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  1. Eldridge arrested at wage protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    State Sen. James Eldridge was among 36 people arrested during a protest outside a McDonald's restaurant in Cambridge early Tuesday morning, according to the senator's office. Eldridge, a Democrat from Acton who has been outspoken about higher wages and workers' rights, is co-chairman of the Committee on Financial Services.

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  2. Eldridge easily returned to state SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    State Sen. Jamie Eldridge cruised to a sixth term Tuesday night, easily defeating two challengers in the Middlesex & Worcester District. With 79 percent of precincts reporting, Eldridge, an Acton Democrat, received 40,923 votes.

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  3. Eldridge for senatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The state's GOP establishment has been criticized for its inability to field candidates in many legislative races, so for that, we're glad to see four-time incumbent Jamie Eldridge at least face an opponent from that party in his Middlesex & Worcester District Senate re-election bid. We just wish that person was someone other than Ted Busiek, a Littleton Republican.

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  4. Two men charged in Acton drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Two men were arrested on drug-distribution charges Tuesday after a search of their vehicle resulted in the discovery over 50 oxycodone pills and almost $5,000 in cash, according to a Police Department spokesman. Ruben B. Solage, 27, of Lunenburg, and Jimmy I. Good, 27, of Leominster, were both charged with possession of a Class B substance with intent to distribute, possession of a Class B substance and conspiracy to violate the controlled substance laws, Acton Police Deputy Chief Richard Burrows said in a press release. 1 comment

  5. Two men charged in Acton drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Two men were arrested on drug-distribution charges Tuesday after a search of their vehicle resulted in the discovery over 50 oxycodone pills and almost $5,000 in cash, according to a Police Department spokesman. Ruben B. Solage, 27, of Lunenburg, and Jimmy I. Good, 27, of Leominster, were both charged with possession of a Class B substance with intent to distribute, possession of a Class B substance and conspiracy to violate the controlled substance laws, Acton Police Deputy Chief Richard Burrows said in a press release.

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  6. Littleton photographer has sharp eye for Yellowstone National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Handworks Gallery of American Crafts in Acton has a whimsical feel to it. When you walk through its door, soft classical music blends with the sounds of water bubbling from fountains.

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  7. Weekend Best Bets New Players find 'Normal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    New Players Theatre Guild on Friday opens "Next to Normal," a musical about a mother who struggles with bipolar disorder and the effect it has on her family. The play deals with issues surrounding grief, suicide, drug abuse and ethics.

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  8. Acton museums add Discovery Woods outdoor venue for hands-on learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Inside a massive treehouse, on the nest swing, or zooming down the big slide, playing becomes learning at the Discovery Museums' newest exhibit, where nature takes center stage. This outdoor exhibit called Discovery Woods is already grabbing the attention of children since its grand opening over the weekend.

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  9. Suit: Acton broke law using state funds for churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A Washington, D.C., group that fights for the separation of church and state has filed a lawsuit claiming the town of Acton has violated state law by allocating thousands of dollars in state funds to restore two local churches. The Americans United for Separation of Church and State filed the lawsuit on Thursday in Middlesex Superior Court on behalf of 13 Acton residents seeking an injunction to stop the town from spending a total of $115,000 in community preservation grants on these churches.

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  10. Free & easy - Seven solutions to savor the summer with your family for no chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    But not when you've got kids whining that they're bored and have nothing to do. And that's bound to start before long when the rosy glow at the start of summer vacation fades and reality sets in.

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  11. House, Gov. Baker should bag this billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Over the course of my nine years as a Fitchburg city councilor, not once have I had any constituent approach me or contact me advocating for a plastic-bag ban in either our city or state. What do a great majority of my constituents, and I suspect most Massachusetts residents, have on their minds? Taxes, regulations, economic growth, infrastructure improvements, public safety, etc.

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  12. Steve Carell's mom dies one day before Mother's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The 53-year-old actor has posted on Twitter that Harriet Carell died Saturday at the age of 90, adding a simple note, "Love You Mom." Kathleen Doran Boyle, who's the director of Acton Funeral Home in Massachusetts, says Harriet Carell died at her Acton home surrounded by family.

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  13. Leominster treasure may be RevolutionaryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    For the last month and a half his attention has been focused on a musket with supposed ties to one of the most important moments of the American Revolution. When soldiers under the command of Ethan Allen captured Fort Ticonderoga in May of 1775, they were able to raid the fort of its supplies, including the cannons that were transported to Boston and used to force the British to abandon the city.

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  14. Artists play with clay in Arts & Crafts Society showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Who doesn't love squishing their fingers through a great big hunk of clay? It's a fundamental art material, beloved by all from toddlers to elders to master artists. Seventy seasoned pros share their great clay works in the 9th Biennial State of Clay exhibition, hosted by the Lexington Arts & Crafts Society May 7-June 5 in the Parson Gallery, 130 Waltham St., Lexington.

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  15. Musical weekend: 'Honk!' in Groton, 'Peter Pan' in ActonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Emma Kane, left, of Groton, and Erin Wilson of Pepperell, in ArtsNashoba's Honk! this weekend at Lawrence Academy in Groton. ArtsNashoba brings the loveable HONK! to life with performances on Friday, April 1, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, April 2, at 2 and 7 p.m., at Richardson-Mees Performing Arts Center at Lawrence Academy, Groton.

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  16. Statehouse rally calls for homeless aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    More than 100 advocates, legislators and those touched by homelessness filled the Great Hall of the Statehouse Thursday morning to lobby for more money and kinder regulations to help the state's growing homeless population. "A man or woman fleeing domestic violence, an unaccompanied youth who was kicked out of their home -- no one deserves to be homeless," Tina Giarla, a legislative advocate from the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless, told the gathering at the group's legislative action day.

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  17. Veteran legislators offer advice to winner of Tran-Hay raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Fitchburg City Councilors Stephen Hay and Dean Tran are in a race for the 3rd Worcester District state representative seat formerly held by Fitchburg Mayor Stephen DiNatale. Although the contest won't be decided until March 1, whoever the new state representative is can look to local politicians, including DiNatale, for advice on how to be an effective representative for Fitchburg and Lunenburg's Precinct B right from the get-go. 8 comments

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