Later last call approved for MGM Springfield gamblers

Massachusetts regulators voted 4-1 Thursday to allow alcohol service until 4 a.m. on the gaming floor at MGM Springfield.

Stonington will not submit rezoning plan on behalf of Mystic property owners

The Stonington Planning and Zoning Commission this week rejected a request by a group of Broadway Avenue extension and Edgemont Street property owners who asked the commission to submit an application to rezone their land from manufacturing to...

Legal pot will roll out differently in Canada than in US

FILE - In this April 20, 2015 file photo, a Canadian flag with a cannabis leaf flies on Parliament Hill during a 4/20 protest in Ottawa, Ontario. Canada is following the lead of Uruguay in allowing a nationwide, legal marijuana market, although each Canadian province is working up its own rules for pot sales. The federal government and the provinces also still need to publish regulations that will govern the cannabis trade. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

With marijuana legalization across Canada on the horizon, the industry is shaping up to look different from the way it does in the nine U.S. states that have legalized adult use of the drug




World Cup fever burns lukewarm

Saudi Arabia's Fahad Almuwallad charges on Uruguay's Diego Godin during the group A match between Uruguay and Saudi Arabia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (Andrew Medichini/AP Photo)

A few bars were empty Wednesday for the World Cup. Then there was Dutch Tavern.

Foxwoods CEO's death linked to heart disease

Felix Rappaport, president/CEO of Foxwoods Resort and Casino at the Grand Pequot Hotel and his office, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014.  (Tim Martin/The Day)

Felix Rappaport, the Foxwoods Resort Casino chief executive found dead Monday, died of heart disease, the state medical examiner’s office told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

AFT unions ratify contracts with L+M, Backus

The announcement about Lawrence + Memorial Hospital union workers' contracts came almost two weeks after the nurses' union at the William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich ratified a two-year contract with that hospital.