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  1. Some towns are calling for table games at Plainville casino to keep up with R.I. casinosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 |

    Officials in Plainville and three neighboring towns are calling on the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to support an expansion of Plainridge Park Casino, the state's only slot parlor, to keep pace with its Rhode Island competitors. Local officials have recently written the commission to express their support for allowing table games and more slot machines at the Plainville casino, located at the junction of Route 1 and Interstate 495 not far from the Rhode Island border, according to letters acquired by the Globe.


  2. Casino gambling has not increased social ills, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 |

    So far, casino gambling in Massachusetts has not significantly affected the state's social and economic landscape, according to the latest findings from a University of Massachusetts Amherst-led research team. "There is little evidence of marked socioeconomic changes to date in Massachusetts that can be attributed to gambling," the new report concludes.


  3. Editorial: That last-minute rush on Beacon Hill? So not necessaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 |

    It's not exactly a horse head in a bed, but the state Senate seemingly used equids to send a message on Tuesday. As the session wound down, senators notably failed to send to the governor routine legislation to reauthorize horse racing in Massachusetts - a favorite cause of House Speaker Robert DeLeo.


  4. Mass. woman among 8 arrested in NH sobriety checkpointRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2018 |

    A Massachusetts woman was among eight people arrested for drunk driving and other motor vehicle offenses in Concord, N.H. Friday, New Hampshire State Police said. Jennifer L. Yerrington, 35 of Plainville, was among those ensnared by the department's "DWI Saturation Patrol," New Hampshire State Police said in a press release.


  5. Easton man charged with animal cruelty after allegedly abandoning kittensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 |

    An Easton man has been charged with animal cruelty for allegedly abandoning five gray and white kittens in a cat carrier on the side of the road in Wrentham last week , police said. After police posted about the incident, several witnesses came forward, including people who had been in the process of adopting the kittens, Wrentham police said in a statement Thursday.


  6. Five kittens recovering after being abandoned on side of highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 |

    Five smoky gray and white kittens are recovering after they were found abandoned in a sweltering 100-degree cat carrier on the side of a Wrentham highway Tuesday afternoon, officials said. A couple of passersby spotted the dark-colored carrier around 2:30 p.m., just beyond the breakdown lane on Interstate 495 between Routes 1 and 1A, said Wrentham animal control officer Christopher Wider.


  7. A father's long journeyRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2018 |

    On early-morning runs along the hilly trails of Southeastern Massachusetts, Conrad Roy Jr. can often sense his late son beaming down on him. He hopes that spirit guides his every stride in this month's Boston Marathon, which Roy will run in memory of his son, Conrad Roy III.


  8. Man crashes into Plainville home for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 |

    A driver crashed into the front of a vacant home for sale and a utility pole in Plainville on Friday morning, police said. The unidentified driver allegedly hit the home at 64 East Bacon St., Plainville police said in a statement.


  9. Attorneys for Michelle Carter appeal involuntary manslaughter conviction to SJCRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2018 |

    Lawyers for Michelle Carter, who was sentenced to jail time last summer for pressuring a friend into committing suicide, have appealed her case to the state's highest court, arguing that it will set precedent for who can be convicted for involuntary manslaughter. Carter was sentenced to 15 months in jail following a juvenile court trial that focused on the text messages exchanged by Carter, who was 17 at the time, and 18-year-old Conrad Roy III in the days before Roy's death in July 2014.


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

    Jan 31, 2018 |

    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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