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  1. Mass. leaving millions on the table in short-term rental revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The list of projects Massachusetts leaders would spend money on if they had it are endless, and yet available resources are finite, as officials have noted during recent rounds of budget tightening efforts. But what if there was $18.3 million in untapped revenues waiting to be accessed? It's not a fortune, but Airbnb, the online platform that allows property owners to rent their homes, says it's money that the company is waiting to help the state and cities and towns collect.

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  2. Bike share system ofo picks up speed after debut in Worcester Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 12 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The former triathlete owns a bicycle from her college days, but it has been mostly idled since a long-ago crash made her apprehensive about venturing out again. Then one morning in September, she saw one of the several hundred bright yellow ofo bikes sprinkled across the city.

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  3. Humorist Jimmy Tingle running for lieutenant governor in Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Though Jimmy Tingle has long made biting political humor a staple of his stand-up routines, he insists his dive into Massachusetts politics is anything but comic relief. The Cambridge-born comedian and social activist, who returned to school and earned a master's degree from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, raised eyebrows with his recent announcement that he would run for lieutenant governor, a job with limited visibility and few official responsibilities.

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  4. Mass. candidates want campaign funds allowed toward child careRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    BOSTON – Two years ago, Andre Green was elected to his seat on the Somerville School Committee. He recalled knocking on doors with his child in tow – not as a campaign tactic, but as a consequence of the high cost of child care.

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  5. ODs in converted rooming houses soar during opioid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Were this Cambridge or Somerville, the C.H. Fitch House at 15 Oread St., a stately brick antique with Italianate and Gothic Revival features, might fetch a million dollars.  The same could be said for its next-door neighbor, the Edward Stark House, a Queen Anne Victorian at 21 Oread St.  The circa-1878 Fitch House and the circa-1880 Stark House, Victorians converted to rooming houses, both are on the National Register of Historic Places.  At 15 Oread, 11 opiate/heroin overdoses were reported in the yearlong period between Sept. 1, 2016 and Aug. 31, 2017, according to police records.

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  6. Gene therapy helps boys with 'Lorenzo's Oil' diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The fledgling field of gene therapy has scored another win: An experimental treatment seemed to help boys with the inherited nerve disease featured in the movie "Lorenzo's Oil." Fifteen of the 17 boys treated in a study had no major disability two years later - remarkable for a disease that often causes swift decline and kills within a decade.

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  7. Milford debates keeping legal pot businesses outRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Many of the Massachusetts voters who opened the door to legal marijuana are closing the door to pot shops that want to operate in their communities, raising questions about how strong a foothold the cannabis industry can achieve in the state. More than 100 municipalities already have imposed bans, moratoriums or zoning restrictions on commercial marijuana businesses, with a closely watched referendum scheduled for Tuesday in Milford, a Central Massachusetts town of about 28,000 residents.

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  8. Singer-songwriter Jon McAuliffe to open coffeehouse concert season...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Jon McAuliffe was in the recording studio as far back as over 45 years ago as a member of the band Thirty Days Out, which released two albums in 1971 and 1972. As a budding singer-songwriter in the 1960s he had impressed Joni Mitchell, and later in the 70s was a staff songwriter for United Artists.

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  9. Former Obama aide joins race for Lt. Gov. in Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Quentin Palfrey, a Weston Democrat who worked in the Obama White House and for former Attorney General Martha Coakley, will run for lieutenant governor, he announced Thursday. Palfrey, 43, was senior adviser in the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy and led the health care division of the attorney general's office.

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  10. Toxic algae poses risk in some Massachusetts pondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    That blue-green scum that sometimes covers rivers and ponds in the summer months isn't just ugly, it can be dangerous. Fueled by nitrogen and phosphorous runoff from lawn fertilizer and sewage systems, cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, appears in many Massachusetts water bodies in the summer, when the temperatures rise and the days are longest.

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  11. With pot legal, Mass. vows crackdown on impaired driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Massachusetts officials promised a crackdown Thursday on marijuana-impaired driving as the state prepared for full implementation of the voter-approved law legalizing adult use of recreational pot. State police said they were increasing the number of officers with special training in detecting whether motorists are under the influence of THC, the psychoactive chemical in marijuana.

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  12. Ruling renews push to streamline ballot access in Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Efforts to streamline access to the ballot in Massachusetts are picking up steam after a court tossed out a state's 20-day voter registration cutoff deadline. Voting right advocates say they're renewing their push for two measures, including one that would let eligible voters register on Election Day and a second that would create a new automatic voter registration system.

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  13. At Hanover Theatre: Jillian Marie Zucco, Miss Bristol County, takes Mass. crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Miss Zucco came into “The Miss Massachusetts 78th Anniversary Scholarship Pageant" this weekend at the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts as Miss Bristol County. She left Saturday night as the newly crowned Miss Massachusetts with a $12,000 scholarship.

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  14. Clive McFarlane: WorcesterHEARS will help students be heard Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    There is a growing acknowledgment that childhood trauma, the foundation of a range of mental and physical health problems affecting millions of Americans, cannot be ignored by public schools, which serve some 90 percent of the nation's children during their formative years. And here in Massachusetts and across the country, schools are being pushed to look beyond retention, suspension and expulsion as the primary tools in combating academic failure, dropout and behavioral problems.

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  15. Worcestera s draft regs on marijuana shops are set for public inputRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    With the first medical marijuana dispensary in the city tentatively set to open in August, the Board of Health will hold a public hearing next month on draft local regulations governing the operation of those facilities. It is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. May 15 at the Division of Public Health, 25 Meade St. While state law governs the siting and operation of medical marijuana facilities, municipalities, through their boards of health, have the option of adopting additional regulations to provide local oversight as well.

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  16. Feasibility study underway for Balmer School in NorthbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    On Tuesday, the Massachusetts School Building Authority notified the Board of Selectmen in a letter that it approved the committee's selection of Symmes Maini & McKee Associates Inc. of Cambridge as the owner's project manager for the project. The feasibility study will look at a range of options for constructing, renovating or reconfiguring the building, constructed in 1967, which houses 527 students in Grades 2 through 4. Joseph Strazzulla, School Building Committee chairman, wrote in an email: "The committee has no preconceived solutions and they will investigate renovation , renovation and addition, and new construction options.

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  17. Single court to hear charges against suspect in Reserve Center theft, bank robbery attemptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A former Army reservist who allegedly stole 16 firearms from a U.S. Army Reserve Center in Worcester, escaped a detention facility in Rhode Island and attempted two bank robberies in Cambridge and Somerville before being recaptured, will be tried for all the alleged crimes in the same court. On Friday in U.S. District Court, Assistant U.S. Attorney Mark J. Grady told Judge Timothy S. Hillman that the United States and defendant James W. Morales, through their respective counsels, are working on a proposed global disposition of all charges against the 35-year-old Cambridge man in both the District of Massachusetts and the District of Rhode Island.

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  18. Multiple jurisdictions complicate Morales trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A former Army reservist who allegedly stole 16 firearms from a U.S. Army Reserve Center in Worcester, escaped a detention facility in Rhode Island and attempted two bank robberies in Cambridge and Somerville before being recaptured, will be tried for all the alleged crimes in the same court. On Friday in U.S. District Court, Assistant U.S. Attorney Mark J. Grady told Judge Timothy S. Hillman that the United States and defendant James W. Morales, through their respective counsels, are working on a proposed global disposition of all charges against the 35-year-old Cambridge man in both the District of Massachusetts and the District of Rhode Island.

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  19. Harvard seeks to confront historical ties to slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Harvard University publicly acknowledged its deep ties to colonial-era slavery on Friday, casting a light on parts of its history that long remained in the shadows. At a conference that Harvard organized to explore the relationship between colleges and slavery, university President Drew Faust said the school must confront the grimmer parts of its past before it can move forward.

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  20. Worcester armory heist suspect, prison escapee charged in bank robbery attemptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A former Army reservist charged with stealing weapons from a Worcester armory and then escaping from federal custody has been charged in the bank robbery attempts that eventually led to his capture, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Boston.

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