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NHS Late Start Time On Hold

The late start time debate for Northampton High School has been rekindled

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Holyoke Considers Smoking Bans

The Holyoke City Council is considering a ban on smoking in city parks and outside municipal buildings

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Tautznik Lands Job With CET

Former Easthampton Mayor Michael Tautznik has a new job with the Center for Eco-Technology

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Rintala Murder Trial Begins

Opening arguments in the Cara Rintala murder trial are expected today in Hampshire Superior Court.

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Amherst School Superintendent To Write Blog

Amherst school superintendent Maria Geryk can soon add “blogger” to her resume

Photo of Rintala murder scene courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

Second Trial Begins In Lesbian Murder Case

The second trial for a Granby woman accused of murdering her wife is underway in Northampton

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Bill Dwight Re-Elected Council President

The Northampton City Council has re-elected Bill Dwight as the body’s president

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Homeless Shelters At Capacity

Homeless shelters in Western Mass are at capacity as wind-chill temperatures dip below zero

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WHMP Dakin Pet Of The Week

Bon Jovi originally came to Dakin when his person had too many animals to care for properly.

Photo of Rintala murder scene courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

Rintala Re-Trial Set To Begin In Northampton

A Granby woman accused of murdering her wife faces a retrial in the case today

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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