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Former Woburn Councilman Withdraws From Job Consideration

WOBURN, MA -- Former City Council President Paul Medeiros withdrew fro consideration to be Woburn's sealer of weights and measures and blasted the current City Council for taking to long to act on his appointment. Medeiros had been appointed by Mayor Scott Galvin in August for the part-time position

PATCH - 2018-01-16 11:57:01

Smoky and Bubba Celebrate 12th Birthday Saturday

All invited to Stone Zoo to celebrate the bears' birthday ... and eat cake too. Everybody likes a birthday party and on Saturday at the Stone Zoo, Black bears Smoky and Bubba celebrate their 12th birthday with guests invited to join in on the festivities. The bear exhibit will be decorated for the

PATCH - 2018-01-15 20:23:51

Plane Carrying 166 Passengers Hits Truck At Logan: Patch PM

Welcome back: Missed today's headlines? Don't worry we've got you covered. Here are some share-worthy stories from the Massachusetts Patch network to talk about tonight. The flight had 166 passengers aboard. But team owner Robert Kraft is replacing it. Michael Lennon, who was expecting a baby with h

PATCH - 2018-01-16 00:13:07

Boston Area Company Wins Residential Remodeling Contract

BURLINGTON, MASS. (PRWEB) JANUARY 10, 2018 A remodeling contract worth over $300,000 has been awarded to Pablo Marble and Granite, LLC of Burlington, for the installation of new granite countertops in 234 apartment units located in Malta, New York. The contractor says work will begin immediately and

PATCH - 2018-01-15 17:13:02

Voters Will Likely Be Asked To Name WHS Auditorium After Joanne Benton At Annual Town Meeting

WILMINGTON, MA - The Wilmington School Committee recently voted to send a letter to the Wilmington Board of Selectmen recommending that the Selectmen place an article on the Annual Town Meeting warrant to name the Wilmington High School Auditorium after late Superintendent Joanne Benton. "There's be

WILMINGTONAPPLE.COM - 2018-01-15 17:09:45

Billerica gas station robbed at knife-point

BILLERICA -- Police are on the lookout for two suspects involved in an armed robbery at the Gas City Gas Station on Andover Road shortly before 3 p.m. Monday. The gas station clerk was robbed at knife point by one suspect who took an undetermined amount of cash before fleeing the scene in a car dri

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2018-01-15 21:35:17

CHA's See, Test & Treat program to provide free cancer screenings

Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), an academic community health system serving Cambridge, Somerville and Boston's metro-north region, is offering free women's health screenings. See, Test, & Treat, a free cervical and breast cancer screening program, funded through grants from the College of American

PATCH - 2018-01-16 12:50:14

Butler School Drop-off: Part Of White Street Closed

BELMONT, MA - Parents dropping off their kids at Butler School this morning should approach the school from Beech Street, police said. White Street is closed uphill between Sycamore and Beech. Traffic is flowing downhill toward Trapelo, according to police. BELMONT, MA - Parents dropping off their

PATCH - 2018-01-16 13:17:20

VIDEO: Local quilters keep tradition, hope alive

Source: The Foothills Quilters gather to present quilts and blankets to representatives form The Ark, Your Father's House and I Support My Community each holiday season. Beanie Taylor | The Tribune Four different groups were served with 52 blankets and quilts from the Foothills Quilters. Beanie Ta

ELKIN TRIBUNE - 2018-01-15 22:38:17

Elkin names Students of the Month

Elkin Elementary School December Students of the Month (Fairness) are: Faith Huff, Abby Parker, Lily Medina, Mariela Zuniga, Chloe Witherspoon, Marla Garcia, Emma McCall, Cheryl Shinault, Jiovanni Minoso, Gunner Ramage, Faitima A., Anna-Kate Slawter, Brayden Vestal, Wyatt Gaddis, Cassandra Lopez, Br

ELKIN TRIBUNE - 2018-01-15 19:57:43

VIDEO: New regional director enjoying journey through library

"I love reading and learning, and I believe that a library can offer many services and experiences to enrich lives in so many ways," said newest director of the Northwestern Regional Library, Joan Sherif. "Public libraries are for everyone and are so important to our society and way of life." Beani

ELKIN TRIBUNE - 2018-01-15 17:27:40

MLK celebration in Winston-Salem showcases the arts

The 33rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration drew a large crowd to the Arts Council Theatre on Monday, as residents celebrated the civil rights icon through the arts. Hosted by the North Carolina Black Repertory Company, a nonprofit that has promoted educational and cultural activitie

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-01-15 22:59:00

On MLK Day, Dozens Restore Historic Cemetery

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- While many were bundled up inside on this cold January day -- others -- made their way to Winston-Salem to clean up. "I'm very excited to see our people come out and take enough interest in the cemetery," said James Clyburn, The President of the Friends of Odd Fellows. 50 year

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-01-15 22:48:02

Stokes County man gets $1 million phone call after lottery game winning

Eddie Nations from King said he was in shock when he got the phone call telling him he won $1 million in the Extreme Millions Second-Chance drawing. "I started crying and shaking," said Nations, a retired industrial mechanic. "I never thought I'd win something like this." Alice Garland, executive

WXII 12 - 2018-01-15 14:57:00

Shooting of young boy ends MLK celebration abruptly

GREENSBORO- The hundreds of people who gathered on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on Monday to watch a parade honoring the street's namesake never thought their day would end in bloodshed. High school bands marched past crowds. Parents cried watching their children perform. Young girls talked about ho

GREENSBORO.COM - 2018-01-15 20:36:00

Stroller: Who were the old men on The Muppet Show?

TODAY'S WORD is bifurcate (bahy-fer-keyt). Example: I thought I was all alone in the crawlspace until I saw the snake's bifurcated tongue flicking at me from the rafters. SUNDAY'S WORD was propitious. It means presenting favorable conditions; advantageous. Example: When the truck full of bacon and t

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-01-15 05:00:00

Bishop's Orchards In Guilford Completes 2nd Major Solar Project

GUILFORD, CT - Bishop's Orchards in Guilford recently completed its second major solar project. Both were done by Pat Munger Construction Co. and means that 80 percent of Bishop's annual energy consumption will be solar generated. The new 360 kW installation was performed with collaboration between

PATCH - 2018-01-15 12:00:00

New Haven man facing forgery charge in Hamden

HAMDEN - A man accused of passing a $1,987 counterfeit check has been arrested, police said. Jose Cordero, 42, of Salem Street, New Haven, was charged with third-degree forgery and fourth-degree larceny Thursday. He was held in lieu of $10,000 bail and issued a court date of Jan. 29, Hamden police s

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-01-15 16:36:58

Murder Arrest Made In New Haven

NEW HAVEN, CT - A convicted felon was arrested after a murder on Whalley Avenue Friday. Joshua James Council, 31, of New Haven had shot and killed Kenneth Cooper near the Exxon Gas Station, said Officer David Hartman, police spokesman. Police arrested Council after witness interviews and other evide

PATCH - 2018-01-15 02:23:01

'Sugar daddy' dating website claims increase in Connecticut students

NEW HAVEN - Connecticut students have some of the highest student debt in the nation - fourth highest overall, with the average 2016 state graduate owing $32,326, according to student loan refinancing website LendEDU - but some students and grads are apparently getting creative. The website SeekingA

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-01-15 15:14:54