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  1. Tobacco ban hearing haltedRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Westminster health agent Elizabeth Swedberg, left, and Board of Health chairman Andrea Crete are escorted outside by Westminster Police officer Jeff Shampine, right, after a meeting to discuss a ban on the sale of all forms of tobacco and e-cigarettes in Westminster abruptly ended at Westminster Elementary School on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. Westminster resident Wayne Hancock holds flags outside Vincent's Country Store in Westminster on Wednesday, November 12, 2014.

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  2. Photo GalleryRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Boston Herald

    HOME COOKING: UMass' Elgin Long and Elijah Wilkinson celebrate Verboys' fourth-quarter touchdown last night against Ball State in Amherst. Members of the Westminster Board of Health Peter Munro, left, chairman Andrea Crete, Ed Simoncini and Health Agent Elizabeth Swedberg hold a meeting to discuss a ban on the sale of all forms of tobacco and e-cigarettes in Westminster at Westminster Elementary School on Wednesday, November 12, 2014.

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  3. 'We don't want any riots': Unfiltered rage shuts down public...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Only a handful of people were able to speak on a proposal that could make the tiny Massachusetts town of Westminster the first in the nation to ban all sales of tobacco products when boos and shouts from the crowd shut down the public hearing Wednesday night. Only a handful of people were able to speak on a proposal that could make the tiny Massachusetts town of Westminster the first in the nation to ban all sales of tobacco products when boos and shouts from the crowd shut down the public hearing Wednesday night But amid shouts of 'America!' and 'Freedom Now,' Board of Health chairwoman Andrea Crete gaveled the hearing to a close just 25 minutes into it instead of taking comments.

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  4. CJ Gunther/Epa Raucous hearing on tobacco sales in Westminster haltedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Boston.com

    ... private conduct. "This is about freedom; it's my body and it's my choice to smoke," said Nate Johnson, 32, a Westminster farmer and auto body worker. He was puffing on a cigarette at a rally before the hearing where opponents held signs saying "It's ...

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  5. Unruly Crowd Shuts Down Westminster Tobacco Ban MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Boston.com

    Westminster may become the first municipality in the country to ban all tobacco sales, but some businesses and town members are not ready to give up their Marlboros, Camels and Parliaments. A public hearing on a potential tobacco ban in the western Massachusetts town of Westminster was shut down Wednesday night after boisterous audience members loudly voiced their opposition to the ban. 1 comment

  6. Westminster store owners hope to extinguish proposed tobacco banRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Westminster store owners and their supporters - fuming over their Health Board's first-in-the-nation plan to ban tobacco sales - plan to pack a public hearing on the controversial proposal tonight that they say will crush business in the sleepy central Massachusetts town. More than 1,000 people in the town of just 7,700 have signed a petition to snuff out the ban.

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  7. Store owners: Butt outRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Westminster store owners and their supporters - fuming over their Health Board's first-in-the-nation plan to ban tobacco sales - plan to pack a public hearing on the controversial proposal tonight that they say will crush business in the sleepy central Massachusetts town. More than 1,000 people in the town of just 7,700 have signed a petition to snuff out the ban.

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  8. Westminster selectmen get an earful on proposed tobacco sales banRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... they wanted the board on their side. The Board of Health hearing will be Wednesday, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Westminster Elementary School. The selectmen did not vote on the issue, but listened to more than a dozen speakers. "There are things you ...

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  9. Ask Eartha: Green burials rising in popularityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Summit Daily News

    ... Kimberly Campbell, wife of Dr. Billy Campbell who created the Ramsey Creek preserve for green burial sites in Westminster, South Carolina, stated that "burials without embalming, in a biodegradable container with no vault is thousands of years old." ...

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  10. Westminster considers ban on tobacco salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Brian Vincent, owner of Vincent's Country Store in Westminster, is concerned about the potential loss of tobacco sales. WESTMINSTER - The Board of Health is poised to make history, but it's not a history some business owners want to see written.

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  11. Westminster considers ban on tobacco salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Brian Vincent, owner of Vincent's Country Store in Westminster, is concerned about the potential loss of tobacco sales. WESTMINSTER - The Board of Health is poised to make history, but it's not a history some business owners want to see written.

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  12. Eco-friendly burials are becoming increasingly popularRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... movement is mostly a recent phenomenon. Ramsey Creek preserve opened as the country's first "green" cemetery in Westminster, South Carolina, in 1998. It was seven years later that the Green Burial Council, an Ojai-based advocacy group, formed. Today ...

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  13. Solicitor: Westminster meth dealer gets 25 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | FOX Carolina

    Adams said on July 15, 2013, Oconee County deputies set up a controlled buy with Allison, selling investigators meth. The crime was recorded on video and audio surveillance.

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  14. OCSO: Woman provided marijuana, smoked it with boysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    Deputies arrested a Westminster woman Friday morning on charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, according to the Oconee County Sheriff's Office. Stephanie Ann Cody, of Westminster, provided two boys, 13 and 15, with marijuana and smoked it with them, according to warrants.

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  15. Deputies: Westminster woman gave teens weed, smoked it with themRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | FOX Carolina

    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office has arrested and charged a woman accused of providing marijuana to two teens and smoking it with them. Public information officer Jimmy Watt said 34-year-old Stephanie Ann Cody, of Westminster, is charged with providing two family members, ages 13 and 15, with the drug.

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  16. SEC fines Ole Miss, Kentucky after fans rush fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | FOX Carolina

    ... discretion to impose fines for violations in all SEC sports. Penalties start at $5,000 for a first offense. A Westminster teen is thankful his father is still alive after a tragic hunting accident on Saturday, and the boy's family said his quick ...

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  17. a Green buriala movement changes end of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... "hybrids," offering both green and conventional burials. The first U.S. conservation cemetery opened in 1998 in Westminster, S.C. Its operators helped John Wilkerson, director of the Glendale Memorial Nature Preserve near DeFuniak Springs, Fla., ...

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  18. Haley to visit with India's prime minister in NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | FOX Carolina

    ... County Sheriff's Office deputies said a drug investigation led to charges of criminal sexual conduct against two Westminster men. Oconee County Sheriff's Office deputies said a drug investigation led to charges of criminal sexual conduct against two ...

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  19. Hornets' Taylor banned from team activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | FOX Carolina

    ... County Sheriff's Office deputies said a drug investigation led to charges of criminal sexual conduct against two Westminster men. Oconee County Sheriff's Office deputies said a drug investigation led to charges of criminal sexual conduct against two ...

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  20. Steven MedlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | FOX Carolina

    Oconee County Sheriff's Office deputies said a drug investigation led to charges of criminal sexual conduct against two Westminster men. Agents from the narcotics unit of the Sheriff's Office responded to a call Monday, Sept.

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