Plainville Times

Success at all Levels Buoys King Philip Walpole Girls Hockey

Three years since launching its girls program, King Philip Walpole Youth Hockey has established itself as one of the top girls programs in the state, with a focus on helping players develop a passion for the game while they build close relationships with their friends, neighbors and classmates. “We are...
Plainville Times

KP Students Make Connections to Fight Cancer

Three King Philip Regional High School seniors have started a project this year with the goal of connecting the community to young cancer patients at Boston Children’s Hospital. Samantha Boardman, Alexandra Eblan, and Michelle Carter are participating in an event called “Learn and Earn,” in which participants choose a product...
Plainville Times

King Philip High School Announces Second Term 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 second 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

KP Science Honor Society Presents a Series of Nature Lectures

The King Philip Science National Honor Society will present a Cultural Lecture Series open to the public this March. Three different shows will be given by Brent Nixon from his Nature Talks….Are You Listening? series. These shows are both entertaining and educational, and will appeal to all ages. Shows are...
Plainville Times

Hold off on that Mattress Purchase

The Friends of King Philip Track and Cross Country will hold its 2nd annual mattress sale on Sunday, March 22, 2014. Name brand mattress sets (Restonic, Symbol, Therapedic) will be sold at 30-60% below retail prices. All sizes and price ranges. Delivery is available. Floor models will be displayed at...
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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