In 2016, what most surprised our esteemed journalists? Also — from backyard gardening to big Holyoke political changes to Gov. Charlie Baker’s political fortunes (or misfortunes) — what’s on the docket for 2017?
Eight days to go before Election Day — but already hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts residents have cast ballots during the state’s first-ever early voting period.
Democratic voters are familiar with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. But they’ll see another name on the Massachusetts primary ballot: Rocky De La Fuente.
We invited each candidate still on the presidential primary ballot to come on our air for an interview about issues important to western Massachusetts. We’ll hear from the candidates who responded to that invitation.
MGM Springfield goes before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to present design changes to its casino plan today. The most visible change is the elimination of a 25-story hotel tower.
Gambling supporters say a new casino in Springfield will spur economic development. Opponents say the economic promises have been oversold, and the social harms are too high. Question 3 on Tuesday’s ballot proposes to repeal the Massachusetts casino law.