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Body Found in Northampton Identified as Homeless Man

State authorities are identifying the body found in Northampton earlier this month as a homeless man.

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WHMP Heavy Petting Dakin Pet of the Week

Perugina~Domestic Short Hair cat~Tortoiseshell~Spayed Female~8 weeks old available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society

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Western Mass Electricity Supplies OK for Heat Wave

ISO New England says there should be enough electricity to meet the region’s demand as temperatures soar this week.

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Whately Under a Boil Water Order

The Whately Water District has issued a boil water order after E. Coli was detected in a water sample.

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Mount Holyoke Makes Most Beautiful College List

Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley has been named one of the 15 most beautiful campuses in the world.

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Lewis Lent Admits Killing Westfield Teen

Convicted killer Lewis Lent has confessed to the 1992 murder of a Westfield teenager.

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Peaceful Vigil for Trayvon Martin in Springfield

Last night 200 people lit candles to honor slain black teenager Trayvon Martin as night fell on Court Square in Springfield.

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Western Mass Responds to Zimmerman Verdict

Western Mass is responding to the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the death of black Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.

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Greenfield Zoning Vote on Holy Trinity School Likely

A zoning change related to the sale of Greenfield’s Holy Trinity School will likely be approved this week.

Hadley Man Arrested in Severe Beating of Woman

A Hadley man is being held without bail after he allegedly beat his girlfriend.

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Manhunt in Police Officer’s Slaying Comes to Violent End

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Officials say the manhunt ended nearly 18 hours after Zambrano fatally shot Officer Ronald Tarentino during a traffic stop early Sunday morning in Auburn

19 hours ago in Local

Weekend Vandalism at Northampton Car Dealership

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A vehicle at the Ford of Northampton is missing four rims and tires, valued at around $3,700.

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Two Year Sentence for Man Triggering UMass Lockdown

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Shawn Wyatt has pleaded guilty to numerous charges related to the February assault on a UMass student as part of a drug deal gone bad.

19 hours ago in Local

Mohawk Regional Administration Removing Page In Yearbook

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A group of students are not happy with the decision, which was announced in a letter sent home last week by the superintendent.

20 hours ago in Local

Northampton’s LED Streetlights Too Bright?

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That is the feeling of a number of residents who have signed a petition arguing that the proposed new LED lights will only worsen an already bad light pollution problem in the city.