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Off-duty firefighter catches car thief in Brockton
A 24-year-old man appeared in court Friday after he was arrested for stealing a car at a Brockton ATM.
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Acella Construction Corp. Named Construction Manager For $2M Brockton Medical Building
Acella Construction Corp. has been selected as construction manager for the new $2 million Village Pediatrics medical building in Brockton.
Steward Hospitals, workers come to agreement on contract
With 96 percent support, close to 5,000 health care workers who work at eight eastern Massachusetts hospitals ratified a new contract with Steward Health Care, the union SEIU 1199 announced Tuesday.
Indoor Farmers Market, Israeli Consul Speaks, Movie Screening
2. Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York will speak today at 7:30 a.m. at the Newton Marriott.
Tax rates increase
Despite a taxpayer group's protest, the City Council on Monday approved a fiscal 2014 tax increase that would add an average of about $200 a year for homes and $450 for businesses.
Dartmouth Health Board weigns in on dirty soil to Smith landfill
The Select Board and the Conservation Commission have already registered their opposition to the state's plan to cap and line the Cecil Smith landfill, and now the Board of Health is looking into banning any contaminated soil, or at least highly regulating when and how it is brought in.
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Brockton vocational class teaches business savvy
The design and screen printing program at the Keith Center in Brockton pushes students to use their creativity to produce a product, said Robert Leary, who teaches the course.
Gov. Patrick Comes To Easton
Gov. Deval Patrick came to Easton last Wednesday to tour the Queset Commons Development and two of the new apartments being built as part of the Ames Shovel Works Project.
Brian J. Lowney: Maine Coon cats have a purr-fect home in Dartmouth
When Arlye Drury comes home after a busy day as a hospital nurse, she's greeted by a charming clowder of cats that always put a bright smile on their owner's face.