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Driver dodged death as 25-pound rock hit hood
PLAINVILLE, Mass. - Trucker Michael Baker believes he dodged certain death when a 25-pound boulder hurled from an Interstate 80 overpass July 10 deflected off his hood's bug shield.
Plainville Police Arrest Man Claiming To Collect Money For Veterans
A Connecticut man who said he was collecting money for Massachusetts veterans was arrested after being confronted by a police officer in Plainville on Friday.
Editorial: A challenge to those running for governor - just...
Editorial: A challenge to those running for governor - just vote no on the casino repeal question and tell us so Republican Gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Baker shakes hands with supporters before participating in the 2014 Massachusetts Gubernatorial Forum on Mental Health in Boston on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, sponsored by The Massachusetts School ... (more)
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Then The Cordish Cos. of Baltimore in July accounced the company would compete for state approval to build a $200 million slots and entertainment complex on Jungle Road near Interestate 190 and Route 117.
Gaming Commission reopens Region C to new applicants for casino license
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has extended the deadline to issue a commercial casino license in Southeastern Massachusetts until the end of March and will accept bids from new casino companies until Dec. 1. During their meeting Thursday, commissioners never mentioned the effort to repeal the casino law, which is now on the Nov. 4 ballot, but ... (more)
Voters to decide fate of Massachusetts casino law
Voters can decide the fate of Massachusetts' casino gambling law, the state's highest court ruled Tuesday, throwing the future of casinos into question.
Jeff Kinney Hopes to Revitalize Physical Books With His New Store
Diary of a Wimpy Kid series creator Jeff Kinney and his wife Julie will be moving forward with the development of their new bookstore .
High court allows casino repeal question to be Nov. ballot
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled Tuesday that a question calling for repeal of the 2011 law can be on the November ballot.