To keep up to date on local events and issues, be sure to follow the local media.

  • Northampton's daily newspaper is the Daily Hampshire Gazette.
  • MassLive (The Republican) published in Springfield, also covers local news and events.
  • The Valley Advocate is a free weekly paper focusing on arts and entertainment.
  • The Rainbow Times is a free newspaper for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities living in the area.
  • The Reminder publishes community weekly newspapers throughout the Pioneer Valley with a regional readership of more than 250,000 people.


  • WHMP AM1400/1240 FM96.9
  • WFCR 88.5 New England Public Radio (local station)
  • WRSI 93.9 & 100.5 The River
  • WXOJ-LP 103.3 Valley Free Radio

WHMP lists all school and business closings due to winter weather and carry programs of local interest all year long.