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Gloria Caballero-Roca

Briefings: Check Your Six, Holyoke Mayoral Candidates!…

by Adam Bass Correspondent-Intern The race to be Holyoke’s next mayor now has its sixth candidate.  Gloria Caballero-Roca, an educator and academic, announced her candidacy on Facebook Friday.  She also filed paperwork with the Office of Campaign and Political Finance, and announced that she would

Billy Glidden

And Billy Makes 4; Glidden Joins Holyoke Mayoral Campaign Family…

UPDATED: 4/20/21 1:30PM: To include responses from candidates on Glidden. HOLYOKE—After months of a silent campaign that had included a lead in the fundraising race, William Glidden is formally in. At COVID-compliant backyard gathering here, Glidden former Alex Morse aide, declared his campaign for mayor.

Briefings: Terry ye Here for Holyoke, until the Voters Come Again…

Last week, Beacon Hill approved a new procedure to allow Holyoke to select an acting mayor other than the Council President. On Monday, the City Council made their choice. Ward 2 City Councilor Terence Murphy shall serve as acting mayor through November. Murphy’s appointment was

McGee Goes Shermanesque, Upending Holyoke Mayoral Succession…

UPDATED 3/17/21 12:23AM: The City Council approved the petition as the Charter & Rules Committee recommended on Monday. Full story here. There is now a date certain for Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse’s exit from office. At the moment, what happens after is anything but clear.

Briefings: Another Sullivan Wants to Be Mayor in Holyoke…

UPDATED: 3/14/21 8:58PM: To clarify a building program Sullivan worked on was a proposal. By Adam Bass Correspondent-intern Holyoke at-large City Councilor Michael Sullivan is all but certain to run for mayor. Though he has not formally announced his candidacy, the three-term city councilor filed