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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

Correction Officer Ryan Tvelia. (Photo courtesy: Norfolk County Sheriff's Office)

Sheriff’s Deputy Killed In Motorcycle Crash On I-95 In Sharon

A sheriff’s deputy was killed in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 95 during rush hour Tuesday morning.

04/10/2012

The vehicles were covered in a white powder known as sodium bicarbonate. (Photo courtesy: Perry A. Page Sr.)

Drivers, Cars Doused In White Powder In Plainville Gas Station Mishap

Several people at a convenience store were doused with a chemical powder after a fire extinguishing system went off without warning.

08/18/2011

Karthik Karnik (credit: YouTube)

Plainville 7th Grader In Finals Of National Geographic Bee

Karthik Karnik, 13, was one of the top ten finishers Tuesday. There were 54 competitors who took part in the preliminary round.

05/24/2011

Taylor Meyer (photo courtesy: taylor-meyer.memory-of.com)

Taylor Meyer’s Family Settles Party Death Lawsuit

The family of a high school senior from Plainville who drowned in 2008 after wandering away from an outdoor underage drinking party has settled a wrongful death lawsuit.

04/06/2011

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