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2014-06-13 12:22:58

--Massachusetts Gaming Commission Unanimously Supports MGM Resorts International's $800 Million Investment in Springfield SPRINGFIELD, Mass., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) today received a unanimous vote from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) approving an agreement to award MGM Springfield a license to operate a resort casino in Downtown Springfield. This is the first approval of a casino license in the Commonwealth. The Commission's decision...

2012-09-05 23:00:57

Powered by The Republican, developed with Advance Digital and Verve Wireless Springfield, MA (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 MassLive.com has launched new Android and iPhone smartphone apps covering UMass Minutemen Football News. UMass Minutemen Football News Android apps and iPhone apps feature the latest news, stats, photos, and videos from Western Massachusetts´ leading news and information properties. “We are excited to share a great app for our hometown team,” shared Paul...

2011-07-07 09:15:00

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 300 vehicles will gather on the Blu Homes and Lenox Tools properties in East Longmeadow on Saturday for a car show to benefit those affected by the recent tornadoes in Western Massachusetts. The Springfield area saw the destruction or damage of hundreds of homes and businesses in the recent disaster. After recently celebrating its factory's one year anniversary in East Longmeadow, Blu Homes continues to deeply value its role...

2010-11-27 00:00:51

Litron teams up with Toys For Tots to Help During the Holiday Season Agawam, MA (PRWEB) November 25, 2010 As another holiday season is upon us, Litron Inc. is happy to give back to the community. Litron Inc., laser service specialist, located in Agawam MA, is serving as a drop off location for the Toys For Tots charity. Together as a company and with the help of the local community, Litron will donate to children who otherwise would not receive a gift this holiday season. Mark Plasse,...

2010-06-24 05:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Blu Homes, Inc. today announced it officially opened an 80,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in East Longmeadow, Mass. Congressman Richard E. Neal, East Longmeadow Selectman Jim Driscoll and Mass. State Rep. Brian Ashe participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week to mark the opening. Blu builds modern, healthy, green buildings for commercial and residential use and previously manufactured in Littleton, Mass. (Photo:...

2010-01-28 11:08:00

NORTHAMPTON, Mass., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet safety experts will teach middle school students in Northampton steps they can take to have a safe and secure online experience and address issues such "cyber bullying" through i-SAFE education and awareness programs. The event, to be held Monday (Feb. 1), kicks off a week of 12 Internet safety seminars at schools in western Massachusetts. WHEN: Monday, Feb. 1 News conference/student assembly,...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'