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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.

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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

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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

10 hours ago in Local

Three Men Arrested for Attempted UMass Break-Ins

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They were caught early Sunday morning after police received a report of masked men trying to break into multiple rooms.

10 hours ago in Local

Record Crowd at Northampton Pro-Pot Festival

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Organizers say it was the largest crowd in the pro-marijuana festival’s history, which was held in Northampton for the first time this year.

10 hours ago in Local

Deerfield Officer Stops Overdose with Narcan

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The victim had overdosed and was revived and taken to Baystate Franklin Medical Center for further treatment.

10 hours ago in Local

New Opioid Task Force Director Named

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34-year-old Paul McNeil most recently served as director of the Northampton Prevention Coalition.

10 hours ago in Local

Amtrak’s Vermonter Now Allows Bicycles Aboard

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The service will be offered for the next two years at least, and may continue indefinitely if successful