(Springfield, MA) – Leaders from five surrounding cities and towns are talking with Springfield about the impacts of a proposed casino. Representatives from West Springfield, Chicopee, Wilbraham, Longmeadow and Agawam met with the Springfield Casino Committee Thursday night. MGM is required by the Gaming Commission to submit so-called “surrounding community agreements” with their application. MGM is up against Mohegan Sun in Palmer for the sole casino license in Western Mass.
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