MGM will make a detailed pitch to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission this week. The company is the only remaining applicant for the casino license reserved for Western Massachusetts.
A trio of Western Massachusetts communities are hoping states regulators make them eligible for money from MGM. The company wants to open a casino in downtown Springfield.
UMass Amherst on Tuesday morning will announce Mark Whipple as the school’s next football coach.
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno says he will not conduct a wide search to find the city’s next police commissioner.
The UMass basketball team cracked the top 20 in the Associated Press men’s college poll. The new rankings came out Monday afternoon.
A handful of new Western Massachusetts mayors take office in January, and that means the former officeholders are finishing up final projects and packing their bags.
Minimum wage workers in half the New England states will see a raise in the beginning of 2014.
Catholics across much of Connecticut have a new leader. Archbishop Leonard Blair was installed Monday afternoon during a mass at St. Joseph Cathedral Hartford.
There’s a big test on Monday for MGM’s proposal to build a casino in downtown Springfield. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission holds a hearing to discuss the company’s background check.
The University of Massachusetts men’s basketball team is now ranked 21st in the country. The Minutemen moved up three spots despite not playing all week.
Massachusetts stores will be a few hours behind those in some other states when it comes to sales this weekend.
A proposal before the Massachusetts legislature would look at stopping Thanksgiving toll collections at one busy turnpike interchange.
Friday marks 50 years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. That afternoon in 1963, concert-goers at Symphony Hall in Boston heard the news from the stage.
Central Massachusetts lawmakers are asking the new owner of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette to pay attention to the newspaper.
The backlog of disability claims under review by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has shrunk dramatically since earlier this year.