Plainville Times

Walter E. Sandland (March 2, 1942 - April 14, 2015)

Walter E. Sandland passed away the morning of April 14, 2015 in his home, surrounded by family, after a long courageous battle with cancer. He was 73. The eldest of nine children, Walt worked many jobs to support his family and joined the Plainville Police Department in 1968. He later...
Plainville Times

Strike Out Cancer Day at KP

By Henry Carr When a student in the King Philip High School is struggling, the entire KP community rises together to come by their side and help them through the tough times. This past Monday, students at KP held a Strike out Cancer Day to benefit the families of Colin...
Plainville Times

King Philip Youth Lacrosse Holding Uno's Doughraiser this Week

King Philip Youth Lacrosse is holding an Uno's Doughraisers, fundraiser, this week to help raise money for our lacrosse program. Funds raised will be used towards new uniforms. The event runs Monday through Thursday. Simply bring in a copy of the coupon published here to the UNO at Wrentham Outlet...
Plainville Times

Ross Small Business Spotlight: American Credit Counseling Service, Inc., Plainville

Continuing his small business spotlight across his district, State Senator Richard Ross recently visited American Credit Counseling Service, Inc. (ACCS) in Plainville and met with Michael Edgar, President of ACCS, Mark Higgins, Vice President, and Michael McCue, a member of the Board of Directors about the great services they are...
Plainville Times

Letter to the Editor: Thanking Fresh Air Fund Volunteers

National Volunteer Week this year is from April 12th through April 18. This is a wonderful time to consider how you can volunteer and also a time to thank those that make a difference in other’s lives and in their communities through the act of volunteerism. Quoting from the Points...
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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