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  1. Holy Cross prof's book uses Burncoat High as window on urban educationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... degree in 1996, returning to the college to teach in 2001 after earning an Ed.D. from the University of Massachusetts. She had an agenda: She wanted to improve the American public school system. Ms. Fisher began her research at Burncoat in 2003. In ...

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  2. Recreation director grew into roleRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... e Item Appeal Coulter Press: 156 Church Street, Clinton Massachusetts 01510 Clinton: 978-368-0176 West Boylston: 508-835-4865 Fax (all publications): 978-368-1151

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  3. Good news for educationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    They may not know it yet, but thousands of schoolchildren across Massachusetts - and particularly those stuck in under-performing, dead-end schools - received a very promising holiday gift this week when governor-elect Charlie Baker tapped James Peyser of Milton to be state education secretary in his incoming administration. Mr. Peyser, 58, brings long experience and political savvy to the position, including having served in the administration of former Gov. William Weld, and as chairman of the state board of education between 1999 and 2005.

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  4. Common Core foes lining up against Jeb BushRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... have spoken out against Common Core, including U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. Not Bush. His nonprofit Foundation for Excellence in Education doubled down on the Common Core, launching an ...

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  5. PRIDE to set teen boys on solid courseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... program. PRIDE will provide health education and risk reduction, mentoring and tutor services with licensed Massachusetts teachers, and financial literacy education. Starting in January, participants will meet once a week for the next three years. ...

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  6. GoLocalWorcester | News | Finneran: Help Wanted, Help Needed, Now More Than EverRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Go Local

    ... find the peace and meaning of Christmas in the lonely days ahead. Tom Finneran is the former Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, served as the head the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, and was a longstanding radio voice in ...

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  7. Shohola man's watercolors depict rural Irish lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    ... drawings, where he grew up in White Plains, N.Y. He majored in art and minored in history at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, after rolling into the 1961 Berlin Crisis in a tank as an army recruit. Then he became immersed in business ...

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  8. Mass. kayaker rescued on pond with Charlie Brown cutoutRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    Massachusetts fire officials have come to the rescue of a capsized kayaker who may have been trying to install a Charlie Brown cutout on a raft that holds a Christmas tree at the center of a pond. The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports that Easthampton firefighters rescued the man at about 8 p.m. Monday as he was clinging to the raft.

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  9. Natural Gas Pipeline Eyed To Cut Through...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | IBerkshires

    The new route of the proposed Kinder Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline is eyed to bisect the town along electric lines just north of Town Hall. Kinder Morgan has proposed a expansive pipeline that will carry natural gas from the Marcellus Shale territory in Pennsylvania, through New York and Massachusetts before heading north to Maine.

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  10. New Bedford after-school math program: 'They almost forget they're doing math'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... - about 25, she said - and last year the group placed fourth among other schools in the Southeastern Massachusetts Chapter competition. It's not all hard work. Class becomes more fun with the Rubik's Cube challenge, where students learn to ...

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  11. School prepares challenged boys for 'real life'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Families. Some are court-ordered to the facility. Several are sent from other states, Allred said, because of Massachusetts' reputation for having some of the most effective programs.  Stetson's curriculum meets the Massachusetts frameworks, ...

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  12. Mass. dad builds daughter's last wish: Haiti orphanageRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... about 30 miles southwest of the country's capital, Port-au-Prince. They now split their time between Holden, Massachusetts, and Haiti; Britney's father, Len, has made the journey to the Caribbean island 66 times.  "We look at Brit's text as a ...

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  13. Town appoints film liason with hopes of enticing film industryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... the town to potential outside visitors. Selectman and CDC chair Mitzi Hollenbeck informed the board that the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism has been encouraging towns to appoint film liaisons. “Massachusetts has been really ...

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  14. Historic Durfee clock ticks back to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... the former school's clock tower, now a part of the Fall River Trial Court. Through collaboration with the Massachusetts Trial Court and its Chief Justice Paula Carey, Administrator Harry Spence and Director of Facilities John ...

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  15. Can we talk about death?Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... of Medicine released a report called Dying in America, which calls for improvements to end-of-life care. New Massachusetts regulations call for doctors to offer end-of-life counseling to terminally-ill patients. And of course, there was Brittany ...

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  16. Clocked in on Christmas DayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Four minutes after the Dumpling House in Cambridge opened at 11 a.m. on Christmas Day, manager Rebecca Sloane helped her first customer. Sloane, 39, knew to expect a steady stream of customers on Christmas, when nearly all the other restaurants on usually-bustling Massachusetts Avenue are closed.

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  17. Market MoverTHIS High School 'Signing Day' is for the Academic StarsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... any attempts to pull the economy out of the ditch. Romney is also hoping that people forget he was governor of Massachusetts until he got bored and decided to run for president. He wasn't the worst governor the state has had, and his health care ...

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  18. Pipeline push gets a second windRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    ... bills. That was 12 months ago. In the ensuing year, the initiative has gone nowhere, largely because the Massachusetts Legislature balked at the idea. Now, as the year draws to a close, a detailed analysis of Bay State energy needs initiated at the ...

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  19. Post-Christmas shopping spreeRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    ... the country help to account for some of the shopping boom, particularly in more affluent areas like Boston. Massachusetts shopping numbers going into Super Saturday weekend pointed to the best Christmas for state retailers since 2006, according to ...

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  20. Christmas has changed over the decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... said James Guiterrez of Chicopee. "This Christmas I didn't get anything. No complaints." However some western Massachusetts residents say Christmas just isn't the same as it was back in the day. "I think it's a bit more commercialized, stores open ...

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