The Gaming Commission’s inability to do the right thing hurts everyone

Let’s face it, if you are a moral type and think for a moment that the Gaming Commission is going to do its job and to follow its rules and to uphold the mandate it has been given you are going to be disappointed.

Chairman Steven Crosby is a failure in life, and he is a failure as the head of the Gaming Commission. His involvement with the casino land fiasco should have caused anyone with a sense of morality to resign – but he didn’t and he won’t.

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Pioneer Residences rising on Revere Beach Parkway

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Construction site of Pioneer Residences on route 16

By Josh Resnek

The Pioneer Residences at 1760 Revere Beach Parkway are dramatically taking shape and form as construction speeds up into the Spring season.

Hundreds of tradesmen are working the site, which is being built at a cost of about $24 million. When finished sometime in the late fall, Continue reading Pioneer Residences rising on Revere Beach Parkway

Efforts to recall Simonelli pose questions about recall protocol

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Steven Simonelli, City Councilor

By Josh Resnek

Efforts by politically inspired activists given impetus by Councilor Steven Simonelli’s racially provocative social media statement are apparently planning a recall of the popular and durable longtime city councilor.

Planning a recall and pulling one off are two entirely different efforts.

What exactly is the protocol for a recall?

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Wynn Now Encore But Encore Remains Wynn

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The red “Wynn Boston Harbor” signs have been removed from the construction site on Route 99 in Everett, replaced with white ones bearing the name “Encore”. 

By Josh Resnek

Now it is official.

The Wynn name has been erased — but not really.

All the signage has been changed leading to the entrance of the casino and hotel which has been renamed, Encore Boston Harbor.

Encore is the name of a Wynn casino property in
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