State gambling regulators will be in Springfield Thursday, and are expected to formally endorse MGM’s redesign proposal for its downtown casino scheduled to open in September, 2018
James Sowell was too sick to attend the 2007 ceremony presided over by then-President George W. Bush. But during a ceremony yesterday at a nursing home in Wilbraham, Mass., Sowell received his medal from Congressman Richie Neal.
Thousands of mourners braved the rain outside Saint John’s Congregational Church, waiting to get inside and pay their respects to Ron Brace, who was dressed in his Patriots football jersey.
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno and hockey executive Bruce Landon say talks are underway to try to bring another professional hockey team to the city. Their comments come after the owner of the Springfield Falcons announced the team was being sold to its NHL parent Arizona Coyotes, who are looking to move the AHL franchise to Tucson.
Vermont Yankee’s 10-mile emergency planning zone is about to expire as the nuclear power plant continues its decommissioning process. The new protocol will directly impact 18 communities and its more than 35,000 residents in three states, from jobs to activating and funding local emergency operations.
The City of Springfield is considering a possible take over of a venerable community center in danger of closing, according to Mayor Domenic Sarno.
Some of your favorite local fruits, from peaches and plums to apples and cherries, could be in short supply later this year. The cold weather […]
As lawmakers consider action to halt eligibility changes to a state healthcare program, Governor Baker says he’s willing to delay the changes scheduled to go into effect April 1st.
Jim Trelease says it was a confluence of circumstances that made the recording of Chamberlain’s record-setting game on March 2nd, 1962, possible.
State Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester on Tuesday named Jessica Huizenga to oversee the district. Huizenga is currently an assistant superintendent in Cambridge and has experience turning around troubled schools. But she’s a newcomer to Southbridge.
Among those included in the United States’ delegation — is Congressman Jim McGovern of Worcester, a longtime critic of the trade embargo and frequent visitor to the island.
Public housing officials in Massachusetts say their subsidy to operate the state’s public housing units has been frozen for five consecutive years. They are now calling on lawmakers for an additional $8 million to help cover the cost of implementing administering a new law designed to hold local housing authorities more accountable.
UMass Athletics Director Ryan Bamford says the dismissal of the men’s hockey and women’s basketball coaches presents an opportunity to starts fresh and move the programs to a championship caliber level.
Local elections officials report turnout in Tuesday’s Massachusetts Presidential primary was higher than they expected.
The state’s top election official say turnout could equal or surpass the record high set in 2008.