The former mayor and convicted felon was re-elected Tuesday night. The election was the culmination of a colorful season of campaigning in Connecticut’s largest city.
Linda Tyer won the mayor’s office in Pittsfield. Incumbents in Greenfield, North Adams, Chicopee, Holyoke, Springfield, Gardner, Leominster and Worcester kept their seats. Incumbents did not seek re-election in Westfield, West Springfield and Fitchburg.
OUR CAMPAIGN COVERAGE: Voter Guide 2015
Voters make the final call in a dozen mayoral races in western and central Massachusetts.
In a MassLive and Western Mass News debate, Mayor Richard Kos defended the city’s decision to spend $185,000 to board-up the building and weather-proof it.
Last week, Pilgrim’s owner, Entergy Corp., announced that the plant will close by June 2019.
Mayor Domenic Sarno is clearly annoyed the casino company failed to mention these changes in a previous meeting.
Our guide to the 2015 municipal elections.
Sal Circosta — a National Guard officer and former seminary student — is challenging incumbent Domenic Sarno in the Nov. 3rd election.
The mayor says he’s talked about the possibility with PawSox and Red Sox team officials.
Sarno defends his decision not to debate by calling himself very accessible, and one of the most scrutinized public officials in western Mass.
A couple miles of river have already been cleaned up. The EPA’s latest plan covers about 10 miles from Pittsfield to Lenox as well as four dams south of there.
Gov. Peter Shumlin says six people were transported to Central Vermont Medical Center in nearby Berlin, where they’re expected to recover quickly from minor injuries. A seventh person, who officials are not identifying pending notification of family, was airlifted to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, where the person is being treated for undisclosed injuries.
Just over a year ago, Florence, Massachusetts, resident Tom Clark heard a knock at the door while his wife, Jeannine, was at church. It was the police.
Bernie Sanders brought his campaign for the presidency to Massachusetts this weekend, speaking in Boston and Springfield.
Responding to Republican calls to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood, Welch noted that about 16,000 women a year receive care at the group’s clinics in Vermont.