The third Connecticut casino would be about 13 miles from MGM’s planned casino in Springfield.
Two federally recognized tribes in Connecticut this week announced they’ve chosen a site in East Windsor for a third casino. The next step is getting approval from the legislature.
This week, Connecticut’s two federally recognized Native American tribes picked East Windsor as the site of a third casino in the state. It’s just a few miles from the MGM casino under construction in Springfield.
More than a million Vietnamese refugees have come to the U.S. in the decades that followed their civil war; more than 65,000 Vietnamese make New England home. Syrians are another massive wave of people dislocated by war. These two very different cultures share a common experience, yet through literature and poetry, one Vietnamese refugee who grew up in Hartford is making the experience universal.
Many small towns in New England are eager to welcome refugees from the war in Syria, but that doesn’t seem likely under President Donald Trump’s […]
Pious Ali earned his U.S. citizenship almost a decade ago, but his emphasis on the importance of voting is easy to understand. On the same day Donald Trump was elected president, Ali was elected to Portland’s City Council, continuing the political rise of the one of the first African-born Muslims to hold public office in Maine.
The nonprofit, Jetpac, trains potential candidates regardless of party affiliation, with a goal of increasing civic engagement within Muslim communities.
Unseasonably high temperatures this past week warmed up winter-weary New Englanders, but they also gave a dose of spring to trees. Fruit tree experts say they hope it doesn’t get so warm the trees blossom early.
Pasha has a rule in her house. Her kids are never allowed to tell each other to shut up. It’s not just a matter of politeness, she says. Shutting people up can be dangerous.
The plan calls for redeveloping a former movie theater site off of Interstate 91. East Windsor beat out the other remaining competitor, Windsor Locks.
No serious injuries were reported after the Saturday evening storm. Six properties were significantly damaged.
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Two regional booster groups spent $80,000 to re-brand the Pioneer Valley. The result: “West Mass.”
There’s no one in Massachusetts more in President Donald Trump’s corner than state Representative Geoff Diehl.