Many vocational high schools in Massachusetts are unable to serve all local students, with long wait lists for admission, but that’s not the case for some schools in the western part of the state.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission wanted casino applicants to make nice with their neighbors, and pay-up to offset the expected costs of a casino, like for traffic and public safety.
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.
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.
Voters in West Springfield soundly defeated a proposal for a casino on the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition.
Residents of West Springfield, Massachusetts, will vote Tuesday on whether Hard Rock International will take the next step with its proposed $800 million casino.
Some voters in Massachusetts go to the polls Tuesday for special elections and gambling referendums.
Hard Rock has greatly outspent opponents of its West Springfield casino proposal ahead of Tuesday’s referendum. That’s according to recently filed campaign finance reports.
Mohegan Sun and the town of Palmer say they have a deal. They’re vying for the single casino license slated for Western Massachusetts.
Elected officials gathered Friday in West Springfield to announce the award of $31-million in federal block grants to cities and towns across Massachusetts.
Hard Rock Casinos released a study this week outlining the economic impact of its proposed casino in West Springfield.