Friday, October 19, 2012
The Kraft Group refuted reports in Thursday's Foxboro Reporter and Sun Chronicle saying the company may be looking to revisit plans for a casino if proposed zoning changes are approved by the town's voters.
The Kraft Group delivered a clear message Thursday to anyone concerned the company’s pursuit of zoning changes to property along Route 1 could reopen the possibility of a casino coming to Foxborough. “We are not pursuing a casino,” said Jeff Cournoyer, spokesman for The Kraft Group. “We are honoring the town’s position on that, as we said we would from the very beginning.” Voters said “no” to the possibility of a casino being developed across from Gillette Stadium on Route 1 in Foxborough at May’s Town Election after months of heated debate over whether or not the proposal should even be heard. Following the May 7 election, the Kraft Group responded with the following statement on Tuesday, May 8: “When the Commonwealth of Massachusetts …
Friday, June 22, 2012
The Foxborough Town Manager spoke out about investigations surrounding his son, Adam in the Foxboro Reporter Thursday.
Foxborough Town Manager Kevin Paicos is speaking out about State Police investigations involving his son. State Police said in a statement Tuesday that Tooper Adam Paicos is under investigation for four incidients, including allegations that he drove the wrong way on Memorial Drive in Cambridge in April. "I don't know what Adam did or did not do on Memorial Drive," the elder Paicos told The Foxboro Reporter in an article Thursday. "I have complete faith in the Massachusetts State Police to conduct an investigation, reach a conclusion and mete out just punishment if it is merited. Paicos went on to criticize an unidentified state police employee who leaked the story to the media. To read the full story in the Foxboro Reporter, click here.
Monday, April 9, 2012
In a full page ad in the Foxboro Reporter, casino developer Steve Wynn asks residents to negotiate a Host Community Agreement.
Steve Wynn says he wants the Foxborough selectmen to negotiate a Host Community Agreement and then let the voters decide what avenue to take, according a full page ad in this week's Foxboro Reporter on page 5. Wynn tells the town's residents, "you have the right to choose" in the ad. He also says he wants to answer questions that, according to Wynn, are frequently asked about the proposed resort-casino. The No to Foxboro Casino group has sent the state a letter asking not to be considered a host community and asking them to look elsewhere for the site. In the his ad, Wynn makes the following points: 1. Voters must be given specific details regarding traffic, police, fire and public unity improvements and a community impact fee. 2. Wynn …
Friday, April 6, 2012
Foxborough selectman candidate Martha Slattery told the Foxboro Reporter that her daughter's job with Patriots isn't behind her casino stance.
Sunday, January 8, 2012
In case you missed some of the articles, Foxborough Patch is presenting a sample of what was published this week.
The web is filled with articles about the Foxborough Casino plan. In addition to the Foxborough Patch articles, we are providing links to stories that appeared on other websites about the casino plan. BOSTON GLOBE: The Boston Globe reported the state is paying a search firm to pick two gambling commissioner. http://www.boston.com/Boston/metrodesk/2012/01/mass-paying-search-firm-help-pick-two-gambling-commission-members/zcKEZVupDfhvb9wSOgunVP/index.html Neighboring opposition gathers against casino http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2012/01/06/neighboring_towns_object_to_proposed_foxborough_casino/ Casino debate could affect selectmen election http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2012/01/05/…