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Agreement at Gillette

The town and its largest taxpayer, the Kraft Group, have agreed on an indemnity pact to offset liability for concerts planned this summer at Gillette Stadium, which the company owns.

Conditional licenses had been granted by selectmen for a July 20 concert by Bon Jovi, Taylor Swift concerts on July 26 and 27, and the 10th annual New England Country Music Festival on Aug. 23 and 24 with Kenny Chesney.

On Tuesday, selectmen licensed a series of New England Revolution soccer matches that begin this weekend, but acknowledged that insurance coverage for after June 30 is still up in the air.

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The issue springs from a lawsuit filed against the town last year by ticketholders who said they were wrongly detained on alcohol issues by police. Now, the town wants insurance protection in all license requests.

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Officials Tuesday said there are two insurance options under consideration.

In one, the Kraft Group would take out a separate insurance policy; in the other, Foxborough would include an endorsement on its policy that Kraft would then fund.