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  1. High School Wrestling: Somerset Berkley rallies late to win D3Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Boston Herald

    By Brian Fabry WAKEFIELD Fans of the Oscars must be hoping for as many upsets as the D3 State Wrestling Tournament provided yesterday. In a night of surprises, Somerset Berkley captured its first state wrestling title in school history with 100 points and needed the final match to take down the title.

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  2. Massachusetts governor urges people to stay off road SundayRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | Boston Herald

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is urging people to stay off the roads after midnight ahead of predicted blizzard conditions Sunday, but he has not imposed a travel ban. He said Saturday people have most of a "Cinderella evening" to celebrate Valentine's Day before the storm strengthens overnight.

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  3. Not again! Another winter storm bears down on New EnglandRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Boston Herald

    Yet another winter storm was due to arrive in the region for Valentine's Day, promising snow and heavy winds even as some areas are already staggering under 6 feet of snow or more. A blizzard warning was in effect for coastal areas from Connecticut to Maine starting Saturday afternoon for the fourth major storm the region has seen in less than a month.

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  4. Joseph M. Gordon, at 69, Herald sports columnistRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 8 | Boston Herald

    Joseph M. "Joe" Gordon of Scituate, retired Boston Herald sports columnist, died yesterday at Bay Path Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Duxbury after complications related to Parkinson's disease. He was 69. Born and raised in Dorchester, Mr. Gordon was a graduate of Boston Latin School and Northeastern University.

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  5. EPA offers help to make towns more resilient to floodingRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 7 | Boston Herald

    Two Massachusetts communities have been chosen to receive help from the Environmental Protection Agency in finding ways to become more resilient to flooding. Scituate and Newburyport were chosen to receive EPA technical assistance through the agency's "Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities" program.

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  6. North-South duel shore to heat up AttitashRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Boston Herald

    What reigns supreme? The beaches of Scituate or the coastline of Nahant? The lighthouses of the South Shore or the rocky coast of Marblehead? The cozy seaside community in Cohasset or the quaint charm of Newburyport? That's simple. Attitash Mountain resort puts both coastal regions of Massachusetts - North Shore and South Shore - head-to-head in an annual dual slalom race that settles it once and for all: Which is the best? The race evolved from a bragging fest in the base lodge years ago.

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  7. Marie F. DiMare, at 71, a of Londonderry, N.H.Read the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | Boston Herald

    Marie F. DiMare of Londonderry, N.H., and Scituate, formerly of Lowell, a retired manager, died Thursday at her home after a six-year battle with cancer. She was 71. Mrs. DiMare is survived by her husband of 30 years, James; three sons, Jeffrey Tarmey of Hudson, N.H., Brian Tarmey of Salem, N.H., and Kevin Tarmey of Pelham, N.H.; her mother, Blanche Jussaume of Dracut; two sisters, Janet Gaunt of Dracut and Suzanne Kuszek of Tewksbury; four brothers, Henry Jussaume of Brookline, N.H., Roland Jussaume of Lowell and Donald Jussaume and Armand Jussaume, both of Dracut; three grandchildren, a great-granddaughter and many nieces and nephews.

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  8. Gov. Baker heads to Nantucket for damage survey after stormRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Boston Herald

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has made a last-minute decision to visit Nantucket, one of the communities hardest hit by this week's blizzard. About 3,500 customers on the island remained without power at mid-day Wednesday, nearly half of the state's total.

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  9. Gov. Baker wrestled with non-essential travel banRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Boston Herald

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says he wrestled with whether to institute a travel ban during this week's blizzard, but says it ultimately "worked pretty much as we hoped" it would. The governor said Wednesday he and members of his administration tried to strike a balance between public safety and civil liberties.

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  10. Scituate seeks aid after storm sets quarter-century record for damageRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Officials in the coastal town of Scituate are asking the state for help in the wake of this week's blizzard, which brought in whipping winds and surging floodwater that caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage. "We're asking the government to bring in some heavy equipment - the largest front-loaders that the state has," John Daheney, Scituate chairman of the Board of Selectmen, told the Herald.

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  11. Gov. Charlie Baker to visit blizzard-damaged townsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Boston Herald

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is scheduled to visit some of the areas hit hardest by the two-day blizzard that left up to three feet of snow in some communities. After stopping by the state Transportation Department operations center in Boston on Wednesday morning, Baker and Lt.

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  12. Heslam: TV crew gets a bit too close to stormRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Boston Herald

    Storm chasing can be a risky business as one local TV news crew shooting the surf off storm-battered Scituate found out during the blizzard. WBZ-TV reporter Chris McKinnon and a photographer were covering the action on the South Shore yesterday when things got a little hairy, forcing them to put a call in to town hall for help.

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  13. Editorial: Surviving a blizzardRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Boston Herald

    For most school kids it's Day 2 of the best mid-winter break ever. The sledding on Boston Common has never been better.

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  14. Jim Cantore: Despite totals, Juno an arctic blast for someRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Boston Herald

    The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore made his debut on "America's Morning Headquarters" from Boston Common with a record-setting blizzard as a backdrop. All in a day's work.

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  15. Storm just the start: Watch the VideoRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Boston Herald

    State officials are tallying up a bill expected to run in the tens of millions for what will go down as one of the most expensive snowstorms in Massachusetts history, even as another winter wallop is expected to hit here Friday. "We identified the snow and ice account as a potential issue - and not because there wasn't any money in it, Just because we weren't sure if there was going to be enough if we had a traditional winter," Gov. Charlie Baker said yesterday, adding that the response to this week's crippling blizzard will eat a "significant" chunk of the state's snow budget.

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  16. Scenes from Juno: Winds whipping, water rising in ScituateRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Scituate town employee Donald Pipes gets hit with a gust of blowing snow as he clears the sidewalk in front of the Town Hall. Herald photo by Alex Denniston.

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  17. On sleds and skis, hardy Bostonians brave the blizzardRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Bostonians are a hardy breed, and many weren't about to let a mere blizzard cramp their style. Some voices from those who ventured out into the teeth of the storm: On most days, Brooke Finan gets around Boston on foot.

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  18. Scenes from Juno: Marshfield seawall crumbling, homes condemnedRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Boston Herald

    South Shore officials have condemned two houses in Marshfield and are evaluating more, including one where emergency responders were lifted into the house by a front-end loader to avoid dangerously high flood waters and save an injured man amid the state's raging blizzard. The ocean-side town is already grappling with floodwaters after an 80-foot section of seawall was washed away this morning, according to the Marshfield Fire Department.

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  19. Not many people in Massachusetts sheltersRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Not many people are taking advantage of the dozens of emergency shelters set up around Massachusetts for people left without power during the blizzard. A spokesman for the state Emergency Management Agency says fewer than 200 people have reported to shelters with a combined capacity of more than 7,500.

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  20. Ferocious waves wash away 80 feet of seawall in MarshfieldRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Boston Herald

    As of 9:20 a.m., Marshfield police, Marshfield Fire Department and Marshfield Department of Public Works were at the scene. Across the South Shore, officials are girding for this afternoon's expected high tide after parts of Scituate saw as much of 5 feet of flooding during the opening surge of a massive blizzard and officials rescued an injured man in Marshfield.

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