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Hatfield Pastor Coonan Delights in Pope Francis as Time’s Person of Year

Our Lady of Grace’s Father Robt. Coonan on Time’s selection of Pope Francis as Person of Year. Photo courtesy of…

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Santa is White, Pundits Say. Vital Info on Tooth Fairy & Easter Bunny to Come.

Black Child Apparently Chastised for Dressing Like Santa. Should Santa be Portrayed as a Penguin?

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City Councilor Jesse Adams Outraged Over Hamp Police Payroll Scheme

At Large City Councilor Jesse Adams Expresses Outrage over Hamp’s handling of Police Payroll Scandal

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Former City Councilor on 30-plus Years Walking Dogs in “Dogpark”

Former Northampton City councilor Fran Volkman gives tips on how Joggers, Doggers, Golfers, Bikers & Hikers can co-exist in the…

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Outrageous! Hamp about to Axe Town Crier Position! Woe Upon Us All!

Bob expresses his outrage over the proposed elimination of Town Crier. Photo courtesy of Bristol Press via Daily Hampshire Gazette.

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Easthampton’s Mayor Mike Looks Back on Career & Forward to Thursday’s Farewell Party

Mike Tautznik, Easthampton’s only mayor, looks back on his 17 years in office & ponders his future.

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New Book Launched On Pearl Harbor Day Offers Fresh Details on WWII’s Hidden Player

Andrew Lam’s new novel about China’s role in WWII is launched on Pearl Harbor Day.

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Fired CDH Nurse Steven Coughlin Speaks Out

Bob talks with Steven Coughlin, Cooley Dickinson nurse fired after his arrest for alleged assault & battery on an intoxicated patient in…

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Author Susan Stinson on “Spider in a Tree.”

On Book Swap, author Susan Stinson talks with Bob about her new novel “Spider in a Tree,” about 18th century…

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Censorship, Hampshire College, and a Frank Discussion on Race

Bob’s editorial on Hampshire College’s canceling Afrofunk band Shokazoba because of skin color. The story, broken by WHMP’s Mary Serreze, has…

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Berkshire Gas Promotes KM Pipeline, Critiques Opponents

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Berkshire Gas spokesman Christopher Farrell is coming out swinging for the Kinder Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline.

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Northampton Parking Study To Be Presented

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Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz will present the results of a downtown parking study Monday night

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Boston bomber’s lawyer urges ‘unrelenting punishment’ over death

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Convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers are urging jurors to reject the death penalty, saying "no punishment could ever be equal to the terrible effects of these crimes."

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PHOTOS: Nepal earthquake

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Rescue and relief efforts are underway after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday.

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Florence Fire Caused By Smoking

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A fire that destroyed a Florence home was caused by the careless disposal of smoking materials.