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Holyoke, Massachusetts.
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Holyoke, Massachusetts, Mayor Alex Morse has come out against a natural gas expansion plan by his city's municipal energy company because of concerns over climate change.

City Hall in Springfield, Massachusetts.
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The Springfield, Massachusetts, City Council on Monday banned stores from providing plastic bags at the checkout counter.

The call that came during the wee hours of the morning of March 24 was from a man in Enfield. He said he wanted to burn the Muhammad Islamic Center of Greater Hartford, using the n-word and other slurs against the members of the mosque that serves African-American, refugee, and immigrant Muslims.

Faith-Based Pregnancy Center Files Federal Lawsuit Against City Of Hartford

Apr 21, 2019

A faith-based pregnancy center in Willimantic has asked a federal judge for an injunction against a controversial Hartford ordinance that requires the religious facilities to disclose whether their staff carry medical licenses. The challenge to the local ordinance comes at the same time lawmakers are considering imposing similar rules on a statewide basis. 

A shortage of affordable housing and an increase in low-wage jobs are to blame for a crisis in Connecticut cities. That’s according to a report from Quinnipiac University and the Urban League of Southern Connecticut.

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