Wynn Encore Boston Harbor casino nearing completion, the company that owns Suffolk Downs has filed a suit under the federal racketeering law against the project against Wynn and the company Wynn bought its Everett land from. Read more.
Conley had announced earlier this year he would not run for re-election. Democrat Rachel Rollins and independent Michael Maloney are running in November.
Now that they've laid off all the workers, the new owners of NECCO are auctioning off some of its brand names - and much of the candy-making equipment at its now closed Revere plant. Read more.
The Globe reports Suffolk County DA candidate Greg Henning is pulling in tons of contributions from police officers.
What's kind of interesting about those donations is that they all list the officers' address as 1 Schroeder Place, which is BPD headquarters - even if the officers work in the Revere, Winthrop or Brockton PDs - or are, in fact, Massachusetts state troopers.
Jamaica Plain News interviews Katie Forde, who, for the second time in two years, is running for Suffolk County Register of Deeds against former City Councilor Steve Murphy - only this time she's his only opponent in the Democratic primary.
Suffolk County DA Dan Conley today made it official: He's endorsing assistant DA Greg Henning to succeed him in the Sept. 4 Democratic primary: Read more.
Workers at the suddenly shuttered NECCO plant in Revere say the company's new owner violated federal law when it closed the place last week without warning. Read more.
CommonWealth takes a look at the race for the Democratic nomination for Suffolk County District Attorney - and efforts by some in the black community to get some of the candidates to drop out, which is leading to the same sort of backlash that happened with a similar effort in the crowded race for mayor in 2013.
The primary is Sept. 4.
The Globe reports.
The Revere Journal reports on the latest proposal for the city: A 12-story, 156-room hotel on Revere Beach Boulevard.
The State House News Service reports on a forum the six candidates for Suffolk County DA held at the South Bay House of Correction yesterday.
The Revere Journal reports the city is gearing up for some major rat asskicking that could include traditional rodenticides, dry ice and, yes, owls, in addition to distibuting heavy, covered trash cans to residents.
CommonWealth summarizes the ACLU-sponsored forum for the five Democratic candidates for DA at Hibernian Hall the other night. You basically have three candidates on the left (Rollins, Carvalho and McAuliffe), one who, if not a right winger, not exactly with any plans to become the next Larry Krasner (current assistant DA Henning) and one who shares some views with the first three and some with Henning.
In Revere, Mike Cohea watched a plane heading into Logan - in front of tonight's full moon.
The Supreme Judicial Court today dismissed a Revere man's conviction for possession of a stun gun, because the state's current complete ban on their ownership violates the Second Amendment. The ruling could spur legislation to regulate the weapons, similar to the way more traditional guns are. Read more.
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