• Shirley man - 11/26/2014 01:51 PM EST
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    (Charles Krupa)
    5 places you might start seeing calorie counts

    04/27/2014 12:12 PM EDT
    Diners could soon see calorie counts on the menus of chain restaurants. But will they be able to get that same clear information at grocery stores, convenience stores, movie theaters or airplanes? 
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    HIIT without hurt: Get fit with high-intensity interval training
    04/14/2014 12:10 PM EDT - A HIIT session of 30 minutes or less has been shown to accelerate weight loss and boost metabolism, with one session helping your body burn calories for up to 24 hours after exercise. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    Early STM poses date crunch for budget process

    SHIRLEY -- Finance Director Evan Katz presented the fiscal year 2014 budget timeline to the Ayer Shirley Regional School District Committee, highlighting scheduling challenges and other related issues for the board to consider. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Amid reviews, budget bid sparks debate

    HARVARD -- The finance director, Council on Aging director, police chief and DPW director all presented their annual budget requests to selectmen Tuesday night, Nov. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Early STM poses date crunch for budget process

    SHIRLEY -- Finance Director Evan Katz presented the fiscal year 2014 budget timeline to the Ayer Shirley Regional School District Committee, highlighting scheduling challenges and other related issues for the board to consider. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
    (Abbas Dulleh/AP)
    Liberia hopes for no new Ebola cases by new year

    11/27/2014 11:29 AM EST
    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — As Ebola infection rates fall in Liberia, the information minister urged people on Thursday to not let up on the fight against the virus, reiterating the goal of eradicating the disease by the end of the year. 
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    Liver transplant recipient marks 25th anniversary
    11/27/2014 04:39 AM EST - SEVERN, Md. (AP) — Alyssa Riggan hasn't dwelled on being the first person in the U.S. to successfully receive part of a liver from a living donor 25 years ago, a medical procedure that paved the way for routine live-donor transplants. Full Story

    Ebola vaccine seems safe in first-stage testing
    11/26/2014 08:45 PM EST - WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U. Full Story

    Ebola vaccine seems safe in first-stage testing
    11/26/2014 05:39 PM EST - WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U. Full Story

    Researchers discover 'pre-cancers' in blood
    11/26/2014 05:10 PM EST - Many older people silently harbor a blood "pre-cancer" — a gene mutation acquired during their lifetime that could start them on the path to leukemia, lymphoma or other blood disease, scientists have discovered. Full Story

    US adult smoking rate dips just under 18 percent
    11/26/2014 04:24 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — A government report says the smoking rate for U.S. adults dipped below 18 percent for the first time last year. Full Story

    Bristol-Myers: FDA blocks hepatitis C drug for now
    11/26/2014 02:39 PM EST - U.S. regulators have declined to approve Bristol-Myers Squibb's daclatasvir as part of a combination hepatitis C treatment with another antiviral drug called asunaprevir. Full Story

    Ex-studio boss who oversaw major '70s films dies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frank Yablans, a former president of Paramount Pictures in the 1970s who oversaw the release of several groundbreaking pictures, has died. Full Story