Breaking News from Mayor Will Flanagan tonight, as he announced that Fall River will be getting a Foxwoods Casino.

BREAKING NEWS ... I can confirm that Foxwoods Resort and Casino has purchased 30 acres of land in the south end of the City. A casino will be built in Fall River creating thousands of jobs for our residents and generating millions of dollars in revenue for public safety and education. This is a reality! --Mayor Will Flanagan, Facebook

There are some hurdles that still need to be overcome for the project, including approval in a city wide referendum vote by Fall River's voters. We will have more on this story as it becomes available.