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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Afterglow 2015: At-large and Still In Charge in Western Mass…

WESTFIELD—Election Day across the Pioneer Valley had its share of surprises and disappointment. Yet, despite some cursory similarities among six Hampden County cities that held elections, very little wisdom can be confidently drawn from this local cycle with one exception. While the Whip City featured spirited

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Manic Monday Markup 11/23/15…

…And the World: We begin today in Argentina where the reign of the Kirchner family has come to a close. Opposition leader Mauracio Macri defeated Daniel Scioli, president Cristina Fernandez’s endorsed candidate by a narrow margin in a runoff. Fernandez, her late husband, Nestor Kirchner,

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Manic Monday Markup 11/16/15…

UPDATED 11/18/15 12:17AM: To reflect a correction. Young Latino candidates were winning in Haverhill as well as Chelsea, not just the latter. …And the World: We begin today in France, where investigators have now identified Abdelhamid Abaaoud as the mastermind of the coordinated attacks launched

Editorial: …Et Le Monde. Nous Sommes Paris…

UPDATED 11:51AM: To add a second tweet relevant to our editorial. Nous sommes Paris. Darkness visited the City of Light Friday. The Islamic State in the Levant, or ISIL/ISIS offered a wicked response to France’s efforts in the campaign against the fundamentalist movement. Some 129