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  1. Pay hikes approved for Beacon Hill leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    As the first order of business back in January, the Legislature approved an $18 million pay raise package including hiking the salaries of the two leaders who filed the bill, House Speaker Robert DeLeo, D-Winthrop, and Senate President Stan Rosenberg, D-Amherst, by $45,000 from $97,547 to $142,547. The measure also hikes the pay of the Legislature's two Republican leaders, Sen. Bruce Tarr, R-Gloucester and Rep. Bradley Jones, R-North Reading by $37,500 from $85,047 to $122,547.

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  2. Week headlined by struggle over proposed pay hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records local senators' and representatives' votes on roll calls from the week of Jan. 30 -Feb. 3. The key roll call of the week was the one on which the House and Senate overrode Gov. Charlie Baker's veto of a pay hike for some legislators, all constitutional officers and judges. The other main business was that the House and Senate, on voice votes, without a roll call, each approved the rules under which their chamber will operate.

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  3. Legislative pay raise sets up battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records the votes of local representatives on three roll calls and local senators on one roll call from the week of Jan. 23-27, 2017. $18 MILLION IN PAY HIKES : House approved 116-44, Senate approved 31-9 and Gov. Charlie Baker vetoed an $18 million pay raise package including hiking the salaries of the two leaders who filed the bill, House Speaker Robert DeLeo, D-Winthrop, and Senate President Stan Rosenberg, D-Amherst, by $45,000 from $97,547 to $142,547.

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  4. Crash in Plymouth kills 47-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Massachusetts state police say one person was killed and two others were seriously injured when a tractor-trailer crashed on Route 25 in Plymouth. A 47-year-old man from North Reading was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  5. DeLeo to focus on the state's strengthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Elected by his fellow Democrats to a fifth term as speaker on Wednesday, Rep. Robert DeLeo said he would focus on leveraging the state's strengths in the upcoming session and predicted lawmakers would face "some very challenging issues." If the 66-year-old Winthrop Democrat finishes the 2017-18 term in his post, he will become the longest-serving speaker under the state constitution, surpassing former Speaker Thomas McGee's record nine-and-a-half-year run from 1975-85.

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  6. North Middlesex kids go 'Miles for Lewiston'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    North Middlesex Regional High School cross-country coach Suzanne Williams and her team of runners proved recently that they could go the distance to help counterparts in another city whose journey began half a world away. On Nov. 8 Williams and her team traveled to Lewiston, Maine, to deliver running supplies and money to the Lewiston High School cross-country team and their coach, Paul Soracco, a Reading, Mass., native.

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  7. How closely does your rep vote with the party leader?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The votes of the 2016 membership of 34 Republicans were compared with those of GOP House Minority Leader Bradley Jones, R-North Reading. The votes of the 2016 membership of 125 Democrats were compared to House Speaker Robert DeLeo, D-Winthrop.

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  8. Vote Wofford for change in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Really now, don't you think it is time for a change in Washington, D.C.? Are you finally getting tired of the same old names and faces that have brought nothing to North Central Massachusetts and Fitchburg but photo ops, handshakes and smiles every two years? Reading the informative piece in the Sentinel & Enterprise on Sept. 22 on Ann Wofford, Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, I was truly grateful to see that we in the 3rd Congressional District actually have a choice, a strong candidate to run against long-term incumbent Niki Tsongas in November.

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  9. Fitchburg High e-reader drive a real best-sellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Preparing all students to work with technology not only benefits their future careers, but it is also a powerful tool in achieving academic goals. With that in mind, Kim Cochran, Fitchburg High School's librarian, recently started an online fundraising drive to purchase new e-readers for the library.

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