Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Plans were revealed to Raynham residents last week. Easton will likely be named as a "surrounding community."
A proposal that was outlined in Raynham last week hits close to home for Easton residents and officials. Raynham Park owner George Carney presented his plan for a slots parlor to Raynham residents during a public meeting, according to the Boston Globe. According to the Globe, Carney - who is one of four applying for the state's only gaming license- is looking to initially install 1,250 slot machines. Additional phases reported by the Globe include moving the slots to a new, 175,000-square-foot building, and constructing an entertainment venue, retail space, and restaurants. A hotel could also be on the docket. Raynham Park is located just a half-mile from Easton's border on Route 138. While Raynham residents will need to approve the plans …
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Officials are keeping an eye on possible resorts in Raynham and Taunton
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Easton Firefighters assisted in putting down a fire in Raynham Park just south of the Easton border. The fire was reportedly caused by an arsonist.
Easton firefighters were busy late Monday night assisting in putting down a structural fire at Raynham Park just over the Easton town line. Easton Firefighter Dave McRae said Easton sent one engine to the scene - which is less than a mile from the town border - after the fire was called in just before 10 p.m. According to McRae, the fire occurred at a 60x100 unoccupied structure. The structure was located to the northwest portion of the complex. Patch's Partners at WHDH 7 reported Tuesday that the fire was caused by an arsonist. “So far it definitely was set,” Chief James Januse of the Raynham Fire Department told WHDH. “At this time it does look like it was an arson fire.” Arson has been attributed to the burning of more than 10 …
Thursday, July 19, 2012
After a String of EEE Findings, including two positive tests in Easton, Aerial Spraying Set For Friday Evening
State health officials say bird-biting mosquito in Canton has tested positive for EEE, Sharon Public Health Nurse Sheila Miller said Wednesday. However, "there is no change to the risk levels for Canton or the surrounding towns at this time," Miller said. Canton Department of Health Director John Ciccotelli could not be reached for comment at press time. The Canton mosquito is the latest instance of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in the Easton area over the past two weeks. This time, infected mosquitoes are found near the other end of the Shovel Town. Previous cases were in mammal-biting mosquitoes found in South Easton and in Carver. The first case was announced July 11 and the most recent one on Tuesday. Both Easton cases came from near the…