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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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Manhan Bridge Work Continues Without Union

Work has resumed on the Manhan River Bridge in Easthampton despite a strike by heavy equipment operators

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Sunderland School Principal Dies

Sunderland is mourning the unexpected death of its elementary school principal

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Greenfield Civil Service Hearing Tonight

A proposal to take the police and fire chief’s position out of Civil Service will be the focus of a Greenfield Town Council Subcommittee hearing tonight

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WNEU Poll Finds Little Support for Casino Repeal

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A majority of Massachusetts voters still seem to oppose the repeal of the casino law

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Hamp BPW Would Lose Power Under Mayor’s Plan

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The Northampton Board of Public Works would become advisory under a new proposal by Mayor David Narkewicz

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Nashawannuck Pond Boardwalk Bids Over Budget

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Bids have been opened for the Nashawannuck Pond boardwalk project in Easthampton, and they're all way over budget

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U.N.: Islamic State committing ‘staggering’ crimes

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Insurgents in Iraq have carried out mass executions, abducted women as sex slaves, and used child soldiers, a new report says.

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U.S. delays plans to replace Healthcare.gov site

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The U.S. government has shelved plans to move the HealthCare.gov insurance website to a new host.