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They are two old cities with deep roots in Italy. One is known for its crescent-shaped beach on the cold Atlantic, the other for its scrappy port on the north bank of the Mystic River.

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12/11/2014

article Wynn’s Casino Project in Mass. Faces New Hurdles
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts may have won the competition for the lucrative Boston area casino license with its $1.6 billion casino plan for the Everett waterfront,...
article Wynn’s Everett Casino Project Faces New Hurdles
(Massachusetts) -- New hurdles are emerging for Wynn Resorts as it prepares to build a $1.6 billion resort casino on the Everett waterfront after winning the lucrative...

11/30/2014

article A positive outlook for Revere without a casino
(Massachusetts) -- Revere lost to Everett in its bid to develop a casino but that does not mean there is not optimism for its future. According to Mayor Rizzo: "The...

11/29/2014

article Even with no casino, Revere focuses on new uses for old racetracks
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission might have awarded the Greater Boston casino license to Steve Wynn in Everett, but the developer who sought to...

11/9/2014

article ABRAHAM: Charlestown calling on Lady Luck
(Massachusetts) -- Poor Charlestown. A whopping 70 percent of the neighborhood’s voters cast ballots to repeal the casino law on Tuesday, so bitterly opposed are...
article Everett neighbors recall Wynn casino parcel’s polluted past
(Massachusetts) -- The acid leak at Monsanto Chemical Co. began in the dead of a mid-August night 56 years ago, quickly filling Frank Dascoli’s Everett...

10/30/2014

article Wynn discusses pollution cleanup at casino site
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts is promising cleanup efforts at the former Monsanto chemical plant will meet the highest environmental standards as it prepares to...

10/25/2014

article Casino Business: Ryan Facilitates Meeting of Residents and MGC
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts Gaming Commissioners (MGC) met with Charlestown residents last Wednesday at the Schrafts building to discuss the designation of Wynn...

10/23/2014

article COLUMN: An Everett casino means regional problems
(Massachusetts) -- When it comes to Question 3 — that is, whether to repeal the state’s casino law — I’m a NIBBY voter. Not In Boston’s...
article Wynn Redesigning Planned Boston-Area Casino Hotel
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts is redesigning its proposed $1.6 billion resort casino in Everett and has scheduled a public meeting to discuss its cleanup plan for the...

10/11/2014

article Revere eyes new development, jobs
(Massachusetts) -- Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo will hold an economic summit Nov. 21 to discuss new growth and business opportunities, but there won’t be much talk about...

10/9/2014

article Casino proposal referred to committee
(Massachusetts) -- In anticipation of the proposed Everett casino, the city council referred a paper to the Ordinance Committee that would add a city position to serve...

10/8/2014

article Somerville, Chelsea Leaders Debate Merits Of Everett Casino
(Massachusetts) -- The cities of Somerville and Chelsea sit across the Mystic River from the site of the planned Wynn Resorts casino in Everett, and although their...

10/7/2014

article Land owner pleads not guilty to fraud charges tied to casino land
(Massachusetts) -- A reputed Mafia associate pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal charges that he was part of a scheme to deceive gaming mogul Steve Wynn and state...
article Man pleads not guilty to charges tied to casino land
(Massachusetts) -- A reputed Mafia associate pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal charges that he was part of a scheme to deceive gaming mogul Steve Wynn and state...
article Wynn land owner pleads not guilty to fraud charges
(Massachusetts) -- An owner of the land that Wynn Resorts is planning to develop into a $1.6 billion casino has pleaded not guilty to federal wire fraud charges in...

10/3/2014

article BOSTON GLOBE: Indictments over Everett site give voters much to ponder
(Massachusetts) -- When members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission awarded the Greater Boston casino license to Steve Wynn, they already knew there was something...

10/2/2014

article Everett casino land owners indicted on US, state fraud charges
(Massachusetts) -- State and federal indictments were made public Thursday against three owners of the land in Everett where Steve Wynn plans to build a resort casino,...
article Three Men Indicted Over Mob Link To Boston-Area Casino Deal
(Massachusetts) -- A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted three men on charges they tried to conceal a mob associate's ownership stake in land near Boston upon...
article Walsh on Everett Casino Indictments: Told You So
(Massachusetts) -- Boston Mayor Marty Walsh took the chance to blast his adversaries on the Massachusetts Gaming Commission Thursday, following the news of the...
article Wynn Lied to Over Boston Land Crime Links, U.S. Says
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts Ltd. unwittingly planned a $1.6 billion Boston-area casino on land linked to organized crime, the U.S. said in charging three men with...

9/28/2014

article Will Wynn's Boston Casino Shine Like Singapore or Flop Like Atlantic City?
(Massachusetts) -- Last week, Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN) won a bid to build a $1.6 billion casino in the Boston suburb of Everett, beating out a bid by Mohegan Sun and...

9/27/2014

article Seven things you should know about Scott Solombrino
(Massachusetts) -- Scott Solombrino has been in the limousine business since he was 18, but he recently landed his dream job, running the combined operations of his Dav...
article Steve Wynn Reacts To Winning The Right To Bring Blackjack To Boston
(Massachusetts) -- Watching from his casino in Vegas Steve Wynn saw the gambling commission in Massachusetts hand his company the license for a casino near Boston, his...

9/21/2014

article After casino license victory, Steve Wynn takes conciliatory tone
(Massachusetts) -- Steve Wynn swears: His first reaction upon winning the Greater Boston casino license was a pang of sympathy for the company he had beaten, Mohegan Sun.
article What's Next for Mass. Gaming?
(Massachusetts) -- On Tuesday, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission gave the state's casino license to Wynn Resorts and Everett, Massachusetts.

9/20/2014

article Local Officials React to Wynn Receiving Casino License
(Massachusetts) -- Charlestown residents and elected officials are reacting to the Mass Gaming Commissioners decision to award the Boston-area gaming license to Wynn...
article Neighboring cities wary of Everett casino traffic
(Massachusetts) -- The state’s decision to award Wynn Resorts a license to build a $1.6 billion casino in Everett is drawing sharply different reactions from the...

9/17/2014

article For Victorious Wynn Casino, Some Heavy Lifting Remains
(Massachusetts) -- Even though he voted for the competing Mohegan Sun proposal in Revere, James McHugh sang praises for Wynn Resorts on Wednesday as he signed the...
article Mark Arsenault answers reader questions on the Wynn Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts is still digesting the news that Wynn Resorts has been selected as the sole casino operator in the Boston area, a selection that became...
article VIDEOS: Casino license is awarded to Everett
(Massachusetts) -- Video coverage of the gambling commission’s decision to award the Boston-area casino license to Everett, and reaction.
article Wynn Gets Nod For Lucrative Boston Area Casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts wanted to bring a little bit of Las Vegas to Everett. It proposed a five-star resort on the site of a former chemical plant on the banks...
article Wynn, gambling regulators sign casino license
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts and Massachusetts gambling regulators finalized the license Wednesday for a $1.6 billion casino outside Boston.
article Shiprock man sentenced in child sex abuse case
(New Mexico) -- A Shiprock man was sentenced to eight years in prison for aggravated sexual abuse Wednesday morning.

8/21/2014

article Carr: A real card for Everett casino bid
(Massachusetts) -- Please, Everett Mayor Carlo “Honey Dew” DeMaria was begging the Mass. Gaming Commission last week, please give us the casino. Then he...

8/11/2014

article American Institute of Architects slam design for Wynn's proposed casino in Everett
(Massachusetts) -- We’re about a month away from when the Massachusetts Gaming Commission will decide which resort casino proposal is better for Greater Boston:...

8/10/2014

article Panel of architects slams design for Wynn's proposed casino in Everett
(Massachusetts) -- We’re about a month away from when the Massachusetts Gaming Commission will decide which resort casino proposal is better for Greater Boston:...

8/5/2014

article Cashman: Everett casino a Wynn-win for taxpayers
(Massachusetts) -- Just when you thought all the casino chips were out on the table, in come a few million more for taxpayers to ponder. There’s a state bond bill...

7/17/2014

article Boston says no to Wynn talks
(Massachusetts) -- State gambling regulators are weighing how to respond to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's refusal to participate in arbitration with Wynn Resorts for a...

7/16/2014

article Commission devises rough framework for Boston-Wynn surrounding community agreement process
(Massachusetts) -- The latest first for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission involves determining the terms of a surrounding community agreement between a city and casino...

7/15/2014

article Boston mayor refuses to negotiate with Wynn Resorts
(Massachusetts) -- State gambling regulators are weighing how to respond to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh’s refusal to participate in arbitration with Wynn Resorts for...
article Gambling panel to decide city’s share from Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- State gambling commissioners will reluctantly move ahead with a plan to determine how much compensation Boston deserves from a Wynn Resorts casino in...

7/11/2014

article Walsh to boycott casino hearings on compensation
(Massachusetts) -- Mayor Martin J. Walsh will boycott arbitration hearings intended to decide how much compensation a Wynn Resorts casino in Everett would pay to Boston...
article Walsh: ‘No-Win’ Situation With Wynn; Will Boycott Arbitration
(Massachusetts) -- The City of Boston was widely expected to submit a final offer for a surrounding community agreement with Wynn Resorts for its proposed Everett casino...

6/25/2014

article Everett, Mass., makes case for casino plan
(Massachusetts) -- If a city could ever "need" a casino, that city might be Everett. And Wynn Resorts' plan to develop a $1.6 billion resort on a...

6/20/2014

article Wynn: No felons profit from casino land deal
(Massachusetts) -- The owners of the former chemical plant in Everett that Wynn Resorts wants to develop into a $1.6 billion resort casino have signed statements that no...

6/19/2014

article Everett casino site co-owner signs pledge on secret partners
(Massachusetts) -- A co-owner of the Everett property where Steve Wynn wants to build a casino has finally signed a pledge stating that the ownership group has no secret...
article Wynn: No criminals to profit from casino land deal
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts says all three owners of the former chemical plant in Everett where it wants to develop a $1.6 billion resort casino have signed...

5/18/2014

article Awaiting casino outcome, Everett enclave faces change
(Massachusetts) -- From a vacant parcel of land, choked with weeds and framed by smokestacks and storage tanks, you can look across the Mystic River. If residents of the...

5/17/2014

article Awaiting casino outcome, Everett enclave faces change
(Massachusetts) -- From a vacant parcel of land, choked with weeds and framed by smokestacks and storage tanks, you can look across the Mystic River.

5/10/2014

article Is Boston Area Casino in Jeopardy: Tensions Between Somerville Administration and Wynn
(Massachusetts) -- The tensions between Boston city officials and two casino developers: Wynn Resorts and Mohegan Sun are widely publicized in the American gambling news...

5/4/2014

article Gaming panel insists on landowner's promise for Wynn to build Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission said Friday it will not issue a gambling license to Steve Wynn until all three owners of the land in Everett where...

5/2/2014

article Gambling panel needs assurances to award gambling license to Steve Wynn
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission said Friday it will not issue a gambling license to Steve Wynn until all three owners of the land in Everett where...

4/28/2014

article Everett OK’s urban renewal for casino
(Massachusetts) -- In a vote intended to bolster Everett’s chances of getting a $1.6 billion casino, its city council voted 10 to 1 Monday to approve an urban...
article Wynn reaches deals with four Boston-area communities
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts says it has signed agreements with four more Boston-area communities as it seeks to build a $1.2 billion resort-style casino in Everett.

4/23/2014

article OP/ED: Everett’s land-buying scheme should draw official scrutiny
(Massachusetts) -- FACED WITH the distinct possibility of losing out on a casino, Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria has resorted to some creative measures to keep the plan...

4/16/2014

article Everett may buy site, sell it to Wynn for casino use
(Massachusetts) -- Mayor Carlo DeMaria of Everett wants the city to acquire the property where Steve Wynn has proposed building a $1.6 billion casino, and then resell it...

4/12/2014

article Everett landowner resists disclosure pledge
(Massachusetts) -- One of the owners of land in Everett where Steve Wynn wants to build a casino is refusing to sign a promise that no secret owners would profit from...

4/10/2014

article Everett landowner resists disclosure pledge
(Massachusetts) -- One of the owners of land in Everett where Steve Wynn wants to build a casino is refusing to sign a promise that no secret owners would profit from...

3/27/2014

article Fear of casino gridlock in Sullivan Square
(Massachusetts) -- Charlestown residents worried traffic from an Everett casino will gridlock Sullivan Square demanded the state Gaming Commission allow them to vote on...

3/3/2014

article Somerville officials ask state to nix harbor plan for Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- The city of Somerville is asking the state to reconsider its approval of a Municipal Harbor Plan including a proposed casino in Everett. The Board of...

2/11/2014

article Video of Wynn Casino Proposal Public Hearing Now Available
(Massachusetts) -- Residents in Charlestown who were not able to attend last week's public meeting the proposed casino in Everett can now view the meeting in full...

2/5/2014

article Casino Construction Could Result in Spread of Toxic Chemicals
(Massachusetts) -- Officials during a meeting at Charlestown High School Tuesday said that the proposed Wynn casino in Everett and in close proximity to Sullivan Square...
article Charlestown residents raise traffic concerns over proposed Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Charlestown residents implored Wynn Resorts Tuesday night to provide more details on its plan to address the increased traffic that will come to their...
article City seeks pollution solution
(Massachusetts) -- City Hall plans to submit a sternly worded list of demands calling on the state to order Wynn Resorts to beef up its traffic and pollution mitigation...

2/4/2014

article Toxic dirt on casino site soils deal
(Massachusetts) -- The proposed Wynn casino site in Everett just beyond Sullivan Square would pollute the air throughout the region as truckloads of poisonous soil are...
article Wynn playing in traffic
(Massachusetts) -- In a move one gaming expert called a “finance game,” and another said is bound to end up in court, Wynn Resorts is proposing to tap the...
article Wynn unveils bid to borrow $1B
(Massachusetts) -- Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn’s plan to borrow $1 billion to build a gambling palace in Everett could push gaming czar Stephen Crosby...

1/31/2014

article Wynn may walk if state doesn’t play ball on tax rate discrepancy
(Massachusetts) -- Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn suggested during an investor call he would walk away from his billion-dollar Everett casino proposal if the state...

1/30/2014

article EDITORIAL: Gaming, Bay State-style
(Massachusetts) -- Memo to Steve Wynn: This is Massachusetts, not Las Vegas. Here no one cares how wealthy or powerful you are, you’re still expected to play by...

1/7/2014

article Wynn Resorts says it would exclude non-union labor for casino construction
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts says it would block non-union labor for building a casino in Everett, the Boston Herald reports.

1/6/2014

article Wynn casino also embraces unions
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts says it has matched rival Mohegan Sun’s labor deal, to ensure that union workers build its proposed resort casino.

12/29/2013

article OP/ED: . . . And a win for Wynn
(Massachusetts) -- There was more bad news for gaming opponents but potentially good news for taxpayers last week with the approval by the Gaming Commission of Wynn...

12/21/2013

article Wynn Passes Muster with Massachusetts Commission Suitability Check
(Massachusetts) -- The long and winding road that leads to an Everett casino for Steve Wynn is getting closer to the finish line: the Massachusetts Gaming Commission...

12/16/2013

article Casino Mogul Steve Wynn: ‘Everything About Obamacare Is Incorrect’
(Massachusetts) -- During today’s suitability hearing for the proposed Everett casino before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, casino mogul Steve Wynn spent...
article Panel: Wynn Resorts suitable to open casino in Massachusetts
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission's investigative bureau has found Wynn Resorts suitable to open a resort casino in Everett.
article Wynn Resorts ‘suitable’ to run casino in Bay State, gaming commission staff concludes
(Massachusetts) -- State gaming investigators today recommended that Wynn Resorts be found suitable to operate a casino in Massachusetts on the condition that the...

12/15/2013

article Mayor-elect: Label Hub host to neighboring casino
(Massachusetts) -- Mayor-elect Martin J. Walsh, under increasing pressure to take a stand in the battle over casinos in Everett and Revere, said he believes Boston could...

12/14/2013

article Felons talked on tape about how to profit from Everett casino plan
(Massachusetts) -- Weeks before Steve Wynn signed a deal to pay Everett landowners $75 million to build a casino on their land, Charles A. Lightbody bragged to his...
article State gambling panel OKs revised casino land deal
(Massachusetts) -- Four members of the state gambling commission signed off on a revised real estate deal for a proposed resort casino in Everett that would...

12/13/2013

article Gambling chief on the sidelines during key meeting
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts Gaming Commission chairman Stephen Crosby will be on the sidelines when the panel takes up questions surrounding a land deal for a...
article Mass. Gambling Panel OKs Revised Land Deal For Proposed Everett Casino
(Massachusetts) -- Four members of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission have approved a revised real estate deal for a proposed casino in Everett that would substantially...
article Somerville to ante up $150,000 to study Everett casino impacts
(Massachusetts) -- Somerville is upping the ante in its efforts to have the state designate the city as a surrounding community of the casino proposed by Wynn Resorts...

12/5/2013

article Mass. gambling commission chairman steps aside on decision about Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- The head of the Massachusetts gambling commission is withdrawing from a crucial review of the land deal for a proposed casino in Everett because he is...

11/26/2013

article Wynn Casino Proposal Won’t Be Hurt by Federal Investigation: Revere Working to Keep Suffolk Downs Proposal Alive
(Massachusetts) -- The federal and state investigations into the land deal that Wynn Resorts made as the basis for its Everett casino proposal, should not affect the...

11/22/2013

article Massachusetts Gaming Commission: Investigation shouldn't hurt Everett casino operator Wynn Resorts
(Massachusetts) -- The sole surviving Eastern Massachusetts casino project in Everett is receiving attention for an investigation into casino operator Wynn Resorts, LLC...

11/21/2013

article Land deal for Everett casino plan under scrutiny
(Massachusetts) -- Controversy is threatening the only Eastern Massachusetts casino proposal to receive clear voter approval, as a federal grand jury and two state...
article Questions Raised Over Wynn Land Deal For Possible Everett Casino
(Massachusetts) -- Could almost all of the big names in gambling be shut out of Massachusetts? Caesars was dropped from the Suffolk Downs plan. Voters rejected proposals...
article Wynn's casino deal in Massachusetts is under investigation
(Massachusetts) -- While the Massachusetts Gaming Commission has tentatively scheduled a Dec. 16 suitability hearing for Wynn Resorts, the company is being investigated...

11/20/2013

article What's next for the Everett, Mass. casino proposal?
(Massachusetts) -- It was another resounding ‘no’ for casino gambling in Massachusetts, as voters in Milford, Mass. rejected a $1 billion plan from Foxwoods...

10/23/2013

article Malden would receive $1 million to start if casino approved in Everett
(Massachusetts) -- The following was submitted by the City of Malden: On October 22, 2013, the Malden City Council voted to authorize Mayor Gary Christenson to sign a...

9/19/2013

article Somerville residents worried about effects of Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Somerville officials and citizens are concerned about how much Somerville can do to protect against the negative effects of a casino looking to move...

9/15/2013

article Proposed Wynn casino site thought to hold historical artifacts
(Philadelphia) -- The president of the Philadelphia Archaeological Forum believes that the proposed Wynn Resorts Ltd. casino site on the banks of the Delaware River may...

9/12/2013

article Boston Officials Give Up Claim as Host Community Status to Wynn’s Project
(Massachusetts) -- Following a Massachusetts Gaming Commission hearing last Wednesday, at which the city of Boston was directed by the Gaming Commission to “work...
article Dan Conley, John Connolly vow Everett casino fight
(Massachusetts) -- Two top Boston mayoral candidates said they would seek to throw up roadblocks to Steve Wynn’s 
$1.4 billion casino bid, as Mayor Thomas M....

9/11/2013

article Editorial: Building on a legend
(Massachusetts) -- Can’t say Mayor Tom Menino didn’t give fair warning that he fully intended to use every last minute of his final days in office to put his...

9/9/2013

article Boston Drops Claim to Casino; Can Now Seek Compensation from Wynn for Traffic Impact
(Massachusetts) -- That was quick. Just as it was demanding a seat at the table, the city of Boston quit its contention that it was a host community for a proposed...
article Wynn Draws First Blood In Boston Casino Battle [sub req'd]
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts and Penn National came up aces in a pair of key moves last week by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, helping clear the way for the two...

9/8/2013

article Boston cedes Everett clout amid land deal concerns
(Massachusetts) -- Boston abandoned its fight to be recognized as a host community for Steve Wynn’s Everett casino bid yesterday, even as local officials raised...
article High-stakes casino bids playing out in Bay State
(Massachusetts) -- The city dropped its bid to be considered a host community for a $1.2 billion gambling resort project proposed for the banks of the Mystic River, the...

9/7/2013

article Menino and Wynn agree to end Boston’s bid to play major role in Everett casino proposal
(Massachusetts) -- The city of Boston has apparently given up its effort to be designated a host community for Steve Wynn’s proposed casino in Everett casino,...
article Wynn wins first battle for Everett, Mass. casino
(Massachusetts) -- A slow news Friday for legalized gambling it was not: Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino finally abandoned his bid to argue geography gives him a veto...

9/6/2013

article Boston drops bid as host community; move seen as victory for Wynn
(Massachusetts) -- Boston dropped its bid to be considered a host community for a $1.2 billion gambling resort project proposed for the banks of the Mystic River, the...
article Boston drops request to be named host community for Wynn casino plan
(Massachusetts) -- The city of Boston has dropped its request to be considered as a potential host community for a resort casino proposed by Las Vegas casino mogul Steve...
article Boston, Wynn reach ‘surrounding community’ agreement on casino
(Massachusetts) -- The city of Boston has agreed to drop its claim that it is a host community to the proposed Wynn Resorts casino in Everett and will instead negotiate...
article City councilor claims MBTA is in secret deal with Wynn resort
(Massachusetts) -- A Boston City Councilor is charging MBTA and Everett officials are quietly trying to negotiate a land deal with Wynn Resorts over a proposed casino...

9/5/2013

article Resolve It, Or We Will; Everett Casino Plans at Crossroads
(Massachusetts) -- Recent disputes between Boston and Everett surrounding the development of a proposed casino along the Mystic River may be resolved by a third party.
article Wynn’s Everett — or is it Boston? — casino
(Massachusetts) -- Las Vegas magnate Steve Wynn’s plans to turn the abandoned chemical-plant site on the north banks of the Mystic River into a $1.2 billion casino...

9/4/2013

article Boston, Wynn Resorts ordered to quit fighting over casino
(Massachusetts) -- The state's Gaming Commission issued an ultimatum to officials from Boston and Wynn Resorts this morning in their simmering casino border dispute...
article Gambling regulators tell Boston, Wynn to end tiff
(Massachusetts) -- Maps released by Wynn Resorts on Wednesday indicate that all of the company’s proposed Mystic River casino development lies within Everett,...
article Gaming commission not intervening in Everett, Boston casino dispute
(Massachusetts) -- With backers of two rival casino proposals in a tug of war over city lines, state gaming industry regulators on Wednesday waded into the somewhat...
article Gaming Commission Punts on Everett Casino Dispute, Until Friday
(Massachusetts) -- Is part of the proposed Everett casino in Boston? If Boston and the Wynn casino group don't reach an agreement by Friday, the state's gaming...
article Massachusetts casino panel to discuss border dispute between Everett and Boston
(Massachusetts) -- The state's gambling commission is set to discuss a casino dispute between Boston and Everett. At issue is whether Steve Wynn, who wants to build...

9/3/2013

article Panel pushes casino peace deal
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission hopes to nurture a peace deal in the high-stakes casino border war between Wynn Resorts and the City of Boston...

9/2/2013

article Mass. gambling commission to discuss casino dispute between cities of Boston, Everett
(Massachusetts) -- The state Gaming Commission is about to wade into a casino dispute between Boston and the smaller neighboring city of Everett.

8/28/2013

article Gaming Commission Set to Mediate the Wynn-Boston Dispute: City Officials Plan to Attend Sept. 4th Meeting
(Massachusetts) -- The persistent, public bickering that has evolved over the summer as Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has traded barbs and challenges with representatives...

8/25/2013

article OP/ED: It’s Everett vs. Eastie
(Massachusetts) -- There’s only room for one big casino in eastern Massachusetts and Boston Mayor Tom Menino would like it to be in East Boston, at Suffolk Downs.

8/22/2013

article Dispute between Everett and Boston over proposed Mystic River casino still lingers
(Massachusetts) -- A dispute between Everett and Boston over a proposed Mystic River casino appears to have no end-date even as deadlines loom for casino licensure,...

8/10/2013

article Everett mayor takes aim at Menino over casino site
(Massachusetts) -- The battle between backers of Boston-area casinos became unusually personal Friday, with the mayor of Everett accusing Mayor Thomas M. Menino of being...

8/9/2013

article DeMaria asks Menino, Curtatone to back off Everett casino plan
(Massachusetts) -- Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. on Friday accused Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino of trying "to bully" his city and state gaming officials to boost...

8/7/2013

article Boston Pols Continue to Eye Wynn Proposal Suspiciously
(Massachusetts) -- The subject of a proposed resort casino development in Everett has evolved quite dramatically in the past nine months.

8/1/2013

article City Encourages Wynn To Engage in 'Robust Community Process' with Charlestown
(Massachusetts) -- In a series of letters submitted to the state this week, Boston officials are asking the proponents of Wynn LLC’s resort casino in Everett to...

7/29/2013

article Wynn Battles Boston Mayor In Casino Stand-Off [sub req'd]
(Massachusetts) -- The King of Las Vegas suddenly faces a make or break showdown with the King of Boston as Steve Wynn pushes ahead with his $1.3bn proposal for a casino...

7/25/2013

article Menino Looks to Stop Wynn’s Casino
(Massachusetts) -- The City of Boston last week raised the possibility that it could be considered a host community, along with the City of Everett, on the $1.2 billion...

7/24/2013

article Menino’s Threat on Wynn’s Casino
(Massachusetts) -- Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s threat to scuttle the Wynn casino development (since it is being built on a sliver of Boston land) is reason for...
article OP/ED: Foiling Wynn isn’t Menino’s job; protecting city’s interests is
(Massachusetts) -- Boston Mayor Thomas Menino continues to toy with casino developer Steve Wynn, who is trying to build a $1.3 billion casino on the Mystic River...

7/22/2013

article Boston hints at blocking Everett casino plan
(Massachusetts) -- In the race for the Greater Boston resort casino license, Las Vegas developer Steve Wynn seems to have some momentum, but the city of Boston may be...
article Gambling Business: City Of Boston Could Try To Block Wynn's Casino Plan In Neighboring Everett
(Massachusetts) -- There’s one lucrative casino license up for grabs in the Boston area among three competitors, including casino giant Wynn Resorts, and there may...
article Is Mayor Menino Trying to Annex Everett?
(Massachusetts) -- If you’re like me, then you expect all local casino politics to be highly principled. All bidders for the state’s coveted gaming licenses...

7/21/2013

article Casino size would exceed state rules
(Massachusetts) -- A $1.2 billion resort casino planned along the Mystic River in Everett would stand 50 percent taller and take up slightly more open space than is...

7/20/2013

article Boston hints at blocking Everett casino plan
(Massachusetts) -- In the race for the Greater Boston resort casino license, Las Vegas developer Steve Wynn seems to have some momentum, but the city of Boston may be...

7/13/2013

article Curtatone on Everett Casino: 'I Have a Deep and Grave Concern'
(Massachusetts) -- Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone said Thursday he would do everything in his power to oppose a proposed casino in Everett, right on Somerville's...

7/10/2013

article Casino tax agreement sparks debate in Everett
(Massachusetts) -- A $1.2 billion resort casino proposed for an old factory site on the Mystic River would pay Everett tens of millions of dollars in revenues, including...

7/8/2013

article Wynn team meets with Medford officials, residents on casino proposal
(Massachusetts) -- An executive with Wynn Resorts of Las Vegas today pledged to work with local officials in Medford and other surrounding communities, as tthe company...

7/5/2013

article Medford meeting Monday with Wynn casino team
(Massachusetts) -- Mayor Michael J. McGlynn and other Medford officials on Monday will meet with representatives of Wynn Resorts of Las Vegas to discuss the developer...

6/29/2013

article Extensive cleanup indicated for casino site
(Massachusetts) -- Crushed brick, rocks, and thick weeds cover much of the 32.4 acres of industrial land on the Mystic River where Las Vegas developer Steve Wynn...

6/24/2013

article Kostrzewa - Casino plan outside Boston takes leap forward
(Massachusetts) -- Steve Wynn is on a roll. The Las Vegas gambling mogul won big on Saturday when residents in Everett, Mass. approved by a whopping 86.5 percent to 13.5...

6/23/2013

article City Council says no to Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Citing the potential impact on traffic, crime, and local business, the Medford City Council voted last week to send a letter to the Massachusetts...
article Eastie casino critics sound alarm on vote
(Massachusetts) -- After the backers of Everett’s proposed $1.2 billion casino won a runaway referendum victory Saturday, critics of a rival plan say the Everett...
article Everett voters back Steve Wynn casino proposal
(Massachusetts) -- Everett residents sent an emphatic message Saturday: They want Wynn. By a landslide vote of 5,320 to 833—86.5 percent to 13.5 percent—...

6/22/2013

article Voters in Mass. city approve Wynn casino deal
(Massachusetts) -- Voters in Everett overwhelmingly approved an agreement between city officials and Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn, who wants to build a $1.2 billion...
article Voters in Massachusetts approve Wynn Resorts $1.2 billion casino plan
(Las Vegas) -- Voters in the small Massachusetts town of Everett on Saturday overwhelmingly approved a referendum signing off on Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn’...
article Vote in Mass. city of Everett to determine whether Wynn casino plan can move forward
(Massachusetts) -- Voters in Everett headed to the polls Saturday in the state's first binding referendum on a casino plan since the expanded gambling law was...

6/21/2013

article Everett pol: Casino a Wynn-win
(Massachusetts) -- On the eve of Everett’s referendum vote on casino gambling, the president of the Board of Aldermen says he doesn’t know a single elected...
article LETTER: Hub’s urban core is no place for casino
(Massachusetts) -- RE “WYNN’S casino boosts Everett; wider impacts must be tested” (Editorial, June 18): A casino anywhere in Boston’s urban core...
article Somerville mayor wants public review of cleanup work at proposed Everett casino site
(Massachusetts) -- The Mayor of Somerville is calling for public involvement in the remediation of the Monsanto Chemical Site in Everett, where Steve Wynn proposes to...

6/20/2013

article Real estate market heating up in Everett, Revere
(Massachusetts) -- As Everett voters prepare to have their say on a $1.2 billion casino proposal for their city’s riverfront, home buyers and developers aren...
article Voters to Decide Casino Proposal on Saturday
(Massachusetts) -- This Saturday, Everett voters will be going to the polls to decide on the Wynn Resort proposal. To say that this is just another vote dismisses the...
article Wynn spends on casino referendum in Everett; records show no activity by opponents
(Massachusetts) -- Las Vegas casino operator Steve Wynn is bankrolling an effort to convince Everett voters to support a proposed casino in the city, while nothing has...

6/17/2013

article EDITORIAL: Wynn’s casino boosts Everett; wider impacts must be tested
(Massachusetts) -- Steve Wynn has dealt Everett a hand that, at least for that city’s voters, is too good not to play.

6/13/2013

article Casino bid a Suffolk downer
(Massachusetts) -- Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s favored plan for a gaming resort at Suffolk Downs remains stalled as talks plod on between the city and track honchos,...
article Letter: Join Somerville mayor in opposing casino
(Massachusetts) -- Thank God the mayor opposes the casino in Everett. This is the second most important issue in Somerville today. (The first is the sad road this...
article Wynn Resorts unveiling more plans in Everett
(Massachusetts) -- Officials with Wynn Resorts will be in Everett Thursday giving a realistic view of what the proposed resort-style casino will look like.

5/21/2013

article Everett casino developer proposes traffic plan
(Massachusetts) -- Santilli Circle, one of the most congested rotaries in Greater Boston, would be replaced with a flyover from Route 16 as part of a multimillion-dollar...

5/16/2013

article Steve Wynn Unveils New Hotel/Casino
(Massachusetts) -- Steve Wynn showcased new details and renderings of his proposed $1.2 billion Wynn Resort Hotel and casino during an event Friday afternoon at the...

5/14/2013

article Everett Casino Agreement is Reached, Vote Scheduled
(Massachusetts) -- Everett officials have negotiated the first host community agreement with a casino developer for the greater Boston region. Milford has an active...

5/13/2013

article Steve Wynn makes personal pitch for resort casino in Everett
(Massachusetts) -- In a winding stump speech that linked casino hotel development to Maya Angelou and the origins of life, Las Vegas magnate Steve Wynn campaigned in...

5/11/2013

article New images released of proposed Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- In a winding stump speech that linked casino hotel development to Maya Angelou and the origins of life, Las Vegas magnate Steve Wynn on Friday...

5/10/2013

article New images of proposed Everett casino released as developer Steve Wynn visits Everett
(Massachusetts) -- Las Vegas developer Steve Wynn today released two new renderings of his $1.2 billion casino resort, proposed for the Mystic River waterfront, showing...
article Wynn to Menino: Butt out!
(Massachusetts) -- Las Vegas tycoon Steve Wynn yesterday hammered Mayor Thomas M. Menino for being “partisan” in the casino fight and pledged that the Hub...

5/6/2013

article Casino vote means Everett residents will head to the polls twice within four days
(Massachusetts) -- Like everyone else in the state, Everett voters will go to the polls to help decide the next U.S. senator from Massachusetts on June 25.

4/29/2013

article Wynn Resorts announces casino deal in Massachusetts
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts, Limited would make $30 million in advance payments to the - city of Everett, Mass., & more than $25 million annually once a proposed...

4/26/2013

article Everett strikes deal with Steve Wynn for casino
(Massachusetts) -- Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. ­announced details Thursday of an agreement with Las Vegas developer Steve Wynn that would generate millions of dollars in...

4/25/2013

article Casino Opposition Surfaces: Everett United Addresses Board of Aldermen
(Massachusetts) -- The honeymoon, as they say is over. Local opponents to casino proposal began to surface, just as they have in every other Massachusetts community that...
article Mass. city announces casino deal with Wynn
(Massachusetts) -- Las Vegas casino operator Steve Wynn would make $30 million in advance payments to the city of Everett and more than $25 million in annual payments...

4/13/2013

article Wynn duplicates Everett, Philadelphia casino plans
(Massachusetts) -- In Philadelphia, Las Vegas developer Steve Wynn is proposing to build a waterfront ­gambling resort with a distinctive hotel tower of bronze glass.

4/12/2013

article Everett wants community vote on Wynn casino plan in June
(Massachusetts) -- A community host agreement between the city of Everett and Wynn Resorts is in the “final stages” as officials are now targeting a June...

4/10/2013

article Everett mayor hot to vote on Wynn casino plan
(Massachusetts) -- Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria wants to hold a casino vote in June, and is protesting a state requirement that communities must wait to hold referenda on...

4/9/2013

article Everett mayor wants casino vote before background checks
(Massachusetts) -- Everett Mayor Carlo DeMaria wants to hold a casino vote in June, and is protesting a state requirement that communities must wait to hold referenda on...

4/5/2013

article Mayor/Wynn Resorts Present First Look at Potential Casino Design
(Massachusetts) -- The glamour and style of Las Vegas arrived at a transformed Edward Connolly Center on Wednesday, March 27, as a backdrop of yellow drapes and artistic...
article Wynn Development Could Be a Win for Everett
(Massachusetts) -- Anyone who was at the press conference last Wednesday afternoon at the Connolly Center for the presentation of the Wynn Hotel/Casino drawing had to...

4/1/2013

article Wynn Eyes Boston Gaming License But The Real Growth Is Abroad
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts’ is trying to win a Boston gaming license and recently revealed its plans for building a casino establishment along the Mystic...

3/27/2013

article Everett casino design revealed, project to create 4,000 permanent jobs
(Massachusetts) -- Las Vegas mogul Steve Wynn and his developers revealed plans for a proposed casino in Everett today which includes a 19-story hotel with 550 guest...
article Wynn unveils Everett resort casino plans
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts today unveiled stunning plans for a more than $1 billion casino it hopes to build on the shores of the Mystic River in Everett, upping...

3/20/2013

article Some Everett residents back Steve Wynn’s casino proposal
(Massachusetts) -- Everett residents on Wednesday night voiced support for the resort casino that casino developer Steve Wynn hopes to bring to their city, though some...
article Casino tycoon chats up Everett residents in p.m. conference call
(Massachusetts) -- Casino mogul Steve Wynn unveiled new details of his plan for an Everett gambling palace, promising a “Boston skyline” look in a town hall-...

3/4/2013

article Wynn Resorts in talks with MBTA about potential casino impact in Everett
(Massachusetts) -- The old Monsanto site on the Mystic River in Everett is a tight squeeze, and the folks at Wynn Resorts know it.

2/13/2013

article Chemical cleanup won't delay Everett casino bid
(Massachusetts) -- A state-ordered cleanup of a contaminated former industrial site in Everett where Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn wants to build a gambling resort...

2/7/2013

article How worried is Tom Menino? Fires latest missive in one-sided Everett casino debate
(Massachusetts) -- Casino developer Steve Wynn and Boston City Hall are reportedly bickering over a finger of Boston land that extends across the Mystic River onto the...

2/6/2013

article Boston gambling czar to Wynn: Let’s talk
(Massachusetts) -- Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s gambling czar has fired off a testy letter to Las Vegas 
tycoon Steve Wynn, inviting him to open up talks on his...

1/19/2013

article Letter: Wynn Casino Proposal a 'Win' for Everett
(Massachusetts) -- As late November set in, the City of Everett was thrust into the spotlight and into the middle of an ongoing Region A Casino License process.
article Menino: Everett Casino Traffic Would Go Through Charlestown
(Massachusetts) -- Mayor Thomas Menino said though he believes a casino project in Everett would impact Boston greatly, the developer behind that proposal has yet to...

1/14/2013

article Everett town official responds to critiques of casino ideas
(Massachusetts) -- Withholding judgment on whether he approves of a casino proposal for Everett, a city official who represents the area that might house a Wynn Resorts...
article Tycoon’s out to Wynn battle with Menino
(Massachusetts) -- Las Vegas tycoon Steve Wynn is betting the house on an Everett casino and thinks he can trump Suffolk Downs’ plans — even without the...

1/13/2013

article Casino proposal draws laugh from Menino
(Massachusetts) -- .A vocal backer of a proposed Suffolk Downs casino, Boston Mayor Tom Menino cast some shade Jan. 8 on a competing casino proposal, for a site in...

1/12/2013

article Menino says he was kidding about Wynn casino proposal
(Massachusetts) -- Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino says he was just kidding when he suggested that a Wynn Resorts casino proposal in neighboring Everett would have to go...
article Revere, Everett vying for casino bid
(Massachusetts) -- They are two old cities with deep roots in Italy. One is known for its crescent-shaped beach on the cold Atlantic, the other for its scrappy port on...

1/11/2013

article Steve Wynn plans $1 billion hotel in Massachusetts
(Massachusetts) -- Steve Wynn, chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts Ltd., said his plans for Massachusetts included a $1 billion hotel as part of his plans to build a casino...

1/10/2013

article Wynn’s Everett casino plan calls for $1b hotel
(Massachusetts) -- Las Vegas casino developer Steve Wynn said Thursday that he plans to build a gleaming, $1 billion hotel tower on an old factory site on the Mystic...

1/8/2013

article Boston mayor laughs at Everett casino proposal By State House News Service
(Massachusetts) -- A vocal backer of a proposed Suffolk Downs casino, Boston Mayor Tom Menino cast some shade on a competing casino proposal, for a site in Everett, and...

12/27/2012

article Aldermen Set to End Their Year: Medford Council Opposing Everett Casino Development
(Massachusetts) -- The Everett Board of Aldermen will take up a fairly brief agenda next Wednesday, the day after Christmas, but there are a couple of items of note that...

12/23/2012

article Proposed Everett casino site could be a gamble for developer Steve Wynn
(Massachusetts) -- A sliver of Boston extends across the Mystic River to the Everett side, stretching over the Alford Street bridge along Route 99 toward the foot of...

12/21/2012

article Report: Wynn advances plan for Mass. casino
(Massachusetts) -- Las Vegas casino developer Steve Wynn has taken another step in his latest bid to bring a resort casino to Massachusetts.
article Wynn signs option to buy land for Massachusetts casino
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts Ltd. confirmed Friday it had executed a two-year option agreement to buy 30 acres of land in Massachusetts to build an urban gambling...

12/20/2012

article Wynn signs option for casino on Everett land
(Massachusetts) -- The heavyweight fight for the state’s most lucrative casino license is back on. After failing to win local support for a casino in Foxborough,...

12/19/2012

article Medford City Council says no to Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Medford City Councilors voiced their opposition to a potential casino development in neighboring Everett Tuesday, voting by a 5-2 margin to oppose any...
article Medford council votes no on casino
(Massachusetts) -- Medford became the second neighboring city to voice opposition to a potential casino ­development in Everett when the City Council voted 5 to 2...

12/13/2012

article Everett mayor backtracks on Wynn lease agreement
(Massachusetts) -- Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. of Everett said Thursday that he spoke too soon when he stated at a public meeting earlier this week that Las Vegas casino...
article Everett mayor says he misspoke about lease agreement between Steve Wynn and land owners for casino site
(Massachusetts) -- The mayor of Everett said Thursday that he misspoke when he claimed that casino mogul Steve Wynn had entered into a lease to buy property in the city...

12/12/2012

article Everett mayor says Steve Wynn signs deal for Mystic casino site
(Massachusetts) -- Casino mogul Steve Wynn has secured a 14-month lease on a 37-acre piece of land on the Mystic River and plans to submit an application to the state...

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