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Garage Attendants Return To Northampton

Human parking garage attendants are back in Northampton for now

marijuana

Deerfield Approves RX Pot Zoning

Deerfield Town Meeting has approved a zoning overlay for medical marijuana dispensaries

hadley fire

Relief Effort Underway For Fire Victims

Efforts are underway to help the victims of Sunday’s strip mall fire in Hadley.

hadley fire

Strip Mall Fire Probe Narrows

Investigators continue to comb through the rubble of a Route Nine Hadley strip mall, trying to determine the cause of Sunday night’s fire

southampton fire chief

Former Southampton Chief Falsified Payroll Records

State ethics officials are accusing former Southampton Fire Chief Stephen Hyde of falsifying payroll records to benefit his son.

retirement

Massachusetts Among Worst States For Retirement

Massachusetts has made the top-ten list of the worst states for retirement.

Norton (10-29-13)

WHMP Dakin Pet Of The Week

Norton, a 5 month old Chihuahua/ Dachshund mix is the WHMP Pet of the Week, available for adoption at the Dakin shelter in Springfield

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Arrest Made In Puppy Doe Case

An arrest has been made in the “Puppy Doe” animal cruelty case

hadley fire

Cause Of Massive Fire Probed

Investigators continue to probe the cause of a fire that destroyed more than a dozen businesses at a Hadley strip mall Sunday night

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Northampton Reopens Superintendent Search

The Northampton School Committee has reopened its search for a new superintendent

Recent Headlines

6 hours ago in National

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia dead at 79

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Scalia, appointed to the top U.S. court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, was known for his strident conservative views and theatrical flair in the courtroom.

1 day ago in National

Making headlines this week

A couple is seen through an American flag as they walk to a polling place for the New Hampshire primary, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

A look back at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

1 day ago in Entertainment, National

Roses and roaches: Cold-hearted Valentine’s Day ideas

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With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday dedicated to love is flashing its frigid side.

1 day ago in Local

SJC Rules For Greenfield Big-Box Appeal

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According to the state Supreme Judicial Court, the opponent’s appeal of a building permit for the French King Highway store can now move forward.

1 day ago in Local

Four Arrests Result of Springfield Drug Raid

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More than a pound of heroin, a large quantity of crack cocaine and four loaded handguns were confiscated in the raid at 38 Denton Circle.