Cordish offers Fitchburg $5G impact fee

Nov 29, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Sentinel & Enterprise

The Cordish Cos., which is hoping to build a slots casino in Leominster, have offered Fitchburg the same $5,000 impact fee it has negotiated with four other communities, even though the state Gaming Commission on Nov. 21 rejected Fitchburg's request to be recognized as a "surrounding community."

Comments
1 - 12 of 12 Comments Last updated Dec 1, 2013
Gino Bagajigaleone

Fitchburg, MA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#1
Nov 29, 2013
 

Judged:

1

"Fitchburg started negotiations by asking for an upfront $3.2 million impact fee during the construction period...Fitchburg also asked for an annual $3.5 million impact fee or 1.5 percent of gross revenues, whichever is greater."

Huh? Did someone say 5 THOUSAND??? Does that mean we ain't gonna get the $6.7 million big mouth Wong was talking about every year?

Jtn

Leominster, MA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#2
Nov 29, 2013
 
Let's rename FSU to Gambling Sate Univ
Snitch boy

Leominster, MA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#3
Nov 29, 2013
 

Judged:

1

1

1

Gino Bagajigaleone wrote:
"Fitchburg started negotiations by asking for an upfront $3.2 million impact fee during the construction period...Fitchburg also asked for an annual $3.5 million impact fee or 1.5 percent of gross revenues, whichever is greater."
Huh? Did someone say 5 THOUSAND??? Does that mean we ain't gonna get the $6.7 million big mouth Wong was talking about every year?
Sorry but no more free stuff for you. The idea is you get off your Lay-Z boy and start laying some bricks.

Everyone understands that the Casino will bring new money to the area.

It's not a surprise that you with your 'gimme for free' attitude that you're not happy.

Why do you think the future casino owes you anything?

10 to 1 say's you will be banned from the casino in less than a month.
Guy Gadbois

Fitchburg, MA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#4
Nov 29, 2013
 

Judged:

1

1

"Everyone understands that the Casino will bring new money to the area."

But only you fail to understand and appreciate the huge difference between a casino and a slots parlor.

Snitch boy

Leominster, MA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#5
Nov 29, 2013
 

Judged:

1

1

1

Guy Gadbois wrote:
"Everyone understands that the Casino will bring new money to the area."
But only you fail to understand and appreciate the huge difference between a casino and a slots parlor.
I guess I just hold a different view. If my retired widowed Grandfather wants to drop a $100 on slots get free drinks, a free room, buffet and maybe a loose girl who is willing to give him lip service I say more power to him.

When you shit the bed you can't take your money with you.
Jtn

Leominster, MA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#6
Nov 29, 2013
 

Judged:

1

Snitch boy wrote:
<quoted text>I guess I just hold a different view. If my retired widowed Grandfather wants to drop a $100 on slots get free drinks, a free room, buffet and maybe a loose girl who is willing to give him lip service I say more power to him.
When you shit the bed you can't take your money with you.
right on brother
applepieguy

Belleville, NJ

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#8
Nov 29, 2013
 

Judged:

1

1

I would of offered $50. bucks. Fitchburg needs to keep behind Leominsters city line. We don't want your bums, druggies, crooked cops or phoney blowhards.
applepieguy

Belleville, NJ

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#9
Nov 29, 2013
 
5k. Lmmfao!!! The guys parking cars will make more than that in a month. Goes to show that the Cordish family flicks boogers at Shitburg like everyone else from Gov.Patrick down. All those swollen headed pompous city department dicks stole all the taxpayers money fifty times over.
Snitch boy

Leominster, MA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#10
Nov 29, 2013
 

Judged:

2

2

2

applepieguy wrote:
5k. Lmmfao!!! The guys parking cars will make more than that in a month. Goes to show that the Cordish family flicks boogers at Shitburg like everyone else from Gov.Patrick down. All those swollen headed pompous city department dicks stole all the taxpayers money fifty times over.
Try and understand the mentality. You are dealing with a city that has an ex-con murderous homosexual rapist running for office.

A person who sucks every last dime out of us taxpayers so he and his boyfriend can play candyland all day and eat cheese doodles.

To simplify it would be like YOU going over to your neighbors house and saying ' Give me some of your money!' the response would be 'why?'.... because I'm your neighbor and I'm a good listener who works undercover for the FBI. Not going to happen.
Lynch

Fitchburg, MA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#11
Nov 29, 2013
 

Judged:

2

2

2

Snitch boy wrote:
<quoted text>Try and understand the mentality. You are dealing with a city that has an ex-con murderous homosexual rapist running for office.
A person who sucks every last dime out of us taxpayers so he and his boyfriend can play candyland all day and eat cheese doodles.
To simplify it would be like YOU going over to your neighbors house and saying ' Give me some of your money!' the response would be 'why?'.... because I'm your neighbor and I'm a good listener who works undercover for the FBI. Not going to happen.
Wow, that is a lot hatred in your heart!
Civil Servant Supporter

Fitchburg, MA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#12
Nov 30, 2013
 

Judged:

1

1

1

Lynch wrote:
<quoted text>
Wow, that is a lot hatred in your heart!
She's been laid more than railroad tracks.
JaJuan Robinson

Fitchburg, MA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#13
Dec 1, 2013
 

Judged:

1

1

1

How could this happen?

I thought Wong was super-intelligent with half a dozen degrees from Boston University.

I thought Wong was really connected with the Dems movers and shakers on Beacon Hill.

I think this is the beginning of the end for Wong.

http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/editoria...

Tell me when this thread is updated: (Registration is not required)

Add to my Tracker Send me an email

Type in your comments below
Name
(appears on your post)
Comments
Characters left: 4000
Type the numbers you see in the image on the right:

Please note by clicking on "Post Comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

8 Users are viewing the Fitchburg Forum right now

Search the Fitchburg Forum:
Title Updated Last By Comments
Fitchburg neighbors come together for yearly co... 17 hr ken 7
FHS cohort attends leadership conference 18 hr Jtn 2
Developer sees retail center at Pelletier's Sun Joe Underbridge 3
Arthur T. Demoulas makes offer to buy Market Ba... Sun Joe L Kaddie 3
How to get hot babes Sun Joe Underbridge 3
a holes Sun jtn 10
Fitchburg summer reading camp expands to includ... Sun jtn 2
•••

Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Worcester County was issued at July 28 at 2:10PM EDT

•••
•••

Fitchburg News Video

•••
•••

Fitchburg Jobs

•••
Enter and win $5000
•••
•••

Fitchburg People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

•••

Fitchburg News, Events & Info

Click for news, events and info in Fitchburg
•••

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]
•••