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Thursday, March 14, 2019 12:05 am

Challenger criticizes McMenamin’s style

 The biggest issue in the race for Ward 7 alderman is the incumbent.Ald. Joe McMenamin has drawn the ire of fellow aldermen whom he has excoriated for accepting campaign contributions from labor...
Thursday, March 7, 2019 12:08 am

And that's just the beginning

 It’s a bird, it’s a plane…No, it’s paint flaking away from the upper reaches of the Old State Capitol.While state legislators decry crumbling roads and bridges, less noticed is the Old S...
Thursday, March 7, 2019 12:07 am

Jennifer Notariano challenges Misty Buscher

Incumbent city treasurer Misty Buscher, who defeated current mayoral candidate Frank Edwards for the position in 2014, is being challenged by newcomer Jennifer Notariano.“Whether you’re the treasu...
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 12:08 am
 A pharmacist, a lawyer and a retiree are vying to represent residents of Ward 10. All three candidates – John Animasaun, Rob Patino and incumbent Ralph Hanauer – agree that there needs to be...
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 12:02 am
“Healing” is a term doctors use often to describe a patient’s progress, but healing goes beyond the flesh.Dr. Audrey Tanksley delivered a keynote speech about the intersection of violence and he...
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 12:08 am

Candidates from 2015 campaign try again

 As elective offices go, the Springfield city clerk’s post isn’t the sexiest.It’s an administrative position, tasked with keeping minutes of city council sessions and otherwise collecting,...
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 12:07 am

Three vie to replace term-limited incumbent

Stretching from MacArthur Boulevard to areas near Koke Mill Road, Ward 8 straddles a mix of Springfield neighborhoods.Two candidates for Ward 8 alderman, Erin Conley and Dean Graven, live west of Vete...
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 12:07 am
 Rev. Paul Hemenway is all about authenticity, and his career even before devoting his life to God and his ministry was about throwing out labels and being yourself. Hemenway isn’t just the sen...
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 12:06 am

Ward 6 race focuses on public works issues

 Ward 6 Alderwoman Kristin DiCenso is facing a challenge from a political newcomer who said her motivation to run for city council struck her while raking leaves.  Candidate Elizabeth Jones,...


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