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Boston Globe
John J. Rizzo, survivor of Cocoanut Grove fire, dies at 96and as I said that, the flames were coming right over these people’s heads.” F
John J. Rizzo, survivor of Cocoanut Grove fire, dies at 96
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
and as I said that, the flames were coming right over these people’s heads.” For 74 years, Mr. Rizzo told this story – first to fire and police investigators, then to family and friends, and to reporters on milestone anniversaries of the... Read more
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Boston Globe
What is it like to live in East Cambridge?so she knows its neighborhoods inside and out. The Boston native chose to settl
What is it like to live in East Cambridge?
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
so she knows its neighborhoods inside and out. The Boston native chose to settle in East Cambridge when buying her first condo seven years ago after scouring Cambridge and parts of Somerville. “I moved here because I felt it was an area... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Nashua downtown music fest kicks offThe weather was perfect Saturday for the first day of the free two-day Downtown
Nashua downtown music fest kicks off
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
The weather was perfect Saturday for the first day of the free two-day Downtown Fall Music Festival as festival-goers danced to a diverse lineup of local music. Musical acts performed in Le Parc de Notre Renaissance Francaise, along the Nashua River... Read more
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Boston Globe
All the single ladies are buying homesrental of her own. But when she searched for a one-bedroom apartment, she reali
All the single ladies are buying homes
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
rental of her own. But when she searched for a one-bedroom apartment, she realized it made more financial sense to buy her first home. The math was simple and convincing: Her mortgage payments would be almost the same as her monthly rent. In... Read more
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Boston Globe
In footrace against the T, a story of men and gloryof the Michael Scott Road Runners did what they typically do the second or thir
In footrace against the T, a story of men and glory
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
of the Michael Scott Road Runners did what they typically do the second or third weekend of every month: They gathered at a local T station, did their best to shake off any lingering hangovers, and set out to race an MBTA Green Line train on... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Congressmen, senators spoke to Springfield-area business leadersin Washington, DC, and what happens in the nation’s capital impacts us here in
Congressmen, senators spoke to Springfield-area business leaders
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
in Washington, DC, and what happens in the nation’s capital impacts us here in western Massachusetts. That is why dozens of local business leaders, as part of the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce, went to Washington this week. Every other... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Shelby County Politics Wrap Uphas held up action on Stanton and other judicial nominees. • The two major pol
Shelby County Politics Wrap Up
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 5 days ago
has held up action on Stanton and other judicial nominees. • The two major political parties have both now established local headquarters for the stretch drive of the presidential race. The Republicans went first, opening up a combination HQ... Read more
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Boston Globe
Tambor and cast of ‘Transparent’ embrace a new season“Transparent.” But Tambor’s heart-wrenching and hilarious rendering of Maura’s
Tambor and cast of ‘Transparent’ embrace a new season
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
“Transparent.” But Tambor’s heart-wrenching and hilarious rendering of Maura’s quest for personal freedom in the show’s first two seasons was just the beginning of the character’s journey. She’s now at a crossroads, says Tambor. As season three... Read more
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Boston Globe
The week aheadin Music, theater, dance, art, and morereviving the symbiosis of jazz and dance. Sept. 25, 4 p.m. Tickets: $10-$14. Ar
The week aheadin Music, theater, dance, art, and more
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
reviving the symbiosis of jazz and dance. Sept. 25, 4 p.m. Tickets: $10-$14. Arts at the Armory Café, 191 Highland Ave. Somerville. www.artsatthearmory.org AARDVARK JAZZ ORCHESTRA Boston’s own progressive big band opens its 44th season with... Read more
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BC Local News
City of Campbell River to give ‘exceptional’ amount of tax breaks in 2017work to relieve poverty and improve the lives (of) those in need across the glo
City of Campbell River to give ‘exceptional’ amount of tax breaks in 2017
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
work to relieve poverty and improve the lives (of) those in need across the globe, there was no evidence of benefit to the local community in their application.” Council’s Permissive Tax Exemption policy states that applicants must provide... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
City of Campbell River to give ‘exceptional’ amount of tax breaks in 2017work to relieve poverty and improve the lives (of) those in need across the glo
City of Campbell River to give ‘exceptional’ amount of tax breaks in 2017
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
work to relieve poverty and improve the lives (of) those in need across the globe, there was no evidence of benefit to the local community in their application.” Council’s Permissive Tax Exemption policy states that applicants must provide... Read more
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The Express-Times
Cocaine for an assualt rifle: Alleged trafficker busted in N.J. stingwith an alleged drug and gun trafficker, leading to his arrest last week after
Cocaine for an assualt rifle: Alleged trafficker busted in N.J. sting
The Express-Times / Posted 6 days ago
with an alleged drug and gun trafficker, leading to his arrest last week after a three-month investigation involving local, state and federal agencies. The trade was to go down Sept. 15 in Hackettstown, where 32-year-old William T. Carter... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
See the star of the showFarms of Litchfield retired. "Colorado is second," she said. After gathering
See the star of the show
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Farms of Litchfield retired. "Colorado is second," she said. After gathering information, the Kirgises bought their first alpacas five years ago - a mother and baby as well as two other females. "We got the first four, and shortly after we... Read more
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Boston Globe
Want Deval Patrick to campaign for you? Bring some good food.campaign. In fact, since leaving the Corner Office in 2015, the former Massachu
Want Deval Patrick to campaign for you? Bring some good food.
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
campaign. In fact, since leaving the Corner Office in 2015, the former Massachusetts governor, unlike certain other top local Democrats, has completely shied away from the campaign trail. According to the report, the former governor will host... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Massachusetts pushes to brew up new green businesses to help fight climate changebecame 20, and they needed a third, even bigger site. Today, their home is a m
Massachusetts pushes to brew up new green businesses to help fight climate change
KERA North Texas / Posted 12 days ago
became 20, and they needed a third, even bigger site. Today, their home is a massive old mid-19th century pipe factory in Somerville, just outside of Boston. It’s called Greentown Labs, and it's one of the most successful in a new wave of what's... Read more
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Boston Globe
Get into Oktoberfest spirit with these beersSeptember, millions of beer drinkers flock to Munich for Oktoberfest, a celebra
Get into Oktoberfest spirit with these beers
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
September, millions of beer drinkers flock to Munich for Oktoberfest, a celebration of Bavarian culture that runs into the first weekend of October. The drink of choice is Marzen, a medium-bodied lager the same six German breweries have been... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Waiting on Trump: Brockton council delays sanctuary city votecommit a crime anyway, but that the measure is needed in order to improve commu
Waiting on Trump: Brockton council delays sanctuary city vote
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 13 days ago
commit a crime anyway, but that the measure is needed in order to improve communications between ethnic communities and local law enforcement. Monahan said that a decision on the proposal is being postponed until after the presidential election... Read more
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chroniclelive
Woman, 84, loses life-savings in phone scamgo into a home, was duped by despicable scammers and how the pensioner was targ
Woman, 84, loses life-savings in phone scam
chroniclelive / Posted 15 days ago
go into a home, was duped by despicable scammers and how the pensioner was targeted in a cruel scam will be unveiled in the first episode of a new series of BBC1’s Rip Off Britain on Monday morning. Viewers will hear how badly affected she has been... Read more
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Boston Herald
Chabot: Boston booze tax hard for Tito Jackson to swallowadditional hike on booze could send tipplers to already-popular hot spots outsi
Chabot: Boston booze tax hard for Tito Jackson to swallow
Boston Herald / Posted 15 days ago
additional hike on booze could send tipplers to already-popular hot spots outside the city, like Assembly Square in Somerville or Legacy Place in Dedham. “There is already a great deal of competition and I don’t want to harm Boston-based... Read more
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Boston Globe
Once ‘No Money Mike,’ Cambridge’s Mike Connolly now primed for Beacon Hillties refused to take any political donations while campaigning for the House se
Once ‘No Money Mike,’ Cambridge’s Mike Connolly now primed for Beacon Hill
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
ties refused to take any political donations while campaigning for the House seat representing parts of Cambridge and Somerville. The oddity generated mediacoverage, and Connolly got some decent bang for his buck, riding the... Read more
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Northern Star
Lismore City Council: The contendersLismore on the move IN the last four years Lismore City Council achieved 29 aw
Lismore City Council: The contenders
Northern Star / Posted 18 days ago
Lismore on the move IN the last four years Lismore City Council achieved 29 awards of local, regional, state and national significance. These awards were for a wide range of achievements from information about road conditions, to waste management,... Read more
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Boston Globe
The top 3 races to watch in Massachusetts’s state primary ThursdayU.S. representatives are running without any challengers within their own party
The top 3 races to watch in Massachusetts’s state primary Thursday
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
U.S. representatives are running without any challengers within their own party. There are, however, a few high-profile local races to watch. More on this below, but first some house-cleaning. Voting is easy, but there are a few important... Read more
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Boston Globe
Somerville eyes zoning code to match its hip reputationIf you wanted to build from scratch all the homes in the city of Somerville as
Somerville eyes zoning code to match its hip reputation
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
If you wanted to build from scratch all the homes in the city of Somerville as they exist today, you would only be able to reconstruct 22 lots. The rest of the city’s 11,800 residential lots — more than 99 percent of them — would require special... Read more
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The Irish Times
James Joyce and Italo Svevo: the story of a friendshipand I swam there in the shadow of the Joyce Tower. I was about 10 years old and
James Joyce and Italo Svevo: the story of a friendship
The Irish Times / Posted 20 days ago
and I swam there in the shadow of the Joyce Tower. I was about 10 years old and just assumed that this was named after a local girl. It was my grandfather who put me straight – Joyce was no girl, but a great Irish writer. He had stayed in that... Read more
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Boston Globe
Four chefs later, gastropub Blackmoor limps alongJoanne Rathe/Globe Staff First, the chef quit. That was on the second day of
Four chefs later, gastropub Blackmoor limps along
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff First, the chef quit. That was on the second day of operation. The staffing situation at Blackmoor Bar & Kitchen collapsed further from there, becoming a revolving door of hosts, servers, prep cooks, dishwashers, and other... Read more
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Boston Globe
Jon Curran of Hopkinton falls from contention at TPC BostonNORTON — It was not a good day for the local kid. Hopkinton’s Jon Curran, a fo
Jon Curran of Hopkinton falls from contention at TPC Boston
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
NORTON — It was not a good day for the local kid. Hopkinton’s Jon Curran, a former Globe All-Scholastic and part of a new generation of Boston sports fans (“We skipped school to go to one of those duck boat parades”), is playing at the Deutsche Bank... Read more
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Boston Globe
How a state senate primary became a charter school proxy waropponent but against one of her opponent’s pro-charter supporters. The Democra
How a state senate primary became a charter school proxy war
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
opponent but against one of her opponent’s pro-charter supporters. The Democratic primary for the senate seat overseeing Somerville, Medford, and part of Cambridge has in recent weeks become a proxy battle for the heated intra-party charter... Read more
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Western Advocate
Thursday, July 10next few days? Below are a few events happening around town. - World renowned
Thursday, July 10
Western Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
next few days? Below are a few events happening around town. - World renowned palaeontologists will present this year’s Somerville Lecture at the Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum from 4.30pm on Saturday. In their investigations of... Read more
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Leominster Champion
OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO | September 2, 2016baystateparent’s TOP FAMILY FUN IN SEPTEMBER GO EAT Boston Local Food Festival
OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO | September 2, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 26 days ago
baystateparent’s TOP FAMILY FUN IN SEPTEMBER GO EAT Boston Local Food Festival. Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston. Sept. 18. 9 Friday Sterling Fair. Sterling Airport, 121 Greenland Rd., Sterling. Through Sept. 11. Livestock, crafters, farmers market,... Read more
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Boston Globe
20 ways to make the most of Labor Day Weekendin the City entertainment series, and Labor Day weekend’s will be its penultima
20 ways to make the most of Labor Day Weekend
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
in the City entertainment series, and Labor Day weekend’s will be its penultimate. The feature? 2009’s “Star Trek,” the first of three films in the rebooted series. (The third, “Star Trek Beyond,” is still in theaters!) Sept. 2, at dusk. Free.... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Getting Out the Voteattention to the candidates' campaigns until Labor Day has come and gone. That
Getting Out the Vote
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 26 days ago
attention to the candidates' campaigns until Labor Day has come and gone. That holiday happens this weekend, and the local branches of the two major parties got a running start on things with events held last week. The Republicans brought... Read more
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The Herald News
Fairs and Festivals in eastern MassachusettsMaritime Heritage Day, which will be a festive hub of traditional crafters, eng
Fairs and Festivals in eastern Massachusetts
The Herald News / Posted 27 days ago
Maritime Heritage Day, which will be a festive hub of traditional crafters, engaging community organizations in the First Ipswich Bank Pavilion, expert seafood demonstrations, music from Old Cold Tater, magic, schooner sails and family... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Sandhu to hit town as part of NSW Country BlitzNSW Blues Gurinder Sandhu and Will Somerville will be promoting cricket at Dubb
Sandhu to hit town as part of NSW Country Blitz
Daily Liberal / Posted 27 days ago
NSW Blues Gurinder Sandhu and Will Somerville will be promoting cricket at Dubbo on Thursday. IN TOWN: Gurinder Sandhu will be joined by fellow NSW cricketer Will Somerville at Dubbo as part of the Country Blitz. Photo: GETTY IMAGES As of Thursday... Read more
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Boston Globe
Six MS-13 gang members charged with murder in Lawrence killingdocument charges. De Paz and Diaz-Granados were not named in the initial indic
Six MS-13 gang members charged with murder in Lawrence killing
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
document charges. De Paz and Diaz-Granados were not named in the initial indictment and are being charged for the first time. A spokeswoman for the US attorney’s office said Diaz-Granados was deported before the January law enforcement... Read more
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New York Post
Delicious secret menu items to order across Americaup in a swath of lettuce. $17.954. Foreman burger at Pincho Factory in Miami, F
Delicious secret menu items to order across America
New York Post / Posted 28 days ago
up in a swath of lettuce. $17.954. Foreman burger at Pincho Factory in Miami, FL When popular burger joint Pincho Factory first opened in South Miami, the owners added the Foreman to the chalkboard specials: a classic Pincho burger (lettuce,... Read more
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Reuters
Economists see ride-hailing industry as ripe for competitionthey said, has none of the elements that traditionally have enabled single comp
Economists see ride-hailing industry as ripe for competition
Reuters / Posted 1 months ago
they said, has none of the elements that traditionally have enabled single companies to control a sector. If it is the first of its kind, a company can dominate markets that have huge infrastructure costs, such as putting up cell towers or... Read more
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