Holyoke at-large City Councilor Michael Sullivan has centered his pitch for mayor on his business background and six years on the Council. Sullivan’s businesses have not always exemplified the best of times.
HOLYOKE—A bit of polite feistiness has joined the campaign trail here as the mayoral campaign winds down. Blandford Town Administrator Joshua Garcia and at-large City Councilor Michael Sullivan have jousted in three debates thus far. A fourth scheduled for Thursday. On Wednesday, Garcia got an
The Massachusetts Joint Committee on Health Care Financing is planning a virtual public hearing to receive testimony on “An Act Establishing Medicare for All in Massachusetts”, Senate Bill.766 and House Bill.1267.
While the legislature lumbers through its own district maps for the next ten years, the same process is playing out on the municipal level. Wards and precincts are changing only slightly as Springfield’s population was largely stable.
SPRINGFIELD—With a lighter agenda on Monday compared to recent weeks, the City Council dispensed with a series of financial orders and legislation before the home stretch of the election.
A battle between incumbent Victor Davila and Robert Collamore has its notable points. For example, Collamore is the son of a former councilor and he faces charges for destruction of property.
Peru State Representative Paul Mark made official Monday what many expected with the release of new legislative district maps. The Berkshire rep will run for Senate.
The city of Springfield should thank Charles Ryan, at least partly, for having the breathing room to whether this mother of all crises.
HOLYOKE—A little over three weeks ago, Joshua Garcia, a former School Committee member and Blandford’s Town Administrator, roared into the November 2 mayoral general election here. Yet, Garcia still placed second in the initial round.
With the much-delayed Census figures in hand, the Massachusetts legislature set to drawing new maps for the state House and Senate. On Tuesday, the Joint Committee on Redistricting released its drafts. The new lines are not wholly without controversy. The Committee will hear from the public Friday even as a constitutional deadline begins to bear down. In the 413, the process may have delivered as well as it could.