“I wanted to be true to myself and live according to the law, and I have.”
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.
The leader of the local NAACP said an outside investigator is needed in cases like this. A victim’s lawyer said that police officers know who committed the attack but aren’t talking.
Later this year, the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority will be in new hands. Mary MacInnes is stepping down later this spring. She’s led the agency since 2006.
Eric Lesser is a big believer that the rail line would boost the economy of Western Massachusetts and hopes the project may resonate with the president.
Warren, a Democrat, voted this week in committee to confirm Dr. Ben Carson, President Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Construction at Union Station in Springfield will officially end soon, but the renovated station won’t open until April, according to the city’s chief development officer.
More than a million Massachusetts residents voted for Donald Trump. Ahead of the inauguration, we wanted to hear what they’re expecting from the new president.
Pastor Darwin Rivera of the Centro Cristiano Nacion de Jesus began his prayer with these words of Martin Luther King, Jr.: “If you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”
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.
Some tourist attractions and agencies in western Massachusetts are facing tough budget choices after Governor Charlie Baker announced spending cuts this week.
The nation remains divided politically, but Springfield appeared unified in celebration of American veterans.
A Massachusetts law known as Section 35 was meant to help family members force their loved ones into treatment. But as the opioid epidemic worsens, some people are pursuing their own civil commitment.
The Mobile Consulate is designed to help the 3,000 or so Mexican citizens living in Springfield with passports, birth certificates and double citizenship.