Wynn Resorts is in early talks to sell the Everett casino for which it fought so hard to retain control, a striking pivot five weeks before the venues scheduled opening. The prospective buyer is MGM Resorts, which already operates a casino in Springfield. Wynn and MGM said in a joint statement Friday afternoon that negotiations have taken place over the past several weeks. After Massachusetts Gaming Commission investigators concluded that Wynn Resorts mishandled sexual misconduct allegations...
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As we look back at the news of this week, Congressman Richard Neal of Springfield, Massachusetts, pushed back against criticism over his fundraising tactics.
New numbers released by the state of Massachusetts show the unemployment rate dropping to a level not seen in almost 20 years.
A recent immersive exhibit in Turners Falls, Massachusetts, included the option to eat potato chips and watch TV — and it was all part of the art.
Crowds around the world flow through the buildings designed by architect I.M. Pei; in Paris, they stream into the Louvre's Pyramid entrance. In Cleveland, they wander through the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. And in Hong Kong, they travel up and down the soaring Bank of China Tower. Pei's death was confirmed by Thomas Guss, his press contact. He was 102. His designs were widely praised — but not always at first. When his large glass pyramid opened at the entrance to the Louvre museum in 1988, it...
Spring Music Series
The Massachusetts Chamber Players, based at UMass Amherst, has a new recording of wind music conducted by Matthew Westgate.
Tanya McCloskey and Marcia Kadish didn't set out to make headlines when they got married on May 17, 2004. That morning, McCloskey and Kadish were the first same-sex couple to get legally married in the U.S. after being together for nearly 20 years. "We felt we were married already," Kadish tells Morning Edition host Rachel Martin. "This was just making it legal." The Boston-area couple picked up their marriage license minutes after midnight in Cambridge, Mass., and received a waiver that...
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Frances Crowe, the longtime peace activist and anti-nuclear campaigner, recently celebrated a milestone. She turned 100 years of age in mid-March.