Organizers say city staff told them a rally permit takes at least three weeks, which they claim is unconstitutional. Springfield’s mayor has since issued a statement saying the city will work with the group.
Steven Glovsky is challenging Roche Brothers supermarkets. The grocery chain stopped him from collecting signatures when he was running for Governor’s Council in 2012.
A federal judge on Thursday refused to temporarily prevent Worcester from enforcing a pair of ordinances that restrict panhandling.
A Springfield city councilor is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to oversee many of the city's polling stations on election day. She says there was discrimination during preliminary elections last month.