The lighter side

01/30/2015 07:35 AM EST
There was no doubt some trepidation as Tuesday's blockbuster snowstorm headed our way. Despite being winter-hardened New Englanders, we know that with tough weather, can come equally difficult results. 
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Human touch
01/23/2015 07:35 AM EST - Though some of us are being dragged kicking and screaming into the age of automation, for the most part, we have arrived. Full Story

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    Historical Comm. sees significance

    in old fire station
    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- There is significance to the former Central Fire Station, which is located at 14 Washington St. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Warren: Add-on alternates should include elevator

    HARVARD -- Speaking during the public comment period of the selectmen's meeting last week, retired fire chief and former selectman Peter Warren said the board's decision to install a lift for access to the second floor of Town Hall rather than a full elevator as part of the building's renovation is a mistake, despite the money it will save. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Norman Albert: Town notable, Marine, world traveler

    First in a 3-part series By M.E. Jones Correspondent SHIRLEY -- Once a Marine, always a Marine, as the saying goes. 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

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    Japan self-censors images, words linked to hostage crisis

    TOKYO (AP) — Images or mentions of knives, ransom or blood — or anything else that can be seen alluding to the hostage crisis involving two Japanese in Syria — have been omitted. Full Story
    Eddie Murphy returning to 'Saturday Night Live'

    The actor and comedian will appear on “SNL’s” 40th anniversary episode, marking his first time on the show in 31 years.