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BREAKING: Coakley-Rivera Calling it Quits, New Job in Offing…

UPDATED 11:23PM: To reflect confirmation of details via other news reports and to correctly state a women is running for Gale Candaras’ seat.  A previous version of this story said one was not. SPRINGFIELD—State Representative Cheryl Coakley-Rivera of the 10th Hampden district, Springfield’s only Hispanic

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Briefings: Inching Towards Federal Judgment…

The United States Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled its hearing for the nomination of Hampden County District Attorney Mark Mastroianni for federal district court.  Next Tuesday, Mastroianni will appear in Washington for his date with destiny to discuss his nomination with members of the committee.

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UPDATE: Candaras Says Good-bye to Senate…

SPRINGFIELD—State Senator Gale Candaras announced Tuesday that she would be retiring from the State Senate and instead seek the Democratic nomination for Registrar of Probate. Surrounded by many of the Springfield area’s Beacon Hill delegation, legal professionals, Congressman Richard Neal, Mayor Domenic Sarno, incoming Senate President

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Briefings: You Registrar What You Eat…

UPDATED 1/21/14 11:40: PM: For breaking news related to this story, the original update has been reposted here. Tomorrow at 11:00 AM in Springfield Court Square, Senator Gale Candaras of the 1st Hampden and Hampshire Senate district is expected to simultaneously announce her retirement from

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Would Be Senators, This Is Your Arena…

UPDATED 12:54PM: For confirmation Brewer is retiring and a previous version of this story indicated that Ludlow School Committee Member Chip Harrington would enter the 1st Hampden & Hampshire race as an independent. New information says he will run as a Democrat, setting up a primary