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  1. 1st week a bonanza for Plainville casino with $6MRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boston Herald

    Massachusetts' first casino has posted promising revenue results during its inaugural week, a cut of which will go to the state - but one industry observer is cautioning the bonanza won't last. Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville opened June 24 to capacity crowds and generated $6.1 million in gambling revenues during its first week of operation, according to the state Gaming Commission.

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  2. 1st week a bonanza for Plainville casino with $6MRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boston Herald

    Massachusetts' first casino has posted promising revenue results during its inaugural week, a cut of which will go to the state - but one industry observer is cautioning the bonanza won't last. Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville opened June 24 to capacity crowds and generated $6.1 million in gambling revenues during its first week of operation, according to the state Gaming Commission.

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  3. MGM wants 1-year delay opening Springfield casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Boston Herald

    MGM Springfield is seeking a 12-month delay to open its resort casino, a move that would cost the state an estimated $125 million in revenue from the casino, but state transportation officials say they don't think the postponement is necessary. MGM said the delays in a project designed to improve the Interstate 91 viaduct in Springfield would make it difficult to open as planned in September 2017.

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  4. MGM asks to delay opening Massachusetts casino by a yearRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Boston Herald

    MGM wants to delay the opening of its planned resort casino in western Massachusetts by a year because of a major highway project taking place nearby. The Las Vegas casino giant Thursday submitted a revised project schedule Thursday to the state Gaming Commission that calls for construction to be completed in August 2018 and the casino to officially open Sept.

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  5. New Bedford voters approve $650M casino proposalRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Boston Herald

    A proposed $650 million Foxwoods-managed resort casino for New Bedford's waterfront cleared a crucial step Tuesday as city residents overwhelmingly approved the proposal in a special election. The referendum passed Tuesday with 73 percent voting in favor of it and 27 percent against, according to results posted on the city's website.

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  6. Gov. Malloy signs Connecticut casino bill into lawRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Boston Herald

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed a bill into law that creates a multi-step process for possibly opening a new tribal casino along the Connecticut border. Malloy's office announced Monday he signed a bill allowing the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to issue a request for proposals, or RFP, from municipalities interested in hosting one satellite casino to compete with the planned MGM Resorts casino in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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  7. Kitchen fire closes restaurant in western MassachusettsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Boston Herald

    Fire officials say an Italian restaurant in western Massachusetts is closed after a kitchen fire caused up to $100,000 in damage. Deputy Fire Chief Mike Culver says flames ignited Sunday morning in the kitchen ceiling of Carrabba's Italian Grill in West Springfield.

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  8. Western Massachusetts hopes to get 2024 Olympics venuesRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 21 | Boston Herald

    Former Westfield Mayor Richard Sullivan, head of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council, tells the Republican newspaper the area has a good chance to host preliminary-round basketball games. Sullivan says basketball arenas such as the MassMutual Center in Springfield and the Mullins Center at the University of Massachusetts may be too small for the finals, but are in the running for earlier games.

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  9. Police: Man struck and killed by minivan in SpringfieldRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 20 | Boston Herald

    Police said the man was walking on the road at about 10 p.m. Friday when he was hit near Dwight Street by a Honda Odyssey minivan. State police say the 48-year-old Springfield woman who was driving was taken to a hospital.

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  10. New school to rise on site of former Springfield schoolRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Boston Herald

    A new Roman Catholic school will soon rise on the site of a Springfield school building that closed after it was severely damaged by a tornado four years ago. Springfield Bishop Mitchell Rozanski announced Friday that the region's new Pope Francis High School will be built on the Surrey Road site where Cathedral High School once stood.

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  11. Site of new Springfield area Catholic school to be disclosedRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Boston Herald

    The diocese previously announced that two possible sites are under consideration: Surrey Road in Springfield, the former site of Cathedral High School, and land in Chicopee owned by St. Stanislaus Basilica Parish. Cathedral and Holyoke Catholic high schools are being merged into the new school, which is expected to start operating in 2016.

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  12. Springfield cops say family ran drug businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Boston Herald

    A Springfield family accused of dealing drugs together pleaded not guilty together, authorities said, after a raid on their home sweet home that cops say netted more than 1,500 bags of heroin, $12,800 cash and an arsenal of guns with the serial numbers removed - including a fully automatic rifle and a sawed-off shotgun.

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  13. Just In: Springfield family facing heroin trafficking, weapons chargesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Boston Herald

    Three members of a Springfield family accused of working together to traffic heroin were arrested yesterday after detectives discovered more than 1,500 bags of heroin, $12,800 in cash and an arsenal of guns in their home, police said.

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  14. Man held after arrest on charges of assaulting babyRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | Boston Herald

    A man charged with assaulting and severely injuring a 9-month-old baby in Belchertown last year has been ordered held without bail. Keith Truehart had been on the Massachusetts State Police Most Wanted list prior to his capture early Wednesday morning.

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  15. Springfield police: Men left boy, 4, in car with loaded gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Boston Herald

    Two Springfield men will be arraigned on weapons charges today after allegedly leaving a 4-year-old boy alone in a car with a loaded handgun yesterday afternoon, police said. Springfield detectives who had just broken up a brawl between a large group of men armed with baseball bats on Dwight Street around 1 p.m. noticed two of the combatants "still jacked up over the fight" hide an automatic handgun under the front driver's seat of a maroon Nissan Murano parked nearby, according to Springfield police spokesman Sgt.

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  16. Massachusetts leaders announce release of crime-fighting appRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Boston Herald

    Following 12 Springfield slayings this year, police and clergy from churches in western Massachusetts are encouraging residents to download a free crime-fighting application for mobile devices. Clergy from various local churches gathered Monday at Springfield's Christian Centro Nacion of Jesus to announce the release and distribution of the application ICE BlackBox.

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  17. Site for new Springfield area Catholic school down to 2Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Boston Herald

    The location of a new Roman Catholic high school for the Springfield area has been narrowed down to two possible sites. The Springfield Diocese announced Monday that the two possible sites for the new school, to be known as Pope Francis High School, are on Surrey Road in Springfield, the former site of Cathedral High School; and land along Route 33 in Chicopee owned by St. Stanislaus Basilica Parish.

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  18. Fire set to American flag, port-a-potties deemed arsonRead the original story

    Monday Jun 8 | Boston Herald

    Fire officials are investigating a blaze set to an American flag, two port-a-potties and parts of a wooden guard rail in Springfield.

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  19. Child pushed out of car during police chase in SpringfieldRead the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | Boston Herald

    Police in western Massachusetts say a robbery suspect being chased by police slowed down and pushed his 8-year-old daughter out of the car before being caught during a foot pursuit. Authorities say the car chase began when city detectives spotted a man wanted for several pharmacy robberies and approached him.

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  20. Ratings firm leaves grades unchanged for Wynn, Sands and MGMRead the original story

    May 30, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Fitch Ratings analysts say they aren't changing ratings for Wynn Resorts Ltd., Las Vegas Sands Corp. and MGM Resorts International despite a worse than expected situation in the lucrative Asian-gambling enclave of Macau that has dragged down finances. The ratings firm said Friday that they believe the three casino-hotel companies can withstand the pressures of Macau's downturn which has been a result of a government crackdown on corruption leading to fewer high-roller gamblers visiting casinos.

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