(Greenfield, MA) – There will be a race for Greenfield mayor this year. Former Conway finance committee member Patty Morey Walker formally announced her candidacy in a Friday night speech at the Arts Block. Walker says she brings experience and a fresh view to the political debate. Walker is a relative newcomer to Greenfield. She worked previously in the administration of former Boston Mayor Tom Menino, and recently ran the Franklin County campaign of Attorney General Maura Healey.
The House has voted to soften the impact of a new law requiring motorists to turn on headlights when they're operating their windshield wipers.
Easthampton City Councilor Jennifer Hayes has announced she's running for a second term.
Springfield Police Commissioner John Barbieri will take part in a public conversation about relationships between police and minorities.
A Northampton man with Alzheimer’s was found Monday after disappearing for four hours.