The first legislative race of 2024 in Western Massachusetts began Saturday. Easthampton State Rep Daniel Carey’s announced he would not seek a fourth term. A lifelong native of the city, Carey will instead seek the open Clerk of Courts position for Hampshire County. A former
Cities up and down the Pioneer Valley swore in their new governments Monday. In two cities new mayors took office while a third formally began his full term.
EASTHAMPTON—Dan Carey will be the odd man out among Hampshire County’s legislative elections for several reasons. Not the least of which is he was the only candidate in the region to have a general election. But in the indigo-blue 2nd Hampshire House district, Carey, an
UPDATED 11/9/13 2:17PM: For grammar This is the first part in a series on analyzing the results of the 2013 election. On balance liberals did fairly well in Tuesday’s election. Both of Boston’s mayoral candidate were thought to be progressives, but Rep. Martin Walsh was
What is in a name? In a low turnout, GOTV-driven election like tomorrow’s primary, it could count for a lot. David K. Bartley, the Ward 3 Councilor from Holyoke running in tomorrow Democrat’s primary, probably hopes it will help scoop up enough votes to win
UPDATED 10/6/13 11:07AM: With links and for grammar. EASTHAMPTON—After a lengthy tenure as the only mayor the town has had since the office was created in the mid 1990’s, Michael Tautznik had planned to enter the private sector. But after Senator Mike Knapik resigned to