Despite a recent lull, western Massachusetts has been hit with a handful of snow storms so far this winter.
By the end of this month, Massachusetts will give out the first ever licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries, up to 35 in all. This follows a ballot measure approved by voters in 2012.
Residents of Palmer, Massachusetts, will go to the polls Tuesday to vote on whether they want Mohegan Sun to build a casino in their community.
The only U.S. District Court judge based in Springfield is pleased with the pick to replace him, but frustrated by how long it took.
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno says he’s stayed out of the debate over a proposed pay raise for his position.
The federal government will go into a partial shutdown tomorrow if Congress is unable to reach an agreement before midnight.
Voters in four western Massachusetts communities go to the polls Tuesday to narrow down the field of candidates running for local government seats.
Voters in West Springfield soundly defeated a proposal for a casino on the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition.
A committee of the Springfield City Council is once again taking up a proposal Monday to raise the Mayor’s salary from $95,000 to $130,000.
Mohegan Sun and the town of Palmer say they have a deal. They’re vying for the single casino license slated for Western Massachusetts.
A State Department spokesperson says it hasn’t received Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno’s letter, asking the department stop placing refugees in the city.
We continue our Summer Fiction series now with the novel Sometimes it Snows in America.
Wednesday night the Springfield City Council ratified Mayor Domenic Sarno’s nearly $572 million budget for the next fiscal year.
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.