Tag Archives: Main Street

Smith Property Hearing and Forum

The Bolton Historical Commission is hosting two events in April relating to a demolition permit application from the Bolton Conversation Trust seeking approval to remove all the structures from the Trust-owned parcels known as the Smith property in the center of … Continue reading

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Slots Casino License Goes To Plainville

In a dramatic split vote, the Mass Gaming Commission this afternoon decided 3-2 to provisionally award the single available slots casino license offered up by the state to the Plainville/Penn National proposal over the Leominster/Cordish proposal.  A third proposal under … Continue reading

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Casino Hearing Rescheduled

Update on the slots casino hearing: Due to weather, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission has rescheduled the hearing originally scheduled for this Thursday at 5:30 p.m. (see previous post). It will now be held Tuesday, January 28, at 5:30 p.m. at … Continue reading

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Last chance to weigh in!

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is hosting its last public hearing on the proposed Leominster casino this Thursday, January 23, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Leominster City Hall. Click here for the official notice. The hearing is intended to solicit … Continue reading

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Significant and Adverse Impact

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Thursday approved Bolton’s petition to be designated a “surrounding community” in relation to the Cordish Company proposed slots casino to be located just off Route 117 in Leominster. It is an acknowledgement that the casino, … Continue reading

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Slots of cars

Selectman Larry Delaney argues before the Mass Gaming Commission that a proposed Leominster slots/entertainment complex will have a considerable impact upon Bolton and traffic on Route 117. The presentation is in support of Bolton’s petition to be designated a “surrounding … Continue reading

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Coming Down The Pike

The Board of Selectmen is meeting tomorrow evening (Tuesday, 11/12) in a special session with a single agenda item: “Update on Cordish Company proposal.” This innocent sounding agenda item is in fact very important to the future of the town … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Bolton!

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Our little town celebrated its 275th anniversary today with an old-timey parade that included a battalion of children carrying balloons representing apples, numerous antique cars, tractors, the high school marching band, organization and neighborhood floats, the usual array of dignitaries … Continue reading

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A good sign

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Smith Property Sold To Bolton Conservation Trust

I am pleased to post the following updated announcement, issued by the Bolton Conservation Trust. A new chapter begins. Bolton Conservation Trust president, Al Ferry reports that BCT has purchased the Smith Property, located in the historic district in the center … Continue reading

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