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Friday | Patch.com

Why Was a Helicopter Flying Over Medfield Thursday Morning?

Many people in my neighborhood and beyond were concerned about the yellow helicopter circling around Medfield.

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Related Topix: Medfield, MA, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Pensions & Investments

Year End Audit Services

The Norfolk County Retirement Board invites certified public accounting firms having their principal offices in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to submit proposals to provide year end audit services to the Norfolk County Retirement System.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Lynn News

Public inquiry demand over King's Lynn incinerator contract terms

The Government should pay some of the bill left behind after the Lynn incinerator contract was cancelled, Norfolk County Council chiefs have claimed.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Meet some of the people who fought against the King's Lynn incinerator plan - and won

When the King's Lynn incinerator plan was thrown out earlier this week it marked the end of years of campaigning for a dedicated bunch.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Evening News

Norfolk MPs urged to help get government cash to stop incinerator compensation bill hitting services

An artist's impression of Cory Wheelabrator's proposed incinerator. The county council has terminated its contract with the company.

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Cambs Times

Could A 700,000 bid by Norfolk County Council help to end some of the ...

A 700,000 plan to raise the road level through Welney Washes - and partially end the misery of closures because of flooding- has been unveiled by Norfolk County Council.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Patch.com

Norfolk County Registry of Deeds to Host Free Computer Seminar

Register of Deeds William P. O'Donnell will host a free informational seminar on computer assisted land records research at the Norfolk County Registry of Deeds in Dedham from 4:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. on Wednesday, May 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Dedham, MA

Eastern Daily Press

it's All Over... Norfolk County Council votes to ditch King's Lynn incinerator

The county council's ruling cabinet has rubber-stamped a vote by the full council earlier today to sever its contract with Cory Wheelabrator and call a halt to the scheme.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Eastern Daily Press

Conservative councillors told to stay away unless they intend to back controversial incinerator plan

Conservative county councillors have been told to stay away from today's meeting unless they intend to back the burner.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Patch.com

Arraignment Set for Driver Charged in Fatal Stoughton Crash

An arraignment date has been set for a West Bridgewater woman charged after a fatal accident last December in Stoughton .

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Related Topix: Stoughton, MA, West Bridgewater, MA, Bridgewater, MA

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

UMass Law Review to Host Symposium on Veterans & the Law

The University of Massachusetts School of Law at Dartmouth Review will host a symposium on "Trends and Issues in Veterans & the Law" Friday, April 4, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the UMass Law Moot Court Room.

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Related Topix: George Washington University, Harvard University, Veteran Affairs, US Navy

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Council leader denies claim lobbying over King's Lynn incinerator was "inappropriate"

MPs were embroiled in another war of words with Norfolk County Council leader George Nobbs, as it emerged one had accused him of "inappropriate" lobbying.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

ABC News

PHOTO: Joanne Minich, left, and her son Peter, right, who has schizophrenia, in 2009.

When Joanne Minich recently visited son Peter, 31, at Bridgewater State Hospital in Massachusetts , prison guards brought her to a locked cell that inmates call the "bird cage," where he was shackled at the hands, waist and bare feet, she says.

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Related Topix: Prison, Bridgewater State Hospital, State Prisons, Brookline, MA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Lynn News

Latest News: King's Lynn incinerator scheme set to be axed in shock move

The Lynn incinerator plan is on the brink of being ditched this afternoon, Monday, March 31, after county council chiefs said it would cost too much to wait for a planning decision.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Boston weather: Heavy rain on Sunday

Sunday's predicted rainfall amounts for Southern New England between 2-8 a.m. EDT on March 30, 2014 in inches Sunday's predicted rainfall amounts for Southern New England between 2-8 a.m. EDT on March 30, 2014 in inches Forecast discussion: Despite seeing a little sunshine Saturday morning, skies have been mostly gray.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Suffolk County, MA, Plymouth County, MA, Scituate, MA

Eastern Daily Press

End it now: MPs urge councillors to kill off King's Lynn incinerator at extraordinary meeting

MPs from across Norfolk have called for councillors to "bite the bullet" and pull away from controversial plans for an incinerator which have cast a shadow across the county.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Cape Cod Times

State approves police to carry and administer overdose reversal medicine

In the face of a rising tide of heroin overdoses state officials have declared a public health emergency, clearing the way for police officers to carry a medicine that can reverse the effects of an overdose, as well as a list of other actions to combat addiction.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Barnstable County, MA, Mashpee, MA

Lynn News

Norfolk County Council rejects 'conflict of interest' claim in adoption case row

County council chiefs have today, Thursday March 27, rejected claims of a conflict of interest over its handling of adoption cases.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Police push for overdose reversal drug

For years the people who are often first on the scene of a drug overdose - police officers - have largely been denied access to the overdose reversal medication known as Narcan, despite the fact that it has saved thousands of lives across the state, including on Cape Cod.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Quincy, MA, Provincetown, MA

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Patch.com

Norfolk County Register of Deeds William P. O'Donnell to speak at...

Norfolk County Register of Deeds William P. O'Donnell will be the guest speaker at the Minerva Lodge meeting on Saturday, May 3rd, at 2:00pm.

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Related Topix: Stoughton, MA, Norfolk, MA

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