• UMASS president may leave for Maryland - 12/17/2014 05:49 PM EST
  • Baker: Olympics are opportunity - 12/17/2014 02:09 PM EST
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    Thanksgiving gift

    12/05/2014 07:36 AM EST
    This is the time of year when we not only count our blessings but we think about helping others as well as thanking those who have helped us. 
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    The Pumpkin
    11/28/2014 07:36 AM EST - Oh, greenly and fair in the lands of the sun, The vines of the gourd and the rich melon run, And the rock and the tree and the cottage enfold, With broad leaves all greenness and blossoms all gold, Like that which o'er Nineveh's prophet once grew, While he waited to know that his warning was true, And longed for the Full Story

  • Taking a stand - 11/21/2014 07:36 AM EST
  • Message sent - 11/10/2014 04:33 PM EST
  • AYER NEWS
    Commuter rail

    parking status a wait and see
    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- Selectmen had a relatively light agenda Tuesday night, consisting mostly of approvals and updates. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Project manager chosen for Town Hall

    HARVARD -- During a brief, off-cycle session last week, selectmen met with Town Hall Construction Committee Chairman Richard Maiore to review the group's choice for owners project manager. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    STM voters side with Library

    SHIRLEY -- On a secret ballot that prolonged Tuesday night's single-issue Special Town Meeting by at least an hour, 123 yes votes carried the motion to add $4,602 to the Hazen Memorial Library expense line. Full Story
     
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    Mario Guerra for state Senate in 32nd District: Endorsement

    05/15/2014 06:20 PM EDT
    In the race for the southeast Los Angeles County and northern Orange County state Senate seat now known as the 32nd District, it might seem scandal-plagued incumbent Ron Calderon is a hard act to follow. 
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    Gov. Jerry Brown faces politics of prosperity in California: Dan Walters
    05/15/2014 06:16 PM EDT - By Dan WaltersAs Jerry Brown sought the governorship again, 28 years after finishing his first stint, he promised to bring adult supervision to a Capitol that badly needed it, especially in managing the state's roller coaster finances. Full Story

    Gov. Jerry Brown faces politics of prosperity in California: Dan Walters
    05/15/2014 06:11 PM EDT - By Dan WaltersAs Jerry Brown sought the governorship again, 28 years after finishing his first stint, he promised to bring adult supervision to a Capitol that badly needed it, especially in managing the state's roller coaster finances. Full Story

    Mike Argento: Vlad the Impaler, master of the ice
    05/15/2014 06:09 PM EDT - NEWS ITEM: Russian President Vladimir Putin, playing in an amateur hockey tournament called the "All-Russia Festival of Amateur Teams of the Night Hockey League," scored six goals and had five assists in a game in which his team prevailed, 21-4, the state-owned Russian news agency ITAR-Tass reported. Full Story

    OUR SAY: Good data = good policy on heroin deaths
    05/15/2014 06:09 PM EDT - Many law enforcement officials in local jurisdictions across the state are reporting a surge in heroin overdoses and deaths. Full Story

    A mystery virus, still
    05/15/2014 06:08 PM EDT - Saudi Arabia crossed a grim threshold Wednesday, announcing that the number of cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome, caused by a novel coronavirus, has exceeded 500 in the kingdom, with 157 deaths among them. Full Story

    The commencement speech
    05/15/2014 06:08 PM EDT - Commencement addresses have been caught up in protest culture, engulfing activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Full Story

    Among change, gift of jewels for Salvation Army

    DORAL, Fla. (AP) — In one of its famous red kettles in South Florida, the Salvation Army has received a gift worth more than a little bit of change: an emerald and diamond necklace. Full Story