Maine Poised To Pass Lifesaving Anti-Overdose Bill
After unanimous approval from state House lawmakers on Monday, Maine's legislature appears poised to pass a lifesaving anti-overdose bill despite a veto threat from Gov. Paul LePage .
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Christian Science Monitor
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Robot sub back at work after false start
Will O'Halloran, director of marine operations at Bluefin Robotics, explains how this autonomous underwater vehicle steers, on March 28 in Quincy, Mass.
China denies naval snub for Japan over fleet review
China's navy on Tuesday denied, in a roundabout way, that it snubbed Japan by not inviting it to join in a naval fleet review as part of an international symposium, saying the two events had never been linked in the first place.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
WWL-TV New Orleans
Sub to probe sea bed for Malaysian plane after days without pings
BEIJING After six days of silence, with no signals detected that might be from the missing Malaysian airliner, "it is time to go underwater," and end the air and surface search, said the Australian official in charge of the search Monday.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
6 Secrets for a Faster Metabolism
If Metabolism 101 were a class, you'd be the teacher's pet: You never skip breakfast-you know a little food in the a.m. kick-starts the day's calorie burn.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Winthrop Resident Dean Takes Medical Leave
Winthrop House Resident Dean Gregg A. Peeples will take medical leave for the remainder of the spring semester, Winthrop House Masters Ronald S. Sullivan Jr. and Stephanie Robinson announced in an email this week.
Exhibit features photographs by Milton resident
An exhibition of the work of Milton resident and photographer Maureen Fahey is currently being held at the Thomas Crane Public Library , 40 Washington St. in Quincy now through the month of April.
The Search Zone for the Missing Jet Is Narrowing
A submarine built by Bluefin Robotics is lowered into the water by a systems engineer in Quincy, Mass., April 9, 2014 Investigators drop underwater sonar equipment in the Indian Ocean in an aim to again detect the pings thought to come from the plane's black box The search zone for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is now at its most focused ... (more)
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Phoenix New Times
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New Junior Prom Location Is Set
This past week a 3 alarm fire started by a cigarette dropped in mulch burned down the Lakeview Pavilion in Foxborough, which was to be the site of the Hopkinton Junior Prom next month.
Torpedo-shaped robot joins search for missing Malaysian flight
A ship carrying an autonomous robot that will search for the missing Malaysian airliner has detected electronic signals that could be coming from the missing plane.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Watertown Daily Times
Police in NYS to carry heroin antidote to curtail overdose deaths
The state is ramping up its efforts to curtail heroin overdose-related deaths by having police officers carry 'Narcan,' an opioid antidote that reverses the effects of the drug in a matter of minutes.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Accused bankrobber was ineligible for ISD promotion
PAST PROBLEMS: Susan M. Coppinger, 47, above, should have never been up for a promotion to code enforcer - even before her arrest on charges of robbing a Santander Bank at 20 Beale St. in Quincy - due to an outstanding warrant.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
CBS 3 Springfield
Mass. voters to decide slew of special elections
Voters in six Massachusetts legislative districts are heading to the polls as the state continues to fill a slew of open Statehouse seats.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Rain floods Prudential Tunnel, South Coast
The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings for eastern and central Massachusetts, and a coastal flood advisory from Quincy to the New Hampshire border for Sunday.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Boston-Area Underwater Robot To Aid Search For Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
Three weeks after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the search is now focused in the Indian Ocean.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Panel Discussion on Infection Triggered Autoimmune Response Set for April
The New England PANS/PANDAS Parent Association is hosting two pioneering events featuring nationally recognized physicians, experts on the emerging infection-related disorders, Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal and Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome .
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Cape Cod Times
Police push for overdose reversal drug
For years the people who are often first on the scene of a drug overdose - police officers - have largely been denied access to the overdose reversal medication known as Narcan, despite the fact that it has saved thousands of lives across the state, including on Cape Cod.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Central MA Unemployment Rate 7.3% in Feb, Above State Avg
The unemployment rate of the Central Massachusetts Workforce Investment Area was 7.3 percent in February, according to seasonally unadjusted employment figures released Tuesday by The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development .
Fri Mar 21, 2014
6 fitness myths, busted
Bad advice and outdated research could be putting a kink in your workout efforts.