For now, no trains leaving Springfield are going beyond New York City. Meanwhile, some passengers who planned to travel on the Northeast corridor are grateful they avoided the ill-fated train.
The head of Boston’s Olympic bid is offering no firm answers on whether some events could be held in western Massachusetts.
This week, MGM broke ground on its casino in Springfield. When it opens in late 2017, the western Massachusetts resort may find itself in the middle of a region stacked with casinos.
The Hampden County Sheriff’s office says its inmate treatment center will miss a March 31st eviction deadline from MGM. But the sheriff’s office says it now has a plan to temporarily relocate.
The department is not saying how much money went missing from the evidence room, only that it was part of a closed case.
As MGM prepares to start building its casino in the South End of Springfield, it’s running up against some opposition from the city’s historical commission.
Massachusetts doctors say they’re seeing an increase in the number of pregnant women addicted to opiates, with an unclear impact on their newborns.
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.
Naomi Volain, who teaches environmental science at Central High School, is in the running for “Global Teacher of the Year.”
Kathryn Mauke was an honor roll student at Sabis International Charter School. She had won a scholarship to attend American International College.
Leaders of Springfield Prep Charter School, which will open next Fall in the South End, are finding it’s hard to recruit among their target population — families with few resources, who live in the neighborhood. Charter school critics say that’s the problem.
With the third major snow storm in two weeks forcing numerous school cancellations, education officials have to decide how those “snow days” will be made
The developer who had planned to renovate a new space for the Western Massachusetts Correctional Alcohol Center has pulled out of the project, according to Hampden County Sheriff Michael Ashe.
As MGM prepares to build its casino in Springfield’s South End, it’s bought up a cluster of properties, evicting businesses and organizations. Among them is the Western Massachusetts Correctional Alcohol Center.
A substance abuse treatment center for inmates will remain in its rented Springfield facility past an eviction date at the end of this month, according to Hampden County Sheriff Michael Ashe.