Plainville

The author of the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series opened a new bookstore in downtown Plainville. (Dave Mager/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Wimpy Kid Author Hopes To Bring ‘Little Bit Of Magic’ With Plainville Bookstore

Best-selling author Jeff Kinney, who wrote the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, has opened a new bookstore in downtown Plainville.

05/29/2015

Katie Crompton (Photo credit Plainville police)

Smiling Mug Shot For Accused Drunk Driver Who Took Out School Sign

A Seekonk woman is charged with drunken driving after police say she struck a school sign in Plainville.

05/21/2015

The Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville. (WBZ-TV)

Plainridge Park Casino: A Look Inside The State’s First Slots Parlor

Workers are rushing to get the state’s first slots parlor ready for its grand opening on June 24.

05/11/2015

Plainridge Casino in Plainville is set to open in June. (Photo by Dave Mager/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Massachusetts’ First Casino Still On Track To Open In June

Massachusetts’s first casino is still on track to open by June 24.

04/30/2015

Conrad Roy. (Photo credit: Janice Roy)

DA: No Conflict For Plainville Teen Accused Of Encouraging Friend’s Suicide

Michelle Carter’s attorney says it’s impossible for her to receive a fair trial because District Attorney Thomas Quinn is the victim’s third cousin.

04/23/2015

A rendering of the proposed Plainville slots parlor complex. (Image courtesy: Plainridge Racecourse-Facebook)

Mass. AG Calls For More Casino Regulations

Massachusetts’ top prosecutor is concerned about the growth of criminal enterprises as the state’s first casino is poised to open.

04/02/2015

Plainridge Casino in Plainville is set to open in June. (Photo credit: Dave Mager WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

First Mass. Slot Parlor To Open In Plainville This June

The first Massachusetts slot parlor will open on time despite difficult winter.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/20/2015

Conrad Roy. (Photo credit: Janice Roy)

Investigators Say Plainville Girl ‘Strongly Influenced’ Teen’s Suicide

The Bristol District Attorney’s office says Michelle Carter did not stop Conrad Roy from killing himself, and texted him to follow through in the minutes before his death.

02/27/2015

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Plainville Casino To Pilot Bet-Limiting System

The voluntary “play management” system would allow gamblers to set a dollar amount they intend to spend during a single session, day or month.

12/09/2014

A man claiming to be a veteran was collecting money in Plainville. (Plainville PD photo)

Plainville Police Arrest Man Claiming To Collect Money For Veterans

A Connecticut man who said he was collecting money for Massachusetts veterans was arrested after being confronted by a police officer in Plainville on Friday.

07/11/2014

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