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Boston City Hall Plaza Safety; Eastie, Revere Casino Deal

EAST BOSTON/REVERE—No deal has yet been signed, though: "Mohegan Sun and its Revere casino would pay East Boston at least $18 million annually for neighborhood improvement under an agreement negotiated with Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, a person familiar with the offer and the negotiations said." [Globe]
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DOWNTOWN—The city is planning a long-term fix: "A concrete deck over an old fountain on City Hall Plaza, where thousands of people often gather during festivals, has a plywood underpinning that is severely waterlogged and could be compromised, according to inspectors who recently described it as 'sponge-like'..." [Herald]