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Just a Few Updates…

According to the Springfield Intruder, Bill Dusty’s new Springfield oriented blog, John Lysak has thrown his hat into the ring for City Council. Rather, he has announced he will throw his hat into the ring July 18. See the link at left to the Intruder

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Puccia Resgins…

Need more be said? The resignation comes a day after the newly seated Springfield Finance Control Board held its first meeting. For more details, see Urban Compass. реклама в google ценанаполнение сайта контентом работаhodinové strojkyкупить апартаменты gables by the seaкредиты в банках пермибанк хоум кредит

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Changing of the Guard @ 36 Court St., sorta…

Number 10 Downing Street is not the only place where transitions were happening. In downtown Springfield, the Springfield Finance Control Board (FCB) held its first meeting with the new members appointed by Gov. Deval Patrick. The new members are Chris Gabrieli, former gubernatorial candidate, James

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Bye, Bye, Blair…

Today, as WMassP&I returns from one of its painful hiatuses (hiati?), we turn to the East. Much further than Boston, I’m afraid to the country under whom this city was founded. In England, or more correctly, Great Britain, the Premiership of Tony Blair is at

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Making the Ban…

So the supporters of Gay Marriage in Massachusetts have scored a major victory by defeating a move to put an amendment to the State Constitution on the ballet banning the nuptials. Under the state constitution, voter initiated amendments, which this was, need 50 votes out

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Slapping a Grown-up Baby Bell…

Telecommunications are on the table in Massachusetts these days. Efforts are underway to repeal exemptions to certain property taxes that could yield millions to Bay State cities and towns at the expense of mostly Verizon New England, the official name of Verizon’s Massachusetts and Rhode

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Down by the River Connecticut…

Today at the site of the Old Basketball Hall of Fame, the developers of the remodeled complex, Mike Spagnoli and Peter Pappas, along with distinguished guests participated in the formal groundbreaking of the project. The project, known as River’s Landing, will include a branch of

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OH NO! ‘0-8: Western Mass Style…

Just when we thought that Western Massachusetts was nearly irrelevant in Presidential elections, something happens that, locally at least, makes it a little more interesting. According to the Republican, Congressman Richard Neal has officially endorsed Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton for the Democratic Presidential Nomination. A

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Populism and Pragmatism…

Well, I guess we know. Springfield City Councilor and Mayoral hopeful, Domenic Sarno will be playing Populist. While this still does not change our prediction for November contest, it does mean that Ryan and Sarno will be going head to head over issues. According to