In a blistering night for incumbents up and down the Pioneer Valley, new (or sorta new) faces will be joining elected bodies and entering the corner offices as voters went to the polls. Voters also installed new leaders in Boston, […]
UPDATED 12:56PM: For clarity. Below are the Springfield School Committee endorsements and our picks (or not) for Holyoke mayor and State Senate. Notable races we have not covered include the mayoral contests in Chicopee and Westfield as well as council […]
Welcome to the Sunday Feature: A new effort to bring you lengthier, more in-depth stories on some Sundays. This is the second of a two-part series on a two-part series on younger candidates in Massachusetts politics. HOLYOKE—Could Holyokers entrust a […]
UPDATED 10/25/13 9:46 PM: For grammar Some five years ago, a Maine-based telemarketing company and many of its employees found themselves in court, accused of defrauding a client of theirs. However, the client, MyFreeMedicine.com, did not merely allege that they […]
Marching on to November 5, the election to fill Mike Knapik’s Senate seat will feature Republican Westfield Representative Don Humason and Democrat David Bartley, a Holyoke ward Councilor. Humason thumped Mike Franco, a Republican perennial candidate from Holyoke. Bartley succeeded […]
What is in a name? In a low turnout, GOTV-driven election like tomorrow’s primary, it could count for a lot. David K. Bartley, the Ward 3 Councilor from Holyoke running in tomorrow Democrat’s primary, probably hopes it will help scoop […]
With today’s results, the field is set for November in most of Western Massachusetts’s biggest cities. Holyoke’s mayoral contest is set. That city’s Ward 4 race was more or less over before voting began as one of the three candidates […]
UPDATED 9:07PM: As originally published, this post failed to note WMassP&I Editor Matt Szafranski served as moderator/part of the media panel for the Holyoke candidate debate referenced below. Note: WMassP&I will not be making ANY endorsements for the preliminary this […]
Day by day the race to replace Michael Knapik in the Agawam-Easthampton-Holyoke-Westfield aligned 2nd Hampden & Hampshire is taking shape. Earlier this week, a few more candidates entered the race while at least one prominent would-be contender bowed out. Rep. […]
BREAKING: State House News has source that puts special senate election Oct 8 (primary) & Nov 5 (general). UPDATED 8/7/13 5:21PM: Maps from previous incarnations of 2nd Hampden & Hampshire District added; previous version of this story said Holyoke City […]
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