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  • Worcester, MA, tornado filmed by former tornado victim: Reminds of 1953 disaster
    Worcester, MA, tornado filmed by former tornado victim: Reminds of 1953 disaster
    An EF-0 tornado hit downtown Worcester, Mass., Sunday night, packing winds of up to 85 mph. Video recorded by a roof-mounted camera on the three-story building where Michael Roescher lives, was used by the National Weather Service to help confirm...
  • Clinic certification mess in Boston may be bonus for Salem marijuana dispensary
    Clinic certification mess in Boston may be bonus for Salem marijuana dispensary
    The first attempt to certify companies that applied to operate medical marijuana dispensaries in Massachusetts ran onto some problems when it was discovered that some applications contained erroneous information and others noted board and...
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    MSNBC Trashes Obamacare Rollout
    A panel on this morning's Morning Joe program did not pull any punches. They were slicing and dicing the Obamacare rollout in terms they usually resrve for conservatives.Mark Halperin of Time Magazine said:“The rollout is unacceptable....
  • Manny Gonzalez campaign
    Gonzalez campaign spurs civic passions in children
    I was amused by social media messages criticizing the Gonzalez campaignfor supporting children who wanted to hold signs downtownDuring my first run for public office for Pentucket Regional School Committee; I had 33 teenagers over my house. We...
  • Deerfield Inn Porch
    Deerfield Inn - Renovated, renewed and ready to welcome you
    by Marti MayneNeither grasshopper plagues, droughts, fires, floods nor more recently the 2011 tropical storm Irene can keep the Deerfield Inn down for long. Opened in 1884 the inn has been through its share of disasters, and like the phoenix has...
  • Markey campaign the features Gomez's face directly next to Osama Bin Laden's
    Markey so fearful of Gomez he goes negative right out of the box
    Democrat U.S. Senate hopeful, the very Liberal Congressman Edward Markey, launches a negative ad just two days after winning the Democrat primary in the campaign to fill the now vacant Senate seat formerly held by John Kerry.The despicable Markey...
  • Celebrating two years with a "Dos"
    Celebrating two years with a "Dos"
    Boston's Chef/Owner Allan Rodriguez of El Centro in the South End, who two years ago, opened what later was singled out by Boston Magazine as the city's Best Mexican Restaurant, opens El Centro Dos this Spring in suburban Brookline on...
  • Teen mom allegedly poisoned infant
    Teenage mother allegedly poisoned infant
    A teenage mother in Newburyport, MA, was arrested for poisoning another person’s child. The incident took place at a home for “pregnant and parenting teens.”This teenager allegedly put some type of substance in a baby’s...
  • Newly Opened Waban Kitchen
    Thanksgiving Tips from Chef Jeff Fournier of Waban Kitchen
    Jack 'O Lanterns have been extinguished and the pumpkins are warmly composting to sprinkle on next spring's raised beds. Now it's time to talk turkey and pumpkin pie. Chef Jeff Fournier of 51 Lincoln and newly opened Waban Kitchen both...
  • Opa-Opa Brewery's Craft Beer Selection
    Opa-Opa Brewery in Wild Western Massachusetts
    My fascination started when I picked up a 1/2 gallon growler of Opa-Opa Brewing Company‘s Red Rock Amber Ale in my local package store. I was stunned by the smooth yet flavorful character of this beer reminding me just why locally-made micro...
  • Taylor Swift
    Taylor Swift spends $5 million to hang with new boyfriend Conor and Kennedy clan
    Taylor Swift just took a giant leap forward in showing just how she feels about new beau Conor Kennedy, son of Robert Kennedy, Jr.. Swift laid out $4.9 million on a seven bedroom Cape Cod oceanfront estate that sits conveniently across the street...
  • Health
    Worcester, MA strives to be the healthiest city in New England
    The city is Worcester, Massachusetts. The goal is to be the healthiest city in New England by 2020. That is a lofty goal especial with its currently ranked number of 11 out of 14 counties in terms of overall health according to a national health...
  • Holyoke's First Rainblow Flag-Raising Ceremony
    Holyoke Mayor honors Pride Month with city's first LGBT Flag-Raising Ceremony
    Holyoke Mayor Alex B. Morse announced the city's first rainbow flag-ceremony to take place on Monday, June 18, 2012at 4PM in front of city hall. Morse, the city's youngest and first openly gay mayor, is also the founder of the city's...
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    Celebrate Steampunk with Neil Gaiman and William Gibson!
    If you go to the official website for Waltham, Massachusetts' Watch City Festival, you'll find a banner that boasts, "Waltham, the Original Steampunk City!" Situated in Middlesex County, it's hard to believe an old New...
  • Barrington Stage Company
    Dr. Ruth, Lord of the Flies on tap for Barrington Stage's 2012 season
    Debra Jo Rupp as sex expert Dr. Ruth Westheimer, the East Coast premiere of a play by Pulitizer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo), a stage version of William Golding's Lord of the Flies, and a revival of Arthur...