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Boston Herald
Officials launch probe of 500 highway manhole covers after fatal crashState highway authorities are launching immediate inspections of all manhole co
Officials launch probe of 500 highway manhole covers after fatal crash
Boston Herald / Posted 16 minutes ago
State highway authorities are launching immediate inspections of all manhole covers, sewer grates and other hardware on Boston's highway system in the wake of the death of a woman whose windshield was struck by a flying 200-pound manhole cover on... Read more
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Business Wire
Emulate, Inc. Opens New Headquarters and Laboratories in the Seaport District of Boston’s Innovation CommunityBOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emulate, Inc., today announced the official opening of
Emulate, Inc. Opens New Headquarters and Laboratories in the Seaport District of Boston’s Innovation Community
Business Wire / Posted 5 hours ago
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emulate, Inc., today announced the official opening of its new headquarters and laboratories in Boston’s Seaport District, at 27 Drydock Avenue within The Innovation and Design Building. The new facility will be a workplace... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Baker to help launch info campaign on charter schools BOSTON -- Days after his critics alleged that he's overly focused on charter
Baker to help launch info campaign on charter schools
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 hours ago
BOSTON -- Days after his critics alleged that he's overly focused on charter schools, Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday plans to join others who favor more charters to launch a "fact check" campaign.... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Baker to help launch informational campaign on charter schoolsBOSTON (State House News Service) – Days after his critics alleged that he’s ov
Baker to help launch informational campaign on charter schools
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 hours ago
BOSTON (State House News Service) – Days after his critics alleged that he’s overly focused on charter schools, Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday plans to join others who favor more charters to launch a “fact check” campaign. Charter proponents and... Read more
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Boston Globe
What was behind that Christie endorsement anyway?Governor Charlie Baker may be just a bit more calculating and crafty than his b
What was behind that Christie endorsement anyway?
Boston Globe / Posted 12 hours ago
Governor Charlie Baker may be just a bit more calculating and crafty than his budget-geek, Mr. Fixit image implies. That’s the best take-away from his unexpected plunge into presidential politics last week when he endorsed New Jersey Governor Chris... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Central Mass. lawmakers predict long haul for candidates after NH primary Posted Feb. 11, 2016 at 10:01 PM Down in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, last we
Central Mass. lawmakers predict long haul for candidates after NH primary
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 15 hours ago
Posted Feb. 11, 2016 at 10:01 PM Down in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, last week an oversized rodent emerged from a tree and failed to see his shadow – a sign, the tale goes,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Paid leave benefit for workers raises key question: Who pays?STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, FEB. 11, 2016….Though supporters of legislation that would
Paid leave benefit for workers raises key question: Who pays?
WWLP Springfield / Posted 15 hours ago
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, FEB. 11, 2016….Though supporters of legislation that would establish a paid family and medical leave requirement in Massachusetts hope to see a version of the bill signed into law this session, key details of the proposed policy... Read more
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Vineyard Gazette
Public Records Reform Bill Clears State SenateA long-pending bill to reform the Massachusetts Public Records Law is back on t
Public Records Reform Bill Clears State Senate
Vineyard Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
A long-pending bill to reform the Massachusetts Public Records Law is back on track to become reality after clearing the state senate last week. The senate voted 35-0 to approve a revised version of the reform bill passed by the house before the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Gov. Baker wants to increase opioid training for dental studentsBOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Many times, people become addicted to heroin after getti
Gov. Baker wants to increase opioid training for dental students
WWLP Springfield / Posted 18 hours ago
BOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Many times, people become addicted to heroin after getting hooked on legally prescribed painkillers. Governor Charlie Baker wants to make sure dentists and physicians know how to properly manage pain. The city of Westfield is... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Framework in place for new North Middlesex Regional High TOWNSEND -- North Middlesex Regional High School gave a hearty thank you to e
Framework in place for new North Middlesex Regional High
Lowell Sun / Posted 19 hours ago
TOWNSEND -- North Middlesex Regional High School gave a hearty thank you to everyone building the new high school Thursday with the traditional topping off ceremony. "Thank you for being part... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
How the state’s road and bridge repair bill could impact Franklin CountyGREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Governor Charlie Baker added a new bridge repair pro
How the state’s road and bridge repair bill could impact Franklin County
WWLP Springfield / Posted 19 hours ago
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Governor Charlie Baker added a new bridge repair program to the state spending bill that was filed Thursday. If the bill is passed, it would provide millions of dollars to repair roads and bridges. “And, you know, for... Read more
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OJornal News
Minors banned from tanning salons “With the number of minors diagnosed with skin cancer on the rise across Mass
Minors banned from tanning salons
OJornal News / Posted 19 hours ago
“With the number of minors diagnosed with skin cancer on the rise across Massachusetts and the nation, this legislation takes a critical step towards increasing awareness and protecting our most vulnerable,” Gov.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Hoping to combat opioid crisis, dental schools adopt pain management strategyThe three dental schools in Massachusetts have agreed to teach a set of skills
Hoping to combat opioid crisis, dental schools adopt pain management strategy
Boston Globe / Posted 21 hours ago
The three dental schools in Massachusetts have agreed to teach a set of skills in managing pain, prescribing painkillers, and detecting substance misuse, as part of the state’s effort to combat a continuing crisis in opioid use. Governor Charlie... Read more
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The Herald News
Gov. Baker to include small bridge fix program in larger repair bill BOSTON - A new state program targeted at helping Massachusetts cities and tow
Gov. Baker to include small bridge fix program in larger repair bill
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
BOSTON - A new state program targeted at helping Massachusetts cities and towns fix or replace small, municipally owned bridges that have fallen into disrepair will be part of a... Read more
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Boston Globe
Labor leaders, workers criticize T privatization planLabor leaders decried a plan to contract out some MBTA services at a Wednesday
Labor leaders, workers criticize T privatization plan
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Labor leaders decried a plan to contract out some MBTA services at a Wednesday transportation meeting. At the urging of Gov. Charlie Baker, and against protests from labor unions, the legislature last year granted the T the right to freely contract... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Baker pushing program aimed at repairing smaller bridges By Matt Murphy STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- A new state program targete
Baker pushing program aimed at repairing smaller bridges
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
By Matt Murphy STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- A new state program targeted at helping Massachusetts cities and towns fix or replace small, municipally owned bridges that have fallen into... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Baker's charter-school bill turns up heat on pols LOWELL -- After Gov. Charlie Baker urged lawmakers in his State of the Common
Baker's charter-school bill turns up heat on pols
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
LOWELL -- After Gov. Charlie Baker urged lawmakers in his State of the Commonwealth address "to be bold on K-12 education," some local legislators do not share the governor's enthusiasm to remove the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Republicans Christie, Fiorina end presidential campaignsRick Santorum, left, and Chris Christie shake hands as Mike Huckabee approaches
Republicans Christie, Fiorina end presidential campaigns
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
Rick Santorum, left, and Chris Christie shake hands as Mike Huckabee approaches after a Republican presidential debate at Milwaukee Theatre, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The group of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Democrats, Republicans look down long road to the nominationBEDFORD, N.H. — After a bruising New Hampshire primary that saw wide victory ma
Democrats, Republicans look down long road to the nomination
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
BEDFORD, N.H. — After a bruising New Hampshire primary that saw wide victory margins, both parties head to South Carolina and Nevada conflicted about their presidential front-runners and facing nominating contests that could stretch for months. The... Read more
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Boston Herald
McGovern: ‘Rebuilding year’ doesn’t exist in SJCThere’s a simple question that Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph Gants
McGovern: ‘Rebuilding year’ doesn’t exist in SJC
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
There’s a simple question that Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph Gants has come to dread. “Ralph, can I speak with you for a moment?” That’s what Justice Fernande Duffly said when she walked into Gants’ office to tell him she’s stepping... Read more
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Boston Globe
Retirements mean Baker will reshape high courtFernande R.V. Duffly on Wednesday became the third justice in a week to announc
Retirements mean Baker will reshape high court
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Fernande R.V. Duffly on Wednesday became the third justice in a week to announce an impending retirement from the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, giving Governor Charlie Baker an unusual chance to quickly put his stamp on one of the most... Read more
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WBUR Boston
MBTA Workers Speak Out Against Plans To Privatize ServicesThe MBTA is currently considering a plan that would privatize fare collection s
MBTA Workers Speak Out Against Plans To Privatize Services
WBUR Boston / Posted yesterday
The MBTA is currently considering a plan that would privatize fare collection services and cash handling operations, which would affect about 250 jobs. (AP File Photo) BOSTON MBTA workers and union leaders spoke out Wednesday against a plan by T... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Official: Baker has info that may give people “pause” on pot legalizationThis Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, photograph, shows the logo on the front of jars of
Official: Baker has info that may give people “pause” on pot legalization
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
This Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, photograph, shows the logo on the front of jars of marijuana buds marketed by rapper Snopp Dogg in one of the LivWell marijuana chain's outlets south of downtown Denver. LivWell grows the Snoop pot alongside many other... Read more
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Boston Globe
T leader wants to explore university pass optionThe chairman of the T’s governing board wants the agency to give the old colleg
T leader wants to explore university pass option
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
The chairman of the T’s governing board wants the agency to give the old college try to selling transit passes to local universities. Joseph Aiello, who leads the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s governing board, on Wednesday suggested... Read more
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International Business Times
US election 2016: Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina suspend campaigns The Republican presidential field is thinning out once again following the firs
US election 2016: Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina suspend campaigns
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
The Republican presidential field is thinning out once again following the first-in-the-nation primary in New Hampshire. Carly Fiorina and Chris Christie announced on 10 February that they were suspending their campaigns Fiorina first made the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
3rd Supreme Judicial Court justice retiring; Baker appointing special panelFrom left to right: Justices Robert Cordy, Fernande Duffly, and Francis Spina a
3rd Supreme Judicial Court justice retiring; Baker appointing special panel
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
From left to right: Justices Robert Cordy, Fernande Duffly, and Francis Spina are all planning to retire. State House News Service photo BOSTON (State House News Service) – Setting the stage for significant turnover on the state’s highest court,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
3rd Massachusetts justice in 1 week announces retirementBOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court justice Fernande Duffly said
3rd Massachusetts justice in 1 week announces retirement
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court justice Fernande Duffly said Wednesday she would retire in July, making her the third member of the state’s highest court in the last week to announce plans to leave the bench. Duffly, 66, is four... Read more
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Boston Herald
Third SJC justice announces she will step down this yearA third Supreme Judicial Court justice in the matter of weeks announced her ret
Third SJC justice announces she will step down this year
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
A third Supreme Judicial Court justice in the matter of weeks announced her retirement today, further clearing the seven-member bench and allowing Gov. Charlie Baker to reshape the state’s highest court. Justice Fernande R.V. Duffly, who was... Read more
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The Herald News
3rd Massachusetts justice in 1 week announces retirement BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court justice Fernande Duffly sa
3rd Massachusetts justice in 1 week announces retirement
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court justice Fernande Duffly said Wednesday she would retire in July, making her the third member of the state’s highest court in the last week to... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Duffly 3rd Massachusetts justice to retire from benchBOSTON (AP) - Supreme Judicial Court justice Fernande Duffly says she will reti
Duffly 3rd Massachusetts justice to retire from bench
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - Supreme Judicial Court justice Fernande Duffly says she will retire in July, making her the third justice in recent days to announce plans to step down from the state's highest court. Duffly is 66, four years shy of the state's... Read more
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Lowell Sun
With big money on the line, Baker looks to reopen health care deal By Andy Metzger STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- With billions of dollars o
With big money on the line, Baker looks to reopen health care deal
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
By Andy Metzger STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- With billions of dollars on the line, Gov. Charlie Baker hopes to renegotiate a federal Medicaid waiver with the Obama... Read more
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Boston Globe
MBTA may privatize up to 250 jobsThe MBTA is considering a plan to privatize some departments in a move that cou
MBTA may privatize up to 250 jobs
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
The MBTA is considering a plan to privatize some departments in a move that could slash 250 jobs, The Boston Globe reported. Officials are expected to discuss the possible privatization—a plan Gov. Charlie Baker has backed—at a meeting Wednesday,... Read more
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New Haven Independent
CVS 2.0 Wins Over SkepticsCVS got over one of the first hurdles to setting up a new store on the corner o
CVS 2.0 Wins Over Skeptics
New Haven Independent / Posted 2 days ago
CVS got over one of the first hurdles to setting up a new store on the corner of Whalley Avenue and Dayton Street, with City Hall finally on board for the ride. After almost a year of debate among developers, neighbors and City Hall, the planned new... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
With big money on the line, Baker looks to reopen health care dealBOSTON (STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE) – With billions of dollars on the line, Gov.
With big money on the line, Baker looks to reopen health care deal
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON (STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE) – With billions of dollars on the line, Gov. Charlie Baker hopes to renegotiate a federal Medicaid waiver with the Obama administration by this summer, he said Tuesday. In October 2014, the Patrick administration... Read more
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Boston Herald
Baker, Walsh putting MassDOT HQ, steam plant land up for bidThe city of Boston and the state are teaming up to put a piece of state-owned l
Baker, Walsh putting MassDOT HQ, steam plant land up for bid
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
The city of Boston and the state are teaming up to put a piece of state-owned land out to bid for redevelopment, a move officials say will add housing and improve neighborhoods. “Our teams have been laser-focused on this,” Mayor Martin J. Walsh... Read more
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Boston Globe
MBTA looks to outsource fare collection, marketing servicesMassachusetts Bay Transportation Authority officials on Wednesday will take up
MBTA looks to outsource fare collection, marketing services
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority officials on Wednesday will take up a plan backed by Governor Charlie Baker to privatize departments that maintain fare machines, count cash fares, and run marketing and retail operations, a step that could... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Baker commits to multiyear road fundingBy Colin A. Young State House News Service BOSTON -- Pressed by local officials
Baker commits to multiyear road funding
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
By Colin A. Young State House News Service BOSTON -- Pressed by local officials Tuesday, Gov. Charlie Baker said he will file a bill requesting multiple years of road and bridge repair money for municipalities, despite acknowledging that the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Local officials frustrated by Baker’s education approachBOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Governor Charlie Baker’s commitment to education was tes
Local officials frustrated by Baker’s education approach
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Governor Charlie Baker’s commitment to education was tested Tuesday. The Local Government Advisory Commission, made up of several municipal leaders, is frustrated with what they see as a lack of state funding for public... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
House Speaker hopes for “Bathroom Bill” to become a law this yearBOSTON (WWLP) – Several state lawmakers have concerns about expanding transgend
House Speaker hopes for “Bathroom Bill” to become a law this year
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON (WWLP) – Several state lawmakers have concerns about expanding transgender rights. House Speaker Robert DeLeo told 22News he’s in full support of giving transgender individuals equal access to public places, including public locker rooms and... Read more
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Boston Globe
See, the MBTA cares. Hires chief technology officer focused on improving customer serviceImagine looking at your iPhone and learning where the nearest bus stop is, dire
See, the MBTA cares. Hires chief technology officer focused on improving customer service
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Imagine looking at your iPhone and learning where the nearest bus stop is, directions to get there, and that the vehicle is running 10 minutes late, which means you have time to duck into a Dunkin’ Donuts. When you step on the bus, you don’t have to... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Baker on Trump’s use of slur: “Did he really say that?”Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump held a rally in Manchester, New
Baker on Trump’s use of slur: “Did he really say that?”
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump held a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire on Monday, February 8. BOSTON (State House News Service) – Gov. Charlie Baker reacted with disbelief on Tuesday when told Republican presidential candidate... Read more
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The Herald News
UMass Dartmouth scientists improving cod counting technology A new video system designed by UMass Dartmouth School for Marine Science and
UMass Dartmouth scientists improving cod counting technology
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
A new video system designed by UMass Dartmouth School for Marine Science and Technology scientists to assess the population of cod has passed its first major test, giving the researchers... Read more
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Boston Herald
Baker: Debate performance was 'vintage Chris Christie'MANCHESTER, N.H. — Gov. Charlie Baker said voters got a taste of how New Jersey
Baker: Debate performance was 'vintage Chris Christie'
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Gov. Charlie Baker said voters got a taste of how New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie would challenge Hillary Clinton if he were the Republican nominee during the brash Garden Stater’s exchange with Florida U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio during... Read more
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Boston Herald
Appalled Charlie Baker on Trump vulgarity: ‘Did he really say that?’Gov. Charlie Baker said Donald Trump’s vulgar remark about Ted Cruz is more evi
Appalled Charlie Baker on Trump vulgarity: ‘Did he really say that?’
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Gov. Charlie Baker said Donald Trump’s vulgar remark about Ted Cruz is more evidence the Republican front-runner is unsuitable for office. “Did he really? Did he really say that?” a visibly aghast Baker said when told by a reporter that Trump had... Read more
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Boston Globe
The state wants to sell some premium land in downtown BostonMassachusetts officials plan to put out to bid more than five acres of state-ow
The state wants to sell some premium land in downtown Boston
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Massachusetts officials plan to put out to bid more than five acres of state-owned land in downtown Boston. The Kneeland Street property, located just off I-93 and a couple of blocks away from South Station, is currently home to the Massachusetts... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston steam plant site to be redevelopedA prime piece of state-owned land, at the southern entrance to downtown Boston,
Boston steam plant site to be redeveloped
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
A prime piece of state-owned land, at the southern entrance to downtown Boston, is going on the market. Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh said Tuesday they are seeking developers for a 5.5-acre site along Kneeland Street near South... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Snowstorm barrels down on NH, Mass.BOSTON - A wind-driven winter storm brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and
Snowstorm barrels down on NH, Mass.
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
BOSTON - A wind-driven winter storm brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and threatened to drop more than a foot of snow on southeastern Massachusetts on Monday. Motorists in New England were warned to be vigilant after a charter bus heading to a... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Mass. Voters Volunteer Their Time In Hopes Of Making A Difference In The N.H. PrimaryIn a small state like New Hampshire, where do you hang the "Help Wanted" sign f
Mass. Voters Volunteer Their Time In Hopes Of Making A Difference In The N.H. Primary
WBUR Boston / Posted 3 days ago
In a small state like New Hampshire, where do you hang the "Help Wanted" sign for the many bodies you need to help you in your bid for the White House? Next door in Massachusetts of course, where we regularly produce campaign volunteers. Pictured... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Winter storm could dump over a foot of snow on Cape CodBOSTON (AP) — A wind-driven winter storm brought blizzard conditions to Cape Co
Winter storm could dump over a foot of snow on Cape Cod
Lake Placid News / Posted 3 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — A wind-driven winter storm brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and threatened to drop more than a foot of snow on southeastern Massachusetts on Monday. Motorists in New England were warned to be vigilant after a charter bus heading... Read more
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Boston Herald
Storm mostly s’no problemFewer travelers on the roads and rails gave snow-clearing crews a chance to sta
Storm mostly s’no problem
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Fewer travelers on the roads and rails gave snow-clearing crews a chance to stay ahead of the second major storm to hit the Bay State this winter. Boston dodged the worst of it, while the South Shore and Cape Cod bore the brunt of the storm, with... Read more
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