Online and local shopping might replace Black Friday …
As Thanksgiving comes to a close many people are finishing up their leftovers and getting ready to shop till they drop on Black Friday.
Another toy drive happened on Thursday night, this one in Ludlow. Keystone Commons Assisted Living community hosted their "Stuff The Van" event. It benefits Toys for Tots, which was founded by the U.S. Marine Corps in 1947 to donate toys to kids who are less fortunate during the holiday season.
Springfield City Councilor Justin Hurst announced on Wednesday that he's running for Mayor of Springfield. As part of his announcement Hurst said a major driver for his candidacy was a desire to see Springfield grow into a quote, "First Class City."
As the Baker administration winds down it's term there was a special thank you from the city of Springfield. The Barney Estate in Forest Park was packed on Thursday with city officials and legislators at an appreciation event hosted by Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno.