Plainville Times

Rylee Fund Makes Donation to Drama Club

The King Philip Middle School Drama Club is the recipient of a grant from the Rylee Fund of the Foundation for MetroWest, in memory of Rylee Collins, a former student in the King Philip district who passed away in 2013. Accepting the gift is Jamie Osborne, Drama Club advisor and...
Plainville Times

Ross and Dooley Secure Plainville Gaming Fund

In a last minute push before the end of the 2013-2014 legislative session, Senator Richard Ross and Representative Shawn Dooley secured passage of legislation to establish a gaming revenue stabilization fund in the town of Plainville. As host to Plainridge Racecourse and the new Plainridge Park Casino, set to open...
Plainville Times

Acupuncture Office Opens

Friends & Family Acupuncture, LLC started by New England School of Acupuncture (NESA) graduates Rosemary Tracy, Lic.Ac and Marco Leclerc, Lic.Ac is now open for business. The newly opened acupuncture clinic, located at 1063 West St., Wrentham, offers private and community style acupuncture as well as Chinese herbal medicine in...
Plainville Times

High School Students Inducted into National Art Honor Society

Last week, 66 King Philip Regional High School students were recognized for their artistic talents and accomplishments. The students were inducted into the National Art Honor Society (NAHS) an organization that recognizes artistic achievement. "It is wonderful to be able to honor these amazing and creative students, and for them...
Plainville Times

Tickets on Sale for Father/Daughter/Special Person Dance

The KP Parent Network is holding its annual Father/Daughter/Special Person Dance on Saturday, January 24th, 2015 from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel in Patriot Place. This semiformal event encourages King Philip High School girls to invite their father or other important adult male in their life to...
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.
Your Town / Plainville
Plainville Voices
About town