WEST SPRINGFIELD - The Eastern States Exposition continued Monday on a pace to break its all-time attendance record just as a trade association of tour bus operators put it on its list of "Internationally Known Events" with the Tournament of Roses in Pasadena, Calif., and the Indianapolis 500.
The Michele and Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts on the Quadrangle has been celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, marking decades its galleries have welcomed anyone wanting to know more about the development of art in Europe and the United States.
WARE - A representative of Mohegan Sun, the group that wants to build a $1 billion casino off Thorndike Street in Palmer, faced questions from senior citizens Monday, telling them the company is firmly committed to the site.
House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo expressed strong support yesterday for bringing resort-style casinos to Massachusetts, one of the clearest indications yet that lawmakers are poised to expand gambling as they seek fresh revenues in a down economy.
WEST SPRINGFIELD - Band organ music chiming at Gate 4. Ferris wheel spinning against the sky. Farm animals being Zen-like despite the gawkers. Cream puffs, fried dough and other foods that laugh at "nutrition."
A new restaurant opened recently on East Columbus Avenue in the city's South End neighborhood, bringing life to a building that was closed more than a year ago when a prior business surrendered its license following a shooting and other problems.
By JEANETTE DeFORGE email@example.com SPRINGFIELD - In her second time featuring handcrafted dolls, felted purses and other work at the Mattoon Arts Festival, Christie Hester-Moore won first place for having the best booth. "I was thrilled. It felt like an...
It was if the city of Springfield was walking on air over the weekend as the city rolled out the red carpet to induct five new members to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Leading the team was...