(Easthampton, MA) — Easthampton’s mayoral candidates have squared off in their second debate of the season. School Committee Chairwoman Nancy Sykes said it’s time for new blood. Longtime Mayoral Aide Karen Cadieux said continuity would serve the city best. Candle maker David Ewing admitted that his corporate experience amounted to managing a Walgreen’s. Candidate Herb Glazier said people should vote for him because he has a sense of humor. The winner will replace longtime mayor Michael Tautznik, who’s not running for reelection.
A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.
This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.
With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.
The city of Northampton now has an ordinance banning the use of single-layer plastic bags