Monday Aug 25
Courthouse News Service
A Grim Tale of Child Sex Trafficking
A Rhode Island strip club forced a 14-year-old girl "to perform illegal commercial sex acts" for 5 months - and charged her for the privilege, the girl and her mother claim in court.
SRTA partnership began in friendship, ended in feud
An assistant to the clerk magistrate in Taunton, he said the position was wearing on him and his car.
Police: Egremont men lured would-be pot buyers into armed ambush
Two Egremont men are facing multiple felony charges, including armed robbery, after ambushing two man who were trying to buy marijuana on Thursday evening, according to Great Barrington police.
The Janesville Gazette
10 Things to Know: Young people picking crops over cubicles
Farmer Fay Strongin, 26, left, samples a carrot, while Sarah Turkus, 26, removes unwanted plants at Sidewalk Ends Farm in Seekonk, Mass.
Ayer Public Spirit
Mass. business confidence nearing post-recession high
Perceptions of the national economy among Massachusetts employers returned to positive territory in July for the first time since before the Great Recession in August 2007, according to economic index results released Tuesday.
Cape Cod Times
Fugitive in assault probe arrested in Cotuit
A Carver man who worked in Cotuit and was the target of a multistate investigation into sexual conduct with minors has been arrested by Barnstable police.
Dartmouth names new health director
"I am thrilled. It's my chance to give back," said Michaud, 41, after a brief joint meeting of the Select Board and the Board of Health.