(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.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down.
The U.S. military will have a wider role to fight the Taliban alongside Afghan forces after the current mission ends next month.
The President shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration.
It's official--electric rates in Western Mass will be going up 29 percent as of January first