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Garage Attendants Return To Northampton

Human parking garage attendants are back in Northampton for now

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Deerfield Approves RX Pot Zoning

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

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Relief Effort Underway For Fire Victims

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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

3 hours ago in National

Clinton did not comply with federal email policy, watchdog finds

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while U.S. secretary of state broke government rules and was not approved by State Department security officials, according to an internal government watchdog's report released on Wednesday.

4 hours ago in Local

Holyoke Man Pleads Not Guilty in Police Officer Stabbing

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A grand jury has indicted Jeffrey Torres in connection with the March 18th stabbing at a South Hadley Dunkin Donuts shop.

4 hours ago in Local

Northampton Restaurant Closes Abruptly

Rally in Solidarity with Northampton Restaurant workers

The Pioneer Valley Workers Center is condemning the move, and is working with the affected employees to recover any back pay owed to them.

5 hours ago in Local

Security Cameras for French King Bridge

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The state has announced plans to install security cameras and preventative netting on the bridge, which has been the site of numerous suicide attempts over the years.

6 hours ago in Local

Montague Still Pursuing Broadband

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Officials attended an Amherst meeting last night of the Mass. Broadband Institute, which recently blocked Montague’s agreement with a provider willing to extend the service to underserved areas of town.