UPDATED: 3/2/14 2:43PM: To reflect details from an amended campaign finance report from Dan Allie, which changed the entries originally marked “chiropractor” to “reimburse.” WESTFIELD—Next Tuesday primaries will be held across the commonwealth to select nominees for special general elections […]
HOLYOKE—Representative Aaron Vega, a former at-large City Councilor elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 2012, kicked off his reelection campaign in Heritage State Park with a promise to carry on work he has begun. Vega’s announcement had been […]
UPDATED 2/4/14 1:46PM: For comment from Rep. Brian Ashe and news of Eric Lesser’s interest in the race. State Representative Angelo Puppolo, a former City Councilor in Springfield announced this morning that he will not seek the seat held by […]
UPDATED 12/30/13 8:47: NEPR’s Henry Epp and The Boston Globe’s Joshua Miller report the Speaker of the House has approved dates to fill the Fourth Hampden seat. The Election division in Secretary Galvin’s office confirms. Signatures are due January 21, […]
UPDATED 8:51PM: For confirmation that Ed Collins has filed with OCPF and additional details. With ten days left to 2013 and a host of open or possibly opening seats, it is little wonder that politicos are sniffing around for promotions […]
Even before the Pioneer Valley has rung in 2014, the year’s musical chairs and political calculus is well underway. At this early stage, the moves fall into two categories: those seats we know are open and those that may be […]
UPDATED 4:26PM: For a CORRECTION: A prior version of this story described former Mayor William Sullivan as both not alive and from the district. He is in fact alive, but no longer a resident of ward 2. It appears Springfield […]
UPDATED 11/28/13 10:26AM: For additional details. UPDATED 12/4/13 10:47PM: CORRECTION, a previous version of this post said Tim Rooke lived in the 12th Hampden District. His home is not in that district and therefore, unless he moved, he cannot run […]
Welcome to the Sunday Feature: A new effort to bring you lengthier, more in-depth stories on some Sundays. EDITED: 9/22/13 7:22PM: For grammar, links & change of picture. This is the first of a two-part series on younger candidates in […]
Proving that the Probation Scandal remains an onion with many layers, the Justice Department has issued a fresh indictment of John O’Brien, the former Probation Commissioner and two of his aides to include counts of bribing the leaders of the […]
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