But Congressman Jim McGovern made clear he sharply disagrees with President-elect Donald Trump, who suggested people who burn the flag should potentially face prison time or lose their citizenship.
Ifill was born in New York. Her father’s work as a pastor led the family to Springfield in the early 1970s.
We take a tour through Election Day in Northampton, a place some might fondly call—a neighborhood of “nasty women.”
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Governor Charlie Baker is a popular guy. His approval ratings hover around 70 percent. But on the two ballot questions that Baker chose to stick his neck out on, voters thought better.
Eric Sinacori got caught selling drugs, but avoided charges by agreeing to become a confidential informant for UMass police.
As recently as August, Rosenberg sounded both supportive and skeptical of the proposal, and he refused to directly answer how he’d vote on it.
In Connecticut, you can register right up to Election Day. In Vermont, it’s the Wednesday before. Massachusetts’ deadline is much earlier.
This ballot question on charter schools has attracted by far the most cash out of the four that’ll appear on ballots statewide.
In this five-part series from the New England News Collaborative, we’ll explore new ideas in energy storage and production; we’ll consider the challenges faced by current energy demands; and we’ll cover the battle over where to put the wind turbines, solar panels, and yes, even the fossil fuel plants that keep our lights on.
The latest pick in our weekly series of interviews with authors of books for kids and tweens.
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After 32 years in office, incumbent Bob Garvey is not running for re-election. Three Democrats want his job.
Hispanics now make up nearly 28 percent of sworn Springfield police, a 2 percentage point increase in the last couple years. The share of black officers also increased, and a class of recruits will further diversify the department. But it has a ways to go before it reflects the diversity of the city.
Mayor Domenic Sarno told a national news outlet that he feels Springfield’s police department “accurately” reflects the diversity of his city. But the department’s own numbers tell a different story.
The candidates have discussed in-depth what they would do to combat terrorism, fix stagnated wages and reform our immigration system. But what about sexual assault?
Asnage Castelly is 37 years old, Haitian-born and has lived in the U.S. most of his life.