The agreement signed by Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno and MGM Resorts this week is now before the city council. If it passes, it could go to voters in a city-wide referendum in mid-July.
A plan to hold a casino referendum in Springfield on the same day as the June 25th Special Election to fill Massachusetts' vacant US Senate seat is going by the wayside.
More than $29 million dollars in federal disaster aid is coming to Massachusetts to help recovery efforts from a series of severe storms in 2011. Springfield will get the lion's share - nearl
The public will get a chance tomorrow [Tuesday] to hear and see plans by the two prospective gambling operators vying to develop a casino resort in Springfield.