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Big Zoning Changes Proposed in Northampton

The Northampton City Council will discuss some big proposed zoning changes Thursday night.

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Catholic Bishop Urges Caution in Casino Vote

Catholic Bishop Timothy O’Donnell of Springfield is urging caution in the city’s upcoming casino referendum.

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Storm Water Fund Would Cost Northampton Property Owners

A new storm water enterprise fund in Northampton could cost homeowners more than a hundred dollars a year.

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WHMP Heavy Petting Dakin Pet of the Week

Kringo~Domestic Short Hair~Neutered Male~2 years, available for adoption at Dakin

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Easthampton to Sell Old School

Easthampton wants to sell the former Parson Street School.

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Baystate Franklin Nurses File Unfair Labor Complaints

Nurses at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield have filed two unfair labor complaints.

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Springfield Casino Yes and No Factions Active

A large diverse crowd from the Springfield area gathered in Court Square Tuesday to hear nearly a dozen religious leaders speak their minds about a proposed downtown casino.

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5 Year Old Girl Missing, Presumed Drowned in CT River

A 5 year old California girl is missing and presumed drowned after falling into the Connecticut River in South Hadley Saturday night.

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Man Wanted for Murder Hops Train to Deerfield

A New York man wanted for murder is headed for arraignment Monday after being arrested by Deerfield Police over the weekend.

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No Funnel Cloud Confirmed After Tornado Warning

Franklin and Hampshire County first responders were kept busy by a series of heavy Sunday afternoon storms which triggered a Tornado Warning by the National Weather Service.

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Berkshire Gas Promotes KM Pipeline, Critiques Opponents

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Berkshire Gas spokesman Christopher Farrell is coming out swinging for the Kinder Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline.

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Northampton Parking Study To Be Presented

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Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz will present the results of a downtown parking study Monday night

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Boston bomber’s lawyer urges ‘unrelenting punishment’ over death

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Convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers are urging jurors to reject the death penalty, saying "no punishment could ever be equal to the terrible effects of these crimes."

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PHOTOS: Nepal earthquake

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Rescue and relief efforts are underway after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday.

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Florence Fire Caused By Smoking

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A fire that destroyed a Florence home was caused by the careless disposal of smoking materials.