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  1. Legislature resumes formal sessions amid Rosenberg probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 |

    Massachusetts lawmakers formally opened the second year of its biennial session amid the ongoing ethics probe involving former Senate President Stan Rosenberg. The Amherst Democrat was among several senators absent during Wednesday's largely ceremonial session to begin the new year.


  2. Baker: In some districts, GOP doesn't have a shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 |

    Moments after welcoming newly elected Sen. Dean Tran to the "hearty band of Republicans in the state Senate," the governor on Wednesday acknowledged what he considers a political reality in Massachusetts: Republicans' ability to compete for legislative seats is limited. "Look, there's some districts in Massachusetts where Republicans have a shot and there's some districts where they don't," Baker said.


  3. Dartmouth, New Bedford artists headline Boston showRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 |

    The featured artists in “By Way of Color and Design” are Nancy Hayes of Dartmouth and Marc St. Pierre of New Bedford, along with Denise Driscoll of Framingham. The Fort Point Community Gallery conducts a yearly juried competition for group shows.


  4. Bill would make recess mandatory for studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 |

    Running, shouting and four square - all familiar sights and sounds for current and former students alike. It's recess and, for many children, the most anticipated time of the day.


  5. UMD Notebook: New Bedford's Bruno Pires cruising right along in collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 |

    Once he burst onto the high school scene, Bruno Pires was an instant hit in the cross country and track circuit, dominating distance running. So it was no surprise the New Bedford High standout was recruited by UMass Dartmouth assistant cross country coach Steve Gardiner, who retired from coaching the Whalers in 2008 after a 30-year career.


  6. Opening the book on social-emotional learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 |

    Nine Massachusetts school districts are partnering in a new program to help children build the social and emotional base they need to develop skills such as perseverance, empathy, self-awareness and healthy decision-making. The Excellence through Social-Emotional Learning, or exSEL, network, is intended to help schools better teach students to appropriately navigate social interactions, understand their emotions and be aware of their own strengths and weaknesses in positive ways.


  7. Feds: Men ran fentanyl, heroin ring from Boston to CapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 |

    Federal authorities said they recovered heaps of fentanyl, heroin and cocaine along with a firearm during a crackdown on a Boston-Cape Cod drug-dealing operation. Four people netted this month, including the proprietor of Scottie's Pizza in Hyannis, were allegedly part of an organization "responsible for distributing kilogram quantities of fentanyl and heroin throughout the Cape Cod area of Massachusetts," Michael Ferguson, the Drug Enforcement Administration's special agent in charge in New England, said in a statement.


  8. Schools, employers try to lure students to manufacturingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 |

    Amid perceptions that manufacturing is yesterday's work, educators and industry leaders say central Massachusetts' identity as a region that makes things remains intact. Innovation and production abound, they said, fueled by the area's diverse and talented workforce.


  9. 'Hides' and 'Traps' could draw mandatory minimumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 |

    Creating hidden compartments in cars, boats or airplanes to conceal guns, drugs or drug money would be a crime punishable by a mandatory minimum sentence of two years, under a bill that has received initial approval in the Massachusetts House.  The bill filed by Rep. Stephan Hay, a Fitchburg Democrat, is an attempt to crack down on a logistical tactic used to traffic drugs.  While progressive lawmakers hope to build support for repealing mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent drug crimes this session, state officials are also trying to crack down on the trafficking of fentanyl and other deadly opioids.  State Police spokesman Dave Procopio said the compartments are known as "hides" and for many years they have been "extremely common among drug traffickers."


  10. Marion wins $230K grant to protect drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 |

    Marion has been awarded a $230,000 state grant for the Branch Brook Project to protect 146 acres of Zone II land, which contributes to a drinking water source for five towns and contains riparian wetlands, and habitat of the Eastern Box Turtle. The grant was part of almost $900,000 the state awarded to five public water suppliers through the Drinking Water Supply Protection Grant Program.


  11. SouthCoast Recreation CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 |

    TEAM MIZUNO USA: Team Mizuno USA has openings for its 13u Spring Travel Team. The team competes in the New England Elite Baseball League from April-June.


  12. SouthCoast Recreation CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 |

    TEAM MIZUNO USA: Team Mizuno USA has openings for its 13u Spring Travel Team. The team competes in the New England Elite Baseball League from April-June.


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