Author Archives: Massterlist

MASSterList: Crosby to head gaming commission – Brownsberger wins – Crack-for-EBT scam

GAMBLIN' MAN: Gov. Patrick selected Stephen Crosby, veteran of the Cellucci and Swift administrations, to head up the new gaming commission yesterday to much praise. (HeraldGlobe) SEN. BROWNSBERGER: In what I'm sure was a true nail-biter for everyone reading this, Rep. William Brownsberger prevailed in yesterday's four-way special Democratic primary to fill former Sen. Tolman's 2nd…

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MASSterList: Wynn reaches out to Foxboro residents – Lynch explores new district towns – Murphy on

THE BULLAGIO:I’ve been trying to think what kind of casino Steve Wynn would find appropriate for Foxboro. Maybe something involving quaint colonial-looking cottages, or maybe with a sail boat sticking out of the middle of the town. It’s going to look like a Christmas Tree Shop and Route 1 had a baby, only bigger and with legal gambling. (Globe) BETTER…

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MASSterList: Mitt’s chocolate confession – Maginn wins – MBTA ready for winter – Rebuilding after t

GATEWAY DRUG: Chocolate milk. Oh, oh, I'm sorry – HOT chocolate milk. With restrictive habits like that, it's hard to see how such a self destructive individual could ever be president. Hopefully, Mitt can get the help he needs to turn his life around and break away from lactose addiction. (PI) TORNADOES: Six months after tornadoes whipped through Western Mass., …

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MASSterList: JPKIII looks to reupholster family carpetbag – Mitt’s McDuck days – Frank says distric

I FOR ONE WELCOME OUR NEW GINGER OVERLORD: Does this scrawny Middlesex County assistant DA really think he can just carpetbag into Barney Frank's district and beat the electoral might of a Sam Sutter? The legislative experience of a Cindy Creem? The hair and on-TV-all-the-time-ness of a Mike Ross? The… Pachecocity of a Marc Pacheco? What's this kid's name, anyway? …

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MASSterList: Tierney family saga unfolds – Patrick admin expects more health cost savings – DiMasi

TIERNEY: The Globe lays out the reasons Thanksgiving at the Tierney household must have been super awkward, while the Gloucester paper lays the love on the congressman's opponent, Richard Tisei. BOGO: The Patrick Administration expects many more towns to join in their health care cost savings plan now that they've begun advertising it on Groupon. (Sun) DiMASI: Like Italian-American…

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MASSterList: Gambling bill signed – Commission already sued – GOPers hit Newt’s “humane” immigratio

SEALED, DELIVERED: To quote a certain senior legislative leader from Plymouth, “I don't want to talk to you guys about gaming ever again.” Yesterday the bill was signed, silver trumpets rang out and Speaker DeLeo ascended to heaven. (GlobeHeraldT&G) SUE THEM: You know you're dealing with a state entity with potential when the new…

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