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Dr. Andrew Doben of the Baystate Medical Center

Thursday, December 17, 201512/17/2015

Dr. Doben on Innovative Rib Fixation

In Podcasts

Broken ribs has always meant weeks & months of immobility & enormous ingestion of painkillers. Dr. Andrew Doben of Baystate Medical Center explains a new innovation that gets patients back in the game in a matter of days.

Jerrey Roberts of the Gazette

Wednesday, December 16, 201512/16/2015

Mayor Narkewicz on Rec Dept., Clarke School & GRONK!

In Podcasts

Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz talks about the Rec Department’s proposed move to JFK Middle school, demolition & development at the Clarke School, and GRONK!


Wednesday, December 16, 201512/16/2015

Santa Sits Down with Bob

In Podcasts

Santa himself sits down with Bob in anticipation of Paintbox Theatre’s production of “Santa Gets a Puppy,” playing Thursday through Sunday at Northampton High School.


Wednesday, December 16, 201512/16/2015

Good Enough-Holiday Rituals

In Blog, Podcasts

Every year at this time, I approach holiday rituals and traditions with a mix of Martha Stewart and Clark Griswold, which inevitably leads me to a Charlie Brown state of mind, searching for the real meaning of Christmas


Thursday, December 10, 201512/10/2015

On Trump’s Extreme Ideology

In Podcasts

Soon-to-be-President Trump answers extreme ideology with extreme ideology of his own–and the base is rallied. Bob Flaherty: “We toothless, brainless millions blinded by fear & consumed by hate are already throwing rocks at Muslims & trying to shut down mosques. Radicalized? We be radicalized too.”


Monday, December 7, 201512/07/2015

Choose to be Grateful

In Podcasts

Choosing to be grateful can make you happier. In the segment “Healing from Outside the Box, Inside the Heart.”

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Thursday, December 3, 201512/03/2015

Immigration: Flaherty Solves It All

In Podcasts

Immigration is always a thorny issue, but now, with hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing from bloodthirsty zealots, keeping people out of the U.S. has taken on a religious fervor. Our economy can’t sustain it, they’ll tell you, and some may be terrorists. As usual, Bob Flaherty solves it all: in order to let people in, it will be necessary to kick a whole bunch out.

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Wednesday, December 2, 201512/02/2015

Domestic Abuse Survivors Share Their Stories With WHMP

In Podcasts

WHMP is shining a light on domestic abuse by having local survivors share their stories. Here, five brave women courageously tell their stories in order to help others.


Monday, November 30, 201511/30/2015

SHELD Turmoil

In Podcasts

Amid internal turmoil at South Hadley Electric Light Dept., with a $750,000 whistleblower lawsuit, administrators suspended, & consumer confidence eroded, former SHELD commissioner Christine Archambault, who was forced out, speaks with Bob.

Wednesday, November 25, 201511/25/2015

Cooley Dick CEO Pledges to Reduce Mental Health Stigma

In Podcasts

WHMP’s Stephanie Slysz speaks with Cooley Dickinson Healthcare CEO Joanne Marqusee as she signs on to the MA chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness’s CEOs Against Stigma campaign in an attempt to de-stigmatize mental health issues in the workplace.

Recent Headlines

12 hours ago in National

Wall Street tumbles


Wall Street was off more than 1 percent on Thursday, pushing the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average down 10 percent for the year, as investors jettisoned stocks and scurried toward safer shores.

14 hours ago in Local

Body Found In Colrain River

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No foul play is suspected int he discovery of a body in the body in the North River

14 hours ago in Local

Amherst Police Union Complains About Civil Traffic Control System

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The Amherst Police League has filed a formal complaint with the town

14 hours ago in Local

Pro-Marijuana Organizers Meet With Northampton Neighborhood Group.

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A pro-marijuana rally is a step closer to moving the party to Northampton

14 hours ago in Local

Anti-Pipeline Activists Will March Monday


The "No NED Pipeline Affinity Group" will march from Greenfield Community College to the First Congregational Church Monday