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Take My Council, Please: A Gentle Cycle of Rinse and Repeat…

The Springfield City Council faced a light agenda this past Monday. Once more the Council held off on final passage of a historic district for the former Isolation Hospital. The body continues to meditate on the owner’s litigation threat. That limited the meeting to uncontentious items. Among them was a revote on the firefighters’ labor contract due to a drafting error.

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Take My Council, Please: To Receive Your Commission…

SPRINGFIELD—Eliciting boos from the gallery for hesitating on one issue, the City Council moved a matter to committee, while finally making progress on another Monday night.  Nevertheless, the issue set the stage for what may be many confrontations between the mayor and the Council in

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Editorial: Do Not Pawn Your Vote, Exercise It!…

UPDATED 11/20/13 10:23AM: For grammar & additional facts. The Springfield City Council can’t help, but bring up a number of things before this upcoming election.  Some like the raise for the mayor have been floundering for years.  Another, new regulations for pawn shops, has been