The third Connecticut casino would be about 13 miles from MGM’s planned casino in Springfield.
This week, Connecticut’s two federally recognized Native American tribes picked East Windsor as the site of a third casino in the state. It’s just a few miles from the MGM casino under construction in Springfield.
Two regional booster groups spent $80,000 to re-brand the Pioneer Valley. The result: “West Mass.”
“I wanted to be true to myself and live according to the law, and I have.”
Organizers say city staff told them a rally permit takes at least three weeks, which they claim is unconstitutional. Springfield’s mayor has since issued a statement saying the city will work with the group.
The leader of the local NAACP said an outside investigator is needed in cases like this. A victim’s lawyer said that police officers know who committed the attack but aren’t talking.