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  1. Charges filed in Bourne Rotary gas tanker crashRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    The driver of a gas tanker truck that crashed and spilled 5,000 gallons of fuel at the Bourne Rotary last week will be charged with three motor vehicle offenses, according to Massachusetts State Police spokesman David Procopio. Thomas Medeiros, 47, of Westport, will appear in Falmouth District Court to answer charges of negligent operation of a motor vehicle, operating at a speed greater than reasonable and proper, and failure to stay within marked lanes, according to a statement released by Procopio.

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  2. Friends of doomed 1883 dam in Northampton urge intervention by Historical CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    NORTHAMPTON - A group of residents who tried and failed to save a historic dam in Leeds several years ago want to make sure its memory is properly honored when the dam is taken down. The city's Board of Public Works, under pressure from the Massachusetts Office of Dam Safety, voted in October 2010 to remove the 1883 Upper Roberts Meadow Dam located off Chesterfield Road, despite the efforts of an advocacy group to preserve the structure.

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  3. Holyoke business-catalyst program Spark Holyoke gets goingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... above the statewide poverty rate. Holyoke's population as of 2013 was 40,249. The median household income in Massachusetts from 2009 to 2013 was $66,866 while Holyoke's was $31,628, the U.S. Census Bureau said. From 2009 to 2013, Holyoke had 31.5 ...

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  4. Obama praises Edward Kennedy, and mourns the loss of collegialityRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Kennedy relatives, more than two dozen current and former senators and "pretty much every elected official in Massachusetts," as he put it, but to the more than 1,000 men and women who had worked for the legendary senator over his nearly 47-year ...

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  5. Marathon bombing jurors see autopsy photos, prosecutors restRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... called by the defense was a data analyst who said Tsarnaev's cellphone was being used in southeastern Massachusetts - where he was attending college - while pressure cookers were being purchased north of Boston more than two months before the ...

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  6. Dunkin' CEO's pay doubled in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... askin-Robbins shops last year. Dunkin' now operates 18,862 total stores worldwide. Mark Nunnelly, the incoming Massachusetts revenue commissioner, earned $155,014 in fees and stock awards last year as a director of Dunkin'.

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  7. Pittsfield's Lothrop Will Not Run for...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | IBerkshires

    ... would like to be home more for those last few years. In addition, an increasing workload at my day job at the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families is also a factor. Lothrop is a Supervisor of the Family Resource Unit and has been ...

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  8. Central Mass Grown launched to promote local farm productsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Products Guide at the event. Approximately 100 people attended. Trish Settles, principal planner at Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission, the fiscal agent for Central Mass Grown, said representatives from 11 of the area's rural ...

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  9. Bids allow Pittsfield to tackle streetwork scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    ... received a grant of $207,177 for winter street repairs as its share of funding allocated for the purpose to Massachusetts communities. Eligible activities include patching or paving road potholes, as well as repairing signage, guardrails, storm ...

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    11 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... to Falchuk, who called on Baker and legislative to stop meeting privately with bid organizers. "The voters of Massachusetts are tired of the lack of transparency around this Olympic bid, and suspicious of the coziness between this cadre of connected ...

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  11. 24-hour diner in Hadley closes after AG complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... support over the last 11 years." Attorney General Healey filed a discrimination complaint on Friday with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. The complaint says female employees at the diner have been subjected to sexualized comments ...

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  12. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff New mixed-income housing projects planned for RoxburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    ... development team is proposing a giant mixed-use complex that would include a 14-story office building for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Not far away, the Dudley Square area is undergoing a well-documented renaissance , while the ...

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  13. Bill Greene/Globe Staff Dozens of billboards to replace landmark turnpike signRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    The Newton nonprofit that for two decades sponsored the eye-grabbing billboard along the Massachusetts Turnpike that inveighed against gun violence is promising to keep that message fresh in the minds of motorists with a new series of targeted ads. Beginning Tuesday, Stop Handgun Violence will be "saturating" highway signs at three-dozen locations across the state, an interim solution until cofounder John Rosenthal finalizes construction of the Fenway Center complex over the turnpike.

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  14. Provincetown's 'Lady of the Dunes' one of cases in new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Cape Cod Times

    "In 1974, the story said, a woman had been found dead on a beach in Provincetown, Massachusetts, her hands chopped off at the wrists, her skull bashed in. She was nude, lying on a thick beach blanket, a pair of Wrangler jeans neatly folded under her almost-severed head.

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  15. Former head of UMD now leads Ted Kennedy InstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | SouthCoastToday.com

    She left her post as chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 2012. But last summer, she went back to work.

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  16. Governor asks federal government for disaster reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Cape Cod Times

    Gov. Charlie Baker has formally requested a major disaster declaration for 10 counties across Massachusetts, including Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket, based on the severe winter weather that hammered the state this year. In a 22-page letter sent Friday to President Barack Obama's Federal Emergency Management Agency acting regional administrator Paul Ford, Baker asked for the declaration and outlined the damage done across the state.

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  17. Pin Tales: Michael takes upper hand in Copeland family rivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... information or to donate, please call Arthur at 774-263-5943. The final day of competition in the Southeastern Massachusetts USBC annual Open Tournament is today at Wonder Bowl. Squad times are trios at 9 a.m., singles/doubles at 11 a.m. and teams ...

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  18. Open Season: Quick, easy way to improve your ice fishing tip upsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... of 500 hybrid tiger trout averaging 14 inches in length will also await lucky anglers. In Southeastern Massachusetts, more than 50 ponds and 28 streams are annually stocked with trout. Ponds are stocked with between 500 and 10,000 trout and streams ...

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  19. Preparation saves moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Cape Cod Times

    ... who are rewarded with votes when they distribute disaster relief. Recall the floods of March 2010 in Massachusetts, when numerous bridges were knocked out of commission. It's human nature for us to resist the millions in public funds - and the taxes ...

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  20. Tsarnaev's lawyers try to show brother in charge of bombingRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | Boston Herald

    ... witnesses on Monday. A cell site analyst testified that Tsarnaev's cell phone was being used in southeastern Massachusetts - where he was attending the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth - while pressure cookers were being purchased north of ...

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