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  • Mohegan Sun, Boston Sign 'Surrounding Community' Agreement

    Mohegan Sun would make at least $300 million in direct payments to the city of Boston over a 15-year period under a "surrounding community" agreement the parties signed Thursday in connection with Mohegan Sun's plan for a $1.3 billion resort casino in Revere, Mass.
  • Boston reaches deal with developer planning nearby casino

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Mohegan Sun agreed on Thursday to pay Boston $18 million a year to compensate the city for any negative side effects if the Connecticut-based gambling resort succeeds in its efforts to build a casino in neighboring Revere. In return,...

    Seven killed in Massachusetts apartment blaze: fire officials

    Seven killed in Massachusetts apartment blaze: fire officials
    BOSTON (Reuters) - Seven people were killed when a fire tore through an apartment building in the Boston suburb of Lowell on Thursday morning, a Massachusetts fire official said. Several people had jumped out of the building to escape the three-alarm...

    Extreme obesity cuts lifespan more than smoking-study

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - That obesity can cut life short by causing strokes and other illnesses comes as no surprise, but a study reported on Tuesday quantifies the toll: The most extreme cases cut a person's lifespan more than cigarettes. The analysis,...

    READER SUBMITTED: Columbia Resident Earns American Cancer Society Summer Fellowship In Boston

    Andrea Clapp of Columbia, a recent Assumption College graduate, is spending this summer serving as a 2014 Alvan T., Viola D. Fuller- American Cancer Society Junior Research Fellow under the guidance of Dr. Sandra McAllister at Brigham and Women's Hospital...