The sweep of the casino’s effort is unique in Massachusetts history: readying a five-star hotel, a massive casino, 15 restaurants and lounges, a conference space, a spa, and more — all to open in one fell swoop. 1:52 p.m.
May 28, 1999: Treading into a field that most schools have long considered too mine-laden, Brown University will integrate the formal study of values into its famously unstructured undergraduate curriculum next year. 12:12 p.m.
The Needham house was assessed at $549,300, but sold for nearly a million dollars. The buyer, who never lived a day there, would sell it 17 months later at a substantial loss in what may become the next chapter in the national debate over fairness in college admissions.