Creating Central Park out of ice on Central Street in Palmer
Rondeau, who has been making ice sculptures in front of his house on Central Street for the past 12 years, said he enjoys doing it, and said that it's a "different way to celebrate Christmas."
Wed Dec 18, 2013
CEO of Wing Memorial Hospital in Palmer welcomes potential acquisition by Baystate Health System
PALMER - Wing Memorial Hospital, now owned by UMass Memorial Health Care in Worcester, will become part of Baystate Health in Springfield, a move that Wing's chief executive officer said will bring care closer to home, and be beneficial for everyone involved.
Palmer Detective Sgt. Scott Haley receives Richard Werenski Police Officer of the Year Award
Palmer Detective Sgt. Scott E. Haley, left, receives the Richard G. Werenski Police Officer of the Year Award from the Western Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association on Dec. 10 at the Log Cabin in Holyoke.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Kristy Reim, mother of missing Springfield sisters, claims her Lower...
Kristy Reim, right, claims her family's Underwood Street home was "robbed" while she and her husband, Eddie Figueroa, pictured in background, were out searching for their missing daughters.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Palmer animal control officer, Brimfield animal sanctuary, working...
PALMER - The town's animal control officer and Here Today Adopted Tomorrow Animal Sanctuary in Brimfield are working to spay and neuter cats that are feral and free-roaming in the downtown area to curb the number of unwanted felines.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
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.