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Home Rule…Almost…

I apologize to my dozens of readers for my absence. February is a brutal month academically. Anyway. At the last Financial Control Board Meeting, as reported by Urban Compass, the vote was formally taken to nominally hand over budgetary control over to elected officials. The

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Longmeadow Landmark Leaving…

Well, admittedly, it is hard to say how much of a landmark Mary Rogeness is, but the alliteration was irresitible. So the Republican reported today that State Rep Mary Rogeness R-Longmeadow is retiring from the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Rogeness, 66, has served in the

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Oh, NO! 0-8!: What a MESS!..

Well the votes have been counted from Super Tuesday and the winner is…[TBA]. Well, in case you were living under your rock last night or this morning, yesterday was Super Tuesday. Big states from California to New York to Georgia to Connecticut to our Commonwealth

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Oh, NO! 0-8!: It’s a Family Affair…

Speaking of families, its talk of Clinton families, Kennedy families, and your family at the Kodak theater in Los Angeles. At time of this writing, the remaining viable Democratic candidates, Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, are currently debating for the first time one-on-one and