The following are some of the big stories that happened this week in the Wrentham area.
1. Brown: I'm Not Running For Governor Scott Brown has decided not to run for Governor of Massachusetts in 2014. The Wrentham republican announced on his Facebook page that he has decided not to pursue the office. Read more of the story here. Brown hasn't ruled out a run at president, though, and went to Iowa last weekend. You can read that story here.
2.A Second Chance for Plainville Slot Parlor? Report Says Penn National Gaming Interested After a measure to allow slots in Tewksbury was denied this week, Penn National Gaming, a Pennsylvania-based gambling company, is looking into reviving Plainridge Racecourse's chances to get a license, according to a report in the Boston Globe.
4. No Charges in Norfolk DA Morrissey's Accident A clerk magistrate at Quincy District Court Monday declined to file criminal charges against Norfolk County District Attorney Michael Morrissey for his involvement in an accident in Milton last month. Morrissey was found responsible for a marked lanes violation, according to the Boston Globe. He presented evidence that he fainted just before the accident, and that he was not impaired, distracted or speeding. Read more of the story here.
5. King Philip Football Ranked 23 in ESPN Preseason Poll Coming off a 10-1 season, Brian Lee's King Philip High football team is earning preseason praise.ESPN-Boston has the Warriors ranked in the No. 23 spot. Read the story here.