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A rendering of the originally proposed Suffolk Downs Casino. (Courtesy: Elkus Manfredi Architects)

Tough Mass. Rules Shrink Field Of Casino Hopefuls

When Massachusetts lawmakers legalized casino gambling, they took pains to ensure that casinos would not be built in places where they weren’t wanted or operated by the ethically challenged.

11/09/2013

Slots parlor

Vote Held On Slots Parlor At Plainville Race Track

Voters in Plainville are deciding whether to move forward with a proposed slots parlor at the state’s only harness race track.

09/10/2013

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Panel To Vote On Tribal Casino Compact

After being stalled on Beacon Hill for months, a casino compact between Gov. Deval Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe may finally be inching forward.

09/10/2013

A camper was destroyed in an accident along 495 in Plainville. (WBZ-TV)

Plainville Crash Sends Four To The Hospital

Four people were rushed to the hospital after a crash on Interstate 495.

08/20/2013

An artist's rendering of Plainridge Racecourse's proposed facility to accommodate gaming. (Photo from Plainridge Racecourse/Facebook)

Plainville Race Track Ruled Out As Slot Parlor Location

The state’s gaming commission has decided to rule out Plainridge Racecourse in Plainville as a potential location for the state’s only slot parlor.

08/06/2013

WBZ

Commission Disqualifies Plainridge Slots Parlor

The commission said the investigation revealed what it called “a culture of fear and concealment pervasive in the operations” of the Plainville facility.

08/05/2013

Falk's Market in Plainville

Demolition Work Begins On Falk’s Market In Plainville

Some see Falk’s Market as an eyesore, others see it as a link to a small town’s past.

04/05/2013

Army UH-60 helicopters perform training exercises in Massachusetts. (Photo Credit: John Robinson, Jr.)

Army Training Exercises Cause Some Confusion In Plainville

Some Plainville residents received a bit of a scare Wednesday night as the US Army performed planned training exercises at a former school in town.

08/03/2012

Thieves have been targeting donation bins in Plainville, MA.

Organized Theft Ring Targets Donation Bins In Plainville

Four people have been arrested for stealing clothes from a donation bin and then selling them for profit.

06/11/2012

Promposal by airplane.

Teen Pilot Asks Girlfriend To Prom In Mid-Air

The King Philip student wrote the proposal on the pavement near his girlfriend’s house.

05/04/2012

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