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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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Northampton Holds Roundhouse Lot Hearing Tonight

Northampton is taking a big step tonight in the potential development of the Roundhouse lot

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Lawmakers Hear Student Loan Debt Stories

Holyoke state rep Aaron Vega and some of his State House colleagues were at HCC Monday for a public hearing on student loan debt

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Democratic State Senate Candidates Square Off

Democratic state senate candidates David Bartley and Michael Tautznik have squared off in a televised debate in Easthampton

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Travelers quarantined as U.S. steps up Ebola checks

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The U.S. has started new restrictions on those coming from the countries hardest hit by the deadly virus.

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Students Safe After Threat to Frontier High School

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Students at Frontier, Deerfield and Sunderland Elementary schools were placed in a so-called shelter place this morning, following a threat made to Frontier High School

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Sears to close stores, lay off thousands of employees

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Sears will lay off at least 5,457 employees and close more than 100 stores, many before Christmas.

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UMass Unions In Hostile Talks

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Five unions at UMass Amherst are locked in hostile and unproductive talks with the administration

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More Indictments in Local Insurance Fraud Ring

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A Franklin County Grand Jury has returned 59 additional counts of insurance fraud in connection with an insurance fraud ring