Early turnout in a Milford casino referendum has been brisk, with more than one-third of the town’s registered voters casting ballots by mid-afternoon, according to the town clerk’s office.
Several hours before the polls closed, both sides predicted victory in the referendum on a Foxwoods-backed resort casino.
“I’m getting a lot of thumbs-up,” said Rosemary Trettel, holding an anti-casino sign outside a polling place at the Italian-American club.
Across the street, Steve Gulino stood sentry with a “Foxwoods Yes” sign, and predicted a narrow win for casino supporters. “I see a lot of good coming to Milford from this project,” he said. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.