where combined sewer overflows may discharge.
Jill Kaufman / NEPR

A ruptured sewage pipe in Holyoke, Massachusetts, spilled unknown amounts of raw sewage into the Connecticut River this week. The break happened underground Monday, on a steep embankment north of the Holyoke Dam.

Paul Caccaviello was appointed district attorney of Berkshire County in March 2018.
Nancy Cohen / NEPR

Attorney Andrea Harrington will be the next district attorney of Berkshire County. The current DA, Paul Caccaviello, did not concede the election until Wednesday. 

A new film about a hidden World War II-era archive, created in secret by Jews living in Warsaw, is showing in western Massachusetts. "Who Will Write Our History" is based on a book by Trinity College historian Samuel Kassow.

Rep. Richard Neal, left, and Rep. Jim McGovern in file photos.
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In Massachusetts, it didn't take a wave to turn the state's representation in Congress blue. But the all-Democrat Congressional delegation might be poised to take advantage of the Republican washout in ways few other state delegations can.

A crush of voters turned out Tuesday in Massachusetts and around the country to vent their pent up frustration from the 2016 election, and deliver a partial verdict on President Donald Trump's first two years in office.

From left, Andrea Harrington and Paul Caccaviello.
Nancy Eve Cohen / NEPR

In Berkshire County, the Democratic nominee for district attorney, Andrea Harrington, has declared victory. But her opponent, incumbent DA Paul Caccaviello, is not conceding.

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