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  1. New veterans' services director has ambitious agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Boston.com

    The Commonwealth's new secretary of veterans' services is a Marine who served two tours of duty, earned a Purple Heart for wounds suffered as a tank commander in Iraq, and has a record of improving and expanding services to veterans in Lawrence and in Boston. As Governor Charlie Baker's pick to oversee the state's provision of benefits and programs for military veterans, Francisco Urena, 34, entered office this month with an ambitious agenda that includes making the agency more accessible, using partnerships to extend its reach, addressing mental health and substance abuse issues, and ending homelessness among Massachusetts veterans.

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  2. For truck after truck, Boston snow farms are the destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Tucked away at the far edge of the Seaport District in an industrial area, the vacant lot has a lonely, out-of-the-way feel. But after Tuesday's historic blizzard dumped more than two feet of snow in Boston, 6 Tide St. is in heavy demand.

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  3. Working parents in Boston fret over another no-school dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    The closing of the Boston public schools for the third straight day on Thursday has left some working parents scrambling for child care as they weighed the inconvenience of another school day missed against the dangers of frigid waits for buses and uncleared sidewalks and playgrounds. Many parents said they understand the city's safety concerns and support Mayor Martin J. Walsh's decision to keep schools closed on Thursday in the wake of a blizzard that dropped more than two feet of snow on Boston.

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  4. Marty Walsh urges patience as city tackles roadsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh is pleading for patience from blizzard-battered residents who have called his hotline complaining the plows missed their streets or did a lousy job. "I ask you to be patient.

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  5. Chelsea Man Explains Backwards-Driving Adventure to Police: Transmission Was BrokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    A motorist seen driving in reverse with the flow of traffic on Broadway and Eastern Avenue in Chelsea told officers he was driving that way because his car's transmission was broken. The driver, who was not ticketed or publicly named by authorities, was observed employing the innovative driving style by a patrolling officer, who quickly pulled him over.

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  6. BU employees report to work despite blizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Daily Free Press

    Although the Boston University Charles River and Medical Campuses were closed Tuesday due to Winter Storm Juno, employees in many university departments were still required to go to work. As a result, the university's administration looked for ways to ease the stress of the employees.

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  7. Vincent J. Bruno, 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Cape Cod Times

    Vincent Joseph "Jim" Bruno, 93, of Plymouth, formerly of East Boston, Saugus and South Yarmouth, passed away at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Plymouth on Jan. 18. Husband of the late Eileen D. Bruno; he leaves his daughters, Patricia M. Horton and her husband Richard, Joan M. Vigliotte and her husband Michael, Noreen A. Famulari and her husband Paul; and son, James Thomas Bruno and his wife Deborah and the late James T. Bruno. He also leaves a brother, Raffaelo "Ralph" Bruno, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

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  8. Snow Cancellations in the City of BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Patch.com

    All mentions of Monday are referring to Monday, Jan. 26 and all mentions of Tuesday are referring to Tuesday, Jan. 27. Cancellations are expected to come in throughout the day. Patch will continue to bring you the full list of cancellations as they come in.

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  9. Guy Who Wanted Change for $100 Accidentally Wins $10MRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | WTAG-AM Paxton

    A Massachusetts man who bought a pair of lottery tickets at a grocery shop to break a $100 bill for lunch has ended up winning $10 million. Lottery officials announced Thursday that Richard Noll and his wife claimed the prize at lottery headquarters in Braintree this week. 1 comment

  10. Boston vows to review process for parking permitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Boston.com

    Boston's new transportation chief is vowing to take a comprehensive look at the city's parking rules after disclosures that the city offers residents a free parking pass for every vehicle they own, despite a limited number of spots. The review comes after the Globe found that more than 300 residences have five parking permits or more.

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  11. Obituary: Margaret 'Peggy' McGillivray, 58, Medford NativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Patch.com

    Raised in Medford where she lived most of her life, Peggy lived in Attleboro for the past 10 years. A loving and caring person, she worked for many years at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital caring for patients with compassion and respect.

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  12. A cash lifeline for Boston's working poorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Boston.com

    Among East Boston's working poor, February means more than just snow, slush, and ice. Despite the dreary weather, it is the most eagerly anticipated month of the year - some say it is even better than Christmas.

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  13. Saturday's hockey postponementsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Boston Herald

    With bad weather approaching the area for Saturday, some teams already are taking precautions with postponements or changes to the schedule. Here is a look at the schedule changes we already have.

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  14. Revere Man Accidentally Wins $10 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Patch.com

    A Revere man's quick stop at a convenience store to make change for his lunch turned into a life-changing surprise. Richard Noll bought two $20 scratch tickets at Lanzilli Groceria in East Boston to break a $100 bill.

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  15. Revere man who needed change for lunch wins $10mRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Boston.com

    A Revere man who stopped into a store to break a $100 bill so he could buy lunch ended up buying a lottery ticket that won him $10 million. When Richard Noll needed change to pay for a sandwich, he stopped into Lanzilli's Grocery in East Boston.

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  16. Revere Man Making Change Ends Up With $10 Million Lottery WinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | CBS Local

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  17. Man who bought lottery tickets to break $100 bill wins $10MRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Boston.com

    A Massachusetts man who bought a pair of lottery tickets at a grocery shop to break a $100 bill for lunch has ended up winning $10 million. Lottery officials announced Thursday that Richard Noll and his wife claimed the prize at lottery headquarters in Braintree this week. 2 comments

  18. Man buys lottery tickets to break $100 bill, wins $10MRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Lowell Sun

    A Revere man who bought two lottery tickets at a Boston grocery shop to break a $100 bill so he could buy lunch ended up winning $10 million. Lottery officials announced Thursday that Richard Noll and his wife claimed the prize at lottery headquarters in Braintree earlier this week.

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  19. Special committees suggest focus areas for Mass. SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Groton Landmark

    Senate President Stanley Rosenberg pulled the curtains back on his senior leadership team on Wednesday, doling out committee assignments and posts that will help chart the course for the Senate over the next two years. The selections, while just a piece of the puzzle in developing an agenda for the beginning two-year cycle, can often be based on past work or loyalty and send signals to lobbyists and advocates who may have hopes of advancing or blocking legislation this session.

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  20. Senate president taps Ashland Dem as Ways & Means chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Lowell Sun

    The new leadership team in the Senate will include Ashland Democrat Karen Spilka as the new chair of the powerful budget-writing Ways and Means committee, according to two sources with knowledge. Sen. Stanley Rosenberg, who two weeks ago was elected to his first term as Senate president, doled out committee and leadership assignments Wednesday after the Senate's first debate of the year over the rules that will govern the chamber for the two-year session.

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