• Campaign Notebook - 08/29/2014 11:54 AM EDT
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    Beacon Hill Roll Call

    Reps. split on overriding Patrick's veto
    08/29/2014 07:36 AM EDT
    By Bob Katzen THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records the votes of local representatives and senators on three roll calls from prior legislative sessions. 
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    Support Pepperell override
    08/29/2014 07:36 AM EDT - I am writing to support the Pepperell Supplemental Budget to be voted on in early September (Sept. 2). Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    No action on curbside trash pick-up

    Hillman reports a phoned-in threat
    AYER -- Selectmen approved a recommendation from the curbside solid-waste-collection working group to table the implementation of curbside trash collection. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    BOS passes on Lawton land, opens door to HCT

    HARVARD -- Selectmen voted to exercise the town's right-of-first-refusal for the Lawton property on Littleton Road and to cede its purchase option to the Harvard Conservation Trust. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Shirley Chief Thomas Goulden sworn in

    More aggressive schedule for tax scofflaws
    SHIRLEY -- In a fast moving meeting, selectmen ran through a number of issues led off by the swearing in of the town's new chief of police. Full Story
     
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    Beacon Hill Roll Call

    Reps. split on overriding Patrick's veto
    08/29/2014 07:36 AM EDT
    By Bob Katzen THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records the votes of local representatives and senators on three roll calls from prior legislative sessions. 
    Full Story
    Support Pepperell override
    08/29/2014 07:36 AM EDT - I am writing to support the Pepperell Supplemental Budget to be voted on in early September (Sept. 2). Full Story

    PBA thanks Pepperell for summer
    08/29/2014 07:36 AM EDT - The Pepperell Business Association would like to extend sincere thanks to all who participated in the 2014 Summer Concert and Ice Cream Socials. Full Story

    Stop the Pipeline fundraiser Sept. 4
    08/29/2014 07:36 AM EDT - The Stop the Pipeline Coalition is hosting a fundraiser for the coalition of homeowners, businesses, land trusts and all citizens interested in supporting the campaign to stop the Kinder Morgan proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline. Full Story

    Rowing program should be on Bare Hill Pond
    08/29/2014 07:35 AM EDT - My thanks to Bare Hill Rowing for offering the Learn to Row program for beginners this summer. I signed up and quickly gained a whole new respect for the sport! Full Story

    Beacon Hill Roll Call
    08/22/2014 07:36 AM EDT - By Bob Katzen THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records the votes of local representatives and senators on four roll calls from prior legislative sessions. Full Story

    Grossman
    08/22/2014 07:36 AM EDT - If you are still thinking about who to support in the Democratic primary, let us give you some information that may help you decide. Full Story

    Well maintenance important to water quality
    08/15/2014 07:37 AM EDT - A poorly maintained water well system can lead to poor water quality, so household water well owners should inform themselves of good water well maintenance practices, the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) said today. Full Story

    Beacon Hill Roll Call
    08/15/2014 07:37 AM EDT - By Bob Katzen THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records the votes of local representatives on three roll calls and local senators on five roll calls from the week of August 4-8. Full Story

    Just wrong!
    08/15/2014 07:36 AM EDT - I am writing about a letter I received from Carla Walter from Townsend Board of Health's office. I was away for two recycling pickups, and my 88-year-old mom was home. Full Story

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  • 1K-pound alligator caught in Alabama sets record

    CAMDEN, Ala. (AP) — A gigantic alligator caught by a family in Alabama earlier this month has set a Safari Club International world record. Full Story
    (Ida Mae Astute/AP)
    David Muir takes over at ABC's 'World News'

    NEW YORK (AP) — Among the stories David Muir will introduce during his first week as ABC's "World News" anchor is one he reported about a generation of Syrian refugees missing out on an education. Full Story