Just WHAT does it take for the newspaper to get this VERY IMPORTANT DEADLINE RIGHT? Once again the paper has said the deadline for getting ward representation on the ballot is October 19. It is NOT the 19th, it's the 2nd! I have been trying to correct this mistake with them ALL WEEK. One would almost think the paper WANTED people to relax, not worry...
Here's the article from newsbriefs:
House OKs Springfield ward representation
BOSTON - With no debate, the state House of Representatives yesterday voted to approve a bill that would create a system of ward representation for the Springfield City Council and School Committee.
The bill now moves to the Senate. Legislators need to approve the bill by Oct. 19, a deadline for the Springfield Election Commission to place a binding question about ward representation on the Nov. 6 ballot.