Most talked about Springfield Republican stories

After campaigning for Congressional Democrats across US, Sen. Elizabeth Warren heading to Western Mass. to rally for Eric Lesser

masslive.com — EAST LONGMEADOW - The Democratic Party star power throwing support behind first-time candidate Eric Lesser in his bid to represent the 1st Hampden-Hampshire District in the Massachusetts Senate is showing no signs of slowing with just days until the election.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @CBerry413: Amherst police: Missing teenager Richard Hogans Jr. found safe in Connecticut s.masslive.com/AihzKZX via @masslivenews

Oct 29, 2014

Amherst police: Missing teenager Richard Hogans Jr. found safe in Connecticut s.masslive.com/AihzKZX via @masslivenews

Massachusetts attorney general candidate Maura Healey says Supreme Court 'went too far' in establishing an individual right to bear arms

masslive.com — Maura Healey, the Democratic candidate for Massachusetts attorney general, said she believes the Supreme Court went too far in establishing an individual right to bear arms. "I think the Supreme Court went too far. I don't think that was original intent of the Second Amendment," Healey said.
Oct 30, 2014

In #MaAG debate, Democrat @maura_healey says SCOTUS went too far in establishing right to bear arms- ow.ly/Dy7Xa #MaPoli

Oct 29, 2014

MA AG candidate @maura_healey says Supreme Court 'went too far' in establishing an individual right to bear arms masslive.com/politics/index…

Steeple railing, damaged in Springfield tornado, returned to Old First Church

masslive.com — SPRINGFIELD - For a time Wednesday, the steeple of the Old First Church was only the second tallest object in Court Square. The only thing taller was the arm of the telescopic crane that extended high about the downtown Springfield landmark as repairs were made to the 196-year-old building's steeple.
Oct 30, 2014

ICYMI: RT @paddyj1325: Steeple railing, damaged in #Springfieldma tornado, returned to Old First Church | ow.ly/Dxnxr #westernma

Oct 29, 2014

Charlie Baker, aisle-crossing Dems to attend weekend event for GOP candidate in Springfield s.masslive.com/oUKa4YT via @masslivenews

Oct 29, 2014

Springfield alleges sexual discrimination after 2 nightclubs promote reduced admission for women s.masslive.com/8C4GB3I via @masslivenews

Oct 29, 2014

Latest campaign ads in Massachusetts race for governor strike upbeat notes as Election Day nears s.masslive.com/u5DfEHX via @masslivenews

Rajon Rondo returns in great form as Boston Celtics smash Brooklyn Nets in season opener, 121-105

masslive.com — BOSTON - Forget about expectations for a little while. Don't worry about what the win means. Soak in that season opener. Let it cleanse you, at least for one night, of all the filth you crawled through last season to root for a 25-57 team.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @ByJayKing: Rondo returned in great form as the Celtics smashed Brooklyn in the season opener, 121-105: masslive.com/celtics/index.…

Holyoke hearing continued to Dec. 23 on YMCA plan to build parking lot on former Farr Mansion site

masslive.com — This is a follow up to the live reporting of a public hearing Tuesday. HOLYOKE -- A public hearing will resume Dec. 23 on the Greater Holyoke YMCA's request for a zone change to build a parking lot on vacant property at Appleton and Pine streets.
Oct 29, 2014

#Holyoke Cnclrs. say they didn't OK a cnclr.'s use of their names on anti-Question 3 press release s.masslive.com/saWnEHR via @masslivenews

Deerfield man accidentally shoots wife while showing how to load handgun: police

masslive.com — A Deerfield man will be summonsed into court on charges related to the accidental shooting of his wife Friday night and then lying to police about how it happened, police said. The man, Michael S.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @masslivenews: RT @paddyj1325 Deerfield man accidentally shoots wife while showing how to load handgun: police ow.ly/DwvV4

Oct 29, 2014

Deerfield man accidentally shoots wife while showing how to load handgun: police | masslive.com ow.ly/DwvrT #westernma

'Hey, I recognize that guy' - Springfield store owner IDs Ludlow man in robbery after seeing him in surveillance footage

masslive.com — SPRINGFIEL D - A 41-year-old Ludlow man was arrested and charged with the armed robbery of an Indian Orchard package store Tuesday after the owner of the store saw him in security footage from the robbery and remembered him as someone he knew, police said. Anselmo O.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @masslivenews: RT @paddyj1325 Springfield store owner IDs Ludlow man in robbery after seeing him in surveillance footage ow.ly/DwhQ3

Oct 29, 2014

'Hey, I recognize that guy' - #Springfieldma store owner IDs Ludlow man after seeing him in security footage ow.ly/Dwhuz

Rajon Rondo may or may not have taken 'T' to Boston Celtics opener, says he will know more about hand after game

masslive.com — BOSTON - Asked a procession of questions about how he will feel in his first game back from injury, Boston Celtics star Rajon Rondo said he still doesn't know for sure. The point guard has only participated in three full-contract practices, but still accomplished his goal of returning in time for Wednesday night's season opener.
Oct 29, 2014

Excited to see Rajon Rondo, who took the T after a 'magical nap' to tonight's #Celtics game masslive.com/celtics/index.…

Oct 29, 2014

#Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade Committee offers phone number for grand colleen pageant applications s.masslive.com/MQL0u0B via @masslivenews

Oct 29, 2014

'HackHolyoke' at Mount Holyoke College wants to have women represented equally at tech competition s.masslive.com/OjeiYDj via @masslivenews

Oct 29, 2014

From @buffyspencer1: Former Ludlow police lieutenant Thomas Foye sentenced to jail in drug case | s.masslive.com/eFhRSHi

Five moments that mattered in Tuesday's final gubernatorial debate

masslive.com — NEEDHAM - Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker met for their final televised debate Tuesday night. The debate was sponsored by the Boston Media Consortium and held at WCVB studios in Needham. It provided the final chance for undecided voters to see the candidates interact before Election Day next Tuesday.
Oct 29, 2014

Five moments that mattered in Tuesday's final gubernatorial debate. ow.ly/DwvE4

Susan's Cafe, Susan's Sweets and Spanky's Ice Cream in Holyoke closed indefinitely; owner says building is 'collapsing around us'

masslive.com — HOLYOKE -- A handmade sign taped to the door of Susan's Cafe announced the fate of the business Wednesday morning: "Closed will not reopen!" Owners Susan Goff and Larry Cormack decided to shutter their doors to the cafe and Susan's Sweets and Spanky's Ice Cream on Wednesday when they unlocked the cafe entrance and found the foundation had caved in again.