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Williamsburg Swears In New Fire Chief

The town of Williamsburg has officially sworn in its new fire chief

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Morse Challenges Stanek To Schools Debate

Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse has challenged his political rival Jeff Stanek to a debate on education issues

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State Senate Primary Debate Tonight

Two Democratic candidates for senate in the Second Hampden and Hampshire District will square off tonight in a debate

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Two NPD Employees Placed On Leave

Two Northampton Police Department employees have been placed on administrative leave in the midst of an investigation

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WSU President Dobelle Under The Gun

State Commissioner of Higher Education Richard Freeland is cracking down on Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle

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Flying Head Leads To Northfield Pot Bust

A mannequin head tossed from the window of a moving car has led to a drug bust in Northfield

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State Senate Debate Monday in Easthampton

The two Democratic candidates for Mike Knapik’s former state senate seat will debate on Monday

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WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

Hilly Billy is an 8 year old domestic short hair neutered male cat available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield

Hilly Billy (9-25-13)

WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

Hilly Billy is an 8 year old domestic short hair neutered male cat available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield

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Bomb Threat Shuts Down STCC

Springfield Technical Community College is open for class again after yesterday’s reported bomb threat

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Calls for peace at Kansas shooting memorial

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The scene of a hate crime just days ago became the setting for tears, prayers and calls for peace.

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Obama budget plan would boost U.S. tax revenue, cut deficits

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The Congressional Budget Office says the 2015 budget could boost tax revenues while slashing deficits by $1.05 trillion.

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Jobless rates hover at near pre-recession levels

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New applications for unemployment benefits held near their pre-recession levels last week.

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Task Force Arrest Nets 100 Grams of Heroin

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Another 100 grams of heroin is off local streets following a drug trafficking arrest Wednesday in Athol

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Westboro Baptist Church Fizzles At UMass

Photo courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

The Westboro Baptist Church didn't convert many people at UMass Wednesday