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Briefings: Gentile, Vega, others Take the Oath…

SPRINGFIELD—In a brief and modest ceremony, before a large crowd, Laura Gentile, an assistant Clerk of Courts and otherwise largely politically unknown, took the oath of office to lead the office for which she has worked for well over a decade. Retired Judge Brian McDonald

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The Year in Springfield 2012…

UPDATED 11:51PM: For clarity, grammar and accuracy. Another year, and another raucous political era in the City of Homes.  Everything from local politics at 36 Court Street to the Presidential election had their impacts upon Springfield.  Petty politics reigned early on at the City Council,

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The Primary Numbers: Clerk of Courts…

The open seat for the Hampden County Clerk of Courts has generated a lot of buzz and excitement among four great and highly qualified candidates.  This office is incredibly specific, although the range, breadth and power of the office is up for some debate. All

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The Qualifying Round…

LUDLOW—In the race for Hampden County Clerk of Court, John DaCruz has been running longer than anybody else. His campaign predates incumbent Brian Lees’ decision to retire and as the primary has become crowded, DaCruz has tried to argue he fits all of the office‘s