Innovation

Mohegan Sun Palmer

Mitchell Etess, CEO of Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, discusses the Mohegan Sun proposal to build a resort casino adjacent to the Mass Turnpike exit in Palmer.   https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151387396683693  ...

Hard Rock Casino

Jim Allen, Chairman of Hard Rock International, discusses the proposal for a casino on the “Big E” grounds in West Springfield.   https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151361154708693&l=1c3817bee7  ...

Penn National Casino

Eric Schippers , Senior Vice President for Public Affairs for Penn National Gaming, discusses their casino proposal for Springfield.   https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151294474948693&l=e7e9490530  ...

Local Women Business Leaders

Carrie Saldo speaks with local women who own and run businesses including:  Karen Randall, owner of Randall’s Farm in Ludlow; Kate Gourde, owner of Coopers Curtains, Gifts & Home Decor in Agawam;  and Barbara Rodriguez owner of Transfluenci Interpreting and...

Keystone Arches

The western branch of the Westfield River is home to the first keystone arch bridges built in America.  These magnificent granite structures made it possible for the railroad to cross the Berkshires and open a line from Boston to Albany New York.  Today, a recently...

Mt. Tom Inclined Railroad

The summit of Mt. Tom was not easily accessible until the construction of the Mt. Tom Railroad in  1897. Over a thousand feet above sea level, a ride on the inclined railroad was a popular summer attraction until the Great Depression struck and the railroad and Summit...

Mayor Alex Morse

Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse will discuss his recent decision to back efforts to bring a casino to his city – after campaigning for election last year on an anti-casino...

Holyoke Casinos

With the announcement form Holyoke mayor Alex Morse that he will consider the City as an option for a Casino, Carrie Saldo talks with City officials and residents to learn their...

The State We’re In: Mike Knapik

State Sen. Mike Knapik (R) – Westfield/2nd Hampden-Hampshire District and ranking Republican on the Senate Ways and means Committee, looks at the perilous condition of state finances as well as the latest developments on possibly placing a casino in Holyoke in...

Holyoke Casino

Tony Ravosa, a principal of  Paper City Development Co,  discusses his group’s reaction to Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse’s change of heart on allowing a casino in the city and the emergence of the new Eric Suher casino...

From their Minds to the Marketplace

Prof. Glenn Vallee, PhD and students Colby Conant, Thomas McLeod and Nathan Kuzmeski from the Product Innovation & Development Class at Western New England University will discuss and display some of the new products they’ve come up with and the business and...