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It's Eddie A. Perez's Turn To Ask For A Second Chance

Apr 5, 2019

By turns contrite and defiant, Eddie A. Perez launched a populist campaign for mayor of Hartford on Thursday, attacking the downtown corporations that once backed him and testing the notion of whether Connecticut’s capital is ready to join its largest city, Bridgeport, in returning a corrupt former mayor to City Hall.

Springfield Bishop Mitchell Rozanski.
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The Springfield, Massachusetts, Catholic Diocese is holding special prayer services in Springfield and Pittsfield this Sunday. The church says it wants to show solidarity with clergy sex abuse victims.

City Hall in Springfield, Massachusetts.
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The Springfield, Massachusetts, City Council has passed an ordinance that requires housing developers to hire more city residents on building projects.

Governor Ned Lamont is asking the federal government to recognize pardons handed down to residents by the state. Lamont wrote a letter to the secretary of the United States Department of Homeland Security after the detention by ICE of an undocumented Hartford woman.

Springfield, Massachusetts, City Council President Justin Hurst.
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The president of the Springfield, Massachusetts, City Council says the Hampden County district attorney should resign.

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