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Palmer Town Council approves single tax rate, approves hike
The Palmer Town Building. The Town Council opted to follow tradition and set a single tax rate at its meeting this week.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Iron Order Motorcycle Club chapters to support Neediest Families Fund
Your donations to the Neediest Families Fund will help families in need, providing toys and clothes for the children and a holiday meal.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Palmer Town Council, School Committee talk school budget
PALMER - The School Committee and Town Council met recently in a joint session to discuss school funding issues and the overall state of the schools.
Palmer police charge Randall Street man with heroin possession, distribution
PALMER - Palmer police arrested a 20-year-old Randall Street man on drug charges as part of an investigation into heroin sales in the downtown area.
Belchertown billed $3,408 in legal fees related to Palmer casino proposal
While proponents of a $1 billion casino in Palmer lost the battle and will not be building it, Belchertown incurred $3,408 in legal costs associated with their effort to protect the town against the negative impacts of the Mohegan Sun proposal, selectmen acknowledged at Monday's meeting.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Mohegan Sun, Suffolk Downs join in Revere
Connecticut gambling giant Mohegan Sun has agreed to join a Suffolk Downs casino bid in Revere, filling a hole created last month when Suffolk Downs dropped Caesars Entertainment from the gambling venture.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Palmer Mohegan Sun casino recount result: Only one vote changes, casino still defeated
Stephen Madaus, lawyer for the town of Palmer, holds up a ballot that was challenged on Tuesday during the recount for the Mohegan Sun casino project in Palmer.
Soltage Launches 1.2 Megawatt Palmer, Mass. Solar Power Station
Soltage LLC, a premier North American solar power provider, announced today the official commissioning of the 1.2-megawatt solar power station located in Palmer, Mass.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Mohegan Sun in the running at Suffolk Downs
Mohegan Sun, the Connecticut gambling giant that lost a casino referendum in Palmer earlier this month, has emerged as a contender to join a possible Suffolk Downs casino bid in Revere, says Mayor Dan Rizzo of Revere.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Norm Roy's Lollygagger: Job takes woman from Palmer to Paradise
Lipscomb, 20, works as a waitress at Paradise Pancake and Omelet House, a 40-year-old eatery on Kings Highway, the main business artery in this beachfront-resort community known as the Grand Strand.
Sun considering nongaming development in Palmer
Mohegan Sun will consider developing the 152-acre site in Palmer, Mass., where it had hoped to develop a $1 billion resort casino, the gaming operator's top executive said Friday.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The Hartford Courant
Mohegan Sun Says It's Still Interested In Palmer, MA, Development - Sans Gambling
Get Business Mobile Text AlertsMohegan Sun announced late Friday afternoon that it will explore some type of development that doesn't involve gambling in Palmer, Mass., even after voters in the town rejected its $1 billion casino proposal.
Mohegan Sun, owner of Palmer site at odds
Mohegan Sun has terminated its "exclusivity agreement" with the owner of the Palmer, Mass., land where it hoped to develop a $1 billion resort casino, freeing it to negotiate with potential partners in other casino projects elsewhere in the Bay State.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Mass. Ballot Questions Face Signature-Gathering Deadline
Supporters of questions aimed at hiking the state's minimum wage, creating nurse-patient staffing ratios and instituting a statewide earned sick time policy say they have cleared a key signature-gathering hurdle on their way to next year's ballot.
Sentinel & Enterprise
Mohegan Sun casinos post plunge in 4Q profit
The parent company of the Mohegan Sun casinos in Connecticut and Pennsylvania reported a two-thirds plunge in fourth-quarter profit Wednesday, citing a loss on debt exchange and higher expenses for its unsuccessful attempt to win voter approval for a proposed Massachusetts casino.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Cape Cod Times
The right combination of developers, investors, host communities , and state support has yet to be found, two years after the Massachusetts law was enacted.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Hometown Notes: 'Stuff the Bus' food drive in Palmer,...
Monson firefighter Jeremy Bedson uses a bucket loader to string lights on the town Christmas tree on Dec. 10, 2011.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Wilbraham marks 250th with time capsule
By ALEX LYMAN WILBRAHAM - The town ended its 250th anniversary celebration by looking to the future.
Ruth Sanderson's 'Dancing Princesses' head to Norman Rockwell Museum
The work of renowned children's picture artist and illustrator and Easthampton resident Ruth Sanderson will be on display in an upcoming exhibit at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge Sanderson, known for illustrating many classic fairy tales as well as her own books, will have 64 pieces of art on display during the exhibition, "Dancing ... (more)