A mayor’s race is shaping up in Holyoke. Jeffrey Stanek is the latest to declare his candidacy. The 39 year old accountant and businessman got married last year and moved from Michigan back to his native Holyoke. Stanek says he wants to bring efficiency to city government. The crowded field includes Air Force vet Jim Santiago, newspaper writer Daniel Boyle, former mayor Dan Szostkiewicz and incumbent Alex Morse.
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Northwestern assistant DA Brett Vottero has been endorsed by the Springfield police union in his run for Hampden District Attorney.
The World Eye Bookshop in Florence is closing on Saturday.
The Reverend Talbert Swan is calling for a commission to improve police-community relations in Springfield and Holyoke.