Author: ERIN TIERNEY HEGGENSTALLER - [email protected]

Springfield City Council considers police tax renewal

CHRONICLE PHOTO – An illuminated Springfield Police sign inside the department. SPRINGFIELD – A key mechanism for funding police and jail services, the Springfield City Council this week provided input for renewing the Police Services Special Operating Levy.  Sam Kelly-Quattrocchi, legislative and economic development analyst for the City, provided council[Read More…]

Springfield council strategizes affordable housing

Chronicle file photo SPRINGFIELD – Springfield City Council continues to chisel away at the issues relating to housing diversity and affordability. This week, the council re-examined resolutions to lower barriers for developers and extend the use of RVs as a temporary shelter.  Sandy Belson, interim planning manager, and Erin Fifield,[Read More…]