Local

WHMP Local Election Results

Photo: clipart.com

WHMP Local Election Results

Northampton:

Ward 2-Paul Spector wins re-election (defeating Jason Foster)

Ward 6-Marianne LaBarge holds off a challenge from Yvonne Keefe, winning her 9th term

Ward 7-Newcomer Alisa Klein unseats incumbent Gene Tacy

At-large: Bill Dwight and Jesse Adams re-elected

___________

Easthampton:

Karen Cadieux becomes the city’s second mayor, filling the seat of her former boss Mike Tautznik

Embattled city councilor Donald Cykowski unseated

___________

Palmer casino referendum goes down to defeat 51-49 percent…leaving MGM-Springfield as the only voter-approved casino plan in Western Mass.

____________

Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse wins re-election in a decisive 54-46 percent victory over Jeffrey Stanek

___________

Chicopee: A man who led Chicopee more than a decade ago will soon lead it again. Former Chicopee Mayor Richard Kos has declared victory; defeating incumbent Mayor Michael Bissonnette, who was seeking a fifth term in office.

___________

2nd Hampden-Hampshire State Senate race: Republican Don Humason defeats Holyoke City Councilor David Bartley

Recent Headlines

in National, World

Netanyahu says Iran is threat to Israel, world

netanyahuspeech

The Israeli Prime Minister called for action over Iran's nuclear program.

in Local

Final jury to be chosen in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Tsarnaev

Just one final step remains before a jury is seated in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

in Local

Baker: I’ll reduce number of Massachusetts homeless families

Charlie Baker

Efforts to catch families before they fall into homelessness would get a boost under a plan being pushed by Gov. Charlie Baker.

in Local

Massachusetts delegation divided on Netanyahu speech

elizabeth warren

Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation is split over the decision of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accept an invitation by House Republicans to address a session of Congress.

in Local

Amherst Plans For Blarney Blowout

by Jason Picard, Courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

Six downtown Amherst bars have agreed to delay their opening time Saturday until the late afternoon.