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Friday, April 8, 201604/08/2016

Baystate’s Battle Against Opioid Addiction

In Podcasts

Baystate Medical’s Dr. Niels Rathlev talks about the hospital’s efforts to battle opioid addiction, including the drug monitoring program that identifies frequent ER visitors and limits the amount of opioids prescribed.

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Thursday, April 7, 201604/07/2016

Gazette Reporters on Reactions to Ward 3 Suspicious Fires

In Podcasts

Gazette reporters Amanda Drane & Chris Lindahl get community reactions to the rash of suspicious fires in Northampton’s Ward 3, small blazes that forced residents to recall the Ward 3 arsons of 2009 that caused the deaths of an elderly man & his autistic son.

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Tuesday, April 5, 201604/05/2016

Non-Violent Peaceforce in Northampton

In Podcasts

Marna Anderson of the Brussels-based Non-Violent Peace Force, which protects civilians in combat zones and has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, met with Northampton’s American Friends Service Committee last week & stopped by the station on her way home.


Friday, April 1, 201604/01/2016

Healing from Outside the Box Inside the Heart: Salvage A “Wasted” Day

In Podcasts

In Healing from Outside the Box Inside the Heart, Northampton acupuncturist Amy Mager lists five steps for salvaging a wasted day, including taking 7 minutes to define 5 things you seek to accomplish the next day.

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Monday, March 28, 201603/28/2016

Northampton Water/Sewer Rate Hike Controversy

In Podcasts

Northampton City Council President Bill Dwight & frequent critic of city government Wes Hardy square off over the sewer/water rate hike controversy.

Northampton City Councilor Ryan O'Donnell

Friday, March 25, 201603/25/2016

Northampton Ordinance Preventing Water Privatization

In Podcasts

Northampton City Council Vice President Ryan O’Donnell & Mayor Narkewicz co-sponsor an ordinance that would prevent privatization of the city’s water supply.

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Friday, March 25, 201603/25/2016

Working Conditions at Northampton Restaurants

In Podcasts

On the heels of a damning UMass report on the plight of restaurant workers in Northampton & a Gazette editorial that seemed to side with its conclusions — drawing the ire of many restaurateurs — Gazette reporters Amanda Drane & Stephanie McFeeters join the Morning News to report on their independent findings.

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Thursday, March 24, 201603/24/2016

Hampshire County Sheriff Robert Garvey on Serving 34 Years

In Podcasts

Hampshire County Sheriff Robert Garvey joins Bob for a wide-ranging discussion about his long career & innovative approach to treatment of inmates. Garvey steps down in January after 34 years at the helm

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Wednesday, March 23, 201603/23/2016

Hillary’s Hoarse

In Podcasts

Denise Vozella & Bob Flaherty discuss Hillary Clinton’s run for the presidency & the double standard she faces as shrillness enters her strained voice after 6 months on the campaign trail.

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Thursday, March 17, 201603/17/2016

Peter Pan Musical at Hampshire Regional

In Podcasts

Bob speaks with Peter Pan (Delaney Reynolds), Tiger Lily (Julie Lussier) and Director Amanda Weisenthal as Peter Pan the Musical opens Friday at Hampshire Regional High School.

Recent Headlines

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Three Men Arrested for Attempted UMass Break-Ins

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They were caught early Sunday morning after police received a report of masked men trying to break into multiple rooms.

6 hours ago in Local

Record Crowd at Northampton Pro-Pot Festival

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Organizers say it was the largest crowd in the pro-marijuana festival’s history, which was held in Northampton for the first time this year.

6 hours ago in Local

Deerfield Officer Stops Overdose with Narcan

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The victim had overdosed and was revived and taken to Baystate Franklin Medical Center for further treatment.

6 hours ago in Local

New Opioid Task Force Director Named

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34-year-old Paul McNeil most recently served as director of the Northampton Prevention Coalition.

6 hours ago in Local

Amtrak’s Vermonter Now Allows Bicycles Aboard

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The service will be offered for the next two years at least, and may continue indefinitely if successful