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Grace-Dakin

WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

Grace, 5 year old female Italian Greyhound Mix, available at the Springfield Dakin Humane Society

Denise

Good Enough–No to Resolutions, Yes to Intentions

This year I’m replacing resolutions with intentions, which feel more like a promise to myself. One of those promises is doing a “Winter Warrior” outdoor challenge.

Denise

Good Enough-Holiday Rituals

Every year at this time, I approach holiday rituals and traditions with a mix of Martha Stewart and Clark Griswold, which inevitably leads me to a Charlie Brown state of mind, searching for the real meaning of Christmas

Denise

Denise’s “Good Enough” Thanksgiving Countdown Tips

The Thanksgiving meal itself may be over in about 15 minutes, but it’s the planning and preparation that give me the most joy-here’s my Thanksgiving countdown tips!

Denise

Good Enough-10 Minutes A Day

10 minute workouts are all the rage right now in the online fitness industry for good reason

Denise

“Good Enough” is Good Enough

Some might think “good enough” is settling, but it’s really about taking the pressure off ourselves to be perfect while we still work to reach our potential

bike4food

Support Bob and Joan For “Will Bike 4 Food”

On September 27th, I will ride 50 miles in support of Will Bike 4 Food to benefit The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. Join my team, or consider making a tax deductible donation.

Amherst Breakfast Club 9-16-15

WHMP Breakfast Club In Downtown Amherst

Master Yogis teach there’s a way to find joy in just about any activity.  I’m lucky that this comes pretty easily…

Scully

WHMP-Dakin Pet of the Week 8-5-14 is Scully!

Scully is a: Domestic Shorthair Mix, Gender: Male, Age: 2 months This little firecracker was found in someone’s yard on the 4th of…

Sesame

WHMP-Dakin Pet of the Week is Sesame!

Meet Sesame! He’s an adorable 4 month old hamster who would love to have a family

Recent Headlines

10 hours ago in National

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia dead at 79

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Scalia, appointed to the top U.S. court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, was known for his strident conservative views and theatrical flair in the courtroom.

2 days ago in National

Making headlines this week

A couple is seen through an American flag as they walk to a polling place for the New Hampshire primary, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

A look back at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

2 days ago in Entertainment, National

Roses and roaches: Cold-hearted Valentine’s Day ideas

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With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday dedicated to love is flashing its frigid side.

2 days ago in Local

SJC Rules For Greenfield Big-Box Appeal

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According to the state Supreme Judicial Court, the opponent’s appeal of a building permit for the French King Highway store can now move forward.

2 days ago in Local

Four Arrests Result of Springfield Drug Raid

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More than a pound of heroin, a large quantity of crack cocaine and four loaded handguns were confiscated in the raid at 38 Denton Circle.