Western Massachusetts cities and towns are totaling up the cost of snow and ice removal from roadways after a busy winter.
A Senate bill would classify leaks, requiring immediate repairs to severe leaks, and time limits for gas companies to address less threatening ones.
A decision is expected in May and MGM is the only remaining applicant for the casino license reserved for western Massachusetts. But the commission has the option of starting the process all over again.
The meeting will allow residents one last chance to speak their minds, but members of a prominent group opposing a Springfield casino are not going to show up.
The iconic building was destroyed in the 2011 tornado.
Despite a request from Springfield’s mayor request, refugees from places like Bhutan, Somalia, and Iraq keep arriving. The differences they face in food, laws, and language can be dizzying. In addition, they often have to adapt to a very different work culture.
The Springfield City Council is gearing up for another effort to revive citizen-led commissions overseeing the promotion and discipline of police officers and fire fighters. […]
More turnover in the western Massachusetts delegation to the state legislature may be on the horizon, as veteran Senator Gale Candaras of Wilbraham announces her future political plans Tuesday morn
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.