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Mayor Narkewicz Files For Casino Surrounding Community Status
Mayor Narkewicz Files For Casino Surrounding Community Status

Northampton has petitioned the Mass Gaming Commission for designation as a “surrounding community” under the Massachusetts Gaming Act. “Surrounding Community” status would allow Northampton to negotiate a mitigation agreement with MGM-Springfield.  Narkewicz spoke to WHMP’s Chris Collins about it on the WHMP morning news Friday 1/10/14.

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

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Franklin County Residents File Suit Against Feds Over Pipeline

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The suit by residents of Deerfield and Northfield asks the feds to stop all activity related to approval of the project

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Amherst Ponders Puffers Pond Problems

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Officials say there's been an increase in reports of underage drinking and dogs off leash at the site

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NH Group Receives Grant From VT Yankee Parent Company

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A southwestern NH organization is getting a $350,000 economic development grant for communities affected by the closure of the nuclear power plant

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‘Gone Baby Gone’ actor is pulled from water at beach, dies

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54-year-old Sean Malone died Wednesday night at a hospital