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.
The museum will be located near the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden in Springfield, Mass.
This year the theme is Claude Monet’s garden. The impressionist artist was also an avid gardener—who diverted a river to create his pond and purchased special varieties of water lilies that he famously painted, over and over.
“Massachusetts has declared economic war on us and we are going to fight back,” said Senate majority leader Bob Duff.
Fifteen months ago, state officials heralded what they said was a landmark agreement with the owners of Vermont Yankee. But new legal battles are already brewing over the decommissioning of the Vernon nuclear reactor.
This comes just a few months after a disastrous 2014 election in which voters were turned away from the polls. But, now, one of the registrars may ask a state court to stop the proceedings.
Relatively few arrests during “Blarney Blowout” in Amherst, Massachusetts. the annual pre-St. Patrick’s Day celebration went off with few hitches and only a half-dozen arrests early on.
What are UMass students saying ahead of this year’s pre-St. Patrick’s Day event?
The parking crunch is on for Springfield. MGM next week is shutting down seven private lots in the South End, as work begins on the casino.
Temperatures have plummeted in New England, with the wind chill nearly 20 degrees below zero. But how is wind chill actually calculated? To answer that question, I learned about the number’s colorful — and changing — history.
The school last week said its policy was tied to federal sanctions designed to discourage nuclear and energy research by Iranians. But the Associated Press quotes a U.S. State Department official contradicting the school’s interpretation of the law.
Last year, our commentator reported alone from the front lines in the war against Valentine’s Day, complete with a 17-point list of the basic characteristics of the man she thought she sought. And this year?
Updated at 9:45 a.m. on Monday, February 9th, 2015. The week has begun with yet another major winter storm hitting much of New England. A winter storm warning is in effect for nearly all of Massachusetts and northern Connecticut through 1 a.m. Tuesday.
A quiet local man invested for years and left his profits to Brooks Memorial Library and Brattleboro Memorial Hospital.
The New England Patriot’s stunning come-from-behind victory in yesterday’s Super Bow is history for commentator Robert Chipkin. He’s thinking about next year’s numbers.