Massachusetts Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. the Sunday Notebook: As convention howled on, Bay Staters were busy at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. WHILE REPUBLICANS blasted away at Hillary Clinton 600 miles away, Massachusetts officials teed off on problems vexing them back home. Attorney General Maura Healey took aim at assault weapons, putting gun ...

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  2. Report: Leominster income growth outpaces Fitchburg'sRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Fitchburg and Leominster may be known as the "Twin Cities," but they're not very similar when it comes to how much money their families make annually, or how this amount has changed in the past 30 years. A new report by the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center shows average household income in Leominster has grown at a faster rate since 1979 than other similar cities, and in Fitchburg, it has grown at a slower rate.

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  3. For female firefighters, the ranks are growingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... firefighters made many of them to start to consider the career change. The 245th graduating class of the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy's 45 day Career Recruit Firefighting Training Program. Kim Bonney is in the second row, standing second from ...

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  4. Senate delay, DeLeo doubts leave paid family leave bill on iceRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... of Jan. 1, 2020. Deb Fastino, executive director of the Coalition for Social Justice and co-chair of Raise Up Massachusetts, said in a statement the bill "would provide a critical safety net for workers and their families, help keep small businesses ...

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  5. In crunch time, Mass. senate testing system that will expedite votingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WWLP

    The Massachusetts Senate on Saturday is expected to adopt an order allowing it to immediately begin testing a trial version of an electronic voting system, a shift away from having a clerk call each member's name and recording their vote. "We would expect each of these votes to take less than a minute," Senate President Stan Rosenberg explained to senators early Saturday afternoon, saying the system would expedite veto override votes restoring funding to the state budget as well as votes on land-related bills.

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  6. Local student honored in credit union essay contestRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Lily Moran, a student at the Clinton Middle School, sponsored by Leominster Credit Union, was named a finalist in the 26th annual Massachusetts Credit Union Student Essay Contest, sponsored by the Cooperative Credit Union Association, Inc. . The awardees, all students in either the seventh or eighth grade, along with parents, family members, teachers, and their credit union sponsors, were recognized with a luncheon, State House tour, monetary awards, citations from Gov. Charlie Baker and plaques presented by their local lawmakers.

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  7. Saad new director at R.H. White Cos.Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Item Extra

    ... administration from Boston College and a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. LOOMIS ARMORED, Boylston MA is now HIRING! CDL-B Drivers $17/hr Full Time - Permanent - $2,000 Hiring Bonus Apply ...

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  8. St. Michael's 7th-grader wins state essay contestRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Natalie Barros, a seventh-grader at St. Michael School in Lowell and a member of Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union, won first place in the 2016 Massachusetts Credit Union Student Essay Contest. This year's question was, "Give an example of how you have seen cooperation and collaboration at work, in your class, your school, your home or your community and how the result was better because of it," and Natalie knew exactly what she was going to write about.

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  9. Shawsheen Tech's top Plumbing student honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Jackson Stone of Tewksbury, a 2016 graduate of Shawsheen Valley Technical High School, was recently honored at the Massachusetts Association of Plumbing/Heating Cooling Contractors' Conference and Trade Show. Jackson was named Shawsheen Tech's top Plumbing student, and received $500 worth of tools and a $500 check to be applied to any type of technical training.

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  10. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... free play with duplo blocks. Ages 1-2. 978-829-1783. Make it Monday: 11 a.m.; Lunenburg Public Library, 1023 Massachusetts Ave. Make cool toys for decorating. 978-582-4140. Golden Agers Meet: 1 p.m.; Leominster Senior Center, 5 Pond St. After a ...

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  11. Mass. lawmakers unanimously approve pay equity bill Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Men and women would move closer to equal pay in the workplace in under a bill that has landed on Republican Gov. Charlie Baker's desk. The Massachusetts House and Senate unanimously approved the legislation during a rare Saturday session sandwiched between the Republican and Democratic national conventions.

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  12. House eyes $100 Mil in veto overrides before dems bolt for PhillyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WWLP

    Over the objections of Gov. Charlie Baker, who says veto overrides will push the state budget out of balance, the Massachusetts House plans to take up a "fairly good portion" of the governor's spending reductions, according to House Speaker Robert DeLeo. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Brian Dempsey said he expected the House would push to restore more than $100 million to the budget.

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  13. Hometown Bank names Stolle VPRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Mr. Stolle obtained his bachelor's degree in finance from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He has more than eight years of government banking experience, most recently as vice president of government banking at bankESB in Easthampton.

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  14. EDITORIAL: Eye of the beholder - How body cams elevate transparency, reduce violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... wrong in a shooting or any police encounter. What's surprising is that police departments, particularly in Massachusetts, have not moved more quickly to put themselves on equal footing in these videoed encounters, which can at times offer imperfect ...

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  15. Your View:Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Recently, I received a letter notifying me that I was registered to vote, not for an upcoming election, but for the long-past March Massachusetts presidential primary. At first I found this comical, but then it got me thinking: What if this letter had informed me that my registration was inaccurate? What if my address was wrong, or my name was misspelled? Unfortunately, the answer is simple: My absentee ballot might not have been counted.

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  16. Gun rights activists rally against attorney general's curb on copycat assault riflesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... nearly one quarter of the total sold all of last year. Gun sales spiked in the wake of Healey's announcement: Massachusetts dealers sold 2,251 military-style rifles Wednesday alone - more than 17 times the number sold the day before. Sales dropped ...

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  17. 'Z' place to be: City's live show hub closing on strategic plan,...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Potential upgrades in accessibility, for example, could come through collaborations with groups including the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind, Cultural Access New England and Very Special Arts, which work to improve arts experiences for ...

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  18. Sympathetic whites are helping to fuel racial changeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

    ... says she and her friends will push for better racial integration in their children's high school. And in rural Massachusetts, a young father has launched a Facebook group called "White Men for Black Lives." After standing silently on the sidelines, ...

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  19. Program seeks to revitalize Mass. loon populationRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    In this July 2007 file photo, a loon with a chick on its back makes its way across Pierce Pond near North New Portland, Maine. Generations have passed since common loons could be seen throughout Massachusetts.

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  20. Lightning Hybrids counts more systems on the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | ReporterHerald.com

    ... two months. The systems are going to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, a transit system in Massachusetts and a food-delivery company in Chicago. The technology, which doesn't replace a vehicle's drive or braking system, reduces the ...

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