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Garage Attendants Return To Northampton

Human parking garage attendants are back in Northampton for now


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.


Massachusetts Among Worst States For Retirement

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

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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


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

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WATCH: How holiday shopping can help charities


In the frenzy of holiday shopping, consumers are doing more than getting great deals, they’re also using coupons to help raise money for a number of worthy causes.

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Thanksgiving getaway: Cheap gas, high security


Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.

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2015 to be the hottest year in history


This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.

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Many House Republicans want refugee restrictions in spending bill


Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries.

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Just call him a V.I.T.


The VIP birds have arrived at the White House to get the annual presidential pardon.