If this was a horse race, you could say Brockton is closing in on the leader New Bedford and Somerset was fading fast. Somerset may not be able to close in at all after it's latest set back. This three horse race just turned into two! Quite the momentum swing last Monday - New Bedford gets a rich … Continue reading Somerset Casino Not Looking Like a Good Bet
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission last Wednesday approved the developers of a proposed casino in the city of Brockton, Mass. The next step will include a referendum next week that will determine the fate of the $650 million project moving forward in the competition for Massachusetts' third and final resort casino license. The Brockton developers propose a resort casino … Continue reading Brockton Passes Hurdle for Massachusetts Region C License
Brockton used to be known for its leading the country in shoe manufacturing, during the Civil War, and is considered the "City of Champions" due to native boxers Marciano & Hagler. New Bedford has history as well. Originally settled by the Wampanoags, it became settle by Portuguese whalers making it one the best whaling sites in … Continue reading Southeast Mass License Down to Brockton vs New Bedford?