6 hrs ago
5 things that won't move into the downtown Arcade complex
Would it be sweet if the Arcade were transformed into a big ole fancy casino? Never going to happen.
10 hrs ago
Gaming Commission wants to speed up casino licensing in Southeastern Mass.
Dissatisfied with a proposed schedule that could lead to the award of a commercial casino license in Southeastern Massachusetts by the end of 2014, state gaming commissioners decided Thursday to look into ways to shave months off that timetable.
14 hrs ago
A tale of two malls: Whitney Field sale imminent, Silver City's luster fades
Local real estate sources have confirmed that two struggling Massachusetts malls - the Mall at Whitney Field in Leominster and the Silver City Mall in Taunton - are on the cusp of resolving their deep financial issues, albeit with completely different outcomes.
Thu May 16, 2013
Mary Zuraida Corliss
Mary Zuraida Corliss, age 70, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013, at her cottage in Marion surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer.
Mass. Senators Unveil $34B State Budget Proposal
The Senate Ways and Means Committee released a nearly $34 billion state budget proposal Wednesday for the fiscal year starting July 1 - a spending plan significantly less than the plan Gov.
Wed May 15, 2013
Cape Cod Times
Legislators wary of new tribe compact
Legislators deciding whether a gaming compact goes before the full House and Senate were worried Wednesday about how much it cost when the first agreement between the Mashpee Wampanoag and the governor was rejected by the federal government.
KESQ-TV Palm Desert
Wounded vet to receive keys to customized home
An Iraq War veteran permanently disabled in a 2008 attack will soon receive the keys to a Corona home that was custom-designed to accommodate his needs.
Tribe Unveils New Design For Proposed Taunton Casino
On the eve of a key legislative hearing, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe unveiled a new design on Tuesday for the $500 million resort casino it hopes to build if the tribe succeeds in getting state and federal approvals for the project.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Fountain Pen
Recall - Gingham Bunny baby flatware
Gingham Bunny infant feeding spoon, UPC 735092229502, Style No. 2701 Gingham Bunny two-piece baby set, UPC 735092229519, Style No.
Refrigerated & Frozen Foods
Tribe Mediterranean Foods, Taunton, Mass., is giving consumers "everything" they want in a hummus with the introduction of its Everything Hummus.
Rep. Dwyer Say He Supports Sex Offender Reforms
Last week, the Joint Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing in which testimony was offered for legislation that has been filed to address inherent problems in the sexual offender classification system in Massachusetts.
Cape Cod Times
Casinos: Tribe has high hopes for Taunton site
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe will try to make the case this week that it is still the player to beat for a Southeastern Massachusetts casino.
Sun May 12, 2013
Taunton and Needham defense plants in crosshairs of cuts, 'hundreds' of layoffs possible
The across-the-board federal budget cuts known as sequestration are imperiling a mainstay of the Massachusetts defense industry that employs 1,000 people in Taunton, 400 in Needham, and feeds dozens of smaller suppliers across the Bay State.
Improving Weather For Mother'sBut Cool Is On The Way
Weather will be improving on this Mother's Day thank goodness! Morning showers are pulling off the coast along with a slow moving cold front.
Steampunk Fest Draws Thousands to Waltham
Thousands of locals and out-of-towners flocked to Waltham this weekend for the fourth annual Watch City Festival, which celebrates all things steampunk, an aesthetic movement that visualizes modern technology in the Victorian Era .
Fri May 10, 2013
Legislators to examine revised Mashpee gaming compact
Lawmakers will take up a revised gaming compact with the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe during a hearing Wednesday and while the compact is not subject to amendment, the chairman of the committee reviewing it says he won't serve as a "rubber stamp." The compact negotiated between the tribe and Gov.
Banker & Tradesman
Bridgewater Savings Supports Local Foundation
DTF supports Downtown Taunton through arts and cultural programs, community development projects and sustainable, mixed-use real estate projects.
Supreme Judicial Court: Public Good Requires that Clerk Magistrate be Removed from His Position
The state's highest court has ordered that Barnstable District Court Clerk Magistrate Robert E. Powers be permanently removed from the position, according to the Cape Cod Times.
National Weather Service Confirms Stoughton Tornado
Preliminary storm survey results issued by the National Weather Service on Friday morning indicate that yes, a tornado did in fact hit Stoughton Thursday afternoon.
Thu May 09, 2013
New Bedford's Juvenile Drug Court expanding to Fall River, Taunton, Attleboro
Through the use of video conferencing, Bristol County Juvenile Drug Court is expanding from New Bedford into the juvenile courts in Fall River and eventually Taunton and Attleboro.