20 hrs ago
Cape Cod Times
Mass. bettors drawn to pricey a oeworld classa $30 instant lottery ticket
The Massachusetts Lottery's most expensive instant ticket, priced at $30, is the biggest success of its kind in the industry, beating nine other states that also introduced instant tickets at the same price this year, according to lottery officials.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Christian right, political left unite in opposing casinos
Politics famously makes strange bedfellows, but this odd coupling is as strange as it gets: On the issue of casino gambling, the liberal left and the Christian right share common ground, united in hoping to keep the gambling industry out of Massachusetts.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Candidates take sides on casino issue
Springfield voters said "Yes" to a casino, and the Massachusetts Gaming Commission made some decisions.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Sides in fight over casino law ready to raise their voices
From an East Boston campaign office with creaky floors and used furniture, leaders of the statewide effort to repeal Massachusetts' casino law are getting ready to throw their first punch against the billion-dollar business.
Sentinel & Enterprise
Leominster will soon be home to Hometown Bank
Michael Hewitt was driving by the Mall at Whitney Field earlier this year when he noticed the Cornish Companies appeared to still be using the former Rollstone Bank & Trust branch office as a temporary Massachusetts headquarters in its bid to win a casino in Leominster.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Homeless Man Conducted Bogus Charity Scam in Mansfield, Police Say
A homeless man who served a brief stint in the Army was arrested Monday in Mansfield after he was found to be soliciting and collecting donations for a nonexistent veterans charity.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Anti-casino group readies final campaign push
Buoyed by successful petition drives to place the 2011 state law that legalized casinos before voters in November, the group Repeal the Casino Deal is reorganizing for a final push.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
The Medina Gazette
Biking across America for awareness of Duchenne muscular dystrophy
A group of seven bicyclists, who are in the middle of a ride across the country, made a pit stop Friday in PublicA Square.