Orlando Ramos was elected and sworn in Monday to a one-year term as Council President. Ramos said his number one priority is to improve police-community relations.
A Springfield city councilor is on track to juggle two elected positions in the new year, as he begins a term in the Massachusetts state legislature.
Kevin Jourdain will be among the delegates from Massachusetts as Republicans gather in Cleveland next week.
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.
Springfield City Council president Michael Fenton says he was caught off guard by the announcement on Tuesday that MGM plans to scrap a 25-story hotel tower.
After receiving a federal subpoena, Springfield’s attorney says the city is reviewing its contracts with an Agawam-based construction company.
The Springfield City Council is gearing up for another effort to revive citizen-led commissions overseeing the promotion and discipline of police officers and fire fighters. […]
Two Holyoke, Massachusetts City Council members overheard discussing the attractiveness of a pregnant colleague before a meeting on Tuesday could face censure.
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno says he’s stayed out of the debate over a proposed pay raise for his position.
Wednesday night the Springfield City Council ratified Mayor Domenic Sarno’s nearly $572 million budget for the next fiscal year.
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno formally presented to the City Council today [Wednesday] a nearly $572 million budget proposal for the fiscal year beginning July1st.
The agreement signed by Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno and MGM Resorts this week is now before the city council. If it passes, it could go to voters in a city-wide referendum in mid-July.
Springfield City Council members met publicly with the city’s hired casino consultants Tuesday night to discuss two casino proposals in the city.
Tuesday night, in its first meeting since Mayor Alex Morse announced he will consider casino proposals, the Holyoke, Massachusetts city council primarily focused on the casino debate.
We’ve been reporting all week about Holyoke, Massachusetts Mayor Alex Morse’s change in position on a casino in the city.