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Friday, October 23, 201510/23/2015

Bill Dwight for At-Large Councilor

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WHMP’s Bob Flaherty speaks with current Northampton City Council President, Bill Dwight, on his re-election campaign for one of two at-large council seats.

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Friday, October 16, 201510/16/2015

Bob Ends Clinton Email Scandal in Song

In Podcasts

With Bernie Sanders trying to put Hillary Clinton’s email scandal to rest, WHMP morning host Bob Flaherty and the Flaherty…

Sunderland Scare Park

Wednesday, October 14, 201510/14/2015

Sunderland Scare Park

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Morning Host Bob Flaherty nearly devoured by the dreaded Master of Time, one of the denizens of the Sunderland Scare Park, which boasts “3 Levels of Scare” every Friday and Saturday from now to Halloween.


Wednesday, October 14, 201510/14/2015

Mager on Mammograms

In Podcasts

In the latest edition of “Healing from Outside the Box, Inside the Heart” acupuncturist Amy Mager criticizes the over-reliance on mammograms and the invasive surgery that often ensues.


Thursday, October 1, 201510/01/2015

Shutdown Averted

In Podcasts

WHMP morning host Bob Flaherty mocks the polls whilst mocking the ideologues who nearly brought it on.    

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Monday, September 28, 201509/28/2015

Shelter Sunday Volunteers Needed

In Podcasts

Jennifer Lewis of Grace House talks about the all-day community event this Sunday, Oct. 4.


Monday, September 28, 201509/28/2015

Senate Bill Hearing Tuesday Mandating Insurance Coverage for Acupuncture

In Podcasts

Amy Mager, Northampton Acupuncturist, during her regular WHMP segment, “Healing from Outside the Box, Inside the Heart,” urges people to attend a hearing on a Senate Bill at the State House Tuesday which would mandate insurance coverage for acupuncture.


Friday, September 25, 201509/25/2015

Cong. Jim McGovern on Pope Address & Eradicating Hunger

In Podcasts

McGovern, like the Pope, has made eradicating hunger a cornerstone of his career & will be marching with Monte Belmonte (and Bob Flaherty) this November for the Food Bank, prompting Bob to ask the congressman if he could get the Pope to march with us.

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Thursday, September 24, 201509/24/2015

Bob Dedicates Will Bike 4 Food Ride to late John Musante

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So Bob will dedicate his 50-mile ride for the Food Bank Sunday to the late John Musante, Town Manager of Amherst.

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Wednesday, September 23, 201509/23/2015

Transbathrooms for UMass

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“You want to be with your people when you’re making noises”

Recent Headlines

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Making headlines this week

A member of the NATO parachute demonstration team lands during a change of command ceremony at NATO military headquarters in Mons, southern Belgium on Wednesday May 4, 2016. U.S. Army General Curtis  M. Scaparrotti was installed as NATO's 18th supreme allied commander Europe (SACEUR). The commander, by tradition an American general or admiral, is responsible for the overall direction and conduct of NATO's global military operations. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

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

3 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Anti-hunger group uses fake app to fool, educate


The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates 14 percent of Americans, or more than 17 million people, are what is called food insecure, meaning at times of the year, they are uncertain of being able to acquire enough food for their household.

4 hours ago in Local

Greenfield, Northampton Celebrate Pride This Weekend

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The parade starts at noon Saturday, and the celebration continues with music, food and speakers at the Three County Fairgrounds. Around 20,000 people are expected to attend.

5 hours ago in Local

Kidnapping, Battery of Girlfriend, Results in Southampton Rollover

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His 18 year old girlfriend was seriously injured in the crash Wednesday afternoon. Simmons is being held without bail until a dangerousness hearing today.

5 hours ago in Local

Failed Zoning Bylaw Forces Hadley Tiny Home Owner Out of Town

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Town meeting voters have turned down a zoning bylaw change that would have allowed Sarah Hastings’ 200 square foot house to remain on an East Street property.