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The Brockton Enterprise
Feds fires back in Taunton casino land casejudge told the U.S. Department of the Interior it overstepped its authority whe
Feds fires back in Taunton casino land case
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
judge told the U.S. Department of the Interior it overstepped its authority when it took land into trust for the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe in Taunton and Mashpee. Wednesday, the Department of the Interior fired back at the judge, saying he... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Tribe applauds Justice Department for challenging court rulingbefore 1934,” Cromwell said. After receiving the land in trust from the Interi
Tribe applauds Justice Department for challenging court ruling
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
before 1934,” Cromwell said. After receiving the land in trust from the Interior Department last September, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe broke ground on the planned $1 billion First Light Resort and Casino in Taunton. The Massachusetts Gaming... Read more
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PR.com
Chart Topping Soul-Funk-Blues Band Become Top Nominees for 2016 Native American Music AwardsAll of the band members are Native American, with Peters and Coombs being membe
Chart Topping Soul-Funk-Blues Band Become Top Nominees for 2016 Native American Music Awards
PR.com / Posted 6 days ago
All of the band members are Native American, with Peters and Coombs being members of the Federally recognized Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, and Johnson being of the Louisianna Choctaw band. The GroovaLottos rose to international acclaim with the... Read more
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Boston Globe
In legal battle over casino, tribe’s sovereignty could be at riskMASHPEE — Eight months ago, the flag of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe was raised
In legal battle over casino, tribe’s sovereignty could be at risk
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
MASHPEE — Eight months ago, the flag of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe was raised into a wintry blue sky here, a milestone moment that proclaimed the tribe’s sovereignty over the lands below. Now, the hard-won status of those lands as a Native American... Read more
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Boston Globe
Wynn tells state officials of opening in June of 2019quality. A full-scale casino is now under construction in Springfield and is s
Wynn tells state officials of opening in June of 2019
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
quality. A full-scale casino is now under construction in Springfield and is scheduled to open in 2018. But the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe has suspended construction of its Taunton casino, scheduled to open next summer, after a federal judge ruled... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Mashpee tribe seeks involvement in land trust suitThe Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has filed a motion to intervene in a federal lawsui
Mashpee tribe seeks involvement in land trust suit
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 11 days ago
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has filed a motion to intervene in a federal lawsuit that seeks to block its East Taunton casino project. In court filings Monday, the tribe seeks to become part of any future court action or any appeal that may result... Read more
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The Irish Times
Nine reasons why I love living in Mashpee, Massachusettsand 15 towns each with distinct histories, many of which retain a small-town fe
Nine reasons why I love living in Mashpee, Massachusetts
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
and 15 towns each with distinct histories, many of which retain a small-town feel to them. For example, home to the Wampanoag tribe, Mashpee is rich in Native American culture and it has a warm small town flavour. Welcome: Early on I met... Read more
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The Herald News
Mashpee tribe seeks involvement in land trust suitThe Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has filed a motion to intervene in a federal lawsui
Mashpee tribe seeks involvement in land trust suit
The Herald News / Posted 12 days ago
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has filed a motion to intervene in a federal lawsuit that seeks to block its East Taunton casino project. In court filings Monday, the tribe seeks to become part of any future court action or any appeal that may result... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mashpee Wampanoag tribe wants to be part of lawsuit over Taunton casinoThe Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, stung by a judge’s ruling last month against its p
Mashpee Wampanoag tribe wants to be part of lawsuit over Taunton casino
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, stung by a judge’s ruling last month against its planned casino in Taunton, sought permission Monday to become a party to the lawsuit that could decide the fate of the $1 billion project. In a 22-page filing, tribal... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Taunton officials confident tribe will pay for traffic fixescity. The price tag for that, Buffington told the council committee, is $776,4
Taunton officials confident tribe will pay for traffic fixes
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 15 days ago
city. The price tag for that, Buffington told the council committee, is $776,460. Hoye said he’s confident the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe will honor a prior agreement with the city and pay the entire $776,460. A brief email statement issued... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Dead in its tracks: Funding for Brockton horse racing deniedat a state casino license for the Brockton Fairgrounds site, especially conside
Dead in its tracks: Funding for Brockton horse racing denied
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 17 days ago
at a state casino license for the Brockton Fairgrounds site, especially considering the legal battle that the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is facing as it works to open a resort casino in Taunton. Last month, a U.S. District Court judge ruled that... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Dead in its tracks: Brockton horse racing proposal dies after denial of operational fundsat a state casino license for the Brockton Fairgrounds site, especially conside
Dead in its tracks: Brockton horse racing proposal dies after denial of operational funds
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 18 days ago
at a state casino license for the Brockton Fairgrounds site, especially considering the legal battle that the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is facing as it works to open a resort casino in Taunton. Last month, a U.S. District Court judge ruled that... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Everett casino announces $1 billion bid packagecasino-hotel complex could be the third casino venture in the state to offer le
Everett casino announces $1 billion bid package
Lowell Sun / Posted 18 days ago
casino-hotel complex could be the third casino venture in the state to offer legitimate table games. The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, which is facing a legal challenge to its federal reservation, has said it expects to open a portion of its... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Two federal court rulings muddy the waters on tribal casinosof the Institute for the Study of Tribal Gaming Law and Policy. “I’m not sure t
Two federal court rulings muddy the waters on tribal casinos
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 21 days ago
of the Institute for the Study of Tribal Gaming Law and Policy. “I’m not sure they can both be right.” The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, which has broken ground on a casino in Taunton, was dealt a blow on July 28, when a U.S. District Court... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Casino construction in Taunton shifts from building to filling trenchesa Genting subsidiary, is quoted saying that “Genting Group remains committed to
Casino construction in Taunton shifts from building to filling trenches
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 22 days ago
a Genting subsidiary, is quoted saying that “Genting Group remains committed to First Light and stands with the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the City of Taunton.” Taunton, as per an agreement with the tribe, is guaranteed a minimum $8 million... Read more
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Boston Globe
Construction is officially underway on the Wynn casinoa resort casino in Springfield and a slots parlor in Plainville, which has been
Construction is officially underway on the Wynn casino
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
a resort casino in Springfield and a slots parlor in Plainville, which has been open for about 13 months. The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe also plans to open a casino on sovereign land in Taunton, though that project was dealt a legal blow in late... Read more
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The Herald News
Mashpee, Cowlitz rulings could have national impact on casino lawof the Institute for the Study of Tribal Gaming Law and Policy. “I’m not sure t
Mashpee, Cowlitz rulings could have national impact on casino law
The Herald News / Posted 24 days ago
of the Institute for the Study of Tribal Gaming Law and Policy. “I’m not sure they can both be right.” The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, which has broken ground on a casino in Taunton, was dealt a blow on July 28, when a U.S. District Court... Read more
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Boston Globe
Lawyers for Taunton casino case expect appealThe Mashpee Wampanoag tribe took a gamble in April when it broke ground on a $1
Lawyers for Taunton casino case expect appeal
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe took a gamble in April when it broke ground on a $1 billion casino in Taunton, despite a federal lawsuit that sought to derail the project. Now, the casino’s fate is in doubt, after US District Court Judge William G.... Read more
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Providence Business News
Judge sides with plaintiffs trying to block Taunton casinoTAUNTON – A U.S. District Court judge sided with plaintiffs who want to stop th
Judge sides with plaintiffs trying to block Taunton casino
Providence Business News / Posted 30 days ago
TAUNTON – A U.S. District Court judge sided with plaintiffs who want to stop the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe from building its $1 billion First Light Resort and Casino here. “Judge Young’s decision affirms what we learned and what we’ve been saying over... Read more
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Boston Globe
Federal ruling throws wrench into plans for Taunton casinoa casino in Taunton. US District Judge William G. Young ruled Thursday in favo
Federal ruling throws wrench into plans for Taunton casino
Boston Globe / Posted 30 days ago
a casino in Taunton. US District Judge William G. Young ruled Thursday in favor of homeowners seeking to block the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe from building the $1 billion complex. The department’s 2015 decision to place over 300 acres in trust for... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Federal ruling throws wrench into plans for Taunton casinoa casino in Taunton. US District Judge William G. Young ruled Thursday in favo
Federal ruling throws wrench into plans for Taunton casino
ABC 6 Providence / Posted a month ago
a casino in Taunton. US District Judge William G. Young ruled Thursday in favor of homeowners seeking to block the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe from building the $1 billion complex. The Boston Globe reported that Young ruled the US Interior Department... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Federal Judge sides with group hoping to block construction of Taunton casinoIndian Reorganization Act made a mistake when it granted 300 acres of land for
Federal Judge sides with group hoping to block construction of Taunton casino
ABC 6 Providence / Posted a month ago
Indian Reorganization Act made a mistake when it granted 300 acres of land for a Native American Reservation. The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe broke ground on the casino last April. It is unclear how the ruling will affect the casino plans, but ABC6... Read more
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The Herald News
Federal judge sides with Taunton residents trying to block Wampanoag casinotrying to block Wampanoag casino A U.S. District Court judge has sided with a
Federal judge sides with Taunton residents trying to block Wampanoag casino
The Herald News / Posted a month ago
trying to block Wampanoag casino A U.S. District Court judge has sided with a group of Taunton citizens looking to block the construction of a casino planned in the city by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, which is expected to appeal the... Read more

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