In Springfield, Massachusetts Gaming Commission Issues Preliminary Award To MGM Casino

It is a preliminary vote, but the Massachusetts Gaming Commission says it is prepared to issue an award to MGM Springfield to run a casino in the city. That is if MGM accepts both new conditions and also the standard conditions required by the gaming statute. Among the additional conditions proposed by the commission are requirements around reporting hiring data and mitigating downtown impacts from the massive construction project.

For The Love of Polish Sausage, A Kielbasa Revival In Chicopee, Mass.

Starting today in Chicopee, Massachusetts, kielbasa lovers will unite after two decades without a festival celebrating the beloved polish sausage. The four day meaty event at Szot Park brings not only food, but polka music, dance stages, rides, of course fried dough, and the revival of a a potentially deadly competition.