Plainville Times

House and Senate Pass Autism Assistance Bill

On Wednesday, the House and Senate joined in voting for legislation that works to assist individuals with autism and other intellectual or developmental disabilities. This compromised legislation builds off recommendations of the Governor’s Special Commission Relative to Autism, which Senator Richard Ross was appointed to in 2010. The goal of...
Plainville Times

KP 4th Quarter Honor Roll

Dr. Lisa C. Oliveira, Principal of King Philip Regional High School, has announced the names of students who earned honor roll status for the fourth marking term. To earn high honors, it is necessary to maintain class grades of all A’s or Pass in courses; for honors standing, class grades...
Plainville Times

Car Wash to Support KP Cheerleaders

King Philip High School Cheerleaders are holding a car wash, bake sale, and candy sale at the high school bus loop, 201 Franklin St., Wrentham on Saturday, July 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Plainville Times

Reforming Drug Treatment Policy in the Commonwealth

By Senator Richard J. Ross Rising rates of substance abuse in Massachusetts, especially the abuse of opiates, have led many of my constituents to express their growing concern. Young people, ages 15-25, are suffering the most from this epidemic and it is time we take action. Since January, I have...
Plainville Times

Signups for Senator Ross’s Monthly Newsletter

Senator Richard Ross is sending out a July 2014 electronic monthly newsletter. This update will provide information on legislation and other issues pertinent to the Norfolk, Bristol & Middlesex Districts, as well as opportunities for voter input. “I’m pleased to offer my constituents an electronic State House Update for the...
Your Town

Shawn Dooley wins House seat

House Republicans will soon add to their ranks after Shawn Dooley, the town clerk and School Committee chairman in Norfolk, cruised to victory Tuesday night over two challengers to capture the 9th Norfolk House seat.
Your Town

A new name coming for that place known as Comcast Center

It’s been newly christened as the Xfinity Center, the fourth name in 27 years.
Your Town

Suffolk Downs casino partnership with Mohegan Sun is official

Suffolk Downs announced Wednesday afternoon that it will partner with Mohegan Sun on a resort casino proposed to be built on 42 acres of the racetrack’s 52-acre property in the city of Revere.
Your Town

Milford voters overwhelmingly reject proposed casino

Milford voters emphatically rejected a billion Foxwoods-backed gambling resort on Tuesday, crushing a casino proposal five years in development, and shrinking the field of applicants for the state’s most lucrative gambling license.
Your Town

Report raises questions on Foxwoods casino bid in Milford

A background check by investigators for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission has raised questions about the ability of a group led by Connecticut casino operator Foxwoods to manage a proposed billion resort casino in Milford.
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