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2014/08/20 04:32
2014/08/20 04:32
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To the editor: I am pleased to see that my letter headlined “Democratic policies tied to economic failings” (the Times, Tuesday, Aug. 5) sparked so much excitement. The truth is that, for six years,...
2014/08/20 04:32
2014/08/20 04:32
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2014/08/18 09:21
2014/08/18 09:21
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BOSTON — Massachusetts is poised to adopt tough new animal cruelty laws that increase penalties, make certain cases a felony and require veterinarians to report suspected abuse. On Thursday, the...
2014/08/18 04:45
2014/08/18 04:45
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The two Republican candidates vying to challenge three-term incumbent Ann-Margaret Ferrante for her 5th District Massachusetts House seat have targeted her in their campaign statements. But while...
2014/08/16 07:26
2014/08/16 07:26
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NEWBURYPORT — A $10 million project to repair the north jetty at the mouth of the Merrimack River could start as early as March under a new schedule revealed by the Army Corps of Engineers...
2014/08/15 15:58
2014/08/15 15:58
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Letters to the editor: Mass. Coastal Caucus: NOAA’s lobster regulatios ‘crippling’ We, the members of the Massachusetts Coastal Caucus, recently learned that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
2014/08/15 01:12
2014/08/15 01:12
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BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts lawmakers have given final passage to a bill that would toughen penalties for those who abuse animals. The House and Senate gave final approval to the so-called PAWS bill...
2014/08/13 04:32
2014/08/13 04:32
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Cape Ann’s leading food pantry and growing social service agency has launched a $1.25 million capital campaign and has broken ground on a building project that will add 1,000 square feet of warehouse...
2014/08/12 16:32
2014/08/12 16:32
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BOSTON — State House and Senate lawmakers have come to agreement on legislation stiffening penalties for animal abuse and requiring veterinarians to report suspected mistreatment. In October 2013 in...
2014/08/11 04:32
2014/08/11 04:32
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Federal fishing regulators are being pushed by a bipartisan lobby to reconsider closing Massachusetts Bay to lobstering from January to May, a move that would affect an area extending from Cape Ann’s...
2014/08/09 04:32
2014/08/09 04:32
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While the federal government continues its process for doling out financial aid to New England’s commercial fishermen in response to the economic disaster, state legislators have secured funding for a...
2014/08/07 22:32
2014/08/07 22:32
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BOSTON — After the House advanced nearly two dozen bills during an informal session on Tuesday, the Senate met and adjourned today without advancing any legislation. The Senate recessed for almost...
2014/08/07 14:32
2014/08/07 14:32
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ROCKPORT — Will the second time around match or better the first? This town is gearing up for its second annual — and second-ever — major fireworks display on Saturday. The show, set for 9:30 p.m....
2014/08/05 04:32
2014/08/05 04:32
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BOSTON — Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr, the chief sponsor of legislation that would stiffen penalties for animal cruelty in Massachusetts, says he’s still hoping the measure will become law even...
2014/08/04 17:32
2014/08/04 17:32
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BOSTON — The state Senate shifted into informal session gear today, with Sen. John Keenan of Quincy and Sen. Bruce Tarr of Gloucester handling light session duties. After the full 40-person Senate...
2014/08/04 04:32
2014/08/04 04:32
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A $1.2 billion state capital bond bill that gained approval through both the Massachusetts House and Senate includes $1.5 million worth of historic preservation projects on Cape Ann. The bill — which...
2014/08/02 04:33
2014/08/02 04:33
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Alice Brayman received a rose from a friend Friday — and a birthday card from Barack and Michelle Obama as well. The occasion was Alice’s 100th birthday, celebrated with family members, staff and...
2014/08/01 09:21
2014/08/01 09:21
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IPSWICH — The green crab is eating our lunch. It’s been eating its way through Northeastern shellfish for years, and some local experts are worried that the undersized crustacean, about 31/2 to 4...
2014/08/01 04:32
2014/08/01 04:32
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Most people get summer jobs as teenagers scooping ice cream, waiting tables, or lifeguarding at a local beach or pool. But it strains credulity to argue that every kid who picks up trash by the side...
2014/08/01 04:32
2014/08/01 04:32
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Pathways for Children, the Gloucester-based regional nonprofit organization that aids in early childhood education, has seen its fund-raising efforts for a new bus turn into reality. The new wheels...
2014/07/30 04:32
2014/07/30 04:32
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A group of six state senators said they merely wanted to achieve a “compromise” on a state gun bill that remains in play in the final days of the current legislative session by stripping out a House...
2014/08/20 04:32
2014/08/20 04:32
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