The Short List: Warren’s Competition, ‘Pioneer Valley’ V. ‘West Mass,’ No More High-Fives In Noho

Feb 24, 2017

What made The Short List this week?

  • Ardent President Trump supporter Massachusetts State Representative Geoff Diehl is considering running against Senator Elizabeth Warren in 2018.
  • Should the long standing moniker Pioneer Valley be changed to West Mass?
  • Educators and police in Northampton, Massachusetts, are trying to come up with new ways to engage students after a program called “High Five Friday” was stopped due to concerns about some children’s reactions to law enforcement. 


  • Ron Chimelis, The Republican
  • Matt Szafranski, Western Mass Politics & Insight