Daily Hampshire Gazette sacks lead editor, other staff in latest consolidating move

“I’ve been asking the question a lot around here: what is the vision and what is the goal? And I don’t know the answer yet.” --Brooke Hauser By Sarah Robertson Newspapers of New England announced yesterday that Daily Hampshire Gazette editor-in-chief Brooke Hauser’s position would be terminated, effective immediately.  “I want people to subscribe to … Continue reading Daily Hampshire Gazette sacks lead editor, other staff in latest consolidating move

I Go to City Council Meetings #42

Election reforms, Community Preservation Act funds, upcoming zoning bylaw changes By Brian Z. Zayatz On December 17th, 2020, the Northampton City Council held their 23rd and final regularly scheduled meeting of the year. All councilors were present. During public comment, Jose Adastra spoke against the recent anti-homeless rhetoric he’s been seeing on social media, and … Continue reading I Go to City Council Meetings #42

I Go to City Council Meetings #41

COVID-19 update, fireworks, additional funding for Health Dept. By Brian Z. Zayatz On December 3rd, 2020, the Northampton City Council held its 22nd regularly scheduled meeting of the year. All councilors were present.  With no members of the public expressing interest in speaking, the Council moved quickly through the first items on the agenda to … Continue reading I Go to City Council Meetings #41