Holyoke Ward 5 Councilor Linda L. Vacon was not among those applauding on Election Night Nov. 7 when Councilor at Large Rebecca Lisi was re-elected. HOLYOKE -- At Mayor Alex B. Morse's post-election victory party last week, Councilor at Large Rebecca Lisi received among the loudest cheers for winning re-election. Ward 5 Councilor Linda L. Vacon was not among those applauding. Vacon, of course, being a vocal critic of Morse, wasn't even in the room for the party at Gateway City Arts on Race Street. But she made sure to criticize Lisi the next day on Facebook for owing political favors and taking $4,500 in campaign donations from a medical marijuana company. "Lisi owes her seat to the mayor and the pot growers ($4,500). Do...
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Holyoke Councilors Linda Vacon, Rebecca Lisi clash over campaign money to Lisi from medical marijuana firm