Longmeadow to vote on anti-casino resolution during

Longmeadow to vote on anti-casino resolution during special Town Meeting. Updated Mar 24, 2019; Posted Nov 02, 2013 . Facebook Share. Twitter Share. By Elizabeth Román | [email protected] New MGM Resorts International has cleared a major hurdle in the competition to build a casino in western Massachusetts. Voters in Springfield, in a citywide In the run-up to Springfield’s referendum vote on casino gambling in the fall of 2013, Gagnon, an East Longmeadow native, was essentially assigned Ward 6, the Forest Park area. As things turned out, that was the only ward to vote against the casino measure. “I had a tough community, and I wore that scarlet letter for a while, but they didn’t hold it against me, obviously,” said Gagnon Longmeadow Selectman Alex Grant said a town vote on casino projects in Springfield and West Springfield would urge the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to reject both proposals. LONGMEADOW – The town was unanimously designated a surrounding community to the MGM Springfield casino Tuesday morning by the Massachusetts Gaming commission (MGC). The 4-0 vote came after an MGC review of the town’s petition and a traffic study. MGC officials stated it was their belief that the study showed “potential adverse impacts” because of … LONGMEADOW – Members of the No Casino Springfield group have challenged MGM Springfield to a debate. The request followed phone calls made to residents asking how they will vote on an anti-casino question at the Nov. 5 Special Town Meeting. Alex Grant, a selectman and member of No Casino Springfield, said while the group doesn’t necessarily expect MGM to respond favorably to a debate, the

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