Plainville Times

King Philip Middle School Raises Money for St. Jude's

Seventh graders at King Philip Middle School recently raised ,152.71 for the children of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital by participating in the Math-A-Thon. Every seventh grader completed the 250 problems in the Math-A-Thon booklet, and 220 of the students also collected sponsors. The money raised will help St. Jude...
Plainville Times

Deadline for DARE to DREAM Summer Program is May 30

The deadline for DARE to Dream Summer Day Program is Saturday, May 30. Applications went out right before April school vacation and can be found on program's web site. Extra copies are also available in the school offices. All applications received after May 30 will be charged a late...
Plainville Times

Opening of Plainville Farmers Market Delayed

Plainville Farmers Market was scheduled to open this weekend but the new date is June 7. The reason for the delay is described as a "glitch". The message on the Farmers Market Facebook page read, "Due to a glitch the Plainville Farmers Market will not be opening until June 7th....
Plainville Times

KP's Carr Honored for Courage

King Philip High School's Henry Carr and Foxborough High School's Erika Snow and were presented the 2015 Sam Berns Courage Awards for Peer Leadership by Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey this month during a ceremony at Wrentham District Court. “Like the extraordinary young man for whom this award is named,...
Plainville Times

Plainville Farmers Market Opens

Opening day is Sunday, May 24 for Plainville Farmers Market. Held on Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Old Wood School, 200 South St. There will be alpacas for the kids to meet plus fresh vegetables such as lettuce, radish, asparagus and beets. There will also be cookies, breads,...
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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