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Thursday, March 28, 2019 12:08 am

Four candidates vie for Ward 2 seat

 Among myriad issues, aldermanic candidates in Ward 2 face a common issue in the April 2 election: voter apathy.Four years ago, Ward 2 had the lowest turnout of any ward, with 20 percent of regis...
Thursday, March 28, 2019 12:07 am

Redpath says Lake 2 land could become a state park

 Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath and candidate Rev. T. Ray McJunkins are facing off again to represent the largest ward in the city. McJunkins, lead pastor at Union Baptist Church and a founder of...
Thursday, March 21, 2019 12:07 am
 Ward 4 Alderman John Fulgenzi is used to having competition when it comes to politics and business. The alderman, who’s seeking a second term on the city council, has two opponents who have bo...
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,...

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