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Monday, July 7, 201407/07/2014

Chris Collins Has Fill-In Co-Host This Week

In Blog

Chris Collins, filling in this morning on the “WHMP Morning News” today for Bob Flaherty, with dog as his co-pilot–and this week, his co-host.

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Wednesday, July 2, 201407/02/2014

WHMP Dakin Humane Society Pet of the Week

In Blog

Meet beautiful little Princess Dolly our Pet of the Week, available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield


Tuesday, July 1, 201407/01/2014

Where to watch the fireworks this week!

In Blog

Fireworks are planned across Western Mass this week. Fireworks are planned on Friday, July 4th in Springfield and Amherst.


Wednesday, June 25, 201406/25/2014

WHMP-Dakin Heavy Petting Pet of the Week

In Blog

Odis, a 5 year old Hound mix is the WHMP-Dakin Pet of the Week, available for adoption at the Springfield shelter


Wednesday, June 25, 201406/25/2014

Chris Collins filling in for Bob, final day this week

In Blog

We are loaded up on my final day of filling in for Bob Flaherty on the WHMP Moning News

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Thursday, June 12, 201406/12/2014

WHMP/Gaztte/NCTV Team up for: Tick Tock, a Community Forum on Lyme Disease

In Podcasts

Bob Flaherty interviews Laurie Loisel, Managing Editor at the Daily Hampshire Gazette, and Northampton physician, Dr. Charles Brummer about Tick Talk: What You Can Do About Lyme Disease, a community forum

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Thursday, June 12, 201406/12/2014

Tick-Talk, a WHMP/Daily Hampshire Gazette/NCTV Community Forum

In Blog

Tick Talk: What You Can Do About Lyme Disease, a community forum exploring the prevalence of Lyme disease, prevention and treatment, will be held Tuesday, June 17, 6 to 8 p.m., at JFK Middle School in Northampton, hosted by the Daily Hampshire Gazette, WHMP Radio, and Northampton Community TV

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Wednesday, June 11, 201406/11/2014

WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

In Blog

Toothless has a background as mysterious as she is. She’s a 2 year old female who was a stray and was brought into Dakin by a kind neighbor who saw her hanging around their house. She’s our pet of the week, available for adoption at Dakin


Thursday, May 29, 201405/29/2014

WHMP Remembers Maya Angelou

In Podcasts

WHMP’s Bob Flaherty remembers Maya Angelou who died Wednesday at the age of 86

lake monsters book

Friday, May 2, 201405/02/2014

Book Swap with Bob Flaherty and Susan Stinson

In Podcasts

The authors discuss Nathan Ballingrud’s book “North American lake Monsters on the regular WHMP feature Book Swap

Recent Headlines

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FCC rules Internet companies must act in ‘public interest’


The regulatory agency voted 3-2 in favor of rules aimed at enforcing what's called "net neutrality."

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UMass Senior Sues Police Over Blarney Blowout

by Jason Picard, Courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

A UMass senior has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Amherst police who arrested him at last year's Blarney Blowout.

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MA Could Face $1.5 Billion Budget Shortfall

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A taxpayer watchdog group says Massachusetts could be facing a budget shortfall of up to $1.5 billion, nearly double previous estimates.

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UMass President Search to Start

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The search for a new UMass President officially begins this week with a search committee meeting in Boston.

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Woman Dead In Bernardston Crash


A 24-year-old woman is dead after a single-car crash in Bernardston.