Massachusetts Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar storesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Massachusetts and 16 other states have reached a settlement with Dollar Tree Inc., following a review of the company's proposed acquisition of Family Dollar Stores Inc., state Attorney General Maura Healey said Friday. To complete the acquisition, Dollar Tree will divest more than 300 Family Dollar stores nationwide to a new competitor, according to the settlement filed in conjunction with a lawsuit in federal district court. All of the affected stores, 21 of which are in Massachusetts, will be sold and rebranded as Dollar Express stores, a new chain that will be launched by Sycamore Partners.

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  2. Pittsfield Fourth of July Parade could bask in sunny weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    ... and Action Ambulance will be stationed along the parade route in case medical situations arise. In addition, a Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency command vehicle will be located at the corner of North Street and Columbus Avenue, staffed with ...

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  3. Elm Street cafe in Pittsfield damaged by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    ... business sustained upward of $150,000 worth of smoke and fire damage. The owners say the business is insured. Massachusetts State Trooper Michael Mazza, a fire and explosion investigator, as well as state Trooper Joe Gura and Officer Nell, an ...

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  4. Area Fourth of July eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Recorder

    Amherst's Independence Day celebration will begin at 5 p.m. behind the University of Massachusetts' McGuirk Football Stadium.

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  5. One dead in I-495 crash in MethuenRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    One person is dead after a multi-car accident on I-495 south in Methuen Thursday, according to Massachusetts State Police. State troopers responded to the crash at about 5:36 p.m. One person, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  6. Possible Murder in Burlington, Unknown Toddler's Image Released, Boat Fire, and More: MA Patch TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A woman is found dead in a Burlington hotel room, authorities release an image of an unknown toddler found dead on the beach, and a boat fire sends two to the hospital. These are just some of the stories on Massachusetts Patch today.

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  7. Man Claims to Be with Police, Requests Photos of ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... Department log does not indicate a conviction. Click this link to find out how to get a name removed from a Massachusetts Patch police report. At 11:26 a.m., a caller reported that a suspicious book had been turned in at the Bookster (book dumpster) ...

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  8. A Marine Lost Long Ago Arrives Home, Via Bradley AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    When Delta flight 1698 arrived at gate A10 at Bradley International Airport Wednesday, passengers were asked to remain in their seats so that another passenger could deplane first. Outside the McDonnell-Douglas MD-88 airliner, a Marine honor guard, Massachusetts and Connecticut state troopers, airport firefighters, veterans and others stood at attention as the flag-draped casket carrying the remains of Marine Corps Capt.

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  9. Holiday Hours: Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | IBerkshires

    ... of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Representatives from 13 original colonies, of which Massachusetts was a leader, actually voted on July 2 at the Second Continental Congress to declare their independence from Great Britain. The ...

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  10. School shootings are 'contagious,' study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    ... did not have the same contagious effect, according to Towers. Katherine Newman, provost of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and co-author of "Rampage: The Social Roots of School Shootings," said media coverage may prompt copycat crimes, but ...

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  11. Feds award New Bedford Airport $3 million for taxiway upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    U.S. senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey, along with Congressman William Keating, made the announcement Thursday along with $9.5 million for other other municipal airports in Southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod. "The commission is very appreciative of the hard work of Congressman Keating and our senators on behalf of the efforts to revitalize the airport," said Paul Barton, chairman of the New Bedford Airport Commission in a news release issued by Keating's office.

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  12. Authorities Release Computer-Generated Image of Unidentified Toddler Found Dead A Week AgoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The girl was approximately 4-years-old at the time of her death, had brown eyes and brown hair, and weighed about 30 pounds. Massachusetts authorities are asking the public to be alert for any children who seem to have gone missing from their communities, their neighborhoods, schools, summer programs, parks, churches or any other places where people gather.

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  13. In Massachusetts, lottery and casinos vie for gambling cashRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    The middle-aged Massachusetts State Lottery is nervously looking over its shoulder to see if the state's newborn casino industry will drain away some of the hundreds of millions it generates in profits each year for local cities and towns. While the lottery was poised to sell nearly $5 billion worth of tickets for the just-ended 2015 fiscal year - a record for the four-decade-old institution - the moneymaking machine is scanning the horizon for signs of casino encroachment.

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  14. Jacob Zaranek (69) leads Massachusetts Junior Amateur qualifier at Cherry Hill GCRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    The Crumpin-Fox Club member fired a 1-under-par 69 to earn medalist honors at a Massachusetts Junior Amateur Golf qualifier at Cherry Hill Golf Course in Amherst. The South Deerfield resident made four birdies to lead nine qualifiers.

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  15. Angela Garvin of Feeding Hills wins Junior Connecticut PGA, qualifies for nationals in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... boys side, Jason Liu of Windsor, Conn., fired a 3-under 69 and at 140 was a nine-stroke winner. Top Western Massachusetts finisher were Parker Riordan (t6, 153) of Longmeadow and East Longmeadow residents Noah Peterson (t19, 161), Kyle Richter (t42, ...

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  16. Derek Gentile: Marriage ruling will bring laggards alongRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    PITTSFIELD >> Well, it was nice to see that the rest of the country finally figured out what most people in Massachusetts knew a decade ago: The world will not open up and swallow us if we allow gay people to get married. Now, before I go any further, there is a point I would like to make.

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  17. Former Cathedral hockey standout John Leonard will play for Us U-18...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    Former Cathedral hockey star John Leonard will head to the Czech Republic in August to play for the US Under-18 team at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament. Leonard is the only Massachusetts native on the roster of 1998-born players, which has 13 forwards, seven defensemen and two goaltenders.

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  18. Judge denies request to move Chism trialRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WHDH

    ... to a fair trial has been "poisoned" by extensive news coverage. Lawyers suggested moving the trial to western Massachusetts. Chism is accused of raping and murdering his 24-year-old teacher, Colleen Ritzer, in October 2013. His trial is set to begin ...

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  19. Police Seek Help Identifying Toddler Found Dead On Deer IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston

    ... s the child was wearing when her body was found, left, and a blanket that was found with her body.(Provided by Massachusetts State Police)

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  20. Costello Recovering After 'Frightening And Painful Shark Attack' Off North Carolina CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... @myTV38Find Us On Facebook myTV38 LINKS AND INFORMATION Contact [...] GREENVILLE, N.C. (CBS/AP) - 68-year-old Massachusetts resident Andrew Costello says he is on the mend after being attacked by a shark off the North Carolina coast on Wednesday . ...

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