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With Casino Deal Dead, City Looks at Other Uses for Former NStar Site

The New Bedford Economic Development Council is not taking a break to mourn the loss of a casino deal in the city.

Executive Director Derek Santos says the Council will continue to look at potential u

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Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Officials Mull Future After New Bedford Casino Plan Scrapped

BOSTON (AP) _ Massachusetts gambling regulators are weighing what to do next now that developers of a proposed New Bedford casino abruptly dropped out of the competition.

The state Gaming Commission met Thursday after New York-based developers KG Urban Enterprises notified them late Wednesday that they were withdrawing their plans for a $650 million Foxwoods-operated casino because of an inability to secure financing.

The five-mem

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Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Blame Game Begins As New Bedford Casino Plan Dies

Count the casino as the latest broken promise to the City of New Bedford.

In a letter to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission Wednesday, KG Urban Enterprises CEO Barry Gosin rescinded the firm's application for the remaining casino license, dashing all hopes of a casino on New Befdord's waterfront

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Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP
Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP

New Bedford Casino Proposal is Dead

The plan to build a $650 million casino on New Bedford's waterfront has been scrapped by the developer.

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Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP
Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP

Voters Overwhelmingly Support Casino Proposal

New Bedford residents are betting on a waterfront casino to bring a surge into the city.

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Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP
Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP

New Bedford Decides: Casino Countdown

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) _ Residents on both sides of the debate over a proposed, $650 million Foxwoods resort casino for New Bedford's waterfront are steadily turning out to vote Tuesday.

Supporters s

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Mass. Gaming Commission Chairman Stephen Crosby.  Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Mass. Gaming Commission Chairman Stephen Crosby. Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Gambling Commission Leader Says Ethics Complaint Dismissed

AP - The head of the state Gaming Commission says an ethics complaint against him has been dismissed.

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Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images

Stern Talks Limitations and No-Smoking At New Bedford Casino

Pending approval from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission Thursday, KG Urban Enterprises forges ahead with a New Bedford casino proposal.

The City and KG Urban have agreed to strict building restrictions, including limited signage and a scaled-down hotel

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Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP
Kostow Greenwood Architects LLP

Small Crowds, Big Questions At City’s First Public Casino Forum

Roughly 40 New Bedford residents turned out for the city's first public casino forum at Roosevelt Middle School Thursday night. 

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Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

First New Bedford Casino Forum Being Held Thursday Night

Thursday night welcomes the first of several public forums regarding a New Bedford casino proposal. Representatives from KG Urban Enterprises will present their plans for a waterfront casino at the Cannon Street Power Station

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