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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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Musician Dave Wertman Dies

Northampton jazz musician David Wertman has passed away after a battle with cancer

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Holyoke Winter Parking Ban

(Holyoke, MA) – The City of Holyoke, Birthplace of Volleyball, has calleda Winter Parking Ban to be in effect from…

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Parking Bans In Flux As Region Prepares For More Snow

Northampton’s parking ban has been lifted as of 8:40 a.m. on Monday

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Northampton Mayoral Aide Lands New Job

A well-respected staffer at Northampton City Hall is on her way to a better job.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.