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West Springfield Residents Protest Casino

W.Spfld Casino protest W. Spfld casino protestWEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (wggb) – West Springfield residents took to Memorial Avenue this morning to protest Hard Rock’s proposed casino in the city.

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.

 

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