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Kristin Palpini

Managing Editor CT/WMa kpalpini@dailyvoice.com

Kristin is a journalist with nearly 20 years experience reporting and editing in Massachusetts. She got her start in the field at The Daily Hampshire Gazette in Northampton, MA, where she rose to the rank of web editor. She’s been the editor in chief of the Valley Advocate, an alternative weekly newspaper also out of Northampton, and creator and editor of the award-winning Berkshire Eagle’s Business Insider (Pittsfield, MA.). Kristin is dedicated to rooting out the truth as well as the juicy details that come along with it. She also enjoys saying “y'all” far too often for someone who was born in the Bay State and kayaking. 

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  1. Popular Food Network Star Launches Take-Out Only Massachusetts Restaurants

    Popular Food Network Star Launches Take-Out Only Massachusetts Restaurants

    Food Network star Guy Fieri recently opened 20 new delivery/take-out-only restaurants in Massachusetts - including one in CentralMass.There are Guy Fieri’s Flavortown Kitchens in Westborough as well as Brockton, Medford, Needham, North Attleboro, Reading, and Woburn. Flavortown is uniquely fit for service during a pandemic. It will be take-out only and chefs will operate out ...

  2. See How Massachusetts Ranks Among The 'Best' And 'Worst' States For Women

    See How Massachusetts Ranks Among The 'Best' And 'Worst' States For Women

    In 2021, the world is still working on gender equality, meaning that even in the U.S. some places are “better” for women than others.A new study eyed gender equity and ranked the nation’s 50 states and Washington, D.C., from being the best to worst for women. Gender equality is the idea that men and women should be treated the same regardless of their sexes. This ideal has not been ...

  3. 'Keep Springfield Out Of Your Mouth' - A Message To Fox's Tucker Carlson

    'Keep Springfield Out Of Your Mouth' - A Message To Fox's Tucker Carlson

    Springfield is now and always has been one of the toughest cities in the U.S. - but it’s doubtful Fox talkshow bro Tucker Carlson gets that.When he called the city "tough," he meant it as an insult. In late February, Carlson had the intent of using his nationally broadcast self-titled program to trash Springfield in a hair-brained effort to highlight accusations of racism at Smith ...

  4. COVID-19: Who's Better At Finding Vaccine Appointments, Massachusetts Or The CDC?

    COVID-19: Who's Better At Finding Vaccine Appointments, Massachusetts Or The CDC?

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has unveiled its own Vaccine Finder website as states scramble to get individual online COVID-19 vaccination tools running properly.The best facet of the CDC’s vaccine finder, vaccinefinder.org, maybe that it will tell visitors if a vaccine location is out of stock. The website is updated hourly.Massachusetts’ vaccine finder does not ...

  5. Wind Advisory Starts At 4 P.M. - Gusts Up To 50 MPH

    Wind Advisory Starts At 4 P.M. - Gusts Up To 50 MPH

    A wind advisory has been put in place for much of Massachusetts as gusts speeding faster than a car on a highway route plow across the state.March is indeed coming in “like a lion.” Let’s hope it sticks to that axiom and exits “like a lamb.”On Monday, March 1, the National Weather Service predicted wind gusts in western and central Massachusetts reaching 50 mph. The advisory is in ...

  6. Suspected Bank Robber Nabbed 1 Hour After Theft; Dangerousness Hearing On Docket

    Suspected Bank Robber Nabbed 1 Hour After Theft; Dangerousness Hearing On Docket

    A suspected bank robber has been arraigned in connection with a recent heist. On Friday, Feb. 26, Daniel Jones, 38, of Charlemont, was arraigned in Northwestern District Court on the charge of armed and masked robbery, the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office said.The charge stems from a robbery at People’s United Bank on King Street in Northampton on Thursday, Feb. 25.On that day, ...

  7. Police Rescue Elderly Woman From 'Fully-Engulfed' Structure Fire

    Police Rescue Elderly Woman From 'Fully-Engulfed' Structure Fire

    Officers could hear the screaming coming from inside of the burning building.On Saturday, Feb. 27, emergency responders were called to a multi-unit dwelling on Chilmark Street that had become fully engulfed in flames, police said.At around 1:20 a.m., when Worcester Police first got on the scene, they observed people in the rear common hallway screaming for help as smoke filled the ...

  8. COVID-19: This Is When Children Can Start Getting The Vaccine, Fauci Says

    COVID-19: This Is When Children Can Start Getting The Vaccine, Fauci Says

    An estimated timeline for when children and teens will be able to get COVID-19 vaccinated was recently laid out by Dr. Anthony Fauci.Some of the youngest children won’t be vaccinated until 2022.On Sunday, Feb. 28, Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said that high school students could begin receiving the vaccine in the fall. Younger children, he ...

  9. Popular Food Network Star Launches Take-Out Only New Restaurant Near Albany

    Popular Food Network Star Launches Take-Out Only New Restaurant Near Albany

    Food Network star Guy Fieri has a new delivery/take-out-only restaurant in New York.“Guy Fieri’s Flavortown Kitchen” in Colonie, just outside Albany, opened on Thursday, Feb. 25.Flavortown is uniquely fit for service during a pandemic. It will be take-out only and chefs will operate out of a “ghost kitchen.” A ghost kitchen is when a business operates out of an existing restaurant.The ...

  10. COVID-19: Here's Why Those Who Wear Glasses Are Much Less Likely To Get Virus, Researchers Say

    COVID-19: Here's Why Those Who Wear Glasses Are Much Less Likely To Get Virus, Researchers Say

    New research suggests that a common accessory that is already worn by millions of people can make the wearer three times less likely to catch COVID-19.While face masks have been found to reduce the risk of catching or spreading COVID-19 through the mouth and nose, not much research has been done on how to keep the virus from entering via people’s eyes.However, a recent study found that ...

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