Reading School Board denies charter school application again 5 days ago. It allows for 10 mini-casinos in the commonwealth in locations outside a mile radius of existing casinos. Latest News Table Mountain Rancheria to build new casino and hotel complex. Construction is expected to begin by the spring of with completion by Dozens of deer deaths in Berks, Chester counties investigated 4 days ago. Wanted man jumps into river, eludes air, ground search 6 days ago. Because of the city's distance from existing casinos, Waltman described Reading as a targeted community for the state's gambling expansion.
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No one covers what is happening in our community better than we do. And with a digital subscription, you'll never miss a local story. The new casino will be built just west of the current one and will have an more open feel, be more energy efficient and feature a state-of-the-art ventilation system.
Construction is expected to begin by the spring of with completion by The older casino will be used for tribal offices. A larger casino and hotel will also mean more jobs. The project will add jobs for a total employment o f 1, workers. Casas said it has taken several years to complete the environmental review for the project.
People interested in viewing the document can find it here. Public comments on the document will be accepted until June One potential concern for nearby residents is the amount of vehicle traffic. Currently, the busiest day of the week for the casino is Saturday, generating 3, cars daily. The proposed project is estimated to produce 7, cars a day. Matt Nanci is a former mobile journalist for the Reading Eagle.
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