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  1. Massachusetts lawmakers debate fallout of 'gig economy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    BOSTON >> From Beacon Hill to Capitol Hill, Massachusetts lawmakers are struggling to come to grips with a rapidly changing economy and how - and when - regulations are needed. At the Statehouse, that debate has most recently focused on ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft, which are upending the taxi industry.

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  2. Housing benefits highlight of veterans bill passed by state senateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    BOSTON >> The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill aimed at increasing veterans' access to public housing and providing other supports for current and former military service members and their families. "It is our duty as American citizens to honor our dead, but it is equally important to honor our living veterans for their service, and this bill does both of those things," said Sen. Michael Rush, a West Roxbury Democrat who co-chairs the Veterans and Federal Affairs Committee and serves in the Navy Reserves.

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  3. Massachusetts water systems test over federal lead limitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    An Associated Press analysis of federal data shows that nearly 1,400 water systems serving millions of Americans have exceeded the federal lead standard at least once during the last three years. In Massachusetts, 33 systems serving more than 264,000 residents tested over the limit for lead.

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  4. Healey outlines indictments, calls human trafficking 'pervasive'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    BOSTON >> Attorney General Maura Healey on Thursday announced the indictments of five people in connection with three separate human trafficking schemes in Massachusetts, bringing the number of people charged under the 2011 human trafficking law to 25. "There's a commonly-held misperception out there that women willfully chose to engage in what is sometimes called the world's oldest profession, but that's simply not true," Healey said. "Little girls grow up wanting to be many things, they don't dream about careers locked up in hotel rooms and motel rooms selling their bodies as commodities, forced to endure the gravest indignities."

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  5. Using just his eyes, filmmaker captures his fight with ALSRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    Filmmaker Patrick O'Brien, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2005 at age 30, sits for a portrait in Chelsea. His film "Transfatty Lives" won the audience award for best documentary at the Tribeca and Milan film festivals and a screening is slated for for Sunday at the Showcase Cinemas in Revere.

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  6. Experienced Secretary of Economic Development Jay Ash aware 'one size doesn't always fit all'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    As city manager of Chelsea for 14 years, Ash made himself a success story, along with the city where he grew up. Paul McMorrow, Ash's press secretary - who thinks the world of Ash - rolls his eyes with a smile when the secretary starts in on the familiar litany, about how exciting it is for him to drive across the Tobin Bridge and look at his steel and concrete resume.

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  7. Lawmakers worry less aid could follow low-income studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    "When you're taking money that's expected to come to these communities, where we need to do more for our kids, not less, it's unfortunate that the communities are seeing a lower number are the communities that need it the most," said DiDomenico, D-Everett, chaired the hearing at his city's high school. Traditionally, school districts have had determined eligibility for free and reduced-price lunch via forms filled out by parents, though many are now using a "direct identification system" that matches students to the records of human service agencies, Education Secretary James Peyser told the committee.

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  8. Authorities investigating suspicious death of Chelsea manRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    BOSTON >> Authorities are investigating the suspicious death of a 34-year-old suburban Boston man who was found lying on a sidewalk in Chelsea. WCVB-TV reports that officers responded to the Cottage Street area just before 5 a.m. Sunday and found Alex Perez.

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  9. Chelsea woman found guilty of murder in fatal fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    BOSTON >> A suburban Boston woman has been found guilty of setting a fire that killed a 20-year-old woman. Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley's office says 32-year-old Melissa Pfeiffer was convicted of second-degree murder and other charges Wednesday in the death of Crystal Blanchard.

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  10. Chelsea woman found guilty of murder in fatal fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    BOSTON >> A suburban Boston woman has been found guilty of setting a fire that killed a 20-year-old woman. Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley's office says 32-year-old Melissa Pfeiffer was convicted of second-degree murder and other charges Wednesday in the death of Crystal Blanchard.

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  11. US Supreme Court won't review suburban Boston man's caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    CHELSEA >> The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to review the case of a suburban Boston man convicted in the 2010 non-fatal stabbing of another man in Chelsea. The Boston Globe reports the high court on Friday denied 47-year-old Manuel Arzola's request to review his 2012 conviction.

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  12. Study: Weight loss surgery worth risk for teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    Chelsea Hale holds a photo of herself made three years ago at the age of 17 before she had obesity surgery. Hale had weighed 314 pounds and is now about 170 pounds.

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  13. Ivory trade ban pitched in Massachusetts to save elephants, rhinosRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    BOSTON >> A ban on the trade of all ivory horn products in Massachusetts was pitched to legislators Tuesday as a way to protect elephants and rhinoceroses from an approaching extinction. The bill counts among its supporters animal rights groups, Waltham middle schoolers, a New Jersey gubernatorial candidate and former first daughter Chelsea Clinton.

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