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Connecticut health official accuses Massachusetts of hoarding million
The Obama administration's hopes that Massachusetts would serve as a model for New England states enrolling residents in health insurance has collapsed in a bitter regional feud over tens of millions of dollars, victim of the botched rollout of the Bay …
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Massachusetts Civil Service Commission rules on Chicopee Police Chief
Massachusetts Civil Service Commission rules on Chicopee Police Chief appointment; Thomas Charette's promotion vacated as of July 1. thomas charette. Thomas G. Charette is sworn in as police chief by Chicopee City Clerk Keith Rattell in ceremony at the …
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Digital Lumens® Customer, Frialsa, Welcomes Massachusetts Innovation
CUAUTITLAN, Mexico & BOSTON — Digital Lumens, the leader in intelligent LED systems, announced that its customer, Frialsa, welcomed the Massachusetts Innovation Partnership delegation to its facility in Cuautitlan, Mexico yesterday. The delegation …
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Cross-country charity bike ride for Merrimac man
His team of physicians at the Newburyport hospital were able to stabilize him and Harris was transferred to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston where he underwent open heart surgery, followed by months of recovery. During his stay in Boston, and …
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Group urges cap for fish caught accidentally

Group urges cap for fish caught accidentally
Two commercial fishing zones off Massachusetts are among the nine dirtiest in the country, an advocacy group has found in a report slated for release Thursday. The culprit, according to the advocacy groupOceana , is bycatch — or the fish and ocean …
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Two people injured in Chinatown high-rise construction accident; OSHA to
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Woman dies at Mass. gun range
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Police say a Rhode Island woman intentionally shot herself to death at a Massachusetts gun range over the weekend. The Sun Chronicle reports Monday (http://bit.ly/1idKnxG) that police said 22-year-old Ariene …
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54 Massachusetts police departments reach aid agreement

54 Massachusetts police departments reach aid agreement
BOSTON (AP) — Police chiefs in 54 Massachusetts communities have signed an agreement that makes it easier for officers in one community to cross town lines while responding to legitimate law enforcement emergencies in another jurisdiction. The mutual …
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Hillsdale man suspected of bank robbery headed back to Massachusetts
As District Attorney Paul Czajka stands behind him, Christopher Blair, the Hillsdale man suspected of bank robbery in Massachusetts, was in Columbia County Court Tuesday afternoon to waive extradition back to Massachusetts. Lance Wheeler photo.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren plans stops across Massachusetts to promote new book
Elizabeth Warren is launching a state-wide swing beginning in April but unlike the visits where she typically discusses new policy pushes and legislation, the Massachusetts Democrat will be talking about her new book. Elizabeth Warren Fighting Chance …
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Rustbelt Massachusetts fading fast?
Here's an except from my weekly Banker & Tradesman column. Looking at it, I would make clearer the distinction between inside I-495 and Eastern Massachusetts and the rest of the state. While Massachusetts is a fast fading memory in the populous and …
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Republican John Miller jumps in race to become next Massachusetts attorney
In the race to become the next attorney general of Massachusetts, the two Democrats currently in the running now have a Republican opponent in Winchester resident John Miller. Should he win on Election Day, Miller, who just announced his campaign this …
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Evidence spotted for universe's early growth spurt
Alan Guth of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a creator of the idea of inflation, said the finding already suggests that some ideas about the rapid expansion of the universe can be ruled out. It had not been clear whether the light-wave …
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A flurry of bank IPOs hit Massachusetts
For years, one, maybe two, Massachusetts community banks would launch initial public offerings and sell stock to the public. But already this year, four community banks have filed for IPOs with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and David Cotney …
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Boston bombing hearing moved to DC

Boston bombing hearing moved to DC
BOSTON (AP) — A congressional panel has canceled plans to meet with Boston marathon bombing victims and local emergency responders in Massachusetts. A field hearing scheduled for Boston this spring will be held instead in Washington, D.C., …
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Massachusetts State Police to conduct sobriety checkpoint at undisclosed
A sobriety checkpoint will be conducted at an undisclosed Worcester County location on the evening of Friday, March 21, through early Saturday, March 22, according to Col. Timothy Alben, superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police.
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Massachusetts minimum pay may be $10.50 by '16

Massachusetts minimum pay may be .50 by '16
“We don't think it's the role of government to push up the minimum wage,” said Chris Geehern, a spokesman for Associated Industries of Massachusetts, one of the state's largest business groups. “We don't think it's the most efficient way of raising …
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Throwback Thursday: The Time Massachusetts Bought Maine – Boston Magazine
“Massachusetts had watched Maine grow with both apprehension and greed,” writes Harry Gratwick in Hidden History of Maine. “In 1652, with Gorges no longer around, the colony's leaders in Boston decided to seize the moment. Massachusetts Bay revised …
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Lessard photos 'Glory of Massachusetts' at Science Center in Norwell
Photographer Greg Lessard of Middleboro, band director at the Gates School in Scituate, is showing his portfolio, 'Glory of Massachusetts' at the South Shore Natural Science Center in Norwell this month. Several dramatic images of Scituate Light are …
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DA: Pa. police shooting of Mass. suspect justified

DA: Pa. police shooting of Mass. suspect justified
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police were justified in fatally shooting a Massachusetts man who abducted his girlfriend's 8-month-old daughter and held a knife to her throat after leading police on a car chase, a western Pennsylvania prosecutor …
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'Upskirt' ban in Massachusetts signed into law
(CNN) — Modern-day peeping Toms in Massachusetts, the sorts who get their thrills snapping "upskirt" photos on crowded subways, now have their behavior criminalized. Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill Friday, according to his office, making …
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Missing Teen Located in Massachusetts
She was located this morning in Massachusetts with a friend. Detectives are investigating the matter as a possible interference with custody. An earlier story follows: Police are seeking the public's help in locating a missing Derry teen. Angelica …
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Mass. DA: No criminal charges in school drowning
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts prosecutor won't be filing criminal charges after an investigation of the drowning death of 12-year-old boy at a Springfield school last year. Hampden District Attorney Mark Mastroianni said in a report …
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Massachusetts Legislature passes 'upskirting' ban
(CNN) — Massachusetts lawmakers Thursday passed a bill banning "upskirting" in response to a ruling by the state's highest court that said a law aimed at criminalizing voyeurism did not apply to the snapping of secret photos up a woman's skirt. The …
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State police arrest Hillsdale man suspected of Massachusetts bank robbery

State police arrest Hillsdale man suspected of Massachusetts bank robbery
State police arrest Hillsdale man suspected of Massachusetts bank robbery. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Previous Next. State police arrest Hillsdale man suspected of robbing Mass.
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Massachusetts man who ran family heroin business sentenced to 12 years in
PORTLAND, Maine — A Lawrence, Mass., man who supervised a family drug trafficking operation in Maine and New Hampshire was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court to 12 years in federal prison. Efrain “Cheech” Urena, 23, also was sentenced to five …
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Massachusetts City Sees 15 Drug Overdoses in 24-Hour Period
Drug abuse, especially when it comes to opiates like heroin, has run rampant in Massachusetts as of late. According to South Coast Today, "in FY 2012, Southcoast hospitals treated a total of 219 heroin overdoses, officials said. With four months …
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