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  1. Future of massive Weymouth development is unclear after summer of setbacksRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Boston.com

    When the developer of the former South Weymouth air base landed a Dutch robotics company two years ago, it marked a major milestone for the 1,500-acre property: finally, a major commercial tenant. But construction on what would be the US campus of Prodrive Technologies still hasn't started, and the developer of the project now known as Union Point has yet to find another big tenant.

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  2. Chess notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Boston.com

    It has come to our attention, via of Stephen Dann of Worcester, that legendary New England player 87-year-old John Curdo has won his 1,000th tournament, the 2018 Amiable August Open in Worcester. Born in Auburn in 1931, Curdo didn't venture far from New England and never attained an international master or grandmaster title.

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  3. Home health care: The US has a huge need, and many from Ghana do the hard workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Boston.com

    It had been 12 years since Rita Sarpong went home to Ghana. She'd missed siblings' weddings, the births of nieces and nephews, even the death of her father, sacrificing time with her own family so that she could help frail, aging Americans stay at home with theirs.

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  4. Catholic Memorial rolls to victory in John DiBiaso's debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | Boston.com

    In his first game as Catholic Memorial head coach, DiBiaso dipped into his extensive play-calling repertoire and unearthed several gems to guide the Knights to a 49-25 victory over St. John's of Shrewsbury Saturday night at Assumption College in Worcester. The first came with the game tied, 7-7, late in the first quarter, when Knights junior quarterback Barrett Pratt threw a screen pass to Jack Lawn, who tossed a perfect ball to streaking wide receiver Daniel Lopes for a 38-yard touchdown.

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  5. Worcester man arrested after allegedly stabbing another man in a gas station fightRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2018 | Boston.com

    Officers arrived at the 528 Pleasant St. Gulf gas station in Worcester at 5:14 p.m., police said in a statement Saturday morning. Worcester firefighters, who were on their way back from a call, had driven by the gas station and reported seeing the suspect - later identified as Brian Noboa, 20 - flee in a black BMW, police said.

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  6. Erin Clark for The Boston Globe In Portland, panhandlers hired for public workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | Boston.com

    Seven men, stooped and sweating, tear fistfuls of crabgrass and milkweed from a tangle of overgrowth in a large public garden. It's dirty work for $10.90 an hour, the minimum wage in Maine's largest city, but there's not a complaint to be heard.

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  7. Baker agrees to three debates, but Gonzalez wants moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Boston.com

    Governor Charlie Baker has agreed to three televised debates against Democrat Jay Gonzalez between now and the general election in November, according to a spokesman for the Republican's campaign, who said the dates and times for those debates are still being negotiated. Gonzalez, who won the Democratic primary Tuesday, had said earlier in the day that he had accepted invitations from five media outlets and consortiums looking to sponsor events and would be open to more.

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  8. Seth Moulton: Build the Boston North South Rail Link nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | Boston.com

    Massachusetts fell from first to eighth in the annual state rankings , and it's no secret why: congestion and traffic. As a Commonwealth, we do so much well, but transportation is the lifeblood of an economy, and we rank 47th.

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  9. Police say Worcester man drove his car at two firefighters, striking oneRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2018 | Boston.com

    A 29-year-old man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly passed out behind the wheel of his car, woke up, and drove into a Worcester firefighter before fleeing the scene. Firefighters had responded to a report of a driver who was unconscious in a car, shortly before 5 p.m. Sunday.

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  10. Worcester rapper Joyner Lucas featured on Eminem's new album - Kamikaze'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Boston.com

    "So I found out today that Eminem knows who I am," the Worcester-bred musician wrote on Facebook . "Mentioned my name randomly on a plane to a mutual source.

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  11. Former US Postal Service worker from Spencer sentenced for child pornographyRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2018 | Boston.com

    A former US Postal Service worker from Spencer was sentenced Friday to more than 15 years in prison for sexually exploiting a child, using postal service computers to access child pornography, and possessing child pornography, federal prosecutors said. Stephen Mantha, 64, was sentenced in federal court in Worcester to 196 months in prison and five years of supervised release, the US attorney's office for the District of Massachusetts said in a statement.

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  12. At many small colleges, administrative spending is surgingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Boston.com

    At private colleges across New England, spending on administrative salaries and wages has grown more than twice as fast as student enrollment over the past decade, federal data show, as schools meet demand for more services and strive to compete for an increasingly small pool of high school graduates. The overall student population increased by 11 percent in the decade between 2007 and 2016, the most recent data available.

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  13. Lt. GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | Boston.com

    Acts as governor when governor's chair is vacant because of death, absence from the state, or other reason; chairs meetings of the Governor's Council, an elected body that confirms judges. The winner of the primary will run on the same ticket as their party's gubernatorial nominee.

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  14. Students enter final leg of their gun-reform journey to SpringfieldRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2018 | Boston.com

    A group of students pushing for gun reform gathered in Springfield on Sunday morning to wrap up a 50-mile march from Worcester to the Smith & Wesson headquarters. The group was joined by David Hogg, a survivor of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla.

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  15. Worcester police investigate "suspicious death" of 42-year-old manRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2018 | Boston.com

    Worcester police are investigating the "suspicious death" of a 42-year-old man who was found with a gunshot wound to the head Friday evening, officials said. Authorities responded to 15 Everard St. after receiving a report of a possible gunshot at around 7:40 p.m., according to a statement from Worcester police.

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  16. First human cases of West Nile virus confirmed in Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Boston.com

    Massachusetts health officials said Friday that they had confirmed three cases of West Nile virus in humans, this year's first diagnoses in the state of the mosquito-borne virus. They include a Worcester County woman in her 70s, a woman in her 60s from Middlesex County, and another woman from Suffolk County.

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  17. No cameras, plenty of blisters: High schoolers quietly continue their march against gun violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Boston.com

    The marchers crested a hill on Route 9 Friday morning, and in the parking lot of Dave's Appliance, Rosalie Allen was waiting with tears in her eyes. The 79-year-old had spent most of the day before trying to find the teenagers traversing the distance between Worcester and Springfield, and finally she had.

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  18. Developer enters showdown with Smith & Wesson over gun controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Boston.com

    The developer could just spend his time focused on his long-awaited Fenway Center project, which is finally underway. But he's also cofounder of Stop Handgun Violence, and there's some marching to be done.

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  19. Activists who support stricter gun laws embark on Worcester-to-Springfield marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Boston.com

    Student activists kicked off a 50-mile march in Worcester on Thursday to demand stricter gun-control laws. The group plans to end the march Sunday at the headquarters of firearm maker Smith & Wesson.

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  20. PawSox deal adds up to be one of the most generous since Baker took officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Boston.com

    Worcester officials say the incentive package they assembled to bring the Pawtucket Red Sox to town won't draw money from the city's existing tax revenue. But it's still a generous offer, adding up to one of the biggest economic development packages in Massachusetts since Governor Charlie Baker took office nearly four years ago.

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