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Manic Monday Markup 3/3/14…

…And the World: We begin today in the Ukraine, where Russian-backed forces are issuing ultimatums to Kiev-controlled forces in Crimea.  Among them is that Ukrainian forces swear allegiance to the separatist Crimean government.  The head of the Ukrainian navy has defected, but subordinate officers have

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A Whip City Wallet Inventory…

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 to fill several vacant legislative

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Manic Monday Markup 2/24/14…

…And the World: We begin today in the Ukraine, where Opposition Parties now control the government, stabilize the country and seek the arrest of effectively deposed and on the lam President Viktor Yanukovych.  Russia has lashed out at the West and Opposition parties for their

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Who Will Watch Springfield’s Watchmen?…

This post is the first in a series on the debate over Management of the Police Department in Springfield. SPRINGFIELD—At a rescheduled committee meeting residents pled their case for a return of the Police Commission while a few representatives from Mayor Domenic Sarno’s administration vehemently

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Tardy Tuesday Takedown 2/18/14…

…And the World: We begin today in the Ukraine, where fresh eruptions of protests have turned violent, after efforts at reaching an amnesty agreement failed.  At least eighteen have died so far in fresh clashes.  Russia has released some funds from loans, which could buoy