Holyoke’s mayor has reversed course again and is now halting all casino development plans in the western Massachusetts city.
The mayor of Holyoke has reversed his staunch anti-casino position and will now entertain a proposal to bring a casino to the city.
A western Massachusetts mayor whose opposition to casino plans helped him win last year’s election at age 22 is now supporting a bid to bring a gambling resort to town.
Alex Morse is 22 and just out of college but beat out the incumbent with deep roots in Holyoke.
Voters in more than 50 Massachusetts communities went to the polls on an unseasonably warm, sunny day to elect mayors and decide other local races.