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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

Northampton Police Make Heroin Bust

Northampton police have made a heroin bust after a traffic stop on King Street

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United Way Launches Campaign

The United Way of Hampshire County has kicked off its annual fundraising drive.

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Bold Bobcat Roams Near Northampton School

A bobcat has been roaming the area near the Ryan Road Elementary School in Northampton

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Fifty Animals Rescued From A Springfield Home

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Animal control officers raided the home on 99 Champlain Street and found multiple dogs, cats, birds and a variety of mice and other vermin.

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Jury Deliberates Third UMass Gang Rape Case

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Closing arguments were held yesterday in the trial of the third of four defendants accused of raping a UMass coed freshman in her dorm room in 2012.

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Local Overdose Remembrances Held

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Jerrey Roberts of the Gazette, vigil for opiod overdose deaths

Local victims of drug overdoses were remembered at a series of Monday events held on “International Overdose Awareness Day.”

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Northampton Water Superintendent Placed On Paid Leave

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City officials aren’t saying why Gregory Nuttleman has been relieved of his duties.

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Amherst Selectboard Approves Flying of USA Flags Every 9-11

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The Amherst Selectboard has voted to finally go along with resident Larry Kelley’s request that the flags be flown annually.