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Dobelle Files Spending Report, Releases Video

Westfield State President Evan Dobelle has fired back against his critics with a video and has issued a 20 page accounting of his travel expenditures and credit card use

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“Molly” Makes It To Northampton

The dangerous club drug known as Molly has made its way to the Pioneer Valley

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Fallout From WMass Lab Scandal Begins

Western Mass may be seeing the fallout of its own state drug lab scandal.

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Noho Presses Reset On Roundhouse Lot

Northampton is pressing the reset button in its talks about a prominent downtown parcel owned by the city

Sunderland Driver Sentenced To Prison

A Sunderland woman has been sentenced to 5-to-7 years in prison for her role in a 2012 crash that killed a motorcyclist in Hadley

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Anti-Walmart Activists Seek Zone Change

In the wake of a divisive Walmart controversy, activists are seeking a zoning change in Holyoke

Narkewicz Blasts GOP House For Shutdown

Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz is sounding off about the federal government shutdown, calling it a “cheap political stunt” by House Republicans

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Bar Denied Appeal For DJ Nights

A Northampton nightclub that shares a liquor license with another bar has been denied a request to bring back DJ nights

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Soup Kitchen Coordinator Gets Parole

A well-known Amherst man will be released from prison after being granted parole

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WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

Molly, a sweet 9 year old female German Shepherd mix is available for adoption from Dakin in Leverett

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UMass Becomes First Major Public University to Divest from Direct Fossil Fuel Holdings

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UMass yesterday became the first major university to divest fossil fuel proceeds from its endowment.

17 mins ago in Local

Timber Rattlesnake Sanctuary on Hold

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The idea has been widely opposed by residents who live near the Quabbin and use it for recreation.

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Easthampton Considers Plastic Bag Ban

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The idea is expected to be the focus of several more public meetings before it is brought to the full council for a vote.

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Amherst Voters Nix Zoning Change

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Town meeting members voted to send the measure back to the planning board for further study.

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Gun Buyback Program June 11

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DA Dave Sullivan has announced that a gun buyback program will be held June 11th at the Greenfield and Northampton police stations.