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.
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This week the Patrick Administration announced its latest round of funding for community colleges in Massachusetts, including over $25 million to campuses in the western part of the state.
Saying they hope to alleviate concerns addressed by the panel overseeing gambling in Massachusetts, Springfield officials have revised their timetable for selecting one or more preferred developers
A self-described “coalition” of community leaders in Springfield is asking the US Department of Justice for the results of an investigation into alleged violations of voting rights that the departm
The consulting legal firm hired by the city of Springfield to assist with the siting of a potential casino, is being questioned about its ties to casino operators MGM Resorts and Penn National Gami
Massachusetts has received a $5.3 million federal grant aimed at preventing and combating homelessness.