Springfield is in the rare position of preparing for two special elections in under a month, one to fill the state’s vacant senate seat, and another to approve or deny a proposed downtown casino, a
Springfield has one of the state’s highest rates of HIV and AIDS, according to statistics released by the state in 2011.
In their second debate last night, U.S.
Public health officials in Springfield held a community forum last night, part of an ongoing study on the health impacts of a future casino in western Massachusetts, but some say the study is too l
Late last week in Springfield, the ballot question language for the proposed MGM Resorts casino was sent to voters, ahead of the referendum set for July 16th.
After eighteen months of negotiations, Springfield public school teachers signed a contract this week that will hold for the next four years.
The trial of Anthony Baye began with opening statements in Springfield Thursday. Baye is accused of setting fifteen fires in Northampton, Massachusetts in December 2009.
Jury selection in the long-delayed trial of alleged Northampton, Massachusetts arsonist Anthony Baye is began Monday.
The trial of Anthony Baye, began with jury selection Monday in Hampden Superior Court in Springfield.
The agreement signed by Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno and MGM Resorts this week is now before the city council. If it passes, it could go to voters in a city-wide referendum in mid-July.
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno and MGM Resorts International officially signed a host community agreement for a proposed casino Wednesday.
Massachusetts Democratic U.S Senate candidates Congressmen Stephen Lynch and Ed Markey squared off in another heated debate last night — their second in as many days, this time in Springfield.
A regulation that could allow some potential casino host communities in Massachusetts to approve proposed casinos ahead of the state’s gaming commission’s schedule was released for public comment T
Four companies vying for a single casino license in western Massachusetts are negotiating agreements with host communities in time for voter referendums later this year.