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Lowell Sun
New cannabis control exec. had head startHe previously worked as chief of staff and general counsel to Sen. Richard Moor
Lowell Sun / Posted an hour ago
He previously worked as chief of staff and general counsel to Sen. Richard Moore and served as chairman of the Webster School Committee. "I am grateful for the unanimous support of the commission. This is an exciting opportunity to establish... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Here are the candidates running for city office in Bangor this yearOn Tuesday, Nov. 7, Bangor voters will cast ballots for Bangor City Council and
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 hours ago
On Tuesday, Nov. 7, Bangor voters will cast ballots for Bangor City Council and School Committee candidates. Three of the seven seats on the City Council are up for grabs, with Councilor Sean Faircloth and Council Chairman Joe Baldacci opting not to... Read more
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Lowell Sun
State may be forced to delay vote on Lowell High projectwill not take a vote to move the project to the schematic design phase while it
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
will not take a vote to move the project to the schematic design phase while it remains tangled in litigation between the School Committee and City Council over who has the authority to choose the new school's location. A Middlesex Superior Court... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Bridgewater-Raynham sorry for controversial photowith “tethering straps”. In the picture all three students are white. The Ente
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 15 hours ago
with “tethering straps”. In the picture all three students are white. The Enterprise reached out to Bridgewater-Raynham School Committee members for further comment but as of Thursday evening did not heard back. Sara Cline may be reached at... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Assistant state treasurer picked to run cannabis commissionassigning responsibilities. He previously worked as chief of staff and general
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 16 hours ago
assigning responsibilities. He previously worked as chief of staff and general counsel to Sen. Richard Moore and served as chairman of the Webster School Committee. who has been Treasurer Deborah Goldberg's point person on pot for the last two y... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Assistant state treasurer picked to run cannabis commissionassigning responsibilities. He previously worked as chief of staff and general
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 16 hours ago
assigning responsibilities. He previously worked as chief of staff and general counsel to Sen. Richard Moore and served as chairman of the Webster School Committee. who has been Treasurer Deborah Goldberg's point person on pot for the last two y... Read more
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The Herald News
Assistant state treasurer picked to run cannabis commissionassigning responsibilities. He previously worked as chief of staff and general
The Herald News / Posted 17 hours ago
assigning responsibilities. He previously worked as chief of staff and general counsel to Sen. Richard Moore and served as chairman of the Webster School Committee. who has been Treasurer Deborah Goldberg's point person on pot for the last two y... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Bridgewater-Raynham sorry for controversial photointent to treat any one person or group with disrespect." The Enterprise reach
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 18 hours ago
intent to treat any one person or group with disrespect." The Enterprise reached out to Sinclair, Bridgewater-Raynham School Committee members for further comment but as of 2 p.m. Thursday have not heard back. This story will continue to be... Read more
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Boston Herald
Tito Jackson would abolish development agencycandidate and City Councilor Tito Jackson said he wants to abolish the Boston P
Boston Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
candidate and City Councilor Tito Jackson said he wants to abolish the Boston Planning & Development Agency and make the School Committee an elected body as part of a general overhaul of City Hall. “It is my objective to democratize city... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Stoughton High teacher resigns amid sex probeyet been filed against him in Stoughton District Court as of 4:30 Wednesday, ac
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 23 hours ago
yet been filed against him in Stoughton District Court as of 4:30 Wednesday, according to a court clerk. Members of the School Committee could not be reached for comment Wednesday evening. The teacher was placed on administrative leave on Sept.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Tito Jackson proposes elected school committee and more police offiersmayoral administration would have more police officers patrolling city streets,
Boston Globe / Posted 23 hours ago
mayoral administration would have more police officers patrolling city streets, a City Council with increased powers, and a School Committee elected by the people, Jackson said on Wednesday. In his most comprehensive address on his campaign... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Stoughton High teacher resigns amid sex probeyet been filed against him in Stoughton District Court as of 4:30 Wednesday, ac
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 23 hours ago
yet been filed against him in Stoughton District Court as of 4:30 Wednesday, according to a court clerk. Members of the School Committee could not be reached for comment Wednesday evening. The teacher was placed on administrative leave on Sept.... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Randolph schools lose 'underperforming"'. tagcommunity members and elected officials who have worked hard over many years in
The Patriot Ledger / Posted yesterday
community members and elected officials who have worked hard over many years in ways that serve our students better.” School committee Chairwoman Ida Gordon said she is “proud of our students who show up daily and do the hard work of learning... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Randolph schools lose 'underperforming' tagcommunity members and elected officials who have worked hard over many years in
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted yesterday
community members and elected officials who have worked hard over many years in ways that serve our students better.” School committee Chairwoman Ida Gordon said she is “proud of our students who show up daily and do the hard work of learning... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Kerrigan's 3rd Congressional District run on menu at Lowell dinerTroca Hotel. * Juana Matias, a first-term state representative from Lawrence. *
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
Troca Hotel. * Juana Matias, a first-term state representative from Lawrence. * Terence "Terry" Ryan, chair of the Westford School Committee. The following Democrats are exploring a run, but have not formally announced: * State Sen. Barbara... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell schools to cut ties with bus companyLOWELL -- The School Committee voted 5-1 Wednesday night to terminate the contr
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
LOWELL -- The School Committee voted 5-1 Wednesday night to terminate the contract with SP&R Transportation a month after a special-needs student was left alone on a company's bus for hours. Now, the question is, when? The committee will decide at... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell to cut ties with bus companySpecial-needs child, 5, left alone 5 hours LOWELL -- The School Committee vote
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
Special-needs child, 5, left alone 5 hours LOWELL -- The School Committee voted 5-1 Wednesday night to terminate the contract with SP&R Transportation a month after a special-needs student was left alone on a company's bus for hours. Now, the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Board behind closed doors on high schoolLOWELL -- The School Committee entered executive session on Wednesday night to
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
LOWELL -- The School Committee entered executive session on Wednesday night to discuss its ongoing legal challenge over whom has the authority to select the location of a new high school. The session comes two days after Middlesex Superior Court... Read more
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The Herald News
CASE HIGH HALL OF FAME: Here are the selections for the Class of 2017down markers during football games, along with assisting in game management and
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
down markers during football games, along with assisting in game management and field set-up. He has served on the Swansea School Committee for 27 years and overseen major capital improvement projects throughout the school department building and... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Sharp contrasts between Lowell School Committee candidates LOWELL -- Sharp contrasts between School Committee candidates Tim Blake and D
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
LOWELL -- Sharp contrasts between School Committee candidates Tim Blake and Dominik Lay emerged Wednesday during the taping of Sun Spot, The Sun's contribution to the Lowell... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Cannabis commission set to hire directorCollins previously worked as chief of staff and general counsel to Sen. Richard
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
Collins previously worked as chief of staff and general counsel to Sen. Richard Moore and served as chairman of the Webster School Committee. Commissioner Shaleen Title asked Collins how he would respond to criticism that his candidacy for the job... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Cannabis commission set to hire directorCollins previously worked as chief of staff and general counsel to Sen. Richard
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
Collins previously worked as chief of staff and general counsel to Sen. Richard Moore and served as chairman of the Webster School Committee. Commissioner Shaleen Title asked Collins how he would respond to criticism that his candidacy for the job... Read more
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The Herald News
Cannabis commission set to hire directorCollins previously worked as chief of staff and general counsel to Sen. Richard
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
Collins previously worked as chief of staff and general counsel to Sen. Richard Moore and served as chairman of the Webster School Committee. Commissioner Shaleen Title asked Collins how he would respond to criticism that his candidacy for the job... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Sex-assault suspect at Weymouth High is 'in custody'– Police and school officials are investigating a reported sexual assault at We
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
– Police and school officials are investigating a reported sexual assault at Weymouth High School on Monday. School committee Chairwoman Lisa Belmarsh said the person accused of the assault “is in custody.” “There is not some unknown... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Judge rejects bid to toss suit on voting rights in Lowellthe 13 Asian American and Hispanic residents who brought the lawsuit had argued
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
the 13 Asian American and Hispanic residents who brought the lawsuit had argued that if some city councilors and School Committee members were elected by district, at least one district would be majority-minority and therefore increase... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell City Council hopefuls weigh in on diversity in city governmentsome time. I like our form of government now, think it works well. There are on
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
some time. I like our form of government now, think it works well. There are only nine seats the council and six on the School Committee, so you have to go out and work for it. If you are able to go out and meet people and get your message... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Kerrigan officially joining 3rd Congressional District raceas chief of staff to Marty Meehan when he was a congressman for the area. * Ter
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
as chief of staff to Marty Meehan when he was a congressman for the area. * Terence "Terry" Ryan, chair of the Westford School Committee. The following Democrats are exploring a run, but have not formally announced: * State Sen. Barbara... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Sex-assault suspect at Weymouth High is 'in custody'of you may have heard, there was an alleged sexual assault that occurred in the
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
of you may have heard, there was an alleged sexual assault that occurred in the building yesterday," the statement reads. School Committee Chairwoman Lisa Belmarsh said the person who allegedly committed the assault "is in custody." "There is not... Read more
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Boston Globe
Sex assault reported at Weymouth High Schoolhave on our students,” the statement said. Forget yesterday's news. Get what y
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
have on our students,” the statement said. Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. School Committee Chairwoman Lisa Belmarsh told the Patriots Ledger newspaper that a suspect is in custody, the Associated... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Officials: Police investigating sex assault at high schoolprincipal Alan Strauss said Tuesday the assault that allegedly took place Monda
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
principal Alan Strauss said Tuesday the assault that allegedly took place Monday at the school “involves minor students.” School Committee Chairwoman Lisa Belmarsh tells The Patriot Ledger the person who allegedly committed the assault is in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Police investigating sex assault at high schoolprincipal Alan Strauss said Tuesday the assault that allegedly took place Monda
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
principal Alan Strauss said Tuesday the assault that allegedly took place Monday at the school "involves minor students." School Committee Chairwoman Lisa Belmarsh tells The Patriot Ledger the person who allegedly committed the assault is in... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Judge rejects city attempt to dismiss Lowell voting rights suitrepresenting the 13 Asian American and Hispanic residents who brought the suit
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
representing the 13 Asian American and Hispanic residents who brought the suit had argued that if some city councilors and School Committee members were elected by district, at least one district would be majority-minority and therefore increase... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Police investigating alleged sexual assault at Weymouth Highof you may have heard, there was an alleged sexual assault that occurred in the
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
of you may have heard, there was an alleged sexual assault that occurred in the building yesterday," the statement reads. School Committee Chairwoman Lisa Belmarsh said the person who allegedly committed the assault "is in custody." "There is not... Read more
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The Herald News
Wong removes herself from consideration for Fall River School CommitteeFraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Elizabeth Wong, the 24
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
Fraga Herald News Staff Reporter @BfragaHN FALL RIVER — Elizabeth Wong, the 24-year-old candidate for the Fall River School Committee, is urging her supporters to vote for someone else in the Nov. 2 municipal elections. Wong, who graduated... Read more
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Boston Herald
Judge: School committee can’t pick spot for Lowell campusLowell’s School Committee does not have a say in where the city’s controversial
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Lowell’s School Committee does not have a say in where the city’s controversial new high school will be located, according to a Superior Court judge — whose own ruling may not be the final word in the ongoing dispute. Middlesex Superior Court Judge... Read more
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Lowell Sun
It's official: Judge rules for Council in Lowell High siting fightJudge rules for Council in Lowell High siting fight LOWELL -- A Middlesex Supe
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Judge rules for Council in Lowell High siting fight LOWELL -- A Middlesex Superior Court judge has ruled that the School Committee does not have the authority to decide where the new Lowell High School will be built, resolving at least one... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brookline residents meet to argue over whether to seize Pine Manor land for a new schoolschools are bursting at the seams. There are 80 elementary school classrooms i
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
schools are bursting at the seams. There are 80 elementary school classrooms in town with more than 22 students, said School Committee chairman David Pollak. The school district’s enrollment has grown 40 percent since 2006, he said, and it is... Read more
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Lowell Sun
First FEC financial reports out in 3rd Congressional District raceTroca Hotel. * Juana Matias, a first-term state representative from Lawrence. *
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Troca Hotel. * Juana Matias, a first-term state representative from Lawrence. * Terence "Terry" Ryan, chair of the Westford School Committee. The following Democrats are exploring a run, but have not formally announced: * State Sen. Barbara... Read more
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Lowell Sun
What we are working onof retaliation against him. Reporter Todd Feathers, tfeathers@lowellsun.com, ha
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
of retaliation against him. Reporter Todd Feathers, tfeathers@lowellsun.com, has this story. The chairman of the Westford School Committee is running for Congress, becoming the second Westford resident attempting to succeed Rep. Niki Tsongas next... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Westford elected official running for CongressWESTFORD -- Terence "Terry" Ryan, the chairman of the School Committee, announc
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
WESTFORD -- Terence "Terry" Ryan, the chairman of the School Committee, announced on Facebook Monday morning he is running for Congress representing the 3rd Congressional District. "I am happy to announce that I am running for U.S. Congress to... Read more
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Lowell Sun
It's official: Superior Court judge rules for City Council in high school battleCourt judge rules for City Council in high school battle LOWELL -- A Middlesex
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Court judge rules for City Council in high school battle LOWELL -- A Middlesex Superior Court judge has ruled that the School Committee does not have the authority to decide where the new Lowell High School will be built, resolving at least one... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Rhode Island school district takes teachers' union to courtno official union-sanctioned action. The union last week announced a unanimous
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 days ago
no official union-sanctioned action. The union last week announced a unanimous vote of "no confidence" with Thornton and School Committee Chairwoman Bethany Furtado. Thornton has said sick-out hurts children and does nothing to settle the... Read more
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MLive.com
Ann Arbor parents raise millions for schools as state aid dropsa parent is, the more likely he or she is to attend a PTO meeting, parent-teach
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
a parent is, the more likely he or she is to attend a PTO meeting, parent-teacher conference, school event, volunteer on a school committee and participate in school fundraising, according to the survey of parents whose children are in kindergarten... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell council candidates share ideas on building economic growththe Lowell High School siting process. How can we realistically expect to devel
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
the Lowell High School siting process. How can we realistically expect to develop our downtown if the City Council and the School Committee can't even get on the same page? EDWARD KENNEDY (I): I plan to continue to focus on developing the Hamilton... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell elections bias suit heading to courtdiscriminates against minorities. The 13 plaintiffs in the case argue that syst
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
discriminates against minorities. The 13 plaintiffs in the case argue that system, whereby all nine city councilors and six School Committee members are elected at-large, ensures that Lowell's majority-white population can effectively block minority... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
CANDIDATE PROFILE: Mike Bensonpanels. As an administrator, I was the Graduate Program Director for 14 yrs. in
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
panels. As an administrator, I was the Graduate Program Director for 14 yrs. in my department; chair of the graduate school committee for the 10-yr review of the College of Textiles graduate program, chair of the University Scholarship and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Three finalists named for cannabis commission directoras chief of staff and general counsel to Senator Richard Moore, an Uxbridge Dem
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
as chief of staff and general counsel to Senator Richard Moore, an Uxbridge Democrat, and served as chairman of the Webster School Committee. A Newton native, Birenbaum has been responsible for setting up a regulatory environment for medical... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell school candidates weigh in on standardized tests This concludes the series of five questions posed to Lowell School Committee
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
This concludes the series of five questions posed to Lowell School Committee candidates. Beginning Monday, The Sun will begin a similar series with City Council candidates. Today's question:... Read more
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Boston Globe
Framingham mayoral candidates discuss housing, schools(The interviews have been edited and condensed.) John Stefanini John Stefanin
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
(The interviews have been edited and condensed.) John Stefanini John Stefanini, 53 The mayor will now serve on the School Committee. What do you see as your role and how will you work to keep a good relationship between the city and the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Council may have final say over LHS sitethat the City Council has authority over determining the future of a new high s
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
that the City Council has authority over determining the future of a new high school at Cawley Stadium, striking down the School Committee's stance that it has final control. Both City Manager Kevin Murphy and Mayor Edward Kennedy, who chairs the... Read more
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