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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

Recent Headlines

15 hours ago in National, Olympics, Sports

Flame lands in troubled Brazil for 94-day relay to Games

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President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital on Tuesday and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America.

16 hours ago in National, World

Islamic State kills U.S. Navy SEAL in northern Iraq

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Islamic State militants killed a U.S. serviceman in northern Iraq on Tuesday after blasting through Kurdish defences and overrunning a town in the biggest offensive in the area for months.

17 hours ago in Local

Federal Energy Regulators Urged to Officially Dismiss Kinder Morgan Pipeline

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The “Pipeline Awareness Network for the Northeast” has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to dismiss the application “with prejudice,” which means it could not be brought back for a period of time.

17 hours ago in Local

Preservation Efforts Stall in Northfield

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Seller Northfield Mount Hermon School dropped out of the deal over the weekend.

18 hours ago in Local

Northampton Appoints First Female Public Works Director

Jerrey Roberts of the Gazette

Mayor David Narkewicz has appointed Donna LaScaleia to the post. She is the former director of Green Mountain Energy in Vermont.