Wednesday Apr 9
Hopkinton/Ashland Historical Societies Trails Presentation
Jason Newton will present the path his ancestors took from Cambridge to Hartford in the 1630's via a slide show and video at the Hopkinton Historical Society.
Wednesday Apr 9
House Domestic Violence Bill Passes Unanimously; Governor Expected To Sign
Originally posted at 7:35 a.m. Updated. A domestic violence bill, that would provide new bail guidelines and tougher penalties for abusers, unanimously passed on the Massachusetts House Tuesday.
House Agrees to Raise Minimum Wage and Reform Unemployment Insurance
State Rep.Tom Sannicandro joined his House colleagues this week to pass a bill that reforms the state's unemployment insurance system and raises the minimum wage, changes that will make both systems more fair and equitable for all.
Tripoli Police Substation Dedicated to Lifelong Framingham Resident
On a rainy Monday afternoon, with a large crowd from the neighborhood, Framingham Police opened the Tripoli neighborhood community police sub station.
Hockey Fundraiser to Help Mom With Mysterious Seizure Disorder
Editor's Note: Originally posted at midnight on March 30, updated with additional photo.
Christian Science Monitor
The peripatetic copy editor
It's been a busy winter, and I've put more miles on my car over the past few months than I did all last year, I suspect, as I've been working in the office of one of my clients rather than from home, as usual.
Ayer Public Spirit
Senate passes bill to curb shackling
Pregnant women prisoners in Massachusetts would not be allowed to be restrained with shackles, except in cases of flight risk or safety concerns, under legislation that unanimously passed the Senate Thursday.