McGovern won’t seek reelection as mayor, supports second-term councillor Siddiqui

‘Toxic’ offices, ‘inadequate’ grievance process has councillor seeing little change since 2012

Special hearing on garage is slated for Sept. 18, potentially deciding fate of courthouse project

Five hours of courthouse comments, debate don’t resolve issue; council goes into recess (corrected)

Sole summer meeting of the City Council delayed by giant, 1,000-plus page agenda

New city clerk: Springfield’s Anthony Wilson, selected by councillors from final field of four

Central Square business improvement district wins council okay with ‘place keeping’ mission

Tree-cutting ‘moratorium’ passes council 7-2, expected to burden Works staff with permits

Tree-cutting moratorium felled by complaints of lack of process, shrugs about ‘emergency’

Requiring more permits could slow tree loss, but many feel tweak to law is too small a step