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Analysis: The Rusting Rule of Law in Springfield…

UPDATED 9:17AM: For grammar & clarity. Last week the Springfield City Council stood up and demanded that Mayor Domenic Sarno (as well as other appointing authorities) fulfill their obligations and appoint individuals to dormant boards and commissions of the city. As important as that public

Unexpectedly, MGM Springfield Won’t Tower over Anything…

UPDATED 10/1/15 2:07AM: To reflect a correction. A previous version of this post credited MGM’s new rendering to us, when in fact it is MGM’s image obtained via the Springfield city website. SPRINGFIELD—The skyline will not undergo any dramatic changes when MGM Springfield opens after design

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Analysis: MGM’s Wizardry of the Odds…

After months of sniping and one-upsmanship, MGM, the Las Vegas-based casino developer, beat out Penn National to forge a community host agreement with the City of Springfield.  Mayor Domenic Sarno, in an at times mushy and naïve announcement, said that the South End proposal would