(Northampton, MA) — A debate between two at-large city council candidates in Northampton is on for tonight. Incumbents Bill Dwight and Jesse Adams will square off at the Bridge Street School starting at seven. Candidate Tony Patillo has been invited, but might not show up on account of recent hip surgery. The three are vying for two at-large seats on the city council. Tonight’s event also features five Trustee candidates for the Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School.
The city council has given initial approval to an updated snow removal ordinance which makes failure to clear sidewalks a civil offense, punishable by a new fine structure.
MGM has been soliciting contractors interested in working on the 800-million-dollar casino project.
The annual lottery for admission into the Holyoke Community Charter School drew 632 families this year.
City Councilor Paul Spector is warning residents about a great horned owl that has taken up residence near Massasoit Street.