Friday Jun 27
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Patrick signs legislation raising minimum wage
Surrounded by lawmakers, labor leaders and ballot activists who pushed for a higher minimum wage, Gov. Deval Patrick on Thursday signed into law a three-step increase in the wage floor to $11 per hour by 2017.
Right-to-try for the terminally ill
Fifteen-year old Austin Leclaire and his brother Max, 12, of Pembroke, Massachusetts, share the deadly degenerative disease Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Commiitee recommends firm to run Norwich ice rink
The City Council voted unanimously Monday night to select Bridgeport-based Wonderland of Ice Associates to manage the Norwich Municipal Ice Rink for at least the next 10 years.
Family dog attacked by pack of coyotes in Pembroke
A seven year old dog named Max is recovering from a four-hour surgery to repair severe injuries from a coyote attack that happened on the night of June 4, 2014 in Pembroke, Mass., according to The Patriot Ledger .
Panel to review proposals to run Norwich ice rink
The City Council Monday appointed a seven-member committee to review the three ice rink management proposals received in May and asked the group to recommend a preferred operator by the June 16 council meeting.