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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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Judges overturn gay marriage bans in Arkansas, Mississippi

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U.S. judges overturned measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states.

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Downtown Northampton Prepares for Storm

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Downtown Northampton merchants won't have to dig out from the season's first snowstorm

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Teachers Unions Support Carolyn Gardner

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Two teachers unions say they're committed to confronting racism, and supporting former Amherst math teacher Carolyn Gardner

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Tunnel Planned Under Northampton Railroad Tracks

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State officials are moving ahead with a plan to build a tunnel under the railroad tracks in Northampton to accommodate the Norwottuck Rail Trail

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Springfield Cops Descend Upon March

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A heavy police presence in Springfield as marchers took to Main Street in the wake of the Ferguson decision