Seven candidates are running for mayor this year. That’s the largest number of candidates Springfield has seen running for the city’s top office in recent years.
Baff has been the Pillow’s executive and artistic director for the past 17 years. She announced last month she was taking a newly created position in New York with the Andrew Mellon Foundation.
Some Massachusetts cities and towns have belatedly changed their September preliminary election dates to avoid conflicting with two Jewish holy days
Mitchell Rozanski, who came to Springfield from Baltimore, says he’s spent a lot of this past year just learning about the region.
A team of researchers from UMass-Amherst and Texas A&M will are about to undertake a project to design and develop a signal mimicking a bat’s sound, that would deter them from approaching turbine blades on wind farms
The Greenfield Recorder’s Tom Relihan says the course would be a rare natural setting for whitewater slalom events.
The congressman says Boston is going to have to rebuild its transportation infrastructure to successfully hold the games. But unlike with the Big Dig project, he says Worcester, Springfield and Pittsfield must be included.
Joseph Buffis, the former police chief in Lee, Massachusetts, has been acquitted of several charges he raided a charity toy fund he managed for his personal use. However, he was convicted of extorting a couple to donate to the fund.
Massachusetts Congressman Richie Neal says he’s likely to vote against granting President Obama expedited authority in finalizing a Pacific-rim trade agreement.
In their summations, government prosecutors said Buffis’ financial ship was leaking, and he stole thousands of dollars from a charity toy fund he controlled to plug the holes, including extorting a couple to give money to the fund.
The leader of a group proposing a ballot question to legalize marijuana in Massachusetts says he’s skeptical of an idea floated by Senate President Stan Rosenberg to put a non-binding question on the 2016 ballot. And Rosenberg himself says his idea has no traction.
Post-traumatic stress continues to affect some residents four years after a devastating tornado swept through western and central Massachusetts
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno hosted a packed house at the Elks Lodge Monday, kicking off his re-election bid for another four-year term.
More than three years after the FBI began investigating him, former Lee, Massachusetts, Police Chief Joseph Buffis is scheduled to go on trial Monday in Springfield.
Town meeting members have approved a new bylaw requiring residents to maintain their lawns or face fines.