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  1. $250,000 Spirit of Massachusetts cancelledRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | HarnessLink.com

    Plainville, MA - Due to a lack of consent by the Harness Horsemen's Association of New England , the $250,000 "After a tremendous first running last year we are very disappointed that the HHANE chose not to provide their consent for the 2018 edition," said Steve O'Toole, "Although the race that put Plainridge Park back on the harness racing map will not be part of our 2018 season, Plainridge Park is committed to a racing program that highlights our local participants as well as high quality events," O'Toole added.

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  2. This 8-year-old wants to visit every police department in Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Boston.com

    Dakota Matthews is a little girl pursuing a unique goal: She wants to visit the police department in every city and town in Massachusetts before her 13th birthday. On Tuesday, the 8-year-old Plainville resident stopped by the Quincy Police Department.

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  3. Girl raises spirits of local policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2018 | SouthCoastToday.com

    FREETOWN – Eight-year-old Dakota Matthews from Plainville has a mission: visit all 351 police departments in Massachusetts before she turns 13 as her way of saying thank you for their help and support. Though highly photogenic, Dakota is also very shy when spoken to directly.

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  4. Annual gambling revenues rise at Massachusettsa lone casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | WWLP

    Massachusetts' lone casino is enjoying a rise in gambling revenues.The Massachusetts Gaming Commission reported Tuesday that Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville generated $12.7 million in gross revenues from its slot machines last month. That brought the slot parlor and harness racing track's total gross revenues from gambling to $164.8 million in 2017, or a roughly 6 percent increase from the facility's $155 million in gross gambling revenues in 2016.December's haul is also slightly higher than the $12.6 million the casino drew from its slot machines in December 2016.

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  5. Annual gambling revenues rise at Massachusetts' lone casinoRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2018 | Boston Herald

    The state Gambling Commission reported Tuesday that Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville generated $12.7 million in gross revenues from its slot machines last month. That brought the slot parlor and harness racing track's total gross revenues from gambling to $164.8 million in 2017, or a roughly 6 percent increase from the facility's $155 million in gross gambling revenues in 2016.

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  6. The Latest: Storm brings coastal flooding to New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Daily Times

    A pair of postal workers shovel the lot at the Plainville, Mass., Post Office Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. The post office was open for business as usual.

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  7. The Latest: Rhode Island gov urges people to stay off roadsRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    A pair of postal workers shovel the lot at the Plainville, Mass., Post Office Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. The post office was open for business as usual.

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  8. The Latest: Storm now bringing strong winds, coastal floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Kathleen McCullough stays ahead of the snowstorm by shoveling her driveway on Central Street in Foxboro, Mass., Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. A pair of postal workers shovel the lot at the Plainville, Mass., Post Office Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018.

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  9. Study: Gamblers using new spending tool bet less, lose lessRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2017 | Boston Herald

    A new study suggests gamblers using a unique gambling addiction prevention tool at Massachusetts' first casino are betting less and losing less than other gamblers. Researchers from the Cambridge Health Alliance presented state gambling regulators on Tuesday with their preliminary analysis of the Play My Way program at the Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville.

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  10. Cougar Bait pays instant dividends at PlainridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | HarnessLink.com

    Plainville, MA---Cougar Bait completed his harness racing 2-year-old campaign in impressive style, winning four of his last five starts. But too many inconsistent outings and only one win this year led to him become catalog number 1575 in the Black Book at Harrisburg earlier this month.

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  11. Mambo Lindy's homecoming a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | HarnessLink.com

    Plainville, MA---After competing against Hannelore Hanover, Crazy Wow and Marion Marauder in the Breeders Crown last month, Mambo Lindy returned home to for his first start in 19 days and won the $14,000 Open Handicap Trot in commanding style on Thursday afternoon . The strategy was simple for driver Greg Merton; go to the front and win the race.

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  12. Namesmuscle surprises with lifetime bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | HarnessLink.com

    Plainville, MA---Even though he finished second in the top trot at The Ridge last week, the harness racing betting public that allowed Namesmuscle to go off at 20-1 from post one was sorely mistaken after he tripped-out to a convincing victory in the $14,000 Open Handicap Trot at Osprey Impact who won two of the last three Open trots at Plainridge was looking to put another notch on his belt and left from post seven with authority. With early breaks by Dony Andreas and A Nashty Business the short field of six was then whittled down to four and Namesmuscle had the best seat in the house; tucked in behind the leader getting a golden journey.

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  13. Big Man Ev, Ducharme pupils shine in StakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | HarnessLink.com

    Plainville, MA---More records were broken as the best state-bred Standardbreds convened one more time for the $720,000 finals of the on Monday afternoon . 46 horses competed in eight harness racing $90,000 divisions and generated some impressive miles as a result.

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  14. $720,000 Massachusetts Sire Stakes finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | HarnessLink.com

    Plainville, MA---The most lucrative day in the history of Massachusetts produced Standardbreds will be held on Monday at when eight harness racing $90,000 divisions of first and second year trotters and pacers will compete for a total of $720,000 in purses in the finals of the The races are carded as four non-betting and four betting which will go as races one to four on the regular program.

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  15. Study: Majority of casino revenues comes from residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | WWLP

    University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers said in a survey released Thursday that nearly 80 percent of all revenue at the Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville was derived from Massachusetts residents. The 2016 survey of 479 visitors also found that casino patrons were generally older, white, well-educated and with an annual household income between $50,000 and $100,000.

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  16. Study: Majority of casino revenues comes from residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | Boston Herald

    University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers said in a survey released Thursday that nearly 80 percent of all revenue at the Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville was derived from Massachusetts residents. The 2016 survey of 479 visitors also found that casino patrons were generally older, white, well-educated and with an annual household income between $50,000 and $100,000.

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  17. Black Broadway strolls to Open winRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | HarnessLink.com

    Plainville, MA---In what may have been her easiest win this year, Black Broadway captured the $14,000 Open Handicap Trot at With a late scratch in the race, an already short field was whittled down again to five and Black Broadway made the most of the opportunity by going right to the lead and staying there every step of the way. After cutting quarter times of :28.2, :58.2 and 1:27.2 unhurried by the competition, Aldrich sat in the bike like he was home in his chair and let Black Broadway trot home on her own to win handily in 1:56.2 to score her eighth win of 2017.

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  18. 'Wimpy Kid' author to visit Still Middle SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | Daily Herald

    ... in the Washington, D.C., area and moved to New England in 1995. Kinney lives with his wife and two sons in Plainville, Massachusetts, where they own a book store called An Unlikely Story. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, ...

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  19. Revenues rise slightly in Plainridge Park's second full yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | Canada.com

    ... in its first full year, according to an Associated Press review of state data. The modest gains come as the Plainville casino, owned by Pennsylvania-based Penn National Gaming, has taken steps in recent months to attract younger patrons by hosting ...

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  20. Massachusetts Sire Stakes reconveneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | HarnessLink.com

    Plainville, MA---After a two-week sabbatical, the top state bred 2-year-olds of both gaits and genders will be back in harness racing action at vying for $137,766 in purses. Three races will go as non-betting events starting at 1 p.m. and the fourth is carded as race three on the regular card which has a 2:30 p.m. post time for the first race.

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