(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.
Springfield Housing Court Judge Robert Fields has halted the evictions of three-hundred families from their hotel rooms
An I-91 traffic stop in Holyoke has yielded large amounts of heroin and the party drug known as “Molly.”
A Northampton man who fought with a cop could see up to four years in prison
The ACLU of Massachusetts has asked Attorney General Martha Coakley to investigate allegations of racial profiling within the Holyoke Police Department
About a dozen elderly and disabled residents are displaced after Tuesday night’s fire at the Mill House Apartments on Wells Street in Greenfield.