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Springfield Election 2013 (Sigh): You Get What You Vote For

Springfield Election 2013 (Sigh): You Get What You Vote For

Well, the 2013 elections are finally over, and the damage has been done. It’s been some weeks since I posted here at the Intruder. I know I mentioned I would be returning to regular posts after taking the summer off, but once again life intervened and before I knew it, it was a couple days […]

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What Price Do We Pay for Quality Leadership in Springfield?

It seems every couple years the subject of a mayoral pay raise comes up in the Springfield City Council. Earlier this year, the Springfield Chamber of Commerce recommended the city raise the Mayor’s salary to $135,000. That’s 40K more than Mayor Domenic Sarno’s current salary of $95,000. This past month, the City Council’s Finance Committee […]

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Springfield Primary Results | MA Governor Race

Springfield Preliminary Election – 2013 Springfield’s 2013 preliminary election took place this past Tuesday with only one bump in the road for an incumbent city councilor:  Ward 1 City Councilor Zaida Luna came in second place at 360 votes, according to the city’s election results. Her challenger for this year, Jose Claudio, finished in first […]

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Springfield Pre-Election Rundown – 2013

One of the best things about being a little tardy on writing about local politics in an election year is that even if you wait until September, you almost never really miss anything too big, anyway (unless you ran this campaign a couple years back). All the real meaty stuff doesn’t happen until the primary […]

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Break Time’s Over – Back to Work

Ahh, so much for my summer vacation and extended hiatus from the Intruder. My empty email box tells me I wasn’t all that much missed, after all, ha ha , but I’ve returned after a rather productive spring and summer of working on another writing project that’s very important to me. More on that later. […]

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Eager Politicians Eye Casino Pot O’ Gold

With the date drawing closer to a referendum on any proposed casino in Springfield, the City Council’s self-anointed Casino Site Committee heard from casino consultant Shefsky & Froelich Inc. last week on how best to allocate Host Agreement funding for community investments. According to a story in the Republican by Jack Flynn, Shefsky & Froelich […]

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Lowering the Bar in Springfield

Last month Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno proposed lowering the city’s qualifying standard for hiring a fire commissioner as he sought to place current acting Commissioner Joseph Conant into the job permanently. This past week, he followed that up by asking the Springfield City Council to change the city’s ordinance to accommodate him. The current standard […]

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