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Calling Kids of All Ages: Junie B.Jones is in Town!

Molly on her number “Top Secret Personal Beeswax” “We can’t get it out of our heads– it’s contagious and won’t go away.”

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Sen. Rosenberg on SCOTUS Decision on Same-Sex Marriage

Rosenberg: “We’ve lived with it for more than 10 years now; we didn’t fall into the ocean. A lot of families got formed and a lot of people are happy — not just couples, but friends, relatives, co-workers & and; neighbors.”

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First Annual Walking Rendezvous This Tuesday at Look Park

Bouthilette: “It’s really meant to get people out walking & moving. Walking is easy, you don’t need any equipment, you can do it alone or with groups, you can do it in a meditative way — it’s a gift to us.”

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Bob Flaherty Actually Defends NAACP’s Fake Black Woman

“She strongly identifies as black. In her job with the NAACP– the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People — do we think that someone who identifies as black would not do everything she could do advance colored people? And what the hell are colored people?”

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Hampshire Regional Softball Wins States & Red Raiders’ Ace Gets a Puppy

Alexis Ferris: “I’ve been wanting a puppy my whole life and my dad would never get me one. I’m not sure if he REALLY thought we’d win states, but I think he regrets (that bet) a lot.”


Healing From Outside the Box, Inside the Heart: The Dry Needling Controversy

Mager: “Physical therapists typically have 20-30 hours of training with no standardized testing. Acupuncturists have 2500 hours of certification and 650 hours of patient contact at least and must pass national boards. My goal is to keep patients safe.”


After a 2-year Project, the Re-designed Norwottuck Rail Trail is Complete!

Morris-Friedman: “If I was a praying man I’d call it a miracle. The trail had to overcome so many hurdles. If you thought the TRAIL was bumpy, you should have seen the process for the re-design.”

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Django in June Occupies Northampton! Concerts Friday & Saturday at the Academy.

Germany’s Joscho Stephan on first hearing Django’s music: “It was so much fire inside. Even if I was a young guy playing guitar, rock or classical, this caught me.”


Cultural Chaos & Ribbon Cutting for New Boardwalk in Easthampton this Weekend

Mayor: “Very exciting! The ribbon-cutting will be at noon & as you know, the Boardwalk is the gateway into Easthampton’s cultural district.”

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The Brain Attack Team is Assembled! The Neuro-interventional Lab Opens at BayState.

Dr.Feldmann: “80 to 85% of strokes are due to blockages of arteries inside the brain. A portion of patients can be treated in a specific lab … to take the clot out of the artery and reverse the effects of the stroke.”

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Making headlines this week


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

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Roundabout Proposed for Northampton Coolidge Bridge


A traffic configuration change is coming to a busy Northampton intersection by 2018, according to state officials. A series of proposed upgrades to Route 9 calls for construction of a roundabout intersection at the Northampton side to the Coolidge Bridge.

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Longer Days A Possibility for Holyoke Schools

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Lengthening of the school day is part of a plan proposed by state officials in their three-year "turnaround" plan for Holyoke's schools, elements of which will be phased in beginning as early as next school year.

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Greenfield Wood Stove Regulation Debate Gets Fiery

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At a town council subcommittee informational forum on the issue earlier this week, one councilor suggested that the town should consider an ordinance imposing minimum air quality standards on home wood burning devices.

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Packard’s Owner Condemns City Council Support for Hotel Unionization

Hotel Northampton workers march to unionize. Courtesy of Jerrey Roberts, Daily Hampshire Gazette

At last night's Council meeting, the owner of Packard's directly addressed City Council President Bill Dwight and Ward 3 Councilor Ryan O'Donnell condemning their choice to march with hotel workers to deliver a message of an intent to unionize, to Hotel Northampton owner Mansour Ghalibaf.