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Penguin exhibit (Courtesy Mystic Aquarium)

Top Tourist Attractions In Connecticut Worth The Hype

Whether it’s fun and games or serious observation of our world and its inhabitants, Connecticut has staked a great claim in top tourist attractions.

11/23/2013

Residents of Milford, Mass. are voting on a referendum to allow Foxwoods owners to go ahead with plans to build a casino off I-495. (Getty Images)

Foxwoods Mass. Casino Proposal Rejected

Town residents on Tuesday strongly rejected a proposal to build a $1 billion resort casino, further cutting into the field of potential candidates in the hunt for the state’s first regional resort casino licenses.

11/19/2013

Residents of Milford, Mass. are voting on a referendum to allow Foxwoods owners to go ahead with plans to build a casino off I-495. (Getty Images)

Massachusetts Town Voting On Foxwoods’ Casino Proposal

Residents of Milford, Mass. are voting on a referendum that would allow Foxwoods owners to open a casino off I-495.

11/19/2013

The view from the observation tower overlooking Foxwoods casino area at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center

Prosecutors Seek Jail For Conn. Ex-Tribal Leader

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ The former chairman of the tribe that owns Foxwoods Resort Casino is facing sentencing for embezzling more than $100,000 from the tribe. Prosecutors have asked a federal judge to sentence […]

11/19/2013

Casino roulette (Joe Raedle/Getty Images News)

Foxwoods Group Has Mass. Casino Finance Deal

A group led by Foxwoods announced Friday that it had reached a deal to help finance its proposed $1 billion resort casino in Massachusetts, hours after being told by state gambling regulators that additional financing was one of several conditions it must meet to continue its pursuit of a gambling license.

11/16/2013

File photo of gambling at a casino. (credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Report Raises Questions On Foxwoods Bid In Mass.

Foxwoods executives were grilled by Massachusetts gambling regulators on Wednesday after a background check raised questions about the Connecticut casino operator’s ability to successfully manage a proposed $1 billion resort casino in Milford.

11/14/2013

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Foxwoods Faces Hearing, Referendum In Mass.

BOSTON (AP) _ A bid by Connecticut casino operator Foxwoods to open a resort casino in the Massachusetts town of Milford faces a pair of key tests in the coming days. On Wednesday, the Massachusetts […]

11/13/2013

Foxwoods Resort Casino (Photo Credit: Foxwoods)

Ex-Pequot Treasurer Has Change Of Plea Hearing

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) _ The former treasurer for the Mashantucket Pequots is due in federal court in New Haven for a change-of-plea hearing. Steven Thomas has pleaded not guilty to charges that he stole $700,000 […]

10/03/2013

File photo of Foxwoods Resort Casino. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Foxwoods To Break Ground On Outlet Center

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) _ More than a year after it was announced, an upscale outlet center at Foxwoods Resort Casino is about to be built. Foxwoods and Tanger Outlets are set to break ground on […]

09/26/2013

File photo of Foxwoods Resort Casino. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Milford, Mass. Selectman, Foxwoods Sign Casino Deal

MILFORD, Mass. (AP) _ Connecticut-based Foxwoods and selectmen of the town of Milford, Mass., have signed a host community agreement for a proposed resort casino development. The agreement signed Monday night was approved by the […]

09/10/2013

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