A Massachusetts education spokesperson says after an “extensive investigation” officials could not determine who changed the answers.
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This week, MGM broke ground on its casino in Springfield. When it opens in late 2017, the western Massachusetts resort may find itself in the middle of a region stacked with casinos.
Emergency shelters across Massachusetts will run out of money on Saturday, according to the Baker administration and legislative officials, who say they are taking steps to ensure that the family shelters for the homeless do not close their doors or cut back on services.
As Mayor of Springfield, Sal Circosta says he would hold casino operator MGM to its promises, among other things.
More police departments are offering their parking lots to the public as a way to make Craigslist-type transactions safer for residents.
Prosecutors and the lawyer for former Lee police chief Joseph Buffis are back in court on Thursday, and they may discuss what evidence could be allowed at trial.
The race for Springfield mayor is slowly getting more crowded, as a new candidate kicks off his campaign on Thursday.
The Hampden County Sheriff’s office says its inmate treatment center will miss a March 31st eviction deadline from MGM. But the sheriff’s office says it now has a plan to temporarily relocate.
Boston 2024 says it wants to collect signatures to put a referendum on the ballot, asking Massachusetts residents if they want to host the Olympics.
Casino opponents have argued that this windfall for the state will come at the expense of the residents who can least afford it. They’ve said the economic boost is overblown and that the casino will lead to increased crime and problem gambling.
Diemand Farm in Wendell says it doesn’t want to risk infecting its chickens and turkeys during the hunt, which was scheduled for Saturday. The event drew about 700 people last year.
While students and teachers insist they should keep local control of the schools, the commissioner says the district’s poor performance over the last several years leaves few other options than a state take-over.
Groundbreakings tend to have executives and politicians in hard-hats using shiny new shovels scoop up a little dirt as the cameras flash. Expect something like that as MGM joins with Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno and state gaming commission chair Steve Crosby.
City officials say it’s been a success and driven down crime, while critics like the ACLU say it is an example of the “militarization” of police.