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Friday | Shirley Oracle

Stop the Pipeline holding fundraiser Sept. 4 in Groton

Landowners in a town snugged up to the New Hampshire border do not welcome the prospect of a natural gas pipeline.

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Related Topix: Groton, MA, Pepperell, MA, Alternative Energy

Friday | Nashoba Publishing Online

Regional

Fireman's Muster and Yard sale: Families line the street in West Groton to view the many fire trucks, both old and new that come from far and wide to vie for a chance to show off, and possibly take home a trophy for the newest, oldest, or the one that comes from the furthest distance.

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Related Topix: West-Groton, MA, Groton, MA, Westford, MA, Littleton Common, MA, Harvard, MA

Friday | Barnstable Patriot

First human West Nile case reported

The first human case of West Nile virus in Massachusetts this year was reported Aug. 22, according to the state Department of Public Health.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Lowell Sun

Tewksbury police detective charged with OUI, second offense

Tewksbury police Detective Michael P. Sheehan, the department's juvenile officer, allegedly asked the state troopers who charged him Wednesday with drunk driving, second-offense, to give him "a break" and just drive him home.

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Related Topix: Tewksbury, MA, Chelmsford, MA, Westford, MA

CBS Local

Three Juveniles Arrested In Connection With Death Of Waltham Man

Three juvenile suspects have been arrested in connection with the death of a 34-year-old Waltham man found dead in his car on Aug. 20, according to the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office.

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Related Topix: Waltham, MA

Lowell Sun

Sun endorsement: Sullivan for Middlesex DA

The Democratic primary race between Marian Ryan and Michael Sullivan for Middlesex district attorney is essentially the general election, since there's no Republican challenger.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Cambridge, MA, Waltham, MA, Opinion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Patch.com

Marlborough Trust Announces Second Year of Grant-Making

The Marlborough Brigham Family Trust is pleased to announce the start of its second year of grant-making to benefit the greater Marlborough community.

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Related Topix: Marlborough, MA

Patch.com

5 Things You Need To Know Today: August 27

Drivers please be aware of children at bus stops. Editor's note: Kindergarten students do not start school until Thursday.

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Related Topix: Framingham, MA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Boston Herald

Governor poised to back DA Ryan

Gov. Deval Patrick is poised to throw his support behind Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan as she jostles for votes in one of the state's more closely watched Democratic primaries, sources confirmed to the Herald.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Waltham, MA, Opinion

Shirley Oracle

Stop the Pipeline holding fundraiser Sept. 4 in Groton

Landowners in a town snugged up to the New Hampshire border do not welcome the prospect of a natural gas pipeline.

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Related Topix: Groton, MA, Pepperell, MA, Alternative Energy, Energy

Boston Herald

Coakley in driver's seat, but Grossman down 12, still has fighting chance

Although Attorney General Martha Coakley's lead has shrunk in the polls, she is favored to win the Democratic primary because she has a much higher favorable rating than her two opponents.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Boston Herald

Candidates court voters in North Shore districts

Voter-chasing statewide office-seekers are eyeing the North Shore as a potential boon in the sprint to the September primary, thanks to a heated 6th Congressional District race and contested local campaigns that make the area one of the best bets for busy polling stations.

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Related Topix: North Andover, MA, Andover, MA, Peabody, MA, Lynn, MA, Methuen, MA, Opinion

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Boston.com

State's First Human West Nile Case in Middlesex County

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported Friday afternoon that a person has contracted the West Nile virus in Middlesex County.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Entomology, Science, Boston, MA, Jamaica Plain (Boston, MA), Jamaica-Plain, MA

Lowell Sun

Suspect in murders of Lowell brothers has 'lengthy, violent' record

The Chelsea man charged Wednesday with the fatal shootings of two Lowell brothers has a "lengthy and violent" history of crimes in Rhode Island and now Massachusetts, according to prosecutors.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA, Violent Crime

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Groton Line

The Middlesex County 4-H Fair Runs Over Labor Day Weekend

Groton's Anna Solomon, Krisin Fuller, and Noah Solomon paint a picnic table to get ready for this weekend's Middlesex County 4-H Fair Labor Day weekend heralds the end of summer, the start of school and for a number of Groton kids, the 58th Annual Middlesex County 4-H Fair.

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Related Topix: Groton, MA, Family, Kids, Westford, MA, Home Gardening, Home

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Lowell Sun

No updates in Lowell pedestrian accidents

The first was on Rogers Street near Park Avenue at 7:25 a.m., where a 76-year-old man was struck by a car.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA, Tyngsboro, MA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Boston Herald

Coakley defends settling instead of prosecuting politically wired lobbying group

Attorney General Martha Coakley today defended her decision to settle with - rather than prosecute - a politically wired lobbying firm over allegations it profited from an inappropriate contingency fee agreement with a Boston hospital.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Opinion

Lowell Sun

Pedestrian struck, injured in Lowell accident

A 76-year-old male was hit by a motor vehicle while crossing Rogers Street and Park Avenue at Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Boston.com

Driver arraigned in hammer incident

The replacement Market Basket truck driver who was arrested last week after he allegedly confronted protesters with a hammer was arraigned this morning, officials said.

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Related Topix: Tewksbury, MA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Lowell Sun

Last Lowell officer settles in 2013 cell death

Police Lt. Thomas Siopes has reached an agreement with the city to accept a lesser punishment for his actions the night a woman died in police custody last year and end his disciplinary hearing.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA

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