Plainville Times

Snow Days Force KP to Adjust School Calendar

King Philip Regional School District made a few tweaks to the school calendar because of the number of unscheduled weather related school closures this year. The School Committee voted to make April 3, 2015 a half day of school. April 3 is Good Friday and the school district had it...
Plainville Times

Info Wanted on Rescued Dogs in Norfolk

At approximately 12:15 a.m. two dogs were allegedly abandoned near the Pond Street Recreational Complex in Norfolk. The Norfolk Police Department and the Norfolk Animal Control Department are seeking any and all information relative to these dogs origin. The first dog was rescued at 12:30 a.m. and brought to the...
Plainville Times

Getting the MBTA Back on Track

By Senator Richard J. Ross This region has seen a difficult start to 2015. Historic amounts of snow this winter have impacted us all, but for those that use the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) service, it has meant limited service, crippling delays, and routine cancellations, and frankly it is...
Plainville Times

Tri-County Accepting Applications for Class of 2018

Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School is accepting applications for available spaces in the Class of 2018. Current high school freshmen interested in transferring to Tri-County must complete an application and return it to their high school guidance counselor to be considered for admission. Applications are available at all sending...
Plainville Times

KP Girls Hockey Ends Historic Season

King Philip Girls Hockey headed into the MIAA Division 2 tournament undefeated with a historic record of 17-0-3 and the top seed. But perfection was not to be had. The team ran into a very hot Winchester squad and left the Franklin rink with its first loss of the season....
Boston Globe
Boston Globe

Homeless Man Conducted Bogus Charity Scam in Mansfield, Police Say

The "homeless veteran" said he was entitled to solicit funds for a nonexistent veterans charity because he served in the Army for 29 days more than three decades ago.
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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