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The Short List: Social Media Racism, Yawkey Way Debate, Greenfield Immigration

Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno.
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Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno.

Our panel of journalists looks at the big stories in the news. 

What made The Short List this week?

  • A Springfield police officer's comments on social media about Charlottesville have drawn the ire of Mayor Domenic Sarno. And the highway superintendent in Dudley, Massachusetts, has been suspended in a similar incident. (MassLive, Telegram)
  • Red Sox owner John Henry looks to change the name of Yawkey Way, the street where Fenway Park is located. (Boston Herald)
  • The Greenfield town council this week voted down an ordinance which would have made it a "safe city" for immigrants. (Greenfield Recorder, Greenfield Recorder)


Adam joined NEPM as a freelance reporter and fill-in operations assistant during the summer of 2011. For more than 15 years, Adam has had a number stops throughout his broadcast career, including as a news reporter and anchor, sports host and play-by-play announcer as well as a producer and technician.