This is the second of two perspectives we’re airing this week on a Massachusetts bill to expand public accommodation rights to the transgender community.
In the wake of recent grand jury decisions in the killings of two unarmed black men by police, Swan has called for the creation of a new commission on police-community relations in Springfield.
The resurrected local chapter of the NAACP claims that open city positions have not been widely posted among minority communities.
The four candidates vying for the open District Attorney’s seat in Hampden County all agree the criminal justice system needs fixing.
Henriquez was convicted last month of holding down his then girlfriend and punching her in the chest when she wouldn’t have sex with him. Photos of the bruised body of Henriquez’ victim were available for representatives to view outside the House chamber.
The leader of the Greater Springfield NAACP says the group has reached out over and over again to Hard Rock Casino, but never heard back.