Springfield

A rendering of the the MGM Springfield project.

MGM Springfield To Be Awarded State’s 1st Casino

State gambling officials have voted unanimously to award the state’s first casino license to MGM Springfield, pending acceptance by the Las Vegas-based casino giant of a number of proposed terms and conditions.

06/11/2014

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Springfield Police Search For Peach Vodka Thief

Police in Springfield are looking for a man who stole several gallons of peach vodka from a city liquor store.

06/09/2014

The Burger Fligh has an assortment of mini burgers: one beef, one chicken and one salmon. (Image: Phantom Gourmet)

Phantom Gourmet: Plan B Burger Bar In Springfield

Plan B Burger Bar is a sassy spot specializing in hand packed burgers and smooth, satisfying bourbons.

06/06/2014

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First Massachusetts Casino License To Be Awarded June 13

State gambling regulators say they’ll begin the final, four-day long deliberation on awarding Massachusetts’ first Las Vegas-style casino license on June 10.

05/29/2014

The steam a la Max, at Max's Tavern. (Image: Phantom Gourmet)

Phantom Gourmet: Max’s Tavern In Springfield

Where can you go for maximum freshness, maximum flavor AND maximum fun? Well, at Max’s Tavern in Springfield, it’s all delivered one plate at a time.

04/12/2014

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Mass. Gambling Panel To Get Springfield’s Input On Casino Plan

The state gambling commission is holding a hearing Tuesday on MGM Resorts’ plan to build an $800 million resort casino.

03/30/2014

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Springfield Fights Repeal Of Mass. Casino Law

The city of Springfield is asking the state’s highest court to keep a proposed repeal of the Massachusetts casino gambling law off the November state ballot.

02/20/2014

Police at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. (WBZ-TV)

Man In Standoff With Police Outside Springfield Hospital

Springfield police say a hospital is in precautionary lockdown while police negotiate with an armed man threatening to take his life in a parking lot outside.

02/18/2014

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Springfield Detective Among 11 Taken In Valentine’s Day Prostitution Sting

A Springfield detective is among 11 men who have been arrested in a Valentine’s Day prostitution sting.

02/16/2014

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Mass. Four Year Graduation Rate Improves

Eighty-five percent of students who entered as ninth-graders in 2009-10, or entered that class at any point, graduated within four years, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education said.

01/27/2014

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