Some six months after forming, a Springfield-based PAC with an aim to elect more Latinos, is entering the local political stage. Interminably syllabic, the Hispanic Latino Leaders Now Independent Expenditure Police Action Committee (HLLN) filed with the Office of Campaign & Political Finance in February.
HOLYOKE—Senator Elizabeth Warren held towns halls when not seeking office, but she hands them over to her campaign as the election cycle revs up. Consequently, her town hall here on June 25 became one of her earliest campaign events after a similar one in Boston in April.
With the sportsbook now open at MGM Springfield, the easiest bet is whether Domenic Sarno will run for reelection.
But what if…what if he bows out?
Holyoke may not have a contest for mayor in 2023 but Guy O’Donnell announced he would again challenge Ward 5 Councilor Linda Vacon for the seat that covers much of the city’s western flank.
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.
Before a single voter had cast a ballot in Holyoke’s election, five seats were going to change. Voters filled those five seats, but they also overturned incumbents in two at-large seats, an extraordinary event for such a multi-seat race.
Joshua Garcia took office as mayor of Holyoke Monday, becoming the city’s first mayor Puerto Rican heritage and adding a permanency to the office that had been missing for months.
HOLYOKE—In an historic election at the edge of new era for the Paper City, voters sided with Joshua Garcia, installing the city’s first mayor of Puerto Rican heritage. The results bring to conclusion a drama that began 10 months ago when then-mayor Alex Morse retired
Holyoke at-large City Councilor Michael Sullivan has centered his pitch for mayor on his business background and six years on the Council. Sullivan’s businesses have not always exemplified the best of times.
HOLYOKE—A bit of polite feistiness has joined the campaign trail here as the mayoral campaign winds down. Blandford Town Administrator Joshua Garcia and at-large City Councilor Michael Sullivan have jousted in three debates thus far. A fourth scheduled for Thursday. On Wednesday, Garcia got an