Podcasts: Community Forums

Community Forums

A monthly live panel discussion on the most pressing topics of the day with newsmakers and our WHMP News Team

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Do Black Lives Matter In The Valley-Part II: A WHMP Community Forum

  Do Black Lives Matter in the Valley? Part Two. Our community forum on the impact of the local Black Lives…

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Black Lives Matter: A WHMP Community Forum

  When the City of Northampton hung a Black Lives Matter banner over City Hall, was it going too far…

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Northampton Mayor’s Summit

WHMP Radio hosts a live community forum broadcast 12-23-15, featuring all of the living Northampton mayors, including Harry Chapman (1977, David Musante (1979), Mary Ford (1991), Clare Higgins (1999), and Current Mayor David Narkiewicz (2011). Topics include the history of Northampton city politics, and the highlights of each of their mayoral terms.

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Holyoke Mayoral Debate: Election 2015

Live from Gateway City Arts it’s WHMP’s 2015 Holyoke Mayoral Debate! Incumbent Alex Morse squares off against challenger Fran O’Connell…

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The Future of Downtown Northampton: A WHMP Community Forum

WHMP hosts discuss the future of downtown Northampton post-BID with panelists Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz, City Council President Bill Dwight,…


Medical Marijuana: What’s The Prescription?

A WHMP Community Forum: In Partnership with The Daily Hampshire Gazette and NCTV


Reading, Writing & Racism

A WHMP Community Forum

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Tick Talk – Lyme Disease: A WHMP Community Forum

A Community Forum co-sponsored by WHMP, The Daily Hampshire GazetteNET, and Northampton Community Television, looking at Lyme Disease. http://media.whmp.com/TICK_TALK_COMMUNITY_FORUM_PODCAST_3.mp3Podcast (community-forums):…

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Fracking County: A WHMP Community Forum

A Pipeline Runs Through It?

5.10.14: (L-R) Bill Newman, Thom Hartman, David Pakman, Bob Flaherty

Thom Hartman Live at The Parlor Room

Missed Thom Hartman in Northampton?

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