BY LINDA MATYS O’CONNELL ARTS & CULTURE CORRESPONDENT Hungering to refresh my perspective on the present social and political challenges, I turned to Springfield’s colleges. Campus dining has improved since I was in school, but is food for thought still available on campus, I wondered.
BY LINDA MATYS O’CONNELL ARTS & CULTURE CORRESPONDENT I’ve been craving an escape from the Trumpiverse recently, something allowing me to see glints of hope on the horizon. When I need this fix, I watch for signal fires from the creatives among us. This week
UPDATED: 3:30PM: For grammar and clarity. SPRINGFIELD—On the surface, last week’s Committee of the Whole meeting seemed to be a dispute about casino jobs. However, complaints that the job training program is available only to certain residents of the city belie a broader mistrust, one that has grown up