(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.
The FBI is struggling to attract computer scientists to its cybersecurity program mainly due to low pay, a report by the U.S. Department of Justice shows.
The hearing by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission starts the clock on a 60-day environmental review of the project
Owner Dee Boyle-Clapp says the female, named Lucrezia, was recovered over the weekend, but her mate, Bob, is still at large
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Both chambers voted to restore $5 million cut by Baker from the original funding appropriation for the University of Massachusetts.