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Six Flags Postpones Concert Over Drug Concerns

An Electronic music event scheduled to be held at Six Flags New England September 28th has been postponed to possibly next year.

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Historic Northampton Director Retires

Historic Northampton Director Kerry Buckley has announced his retirement. He’s been head of the museum on Bridge Road for nearly two decades.


Szostkiewicz: Morse Takes Too Much Credit

The gloves are coming off in the Holyoke mayor’s race.


Northampton Bar Loses License For Five Days

The Northampton License Commission has suspended the liquor license of Tully O’Reilly’s and The Elevens for five days.


Easthampton Vice Principal Convicted of Drunk Driving

Easthampton High School Assistant Principal Anne Beauregard has been found guilty of drunk driving.

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Middlefield Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

A Middlefield man is dead after crashing his motorcycle in Cummington Monday afternoon.

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Big Y Drops Holyoke Plans

Big Y Foods has abandoned its plans to build a supermarket in Holyoke.


Help the WHMP team meet their fundraising goal!

Help Bob Flaherty and the WHMP team meet their Will Bike 4 Food fundraising goal!

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Murder Suspect To Defend Himself

A judge has granted Ryan Welch’s motion to defend himself at his upcoming trial in Hampshire Superior Court.


Controversial Easthampton Councilor To Run Again

Easthampton City Councilor Donald Cykowski has taken out papers to run for another term.

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Fire Damages Cottage Street Businesses in Easthampton


Chief David Mottor says fire broke out around 11:30 last night at the Platinum Pony bar and nightclub. He estimates damage at up to 90-thousand dollars.

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White House Official Talks Addiction In Franklin County

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Sponsored by the Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and the North Quabbin region, White House Drug Control Policy Office Deputy Director Mary Lou Learly was at Greenfield Community College to brief local officials on the administration's efforts to address prescription drug and heroin addiction.

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Man Passing Counterfeit Bills in Whately

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A phony one-hundred dollar bill was passed at the Whately Circle K store, the department reported on its Facebook page.

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Amtrak Vermonter Derails in VT

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An Amtrak train bound for Western Massachusetts derailed in central Vermont Monday morning.

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Bernie Sanders Rallies Springfield

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Springfield Mass Mutual Center

Over 6 thousand piled into Springfield's Mass Mutual Center to hear Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders Saturday afternoon.