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Three Arrested In Kiln Vandalism

Three arrests have been made in the vandalism of a historic stone kiln in the woods of Plainfield

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Two More Drug Cases Dropped In Amherst Lab Scandal

More than 200 Hampden County drug cases have been dropped so far on account of indicted state chemist Sonja Farak

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PVPA Dance Teacher Gets Probation

A man who used to teach dance at the Pioneer Valley Performing Arts High School has pleaded guilty in a sexting case

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Former Northampton Car Dealer Must Pay Restitution

A former Northampton car dealer has been ordered to pay 95-thousand in fines and restitution

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Crashes In The Snow In Hatfield and Mass Pike

Two people were injured on a snowy Tuesday night in a head on collision in Hatfield

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Adams: NPD Payroll Deal “An Outrage”

Documents released Tuesday reveal new details about the payroll scandal at the Northampton Police Department.

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Non-School Storm Announcements

Here are the non-school storm announcements from WHMP. For School announcements please go to the Closings tab

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Two Lose Jobs In NPD Probe

An investigation into payroll improprieties at the Northampton Police Department has ended with two people losing their jobs

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Watch Shop Vows To Return Timepieces

The manager of an Easthampton clock shop says she intends to catch up on back work and return timepieces to her customers.

Scuffling Drug Dealer Sentenced To Prison

A Northampton drug dealer has been handed a two-to-three year state prison term

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AG Coakley Sues Ryder Funeral Home

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Two more lawsuits have been filed against the Ryder Funeral Home in South Hadley

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Northampton Eyes Plastic Bag, Styrofoam Ban

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The City of Northampton is considering a ban on plastic bags and styrofoam

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Broadside Celebrates 40th Anniversary

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The Broadside Bookshop on Main Street in Northampton celebrates 40 years in business this weekend

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Wonder Not! Bread Fest On Tap

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The Hungry Ghost Bakery in Northampton hosts its 11th-annual Wonder Not! bread festival on Sunday

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California wildfires threaten thousands of homes

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Fire crews in the rugged Sierra Nevada region battled against a blaze that has displaced hundreds of residents.