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Monday, November 9, 201511/09/2015

“Good Enough” is Good Enough

In Blog, Podcasts

Some might think “good enough” is settling, but it’s really about taking the pressure off ourselves to be perfect while we still work to reach our potential

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Friday, November 6, 201511/06/2015

Northampton Ranks Eighth Best Small City

In Podcasts

Analyst Jill Gonzalez talks about 2015’s Best & Worst Small Cities according to the group Wallet Hub. Northampton comes in at number eight.

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Friday, November 6, 201511/06/2015

Councilor Jesse Adams Talks Election

In Podcasts

Northampton city councilor Jesse Adams talks about his re-election & waxes nostalgic about his younger years on Hamp’s streets.

Thursday, November 5, 201511/05/2015

Healing From Outside the Box, Inside the Heart- Postpartum Depression

In Podcasts

Northampton acupuncturist Amy Mager joins Bob for a segment on postpartum depression. She defines the various degrees of anguish and gives tips to beleaguered moms on how to get through it, even helping moms whose babies have difficulty nursing.


Monday, November 2, 201511/02/2015

Five Fight for Three Forbes Library Trustee Seats

In Podcasts

After being shut out of a candidates forum last week, all five candidates for Forbes Library Trustee were invited to take part in a mini-forum on WHMP’s Morning News. The election is November 3.

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Friday, October 30, 201510/30/2015

Smashing Pumpkins

In Podcasts

When Bob Flaherty’s three impressionable boys were young, vandals took the pumpkins off their porch and smashed them in the street.


Thursday, October 29, 201510/29/2015

Morning Show Covers Catcalling

In Podcasts

A youth march in downtown Northampton Monday organized by Northampton High students called March Against Street Harassment led to a spirited discussion by Bob & Denise on catcalling from a male & female perspective.

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Wednesday, October 28, 201510/28/2015

Green Burial Massachusetts Speaks with Bob

In Podcasts

Judith Lorei of Green Burial Massachusetts tells the Morning News of the growing movement to bury our dead in a way that doesn’t involve embalming or destroying forests and habitat.

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Wednesday, October 28, 201510/28/2015

Karl Meyer’s River Report: Turners Fall Canal

In Podcasts

On the River Report, Karl Meyer laments the annual drawdown in the Turners Falls Canal, where the power company allows hundreds of fish and eels to die in agony. Karl’s photos tell the story.

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Wednesday, October 28, 201510/28/2015

Mayor Narkewicz Remembers Jim Dostal

In Podcasts

Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz joins Bob on the Morning Show to talk about former City Council President Jim Dostal who just died at age 78.

Recent Headlines

7 hours ago in National

Clinton did not comply with federal email policy, watchdog finds


Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while U.S. secretary of state broke government rules and was not approved by State Department security officials, according to an internal government watchdog's report released on Wednesday.

8 hours ago in Local

Holyoke Man Pleads Not Guilty in Police Officer Stabbing

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A grand jury has indicted Jeffrey Torres in connection with the March 18th stabbing at a South Hadley Dunkin Donuts shop.

8 hours ago in Local

Northampton Restaurant Closes Abruptly

Rally in Solidarity with Northampton Restaurant workers

The Pioneer Valley Workers Center is condemning the move, and is working with the affected employees to recover any back pay owed to them.

8 hours ago in Local

Security Cameras for French King Bridge

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The state has announced plans to install security cameras and preventative netting on the bridge, which has been the site of numerous suicide attempts over the years.

10 hours ago in Local

Montague Still Pursuing Broadband

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Officials attended an Amherst meeting last night of the Mass. Broadband Institute, which recently blocked Montague’s agreement with a provider willing to extend the service to underserved areas of town.