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Vote YES on Question 3 and Stop Casinos

It should be a simple question to answer. You’re a casino company wanting to build a casino in Springfield. You’re claiming that it will massively help the city’s economy. A citizen asks, “Can you give me an example of a … Continue reading

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The City that Sold a School to a Casino

When the tornado hit Springfield in 2001, the Howard Street School was damaged beyond use. The city, being broke, couldn’t afford to fix it up. The same thing happened to the South End Community Center. Without the money to repair … Continue reading

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Hooray! The Casino Passed!

Which, frankly, there was little doubt about. This doesn’t mean Springfield is definitely getting a casino, just that we’re now officially in the running. One casino will be built in Western Mass, and Springfield/MGM is now a contender. Voter turnout … Continue reading

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Vote NO on Springfield Casino on July 16

A week from today we here in Springfield get to vote against this: That’s the giant eyesore that MGM wants to build downtown and we’re supposed to be excited for. It’s going to save our economy, don’t you know, just … Continue reading

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Nice City You Got Here. Shame If Anything Happened To It.

Casino money in the Springfield budget (By using that casino money as you said to save jobs, doesn’t that turn a city employees vote on July 16th to a vote on their job instead of a vote for or against … Continue reading

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Betting Against Springfield

Springfield, like many places, is hurting for cash. The city wasn’t doing so well before the economy tanked, and it’s not doing a whole lot better now. In fact, much of the Pioneer Valley could use some economic help, so … Continue reading

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