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.
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno was on Beacon Hill Tuesday testifying in favor of a bill in the Massachusetts Senate that would allow municipalities to raise property taxes on future casino develop
The New Leadership Charter School in Springfield is slated to close at the end of this school year, but a group of parents hopes to have a replacement ready by this fall.
Springfield City Council members met publicly with the city’s hired casino consultants Tuesday night to discuss two casino proposals in the city.
Massachusetts Congressman Ed Markey met with African-American clergy members in Springfield Tuesday.
Members of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s administration continue to tour the state promoting Patrick’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1st.
The Worcester City Council passed an ordinance on Tuesday limiting so-called “aggressive panhandling.” The law officially went into effect Wednesday.
Charles Wilhite, a Springfield man convicted of murder in 2010 was re-tried this week and found not guilty.
After a four-month labor dispute that canceled the first half of its season, the National Hockey League and the players’ union reached an agreement last weekend.
Newly-elected U-S Senator Elizabeth Warren opened a western Massachusetts office Tuesday in downtown Springfield. Warren says the office will be her link to the region.
Penn National Gaming and MGM Resorts, two casino companies vying for a casino license in Springfield, met the city’s second phase application deadline Thursday.
At a public forum organized by the City of Springfield, Penn National Gaming and MGM Resorts, two companies vying for the region’s single casino license, presented their proposals to city residents
A Springfield homeless shelter is attempting to house people displaced by last month’s explosion, while it also deals with an uptick in the number of individuals seeking emergency housing since the
Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development says he has a bold new plan to encourage businesses to move to western Massachusetts.
Massachusetts officials are holding a public hearing in Springfield today to discuss changes to homeless assistance eligibility in the state.