MGM Pays $85M Mass. Casino License FeeMGM Resorts International has paid Massachusetts a required $85 million gambling licensing fee for its $800 million Springfield resort casino on Monday, state gambling regulators announced.
Mass.-Based Jobs For The Future Gets $4.9M Federal Grant Boston-based Jobs for the Future is the only national program to win a grant from the Youth Career Connect funds.
West Springfield Rejects Casino ProposalThe vote Tuesday was 55 percent to 45 percent against Hard Rock International's proposal for a resort casino on the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition.
Virgin Mary Statue On Mass. Traffic Island SmashedA Massachusetts pizza shop-owner says he's heartbroken that someone smashed a statue of the Virgin Mary he had placed on a traffic island.
Boy Struck By Car In West Springfield Succumbs To InjuriesPolice report a western Massachusetts boy is dead after being struck by a car earlier in the week.
4 Kids Charged With Stealing Bibles From West Springfield StoreIf the four youths accused of stealing Bibles from a Massachusetts Christian book store read the holy text, they might find out there's a directive in there that says "Thou Shalt Not Steal."
Mom Who Shielded Daughter During Tornado Honored At 9/11 CeremonyA woman has been posthumously honored on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks for shielding her daughter as their family's house collapsed in the tornado of June 1.
FEMA Assistance & Legal Advice Available For Mass. Tornado VictimsFederal officials are hoping more tornado victims in western and central Massachusetts come forward to register for disaster assistance as several more disaster recovery centers open this week.
West Springfield 911 Calls Paint Picture Of Urgency As Tornado Swept Through911 calls in West Springfield paint a picture of urgency as the tornadoes swept through Massachusetts last week.
Utility: Power Restored To Springfield CustomersWestern Massachusetts Electric Co. says power has been restored to customers in the Springfield area.
A War & A Tornado: West Springfield Iraqi Family Forced To Rebuild Again A 14-year-old from Iraq, who came here for a better life, is one of the many tornado victims.