(Holyoke, MA) — Holyoke City Councilor David Bartley has defeated Easthampton Mayor Michael Tautznik in the Democratic primary for Mike Knapik’s former state senate seat. Bartley walked away with 52-percent of the vote amidst very low turnout. On the Republican side, State Rep Don Humason easily prevailed over Michael Franco. Humason and Bartley will now begin campaigning in earnest for the 2nd Hampden and Hampshire State Senate seat.
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren says she has no intention of running for president in 2016
Two connected nightclubs in Northampton will be forced to close for two days after violating the terms of their entertainment license.
Ludlow is the first Western Mass community to sign a mitigation agreement with MGM-Springfield
Mayor David Narkewicz wants the state to acknowledge that Northampton could suffer if a casino is built in Springfield
Fifty-five-hundred people are signed up to run in Sunday’s Hot Chocolate Run to benefit Safe Passage.