Selectman Daniel Murphy was one of dozens of residents and officials last week who spoke during a Massachusetts Gaming Commission public hearing at Raynham Middle School. The commission was gathering input on a $200-plus million slots parlor proposal by Parx Raynham, consisting of former Raynham Park dog track owner George Carney and business partner Greenwood Gaming of Pennsylvania. Speaking not as an official but an individual, Murphy said he supports the proposal and the scores of new jobs it would bring. “A job doesn’t have to be six figures to be important,’’ Murphy told the five-member panel. Negotiations are underway to settle on a mitigation agreement with Easton to help offset traffic and other issues, he said. “Talks are ongoing and very positive. I hope we have an agreement soon.” Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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