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  1. Doors open Saturday at Leominster abolitionist homeRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The connection between Christmas and the city's most famous abolitionist may not be obvious to everyone, but it's there. Frances Drake, a noted opponent to slavery throughout the 19th century and participant in the rescue of escaped slave Shadrach Minkins, made a name for herself as one of Leominster's most outspoken proponents of the abolition movement, but as local historian Mark Bodanza explained, her crusade was partially financed through her ability to craft holiday wreaths.

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  2. Peter Lucas: Young Joe Kennedy should thank capitalism, not blame itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    If it wasn't for capitalism, Joe Kennedy, the congressman, might be tending bar at J.J. Foley's in the South End. Not that there is anything wrong with tending bar at the Boston establishment.

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  3. Coalition targeting ER overuse to hear from Missouri officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A new business coalition with a goal of reducing the number of avoidable emergency room visits by 20 percent over two years and saving about $100 million will formally launch next week by hearing from the head of a similar effort underway in Missouri. The Massachusetts Employer Health Coalition -- spearheaded by Associated Industries of Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation with an assist from the state Health Policy Commission -- plans to work with doctors, hospitals and health insurers to "shift as many avoidable [emergency department] visits as possible to high-value, lower-cost settings to relieve crowded EDs, reduce the cost of care, and improve quality."

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  4. Massachusetts BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Authorities say a school bus carrying adults and children went off the road and crashed into the woods in Massachusetts, sending several people to the hospital with injuries. Massachusetts State Police say two adults suffered serious injuries in Saturday night's crash in Berkley.

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  5. Homes, history, holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Festive decorations, stories and traditions of Christmases past will kick off the holiday season as the Historical Society invites the community to its annual Holiday House Tour. This merry event will be held Saturday, Dec. 1, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., beginning at the Historical Society House, located in the Phoenix Building, 781 Main St., and will introduce visitors to beautifully decorated buildings and homes dating from the Colonials of the 1700s to the elegant Colonial revival homes of the 1930s and '40s.

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  6. Study to examine East-West rail systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The engineering firm that helped to build One World Trade Center and Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York will lead the state's study into the feasibility of building out passenger rail from Boston to either Springfield or Pittsfield. Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack told the MassDOT board of directors on Monday that WSP USA had been picked to lead the East-West Rail study, which was green-lighted by Gov. Charlie Baker at an event in Springfield over the summer. 6 comments

  7. Study to examine east-west rail, bus systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The engineering firm that helped to build One World Trade Center and Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York will lead the state's study into the feasibility of building out passenger rail from Boston to either Springfield or Pittsfield. Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack told the MassDOT board of directors on Monday that WSP USA had been picked to lead the East-West Rail study, which was green-lighted by Gov. Charlie Baker at an event in Springfield over the summer.

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  8. Palmieri hopes for changes on Beacon HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Rich Palmieri describes his motivations for running very much as a reaction to the last two years on Beacon Hill. The first-time Republican candidate and retired military police officer is a huge critic of the 2017 vote to grant legislator pay raises, he's frustrated that the state was unable to reform its educational funding formula, and he sees the sexual harassment scandal surrounding the husband of former state Senate president Stan Rosenberg as an example of "corruption" within the Democratic party.

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  9. Markey: If Dems win House, gun legislation can move aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    As U.S. Sen. Ed Markey prepares to work with what he expects to be a Democrat-controlled Congress to push a Massachusetts model of gun legislation, policymakers within the state will also be looking for what more can be done to prevent shooting deaths and injuries here. A Malden Democrat who in March filed legislation that would financially incentivize states to require their local police chiefs to sign off on gun license applications, Markey on Thursday said he thinks his party is "about to take over" the U.S. House of Representatives and "come very close in the Senate."

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  10. Mobster Whitey Bulger slain in W. Va. prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Whitey Bulger in back, with unnamed men at the Lancaster Street garage in the North End of Boston. 1980 surveillance photo Courtesy of Dept.

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  11. It's time to give Henry the credit he deservesRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Boston Red Sox owner John Henry, partially hidden at left, and chairman Tom Werner hold the championship trophy beside manager Alex Cora. AP photo But for a guy who's brought four World Series championships to Boston during his 16 years as the principal owner of the Red Sox, John Henry gets no love in these parts.

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  12. Locked out National Grid workers to help in gas restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    As union leadership continues to call out what it says are dangerous gas leaks in National Grid territory, gas workers locked out of their jobs by the company amid a long contract dispute have been cleared to help with restoration of the gas system in the Merrimack Valley. On Monday, the heads of United Steelworkers Locals 12003 and 12012 sent to the Department of Public Utilities , the governor's office and the attorney general's office a list of what it said are "thirty grade one gas leaks ... the most dangerous type of gas leak."

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  13. Walsh offers plan to save Boston from rising seasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh unveiled a plan Wednesday to transform the city's waterfront to protect the low-lying, extensively landfilled city from climate change and rising sea levels. The Democratic mayor's "Resilient Boston Harbor" plan calls for the creation of 67 acres of new open space and the restoration of 122 acres of tidal areas and parklands to serve as natural buffers during major floods.

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  14. Unclaimed property to be exhibited for auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Treasurer Deborah Goldberg announced that her office will be exhibiting select items from the Unclaimed Property Division that will soon be auctioned on eBay.com . The items will first be displayed at the Statehouse on Monday and will subsequently be shown in Cape Cod, Plainville, Springfield, and Worcester, all leading up to the online auction starting on Saturday, Oct. 20. "We are excited to showcase these items in different regions across the state," said Goldberg.

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  15. Ex-Sen. Joyce found dead at his homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Former state Sen. Brian Joyce, who was charged by federal prosecutors in 2017 with running his Statehouse office as a "criminal enterprise," was found dead by his wife on Thursday in their Westport home, according to authorities. Joyce, 56, who spent almost two decades on Beacon Hill as a state representative and senator, was awaiting trial after leaving the Senate in 2016 while under federal investigation for corruption.

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  16. Ex-Sen. Joyce found dead at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Former state Sen. Brian Joyce, who was charged by federal prosecutors in 2017 with running his Statehouse office as a "criminal enterprise," was found dead by his wife on Thursday in their Westport home, according to authorities. Joyce, 56, who spent almost two decades on Beacon Hill as a state representative and senator, was awaiting trial after leaving the Senate in 2016 while under federal investigation for corruption.

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  17. Do local senators buck party leadership? Here's the voting recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The votes of the 2018 membership of 31 Democrats were compared to former Acting Senate President Harriette Chandler and to Majority Leader Cindy Creem on the four roll calls on which Chandler didn't vote. The votes of the 2018 membership of five Republicans were compared with those of GOP Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr .

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  18. A magic 'Gathering' in LunenburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The community is welcome to delight in poems, cookies and tea on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 6 at 8 p.m., at Lunenburg Public Library, 1023 Massachusetts Ave. MaryEllen Letarte, director and founder of the Louise Bogan Poets, will read from her newly published book "Gathering: New and Selected Poems."

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  19. Nashua man extradited to Boston to face murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A New Hampshire man is in custody for the shooting death of a 29-year-old in East Boston earlier this year. Prosecutors say 29-year-old Jeremy Menendez of Nashua was ordered held without bail at his arraignment in East Boston Municipal Court on Wednesday.

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  20. State leaders begin discussion on how to spend $1B surplusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The votes of the 2018 membership of 31 Democrats were compared to former Acting Senate President Harriette Chandler and to Majority Leader Cindy Creem on the four roll calls on which Chandler didn't vote. The votes of the 2018 membership of five Republicans were compared with those of GOP Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr .

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