Needed help

03/27/2015 07:36 AM EDT
The Baker Administration has announced the Winter Recovery Assistance Program, a $30 million program for cities and towns to repair potholes and roads and bridges. 
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Common sense
03/20/2015 07:36 AM EDT - This decade has been one of spending and larger government at both the state and federal level. While officials have found many causes at which to toss our tax dollars, they've been less concerned with the source of the funding. Full Story

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  • AYER NEWS
    Be on the lookout: water heaters getting bigger

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com LITTLETON -- Consumers might not know that new federal regulations, which will take effect April 16, will increase the size of water heaters. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Dinner-Theater Gala goes off without a hitch

    HARVARD -- The 26th Annual Dinner-Theater Gala went off without a hitch Saturday night, despite snowfall on both the eve and day of the event. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Meetinghouse group to launch new fundraiser

    SHIRLEY -- Fundraisers the Shirley Meetinghouse Development Committee held over the last couple of years were successful, but fell short of the group's ambitious benchmark, according to longtime board member Robert Adam. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
    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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    Grandma is a centerfold: Rest home bares all for calendar

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The stars of a charity calendar are in their 80s and 90s, but that didn't stop the men and women from an assisted living facility in Ohio from showing a little skin. Full Story
    'The Sopranos' Drea De Matteo loses New York home in explosion

    'Modern Family’ actress Sarah Hyland grew up across the street from buildings that burned and collapsed in accident caused by gas and plumbing work.