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    'Freedom was not bought cheaply'

    05/29/2015 07:36 AM EDT
    "I have no illusions about what little I can add now to the silent testimony of those who gave their lives willingly for their country," said President Ronald Reagan on Memorial Day, 1982. 
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    Times have changed
    05/22/2015 07:36 AM EDT - I was fortunate to be a panelist at a candidates debate May 12 in Groton. Five candidates were vying for three seats on the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee. Full Story

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  • AYER NEWS
    ASRSC says no to seat at override table

    SHIRLEY -- Selectmen at a previous session established the Budget Coordinating Committee, charged with hammering out parameters for an envisioned Proposition 2 1/2 tax override to confront a projected $782,000 budget deficit for fiscal year 2017. Full Story
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    Students continue 5K to celebrate classmate's life

    HARVARD -- The 6th annual "Have A Jessie Day 5K" will be held on Saturday, June 13, starting at Bromfield School. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Super, Special Town Meetings next week

    Selectmen back Devens rezoning
    SHIRLEY -- The June 8 Special Town Meeting warrant consists of one article seeking to amend the fiscal 2016 operating budget, as a result of actions taken at Annual Town Meeting. 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

    Christie's to sell works by Monet, Chagall, Picasso in June

    LONDON (AP) — Christie's auction house is offering works by Claude Monet, Rene Magritte, Joan Miro, Marc Chagall and Pablo Picasso this month amid a voracious global appetite for impressionist and modern art. Full Story
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    Clint Eastwood to direct hero pilot Captain Sully's biopic

    Oscar winning director will oversee film based on the book 'Highest Duty: My Search For What Really Matters' by Danville's Captain Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger, who successfully landed his disabled plane on the Hudson River.