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BankGloucester to host reception for local artist

BankGloucester will host a public reception for artist Bonnie Gray from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 24 in BankGloucester's lobby, 160 Main St., Gloucester. A collection of Gray's paintings are on display at the bank through May 12. The reception is an opportunity to meet Gray and speak with her regardin

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-21 13:26:05

School Shooting Social Media Post Leads To Threat Investigation

PITTSFIELD, NH - The Pittsfield Police Department is investigating a social media post, requesting a school shooting at the local high school that was made last night, and has led to one student being barred from the school and a stepped up police presence today, according to a post online. Police s

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:14:59

Massachusetts Female Entrepreneurs Defy the Gender Gap in Technology

change: WATER's team holding their waterless toilet prototype, in Cambridge, Mass. From left to right: Andrew Ollerhead, Yunteng Cao, Huda Elasaad, Diana Yousef, Yashik Gabbaladka, Yonji Wang and Ricci La Centra. Photo courtesy of change: WATER By Xia Xue and Diego Marcano. Diana Yousef, Erin Keaney

BUNEWSSERVICE.COM - 2018-03-21 12:00:36

Another social media threat prompts increased security at a Springfield school

Increased security is expected at the Chestnut Middle School in Springfield on Wednesday after a threat to the school was made on social media. Some parents aren't taking any chances, choosing to keep kids home from school. The threat was found on Snapchat and it reads: "Don't go to school tomorrow,

WESTERNMASSNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 12:49:00

Approaching nor'easter will strike southeastern Massachusetts hardest

Snow and strong winds are in store as the nor'easter climbs up the coast on Wednesday. In step with springtime snowstorms, the Massachusetts forecast for Wednesday night's nor'easter has fluctuated. By Wednesday morning, snow total estimates were reduced in many places. The National Weather Service

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 11:37:48

Poison control predicts influx of marijuana calls

Poison-control officials in Massachusetts are gearing up for an expected spike in calls about accidental exposure to marijuana once legal sales of the drug begin on July 1. That expectation is based on the experiences of states that legalized marijuana previously and have years of data on calls to p

WCVB - 2018-03-21 11:56:00

20 New Jobs On The Lexington Job Board

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PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:16:31

HomeWorks Energy Brings Energy Efficiency Services to New York State

WESTCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HomeWorks Energy, one of the largest providers of home energy efficiency services in the Northeastern U.S., today announced its expansion into Westchester County, New York. HomeWorks Energy has grown to become one of the country's most experienced home performance

BUSINESS WIRE - 2018-03-21 12:00:00

High Number of Cook County Voters Support Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

The results are in and it appears Cook County voters are in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana use in Illinois. Tuesday's referendum question asked if Illinois should legalize "the cultivation, manufacture, distribution, testing, and sale of marijuana and marijuana products for recreational

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-21 11:59:55

Woman shot in Springfield, 3 people arrested

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Police in Massachusetts say a woman has been taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound and three people are under arrest. Springfield police spokesman Ryan Walsh says the shooting was reported just before 8 p.m. Tuesday. The woman was taken to Baystate Medical Center with

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-21 11:38:49

Academic who collected 50 million Facebook profiles: 'We thought we were doing something normal'

illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The academic at the heart of the Facebook data scandal has said he is being used as a scapegoat by the US tech giant. Aleksandr Kogan, a researcher at Cambridge University, collected a dataset of some tens of millions of Facebook users four years ago using a p

THE VERGE - 2018-03-21 11:39:52

Commonwealth Caregivers Launches New Interactive Website

Finding in-home care for the weak, injured, and elderly is easier now with Commonwealth Caregiver's newly released website. Finding a provider and setting appointments for your loved ones is quick and easy. Needham, MA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 03/21/2018 --Commonwealth Caregivers, a Needham, Massachusett

RELEASEWIRE.COM - 2018-03-21 11:00:00

Asians could opt out of naming a country of origin on the 2020 census, a policymaker's nightmare

A proposal to change the race question for the 2020 census would give Asians the option to mark their race as "Asian," and also check off or write in their national origin as Chinese, Filipino, Asian Indian, Vietnamese and so on. For the first time in the history of the census, which began in 1790,

THE CONVERSATION - 2018-03-21 10:53:10

Cost of Springfield's 9/11 memorial at Riverfront Park swells to $300,000

SPRINGFIELD -- A committee raising funds for a Sept. 11 memorial at Riverfront Park is now estimating the project will cost $300,000 for construction, design and promotional costs. That's up from a fundraising drive of $175,000 announced last year. The higher amount was revealed in the March 2018 ne

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 11:05:28

Worcester schools to let out early Wednesday

Schoolchildren in Worcester will get out early Wednesday, with the region in line for another dose of snow. Most school districts in Central Massachusetts are planning full school days. Schools will close two hours earlier than usual in Worcester. COMPLETE LIST OF SCHOOL SCHEDULE CHANGES The Natio

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-03-21 11:07:24

Tow Truck Drivers to Pay Respects to Man Killed in Andover Highway Crash

Hundreds of tow truck drivers are expected to pay homage to one of their own on Wednesday when he is laid to rest after a crash on Interstate 495 in Andover, Massachusetts last week. Forty-one-year-old Daniel Coady Jr. died from injuries suffered in the March 14 crash. State police said Coady had be

NECN - 2018-03-21 10:47:13

Monty Tech junior Kira Andreucci is named one of top state youth volunteers, honored for her 'Kidpacks' program

FITCHBURG - Kira Andreucci, a junior at Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School in Fitchburg, is going to Washington. And she's quite excited about her trip to the nation's capital. Kira, 17, along with Harrison Bennet of Malden were named Massachusetts' top two youth volunteers of 2018 by

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-03-21 11:00:00

Council approves road vacations

ELKHART - City officials have been working with at least two entities in town to vacate certain properties near the downtown area in order for growth. The Elkhart General Hospital came to the council after multiple public sessions to request the closure of Highland Avenue near their facility, betwee

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2018-03-21 11:04:00

If you savor scallops, good news: Price drop may be in store

PORTLAND, Maine - Good news for scallop fans. Already one of the most readily available higher-priced seafoods to consumers, the succulent shellfish could fall in price this year. American harvests of scallops have grown in recent years, from 33.8 million pounds in 2014 to 40.5 million pounds in 201

NWI.COM - 2018-03-21 11:00:00

U.S. wildlife fees generate $11.5M in rec funds for Mass.

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of the Interior announced $11,505,547 in funding to Massachusetts to support critical state conservation and outdoor recreation projects, according to a news release from the federal agency. The announcement is part of $1.1 billion in annual national funding going

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-21 10:32:32