(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 back at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.
AAA predicts gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon by the end of the year.
An arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect who possibly robbed the Kolakoski Farm Stand on Routes 5 and 10 Wednesday.
Today, MGM officials will hold the second of a two-day open house at the company's State Street offices for prospective contractors. Union construction companies which are female or minority-owned are being encouraged to attend.
Holyoke State Representative Aaron Vega has filed a bill to outlaw the practice of necrophilia in the Bay State. There is currently no law banning sex with the dead.