Groundbreakings tend to have executives and politicians in hard-hats using shiny new shovels scoop up a little dirt as the cameras flash. Expect something like that as MGM joins with Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno and state gaming commission chair Steve Crosby.
City officials say it’s been a success and driven down crime, while critics like the ACLU say it is an example of the “militarization” of police.
Ashe’s committee last year put about $58,000 in a mutual fund. That’s “strictly prohibited,” according to the Office of Campaign and Political Finance.
It was another top year for the UConn women’s basketball team. Once again, they finished the regular season ranked number one in the country.
After the director of the Lenox, Massachusetts, theater abruptly resigned, some board members left top posts.
The department is not saying how much money went missing from the evidence room, only that it was part of a closed case.
Jen Jabaily-Blackburn is a poet, 34 years old, works at Smith College and can’t believe how nice everyone was on the Jeopardy set.
UMass officials are still tallying up how much they spent to prevent another embarrassing Blarney Blowout weekend.
The ordinance says the mayor and city councilors cannot work at the casino for at least three years after leaving office. It imposes a similar two-year ban for top City Hall staff members.
Three times in two months, Mayor Sarno told us he would talk about police-community relations and said to set it up with his office.
Springfield Catholic Bishop Mitchell Rozanski wants to merge Cathedral High and Holyoke Catholic High, and build the new school a new building.
Updated at 5:53 p.m. Some back-tracking on Wednesday at UMass Amherst. The university is reversing a policy that would’ve barred all Iranian nationals from certain engineering and science programs.
Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse wants Olympic volleyball events to be played in his city if Boston wins the 2024 summer games.
The mayor of Easthampton, Massachusetts, is happy the city’s water was mentioned on The Tonight Show, but she’s taking issue with something host Jimmy Fallon said.
After all the preparations — or perhaps, because of them — UMass Amherst appeared to avoid an embarrassing repeat of past clashes between police and students following major sporting events.