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  1. Everett casino plan is dealt a setbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Lowell Sun

    State regulators late last week dealt a setback to efforts to build a casino on a 33-acre site in Everett. Gov. Charlie Baker's Energy and Environmental Affairs chief, Matt Beaton, on Friday evening reported that the project "does not adequately and properly comply" with a review under the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act .

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  2. Healey seeks more casino regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Lowell Sun

    Concerns that casinos could lead to greater criminal activity led Massachusetts' top prosecutor to urge the state's gambling overseers to come up with regulations combating money laundering, human trafficking and other illicit activities. Attorney General Maura Healey suggests that the state Gaming Commission requires casinos to file timely reports to the state about suspicious activity and large cash transactions and to incorporate "zero tolerance" language in employee and vendor contracts about trafficking in people and drugs, among other measures.

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  3. We need relief from energy strangleholdRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    No one needs to be reminded just how much we all paid for heat and electricity this past winter. But courtesy of the New England Information Office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, we give you a brief snapshot: These figures reflect costs for consumers in Middlesex, Essex and Worcester counties in Massachusetts, as well as Southern New Hampshire.

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  4. We need relief from energy strangleholdRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    No one needs to be reminded just how much we all paid for heat and electricity this past winter. But courtesy of the New England Information Office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, we give you a brief snapshot: These figures reflect costs for consumers in Middlesex, Essex and Worcester counties in Massachusetts, as well as Southern New Hampshire.

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  5. MGM breaks ground on Springfield casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    With confetti and fanfare, MGM officially broke ground Tuesday on an $800 million casino in western Massachusetts that represents the largest economic development project the region has seen in generations. Hundreds attended the ceremony held on a cold but sunny day in front of an old school the casino plans to raze to make way for a parking lot.

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  6. DA cracks heroin, oxy ringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    The Middlesex district attorney's office announced a string of drug trafficking arrests Friday, including three men allegedly found with 14 kilos of heroin in Everett and seven people suspected of distributing oxycodone pills they obtained from pharmacies throughout the county, including Lowell, Billerica, and Tewksbury. "We have been aggressively pursuing a multi-pronged approach to combat the flow of opiates and their effect in Middlesex County," District Attorney Marian T. Ryan said in a statement.

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  7. Utility proposes transmission line projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    A National Grid and Eversource proposal to upgrade existing electricity transmission lines in the Merrimack Valley that would impact Dracut, Tewksbury, Hudson, N.H. and Pelham, N.H. has been selected by ISO New England in order to improve reliability of New England's electric grid. The plan calls for installation of a new 345-kilovolt overhead along 24.6 miles of an existing power line corridor, which runs from Tewksbury to Londonderry, N.H, as well as underground cables that would link Wakefield to Woburn and Woburn to Everett.

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  8. More luxury rooms, less parking in new Wynn casino designRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    State gambling industry regulators on Thursday sounded supportive notes for a revamped design of the proposed Wynn Resorts casino in Everett. The design, presented by Wynn Everett President Robert DeSalvio, mirrors the Wynn resort in Las Vegas, a bronze glass tower that curves and has a "swooping" top.

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  9. Everett casino land deal completeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    Wynn Resorts has finalized its $35 million purchase of a contaminated property along the Mystic River in Everett on which it plans to build a $1.6 billion casino. The company owned by Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn said Monday the purchase of the former Monsanto chemical plant site is a key step toward starting cleanup of the 33-acre parcel and eventual construction.

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  10. Everett casino land deal completeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    Wynn Resorts has finalized its $35 million purchase of a contaminated property along the Mystic River in Everett on which it plans to build a $1.6 billion casino. The company owned by Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn said Monday the purchase of the former Monsanto chemical plant site is a key step toward starting cleanup of the 33-acre parcel and eventual construction.

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  11. Boston sues state gambling panel over Wynn casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has filed suit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, arguing Charlestown residents should have a vote on a $1.6 billion casino planned by Wynn Resorts in nearby Everett. The lawsuit filed Monday in Suffolk Superior Court argues that Boston should have "host community" status because the only "legal access" to the casino site goes through the Charlestown neighborhood.

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  12. Wynn boosting Boston-area casino projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    The Boston Globe reports that the casino mogul has scrapped a proposed hotel tower panned by state gambling regulators in favor of a gently curving bronze structure resembling his signature hotels in Las Vegas -- Wynn and Encore. Wynn also wants to add more hotel rooms to the Everett waterfront project, possibly add a showroom for live entertainment and spend close to $1.75 billion.

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  13. Weld registers as a lobbyistRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Weld is now an attorney in the Boston law firm of Mintz Levin. He represents a number of clients including Wynn Resorts, the Las Vegas company that has won a state license to develop a casino on the Mystic River in Everett.

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  14. Wynn hands over $85M check for casino feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Days after Bay State voters rejected an effort to repeal the state's 2011 casino law, Wynn officials Thursday presented state gaming commissioners with an outsized $85 million check meant to represent payment for a 15-year license fee. The company, which plans to build a resort casino in Everett, had wired the money to the commission earlier in the day.

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  15. Wynn officials hand over $85M check for casino licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Days after Bay State voters rejected an effort to repeal the state's 2011 casino law, Wynn officials Thursday presented state gaming commissioners with an outsized $85 million check meant to represent payment for a 15-year license fee. The company, which plans to build a resort casino in Everett, had wired the money to the commission earlier in the day.

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  16. Casinos a go; voters say no to gas taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Massachusetts voters cleared the way on Tuesday for several casino projects to proceed, rejecting a ballot question that sought to overturn the legalization of casino gambling in the state. Unofficial returns showed "no" votes winning out, meaning the 2011 law that allows for up to three regional resort casinos and one slots parlor in Massachusetts stands.

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  17. Massachusetts BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    The state Transportation Department is warning motorists about an overnight shutdown of the Tip O'Neill tunnel. Officials say the northbound lanes of Interstate 93 inside the tunnel will close Tuesday, about 11 p.m., and reopen Wednesday, about 5 a.m., so crews can do routine maintenance work that includes roadway sweeping, and wall and sign washing.

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  18. Wynn land owner pleads not guilty to fraud chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    An owner of the land that Wynn Resorts is developing into a $1.6 billion casino pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal wire-fraud charges in connection with the land deal. Charles Lightbody, 54, of Revere, was released from custody on an unsecured $50,000 bail bond that comes due if he fails to appear for any of his subsequent court appearances.

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  19. Question 3: Should the voters repeal casinos?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    THE HOUSE AND SENATE. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week.

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  20. Tewksbury nearly topples EverettRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Traditional state powerhouse Everett High had to come from behind in the second half to beat Tewksbury, 21-20, Friday night in a non-league football game at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Tewksbury is now 1-1, while Everett improved to 2-1.

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