In a statement, Mayor Domenic Sarno said he respects Mary McNally’s decision, and said he and the board were supportive of her efforts.
Until state officials moved to shut down the school this month, Eagleton served boys and young men with emotional and developmental disabilities.
The head of the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce, Jeff Ciuffreda, says he’s seen the economic impact of the Falcons first-hand, when, on game nights, he’s had trouble getting a table at downtown restaurants.
For the second time in two weeks, the East Longmeadow Board of Selectman has fired its interim town administrator. This follows weeks of local political turmoil, corruption allegations and leadership changes.
Among the problems: nurses at times failed to change gloves between touching a patient and the dialysis machine.
Sarno’s top lawyer said Monday that the issue appears headed for litigation. And the mayor himself has signaled he plans to ignore the ordinance.
The Springfield City Council is scheduled to vote Monday night on whether to override the mayor’s veto of a requirement that top city employees live in Springfield.
When sentencing Manuel Colon in 2007, Judge Michael Ponsor called the mandated 20-year sentence “terribly harsh.” He added that his “hands are tied. Congress has given me the orders.”
The Catholic Diocese of Springfield has settled a lawsuit over child sexual abuse by a priest who committed suicide in 2011.
Massachusetts law says if you’re a government employee, you can’t solicit political campaign contributions.
In a statement, UMass Amherst Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy says the flyers list the web address of a recognized hate group.
The women’s tournament only ever had one New England team in it — top-ranked UConn, NCAA champs three years running.
Last Wednesday, Clardy was in his vehicle, in the breakdown lane, processing a traffic stop. That’s when a Nissan Maxima approached at high speeds, says Colonel Richard McKeon, who leads the Mass State Police.
In downtown Springfield, several hundred people gathered, waiting for the funeral procession. On the corner, an American flag was hoisted above the street.
This was Clinton’s first public event in western Mass during the campaign. Bernie Sanders has held three rallies in the Pioneer Valley since October.