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Is Northeast’s casino market saturated? Catskills resort is a cautionary tale

Inside the casino at Resorts World Catskills in Monticello, N.Y., March 25, 2018. A string of new resort and hotel projects near the Catskill Mountains is a heartening sign for an area where tourism has fallen precipitously from its heyday in the middle of the 20th century. (Eva Deitch/The New York Times)

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Casinos have sprung up across the Northeast in recent years, and the competition will tighten even more with Encore Boston Harbor, set to open in late June in Everett.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_troope7_met.jpg State Police had a quota system for issuing tickets, prosecutors allege

The Massachusetts State Police has repeatedly denied the existence of ticket quotas in recent years, but federal prosecutors outlined such a system last week.

Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/14/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Chin031319IzazandIrumHaque_Biz3.jpg A single inch results in an $850 shipping penalty from UPS

UPS informed Irum Haque that the length of the box she shipped wasn’t 48 inches, as she had measured; it was 49. How much more for one extra inch? $850.

Ed Markey gives Robert Kraft’s campaign funds to antitrafficking group

Boston, MA - 2/21/19 Senator Ed Markey (cq) meets with The Boston Globe Editorial Board. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: 22Markey Reporter: Matt Stout

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

Senator Edward Markey is distancing himself from the Patriots owner, who faces charges that he patronized a Florida spa that profited from the illicit sex acts of its workers.

Ware Cady’s son, Ware Jr. (right), made a play on the ball during the street hockey game on Chestnut Street on March 10.

Nathan Klima for The Boston Globe

The street hockey game that never ends

On a quiet street in Salem, a Sunday hockey game has been going on since 1970, long enough for one generation of players to pass the tradition on to the next.

Editorial & Opinion

RENÉE LOTH

The futility of santitizing the Web

Lesley Becker/Globe Staff; Adobe

By Renée Loth

From anti-vaxxers to anti-Muslim bigots, social media have helped spawn misinformaiton and hate. But it might be too light to put the genie back in the bottle.

JOAN VENNOCHI

Maura Healey’s dodge on Mount Ida

Newton MA 02/24/18 A statue of Mt. Ida's mascot a Mustang in front of the school's Athletic Center. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

By Joan Vennochi

Mount Ida’s past leaders are using the attorney general’s decision as wiggle room to deny wrongdoing.

Metro

Ed Markey gives Robert Kraft’s campaign funds to antitrafficking group

Boston, MA - 2/21/19 Senator Ed Markey (cq) meets with The Boston Globe Editorial Board. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: 22Markey Reporter: Matt Stout

By Bob Hohler

Senator Edward Markey is distancing himself from the Patriots owner, who faces charges that he patronized a Florida spa that profited from the illicit sex acts of its workers.

Is Northeast’s casino market saturated? Catskills resort is a cautionary tale

Inside the casino at Resorts World Catskills in Monticello, N.Y., March 25, 2018. A string of new resort and hotel projects near the Catskill Mountains is a heartening sign for an area where tourism has fallen precipitously from its heyday in the middle of the 20th century. (Eva Deitch/The New York Times)

By Mark Arsenault

Casinos have sprung up across the Northeast in recent years, and the competition will tighten even more with Encore Boston Harbor, set to open in late June in Everett.

obituary

Asa Brebner, at 65; guitarist/songwriter in Boston bands and alone

Mr. Brebner, in 2006.

By Steve Morse

Mr. Brebner had early success in Jonathan Richman & the Modern Lovers and Robin Lane & the Chartbusters before chopping out a path for his own music.