UPDATED 3:31PM: For grammar and clarity. UPDATED 8/6/15 10:31AM: For an update including details about Westside’s history, grammar and a new photograph and to reflect a correction. The venue for Gendron’s event was Backyard Bar & Grill, not Backyard BBQ. WEST […]
Rumors have swirled around the West Springfield mayoral race ever since one-term mayor Edward Sullivan declined reelection, but only State Representative Michael Finn has officially confirmed his campaign. A former assessor, Hans Doup, has taken out papers, but has yet […]
Still not sure who you are going to vote for? There were so many races that were open and so many that were competitive this year, it is easy to be confused. However, with our last list of last minute […]
UPDATED 10/10/14 4:30PM: For a correction. A prior version of this post stated Rep. Mike Finn was in support of more charter schools immediately after a sentence in which he said he was wary. In fact, his opponent Nathan Bech is the […]
Depending on your perspective, 2014 is either a good year or a less poor than usual one for Western Massachusetts Republicans. On the one hand, there are some pickup opportunities for the party. On the other, for the first time […]
A week after its ruling, the impact of the Supreme Judicial Court’s decision to allow the casino referendum on the ballot appears easier to measure. While the entire concept of repeal had long been a factor in the gubernatorial and […]
Nearly ten days after the election, post-mortems of the 2012 campaign season go on. Most of these, of course, focus on the presidential election. The Massachusetts Senate race, while destined to be studied for generations, was more or less put […]
The moment you have all been waiting for, endorsements of offices in our backyard! Beyond the “continue reading” click, our list of choices for competitive races in Greater Springfield/Hampden County. Our apologies for not going out further than that, but […]
This is the Fourth in a Series on Massachusetts State House Races in the Pioneer Valley CORRECTION 12:22am: We incorrectly identified Rep. Finn as losing West Springfield and winning on the strength of his Chicopee & Springfield numbers. He in […]
This post is the second in a series on the Hampden Senate District Primary Election. WEST SPRINGFIELD—After the heartache and drama of reapportionment left Massachusetts with one less seat in Congress, the less high-profile process would be the act of […]
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