(Holyoke, MA) — Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse has challenged his political rival Jeff Stanek to a debate on education issues. Morse issued the challenge after Stanek questioned Morse’s role as chairman of the school committee. Stanek said running the schools should be left to quote “professionals and educators.” Morse says Stanek’s “hands-off approach” to education won’t work in the city. Stanek tells the “Springfield Republican” he would welcome a debate.
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The suit by residents of Deerfield and Northfield asks the feds to stop all activity related to approval of the project
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A southwestern NH organization is getting a $350,000 economic development grant for communities affected by the closure of the nuclear power plant
54-year-old Sean Malone died Wednesday night at a hospital