Tag Archives: Western Massachusetts

Five Things: Herald on Spilka, Wolf Should Challenge Ethics in Court, Vega Out and more……

Boston Herald Labels Spilka Flip Flopper Great minds think alike.  On the heels of RedMassGroup.com blog post yesterday, the Boston Herald also focuses on the flip flopping nature and political expediency of Spilka’s position. “I’ve heard from a lot of tech businesses and a lot of people – more than I think we normally hear from,” said Spilka. “There’s…

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Western Mass Toll Hiker Aaron Vega to Run for Western Mass Senate Special

A little noticed part of the recently passed transportation finance bill is a provision reinstating, after 17 years, the tolls on the westernmost six exits of the Massachusetts Turnpike.  MassLive.com has the details. Drivers of passenger vehicles would begin paying tolls again on Oct. 15 between Exits 1 and 6 on the western end of the Massachusetts Turnpike, according…

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Creating jobs has to be job #1

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) With so much going on this week – and so much media attention on the fallout from not approving casinos – I want to tell you more about what’s on my mind and what I hear from people on the campaign trail. Casinos may have been the biggest thing in the news…

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Survey USA Poll Bodes Well For Bech

An April 11th through 14th Survey USA poll places John McCain 18% above Barak Obama in Western & Central Massachusetts.  McCain’s coattails will likely have the biggest impact on Nathan Bech who is running for Congress in the Massachusetts 1st Congressional District which includes all of Berkshire & Franklin County along with large portions of Hampshire, Hampden, Worchester and some…

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