MGM officials say they have been working with local agencies on a number of issues such as utilities for the proposed casino, traffic improvement and starting the permitting process.
The verdict came Thursday after seven days of deliberations in a case that focused attention on the patronage culture in state government.
After the Supreme Court struck down Massachusetts “buffer zone” law, top Democrats and Planned Parenthood scrambled to put together a replacement.
The Senate stripped the new discretionary powers for rifle licenses after gun owners said police had abused that same authority in issuing handgun licenses.
Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal says he doesn’t think Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee will be used to temporarily house unaccompanied children who crossed over the nation’s southern border. Governor Deval Patrick has proposed Westover as a shelter site.
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.
A spokesperson for Mayor Sarno offered no comment on Johnnie Ray McKnight’s announcement, but says Sarno has said he intends to run for re-election in 2015.
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.
The European Union is imposing new sanctions against officials deemed responsible for Russia’s actions in Ukraine. Tuesday’s decision by the 28-nation bloc came days after […]
It took a lot of lobbying and an Act of Congress, but a few years ago newborns with veteran moms became eligible for up to seven days of hospital care.
Azamat Tazhayakov was found guilty Monday of obstruction of justice and conspiracy.
Candidates for Massachusetts governor are all over the place when it comes to Governor Deval Patrick’s offer to shelter a thousand children who were caught crossing into the U.S. illegally.
Several dozen communities in central and eastern Massachusetts are facing state-imposed water use restrictions this summer. But only a handful of cities and town in the western part of the state are under these constraints.
Massachusetts lawmakers are now grinding out the final two weeks of formal sessions, forcing bills through, often with little or no debate.
The properties would be part of the resort casino MGM wants to build in Springfield.