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  1. New England losing 65 acres of forestland each dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    New England has been losing forestland to development at a rate of 65 acres per day - a loss that comes at a time when public funding for preservation of open land, both state and federal, has also been on the decline in all six states. The study found public funding for land conservation in New England dropped by half between 2008 and 2014 to $62 million per year, slightly lower than 2004 levels.

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  2. City Hall Notebook: Courthouse developer says preservation a high priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The new developers of the former Worcester County Courthouse at the north end of Main Street met with the Historical Commission last Thursday night for an informal discussion about the planned $53 million renovation project for the historic building. Representatives of Boston-based Trinity Financial made it clear that the preservation of historic elements of the courthouse building, both exterior and interior, is a very high priority for them.

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  3. UMass Med School specialist helps doctors learn about marijuana's risks, benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    But since Massachusetts laws have changed to allow, first, medical use of marijuana, and since Dec. 15, 2016, personal recreational use, there's a greater likelihood that patients may be requesting or using that drug. It's not a topic most doctors feel comfortable discussing, according to Dr. Alan Ehrlich, clinical associate professor of family medicine & community health at University of Massachusetts Medical School and executive editor for DynaMed, an online clinical reference tool.

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  4. Bear captured in Marlboro had been moved from Worcester area in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Massachusetts Environmental Police and other agencies worked together to tranquilize a 1½-year-old male bear near the Design Pak Lofts on Route 85 Wednesday afternoon. Police received calls about the bear running in traffic around 2 p.m. in the area of Maple and Harvard streets.

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  5. Heavy traffic ahead for Memorial Day weekend travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The highest travel volume in 12 years is what's in store for motorists planning to get behind the wheel and hit the road for the three-day Memorial Day weekend. A whopping 39.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home for the holiday, an increase of 1 million from last year, according to Mary Maguire, spokeswoman for AAA Northeast.  In Massachusetts, more than 900,000 residents are expected to travel during the holiday weekend, of which close to 820,000 are expected to drive, an increase of 2.7 percent from last year's holiday weekend commute and the largest number since 2005, Ms.

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  6. Gov. Baker tapped by Trump for opioid crisis commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Republican Gov. Charlie Baker is being tapped by President Donald Trump to sit on a commission aimed at fighting drug addiction and the opioid crisis. Trump also announced his intention Wednesday to name former Democratic Rep. Patrick Kennedy of Rhode Island and Bertha Madras to the panel, to be chaired by Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

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  7. Area high school grads enjoy substance-free, all-night partyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    In 1980, after seven teens were killed in three separate alcohol- and other drug-related car crashes during the previous commencement season, adults in the Oxford Hills, Maine, area began having all-night alcohol- and substance-free celebrations for graduating high school seniors to keep them safe. Dubbed Project Graduation, the all-nighters in some form has spread to high schools in all 50 states.

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  8. Study adds fuel to carbon fee debate on Beacon HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Putting a price and cost on carbon emissions could save lives and improve health as harmful pollutants would be curtailed along with greenhouse gases, according to a new report that was presented at an event with supporters of the proposal on Thursday. From 2017 to 2040, hypothetical fees on carbon - intended to steer the market towards greener practices - would save 340 lives and help avoid $2.9 billion in projected health care costs, according to the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health study, which was funded by The Merck Family Fund and others.

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  9. Cryo-electron microscopes view a ballet of the cella at UMass Med SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Researchers have moved from the back row to the orchestra seats for the “ballet of the cell,” now that a new cryo-electron microscope is up and running at University of Massachusetts Medical School and attracting use and attention from all over the region. “Prior to this CryoEM technology, it was like we were at the back of the arena with very poor vision,” said Brian A. Kelch, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular pharmacology at UMass Medical School.

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  10. Cyro-electron microscopes view a ballet of the cella at UMass Med SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Researchers have moved from the back row to the orchestra seats for the “ballet of the cell,” now that a new cryo-electron microscope is up and running at University of Massachusetts Medical School and attracting use and attention from all over the region. “Prior to this cryo-EM technology, it was like we were at the back of the arena with very poor vision,” said Brian A. Kelch, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular pharmacology at UMass Medical School.

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  11. Alzheimera s research shifts to prevention, with diet as latest a darlingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Of the top causes of death in the United States, only No. 6, Alzheimer's disease, can't be prevented, cured or slowed.

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  12. Marijuana and the brain: What do we know?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Her children are 10, 8 and 4 years old. In November, voters approved legislation that made recreational marijuana legal in Massachusetts.

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  13. New education advocate focuses on a huge problema of early literacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Since taking over as Massachusetts head of the education advocacy group Stand For Children, Ranjini Govender has started carrying around with her a sheet of statistics. The numbers show what Govender, who has taught both preschool and high school, says is a "huge problem" in early literacy: 43 percent of Massachusetts third-graders are not proficient in reading, according to Stand For Children's numbers.

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  14. UMass Medical School cracks top quarter of NIH fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    University of Massachusetts Medical School has moved into the top 30 of United States medical schools receiving National Institutes of Health funding, according to a recent annual ranking. This puts it in the top quarter of medical schools in NIH funding.

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  15. Former Worcester city manager O'Brien named to UMass board of trusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Former Worcester City Manager Michael V. O'Brien is among the new trustees Gov. Charlie Baker named to the University of Massachusetts' top leadership board Tuesday. Mr. O'Brien, who managed the city for 10 years before stepping down in 2014, has most recently worked as executive vice president of WinnCompanies, a Boston-based real estate firm.

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  16. Swastika painted on rock outside Harvard's Bromfield SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A school superintendent in Massachusetts has asked police to investigate after swastikas and other offensive graffiti were found on a rock outside of a school. Harvard Public Schools Superintendent Linda Dwight sent an email to parents Friday saying that a rock in front of the Bromfield School had been vandalized with swastikas, homophobic symbols and racist words.

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  17. Dianne Williamson: Accomplished fathers steered girls down the right path Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    My friend Cynthia's father used to drive us to the movies when we were in high school. That's what dads did.

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