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Monthly Archives: January 2019

Briefings: Longmeadow Furtively Moves to Revive School Committee…

LONGMEADOW—Five days after simultaneous resignations essentially paralyzed the School Committee, the administrative clean up of the fallout has begun. The Select Board met in a special session Monday night with the Committee’s remnants. Together, they charted a course to resuscitate the school panel and, eventually,

Longmeadow Daze: A Super Squabble Prompts March to Recalls…

Longmeadow Daze is an occasional series about Longmeadow politics and government. LONGMEADOW—Months after a contentious school personnel decision clove this wealthy suburb in two, residents voted to institute recall elections for most municipal offices.  In November, the School Committee voted to not renew School Superintendent

Take My Council, Please: So Comes Great Responsibility…

SPRINGFIELD—After nearly two months of kulturkampf seizing the city and local body politic, Springfield councilors took final action to enact the Welcoming Communities Trust ordinance (WCT). Mayor Domenic Sarno had vetoed the measure hours after the Council passed it last month, but Monday the City