The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in Revere, Massachusetts, shortly after 9 o’clock Monday morning. There are reports of partial building and roof collapses, downed trees and power lines. The storm was the latest to hit the region in the past couple of days that also produced a tornado funnel cloud over Springfield.
Casinos coming to Massachusetts are no sure thing. That’s after last month’s ruling by the state’s highest court that allows a repeal question to go before voters in November. However, the behind-the-scenes work continues to develop a workforce for a Bay state casino industry.
Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee is one of locations being considered to house the children. But Chicopee Mayor Richard Kos says he’s not convinced Westover is the best spot.
Supporters of a question on the November ballot that would repeal Massachusetts’ casino law were in Springfield Wednesday to launch what they are calling a grassroots campaign across the state.
Hot weather and crime sometimes seem to go together. But Springfield Police Commissioner John Barbieri told members of the City Council yesterday that the crime stats were looking far better this year than last. Still, the city’s new top cop says there’s no easy explanation for the decrease.
While some of the locales in Foreign Gods Inc. are strikingly similar to his own experiences in the U.S., including western Massachusetts, Okey Ndibe insists the book is not autobiographical.
Governor Deval Patrick says nearly $84 million in funding is going to support two dozen affordable housing projects across Massachusetts. Patrick made the announcement Monday […]
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick was in Springfield Monday hosting a signing ceremony on a bill the governor says will reduce the number of dangerous gas leaks.
Camp Wilder is a 27-acre preserve located in Springfield’s Sixteen Acres neighborhood.
The measure would allow many more Massachusetts residents to earn sick time benefits. Opponents claim the measure would lead to a loss of jobs.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick joined federal, state and local officials in Holyoke Monday to break ground on the second phase of the city’s Canal Walk […]
The Red Cross says a three-alarm fire at a four-story apartment building in Holyoke early Monday morning displaced 81 people, including 16 children, out of […]
A western Massachusetts company has landed a major contract to work on replacing New York’s Tappan Zee Bridge which crosses the Hudson River. The new […]
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is in Springfield this week to present it evaluations on MGM’s $800 million casino project
Orenstein Will Fill The Remaining Term Of Outgoing DA and Newly Sworn-In Federal Judge Mark Mastroianni.