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Holyoke Mayor Details Casino Plan After Reversing Anti-Gaming Stance

The mayor of Holyoke has reversed his staunch anti-casino position and will now entertain a proposal to bring a casino to the city.


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Holyoke Mayor Ran As Gaming Opponent, Now Supports Casino Bid

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.


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Norfolk Inmate Who Walked Away From Work Detail Arrested In Holyoke

An inmate who walked away from a work detail in Norfolk has been arrested in Holyoke.


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Man Reportedly Bitten By Venomous Snake In Western Mass.

A hiker was reportedly bitten by a poisonous snake on Saturday in the western part of the state.


Alex Morse is Mayor-elect of Holyoke.

Victory Sinks In For 22-Year-Old Mayor-Elect Of Holyoke

Alex Morse is 22 and just out of college but beat out the incumbent with deep roots in Holyoke.


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Election Roundup: Holyoke Elects 22-Year-Old Mayor

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.


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Several Mass. Mayor Elections To Be Held This Week

New mayors will be elected in several cities around Massachusetts this week and incumbents elsewhere are asking voters to keep them in office.



Hard Rock Casino Proposed For Western Mass.

Hard Rock International said Tuesday it is partnering with a local developer to build a proposed casino and hotel at a 100-acre site off Interstate 91.


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Man Charged in 1983 Homicide At Malden Motel

Massachusetts authorities say they have arrested a 46-year-old man in connection with the 1983 homicide of a Connecticut resident.


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Man Splashes Acid At Holyoke Mom’s Face

A Holyoke mother was hospitalized with serious burns on Sunday after acid was thrown in her face.