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CHAMBERLAIN: of Rochester, Sunday, May 5, 2013, Georgia Decas, 91. Widow of Joseph A. Chamberlain.
Billerica Town Meeting OKs $1.18M for turnpike project
On night five, representatives voted to borrow $1.18 million for the engineering and design of the Middlesex Turnpike Phase III project and to kick-start the Yankee Doodle Bike Path committee.
Saturday memorial planned for newlywed minister
A memorial service for Jordan Costa is planned for Saturday at the church where he married his wife, Heather, the day before he died.
Tue May 21, 2013
Purple Heart stolen from father of soldier killed in Iraq, report says
Someone stole a Purple Heart medal, like the one above, from the father of a young marine who was killed in Iraq.
Sun May 19, 2013
BOYER: of Old Saybrook, Conn., formerly of New Bedford, Mass., Monday, May 13, 2013, Yvette , 83.
The Standard-Times offers this regular feature listing the area's senior centers, phone numbers, addresses and hours of operation so that seniors can find out what programs and opportunities exist within their community.
Fri May 17, 2013
Demand for locally grown supports expansion
The wholesale distributor also operates a 50-acre farm in Dartmouth, Mass., and a 10,000-square-foot greenhouse in New Bedford, Mass., in hopes of expanding the roster of locally grown fruits and vegetables available to local residents.
Retail, foodservice demand grows in Boston
In whatever form they take, whether retail or foodservice, the produce business is thriving in Boston, wholesalers say.
Sexual servitude no victimless crime
Recent reports detailed in The Sun of what authorities believe is a widespread prostitution ring hit close to home, especially if you live in Billerica, Wilmington or Bedford, three towns where Attorney General Martha Coakley claims massage parlors were used as fronts for illegal sexual conduct.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Free Dictionary
The son of a black slave, Harriet Bailey, and an unknown white father, he took the name of Douglass after his second, and successful, attempt to escape from slavery in 1838.
John Stein: "Bing Bang Boom!" CD release show at the Wamsutta Club, 8 p.m. May 17.
Wed May 15, 2013
Electrical Construction and Maintenance
Higher Education Market Experiences Strength in Private Sector, Challenges on the Public Side
About 2.4 million new students will enter colleges and universities over the next decade, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.
Mary Russell Braga, 99
Mary Russell Braga, 99, quietly passed away on May 5th, 2013 at Hathaway Manor Nursing Home.
Luciano V. Flor, 92
Luciano V. Flor, "Lucky," age 92, of New Bedford, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at his home surrounded by family and friends after a period of declining health.
Tue May 14, 2013
Edward Sotnick, 90
Born in New Bedford, the son of the late George and Balbina Sotnick, he resided in Fairhaven most of his life.
Mon May 13, 2013
AG: Human-trafficking ring used fake businesses
Massage parlors in Wilmington, Billerica and Bedford are among the businesses authorities believe a Medford woman and a Woburn man used as fronts in what they are calling an extensive human-trafficking ring.
Sun May 12, 2013
Mother's Day - It's a Bunch of Crap
Yes, that's what I said. Mother's Day is a bunch of crap! It goes a long way to explain why my blogging name is John Crapper.
Improving Weather For Mother'sBut Cool Is On The Way
Weather will be improving on this Mother's Day thank goodness! Morning showers are pulling off the coast along with a slow moving cold front.
MCC Bike Challenge set for June 9
Middlesex Community College's Bike Challenge 2013, a 10-mile or 40-mile benefit ride, is Sunday, June 9, at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. , rain or shine, on the Bedford campus, 591 Springs Road.
Sat May 11, 2013
North Port Sun
Michael R. Varley
He was born July 7, 1958, in New Bedford, Mass., and moved to this area in 1998 from Acushnet, Mass.