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.
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Wed Jul 02, 2014
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)
Sun Jun 29, 2014
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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.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
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)
Tue Jun 24, 2014
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.
SJC Rules Repeal of Mass. Casino Law Can Go To Ballot
Massachusetts' casino law could be repealed by a vote this November after the state's Supreme Judicial Court ruled on Tuesday that it could be included on the ballot.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Study: Casino Boom In Northeast Could Create Gaming Glut
That's the take of a study by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas , showing more casinos have opened in the Northeast over the past decade than in any other part of the country, the Wall Street Journal reports.
A 'Wimpy' Plan to Save the Physical Book
Children's author Jeff Kinney's new shop will emphasize reading as a tangible, community experience in a digital, fractured world.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
After initial fanfare, skepticism on casinos grows
On Friday the 13th, the morning after a full moon, gambling commission chairman Stephen Crosby's car broke down on his way to Springfield for a celebration.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
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'Wimpy Kid' author to open bookstore in Mass.
Meet the latest bookstore owner: "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" author Jeff Kinney. The beloved children's writer surprised and delighted a breakfast gathering at BookExpo America, publishing's annual national convention, by announcing that he and his wife are converting the site of an abandoned general store in Plainville, Massachusetts, where Kinney and ... (more)
Fri Jun 13, 2014
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'Diary of Wimpy Kid' author opens bookstore
The beloved children's writer surprised and delighted a breakfast gathering at BookExpo America, publishing's annual national convention, by announcing that he and his wife are converting the site of an abandoned general store in Plainville, Massachusetts, where Kinney and his wife live.