The Eastern States Exposition (The Big E) in West Springfield, Mass., followed last year’s 14 percent attendance increase with another 10 percent increase this year, with 1,481,917 compared to last year’s 1,365,896, once again shattering the record for the number of fairgoers who passed through the gates of the Sept. 13-29 event.

It is also the second year for Gene Cassidy as president and CEO of The Big E, which serves as the state fair for six states – Massachusetts,...


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