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500 Thai Buddhist monks came from around the world for the opening of the Thai Buddhist Temple in Raynham. (WBZ-TV)

Large Thai Buddhist Temple Set To Open In Raynham

The largest Thai Buddhist temple outside of Thailand is about to open in Raynham.

06/12/2014

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

Plainville Slots Parlor Eyes Spring 2015 For Opening

The state’s first licensed slot parlor is eyeing next spring for a possible opening.

02/28/2014

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

Gaming Commission Chooses Plainville For First Slots Parlor License

The state gaming commission voted 3-2 on Thursday to offer the slots parlor license, with conditions, to Penn National Gaming, which plans to operate the facility at the Plainridge harness racetrack.

02/27/2014

(WBZ-TV)

Mass. Panel To Decide Slots Parlor License

Gambling regulators opened deliberations Tuesday on the state’s first and only slots parlor license, with proposals in Plainville and Leominster appearing to gain an early edge over Raynham Park.

02/25/2014

(WBZ-TV)

State Gambling Commission To Visit 3 Towns In Slots Parlor License Bid

The state’s gambling commission plans visits to the three communities that could play host to the first slots parlor in Massachusetts.

12/02/2013

(WBZ-TV)

State Police Cruiser Involved In I-495 Crash

Massachusetts officials say there were no life-threatening injuries when a vehicle crashed into a state police cruiser and another car in a breakdown lane of Interstate 495 in Raynham.

11/17/2013

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

Police say this man stole a debit card and then bought a large quantity of energy drinks. (Abington Police)

Abington Police: Man Stole Debit Card To Buy ‘Large Quantity Of Red Bull’

Police are looking for a robbery suspect with what seems to be a dependence on energy drinks.

10/24/2013

Aaron Alexis. (Photo by FBI via Getty Images)

Report: Washington Navy Yard Shooter Visited Raynham Temple

The gunman who killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard Monday went to a Buddhist temple in Raynham last month, according to a published report.

09/19/2013

Medically retired U.S. Army Cpl. Sue Downes, right, lost both of her legs in Afghanistan. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Fund-Raiser Held In Raynham For Double-Amputee Veteran

A local resident and his new charity group held a fund-raiser Sunday afternoon to help the country’s first female armed services member to suffer a double amputation in a war zone.

08/25/2013

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