Residents on Tuesday night voted 1,568-995 against zoning changes that would have allowed a proposal by Penn National Gaming to build a $200 million gambling facility on a 30-acre plot off Route 133 near the Andover town line to move forward.
The measure required a two-thirds majority to be adopted.
Under state gambling law, just one slots parlor can be built in the state "
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