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  1. Friends of the Springfield Library celebrate National Library Week,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | MassLive.com

    These inspiring words are from Phillis Wheatley, born in West Africa and brought by slave ship to Boston, Massachusetts in 1761, where she was purchased by a wealthy family who soon recognized her intelligence and taught her to read and write. The first published African American poet Phillis' first volume of poetry, "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral," was published in 1773.

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  2. Greenfield raises legal tobacco sale age to 21, joining 51 Massachusetts communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Following a sharply-divided public hearing, Greenfield's three-member Board of Health voted unanimously Wednesday night to ban the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21, to banish most flavored tobacco products from local stores, and to cap the total number of retail tobacco permits in town to 25. The new regulations , which go into effect July 1, further outlaw tobacco sales within 500 feet of a school while allowing existing permits to be "grandfathered." Permits that are not renewed will be retired so as to reduce the number in circulation.

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  3. Public hearings seek input on safe patient limits for ICU nursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Hearings soliciting public input on proposed regulations related to safe patient limits for registered nurses staffing intensive care units will be held March 25, in Boston, and April 2 in Worcester. The hearings relate to regulations proposed by the Health Policy Commission of the state's Department of Public Health concerning an 2014 amendment , known as the "An Act Relative to Patient Limits in All Hospital Intensive Care Units," to Chapter 111 of State Laws.

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  4. 2015 Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade honoree Dan Kane defines 'good citizen'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Kane, founder of the Dan Kane Singers, has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the prestigious Citizenship Award presented by the Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade Committee. The Citizenship Award is presented to a person or organization that may be of non-Irish descent that has made substantial contributions to the parade and/or the Parade Committee.

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  5. Tasty tradition of Springfield's Albano's Market must be preserved: Guest viewpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | MassLive.com

    I am one of the hearty Springfield transplants that now call the Boston area their home. We are a spirited phalanx, often with a geographic inferiority complex, yet deeply proud of our '413' roots.

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  6. Club Scout: Laura Mustard to perform Friday at Manhan Cafe in EasthamptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Mustard has played all over the Connecticut and Western Massachusetts music scenes. She is known for her engaging performances and blends percussive piano playing with emotive vocals.

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  7. Is Massachusetts holding your cash or property? The Treasurer's ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Today's Sunday Republican has a list of property owners who have had assets worth $100 or more turned over to the Unclaimed Property Division in the last six months. To find out if the Treasury is holding property that belongs to you, look for your name in the publication or contact them directly: WRITE: Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of the State Treasurer Unclaimed Property Division One Ashburton Place, 12th Floor Boston, Ma 02108 Every year the Treasury receives unclaimed cash, securities and other valuables from a person forgetting to cash a check to people overpaying bills.

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  8. Irish wit takes center stage at CityStageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Event: Best of Boston Comedy Festival - Irish Edition, part of the Bud Light Presents STAND UP Comedy Series When: Saturday, March 14, 7:30 p.m. Where: City Stage, Springfield Cost: $27 For more info: Call 788-7033 or visit citystage.symphonyhall.com Known for their quick wit and humor, the Irish will be front and center at CityStage on Saturday when the Best of Boston Comedy Festival - Irish Edition comes to Springfield. The laugh fest - part of the Bud Light Presents STAND UP Comedy Series - will feature some of Boston's finest Irish comedians who draw upon their unique heritage to entertain audiences.

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  9. FEMA official: Funding for rebuilding Cathedral High School not tied...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | MassLive.com

    BOSTON — The $29.8 million in funding from the Federal Emergency Management Assistance to help rebuild tornado-damaged Cathedral High School located on Surrey Road does not require the diocese to construct a new school on the same site, a FEMA spokesman said on Friday. If the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield were to rebuild Cathedral elsewhere, however, a new site would be subject to FEMA rules and regulations – including legal, environmental and historical reviews, according to Dennis Pinkham, external affairs director for the FEMA Region I of U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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  10. Massachusetts man ships record-breaking Boston snow for $89 a box - and it's selling outRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | MassLive.com

    A man walks an unplowed street on Beacon Hill in Boston, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. A blizzard warning was in effect for coastal areas from Connecticut to Maine on Saturday for a fourth major storm in less than a month, promising heavy snow and powerful winds to heap more misery on a region that has already seen more than 6 feet of snow in some areas.

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  11. Holyoke has company in historic district dispute: roundup of controversies elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Schedule a meeting in Holyoke about the proposed Polish Heritage Historic District and they will come: Here, people pack a session that had to be moved upstairs to the ballroom at City Hall because the crowd was so large Nov.10. ) The Polish Heritage Historic District would attach the official designation of historic to 21 residential and commercial properties -- especially the closed Mater Dolorosa Church -- on the south side of Lyman Street.

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  12. Boston 2024 Olympics committee plans 20 meetings across Massachusetts, including SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Boston 2024 , the organization working to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston, plans on hosting a community meeting in Springfield on April 2, one of 20 planned across Massachusetts. The time and location of the Springfield meeting was not announced.

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  13. Snowstorms cause widespread economic damage in MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | MassLive.com

    BOSTON — The snow and cold that has pounded transportation systems across Massachusetts and kept people huddled at home away from shops and restaurants has also put a dent in industrial and agricultural operations. "The primary issues are employees have not been able to get to work in many cases," said Christopher Geehern, of the Associated Industries of Massachusetts, continuing that distribution has also been a problem and snow removal efforts have consumed the attention of industrial businesses.

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  14. Workfare should be a goal for both parties: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | MassLive.com

    The concept of workfare in Massachusetts should be one on which both liberal Democrats and a Republican governor can agree. Remarks by Senate President Stanley Rosenberg and policies described by Gov. Charlie Baker say they can.

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  15. Art Walk Easthampton puts the heat on winter doldrumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Tonight's iteration of the monthly arts stroll is titled "Fire and Ice: Wild at Heart" and invites visitors to beat the winter doldrums by taking on a second skin in the form of animals, beasts, and creative creatures. The theme Was inspired by such traditions as Fasnacht, where communities wear costumes meant to scare off Old Man Winter.

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  16. Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse agrees with touting of city's St....Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Holyoke Mayor Alex B. Morse is shown marching in the March 23, 2014 Holyoke St.Patrick's Parade. ) HOLYOKE -- Residents and visitors in the Massachusetts area around St. Patrick's weekend should give Holyoke a try, Mayor Alex B. Morse said Tuesday .

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  17. Holyoke, not Boston, place to be for St. Patrick's events says...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | MassLive.com

    The Paper City gets recognition for being the place to be around St. Patrick's Day from the Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau Tuesday as the group highlights Holyoke's huge St. Patrick's Parade this year on March 22, the St. Patrick's Road Race the day before and other events. "We think there's tons of stuff to do in Western Massachusetts," bureau spokeswoman Sara L. Webster said in a phone interview.

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  18. Winter Storm Marcus: State police report slow-going, numerous spinouts and minor crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | MassLive.com

    "We have a bunch of minor accidents," said Trooper Gerald Johnson, who is attached to the Westfield barracks on the Massachusetts Turnpike. The speed limit on the turnpike, from West Stockbridge to Boston, has been reduced to 40 mph and tankers and tandem-trailers have been prohibited.

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  19. Chris Pratt makes good on Super Bowl bet with Chris Evans, appears at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Chris Evans, left, and Chris Pratt backstage at the 4th annual NFL Honors at the Phoenix Convention Center Symphony Hall on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2015. Mixed in all the Super Bowl XLIX news was the much-praised bet that took place between actors Chris Evans and Chris Pratt .

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  20. Mary Healy, star in Golden Age of TV, dead at 96; has family in MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Actress-singer Mary Healy, who with husband Peter Lind Hayes formed a popular comedy team on TV variety shows and sitcoms in the 1950s and 1960s, died on Tuesday in Calabasas, California. She was 96. The New Orleans native leaves behind a daughter, Cathy Lind Hayes of Los Angeles; a son, Peter M. Hayes of Westfield, and his wife, Suzanne; and a granddaughter, Dana DeCillis, and two great-grandsons, Nathan and Brady DeCillis, all of Southwick.

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