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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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FBI understaffed to tackle cyber threats

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The FBI is struggling to attract computer scientists to its cybersecurity program mainly due to low pay, a report by the U.S. Department of Justice shows.

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Hundreds Turn Out To Oppose Pipeline at FERC Hearing

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The hearing by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission starts the clock on a 60-day environmental review of the project

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One Of Two Missing Northampton Peacocks Returns Home

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Owner Dee Boyle-Clapp says the female, named Lucrezia, was recovered over the weekend, but her mate, Bob, is still at large

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Lawmakers Back 2-day Sales Tax Holiday in August

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Legislators vote to suspend the state's 6.25 percent sales tax on most items Aug. 15-16.

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Lawmakers Move To Restore UMass Funds Vetoed By Baker

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Both chambers voted to restore $5 million cut by Baker from the original funding appropriation for the University of Massachusetts.