West Springfield Residents Protest Casino
The project would build an $800 million dollar Hard Rock casino on a portion of land at the Eastern States Exposition. Citizens in West Springfield remain divided on the issue. In a poll released last week 50 percent of residents are in favor of the casino, while 41 percent remain opposed, 9 percent remain undecided on the project. The referendum vote on the proposed casino is set to take place on September 1oth.