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Morse campaign worker to manage Vega effort; Ed Caisse gets the mic

Elvin Bruno Jr. will be the campaign manager for state Rep. Aaron M. Vega, D-Holyoke as he seeks another term on Election Day Nov. 8. Bruno worked on the re-election of Mayor Alex B. Morse in the fall … At a press conference Jan. 8 for the Western New England Golden Gloves boxing tournament, the microphone was handed to Ed Caisse of the Hampden County Sheriff’s Department. But giving Caisse a microphone is like saying Powerball needs publicity. Once Caisse gets going, the force of his voice can pin you to a wall. His message of how boxing provides young people with structure and commitment and how the community benefits by helping youths and suffers by failing to help them, came through clear as a punch …