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Job Posting: Barnstable County Sheriff's Office Seeks Attorney-General Counsel

The Barnstable County Sheriff's Office is seeking an Attorney - General Counsel. Candidates must be licensed to practice law in Massachusetts state and federal courts. Candidates must have five years' experience as an attorney preferably with a background working in corrections, law enforcement or i

CAPE COD TODAY - 2017-10-21 12:47:00

Winthrop Transcript - Winthrop ‎Massachusetts‏ Newspaper

Voters who are unable to vote on election-day because of physical disability, religious beliefs or travel may vote by absentee ballot. If you will be absent from Winthrop for an extended period of time, you may submit a single application for all elections occurring within the year the application i

WINTHROPTRANSCRIPT.COM - 2017-10-21 09:34:34

Estrogeneration: How Estrogenics Are Making You Fat, Sick, and Infertile.

I thought I really knew everything there was to know about estrogen exposure until I read the new book written by Anthony Jay, today's podcast guest and the author of Estrogeneration: How Estrogenics Are Making You Fat, Sick, and Infertile. In it, he delves into everything from cannabis to lavender

BENGREENFIELDFITNESS.COM - 2017-10-21 09:00:28

Increasing Your Lottery Chances? Or Not?

(iStock) A friend bought dozens of lottery tickets for another friend's birthday, going to a different store to purchase each ticket. He thinks he has a better chance to get a winning ticket if he buys them all in different places. What do you say? -Brett Randolph in Cambridge, Massachusetts He wast

PARADE - 2017-10-21 09:00:22

Where are the chickadees? Mass Audubon has dire predictions

"Birds may be ranked among the noblest forms of life. Experience has shown that, without species protection at the hands of man, many species are likely to become extinct." - Edward Howe Forbush, Massachusetts ornithologist, 1908 Imagine never seeing a black-capped chickadee, our ubiquitous state bi

CAPECODTIMES.COM - 2017-10-21 08:01:00

‎Massachusetts‏ man arrested for dragging badly beaten dog

EVERETT, Mass. - A Massachusetts man accused of beating a dog so severely it was coughing blood and limping was arrested for animal cruelty, authorities said. >> Read more trending news Police say, Mark Rodney Hurd, 22, of Everett left the dog in critical condition Friday. Officers said they arriv

KRMG - 2017-10-21 07:40:00

Salisbury Police Department fully accredited by state

SALISBURY - Months of planning, organizing and testing paid off for the Police Department as it became fully accredited. Regionally, Salisbury police join departments in Newburyport, Georgetown and Amesbury in receiving their accreditation. The Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission awarded t

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-21 07:00:00

Amazon bids show spark . . . but what was N.H. thinking?

Cautious, confident, desperate, big-thinking, self-doubting, small-minded. In cities and states across New England and North America, residents learned something about their local governments on Thursday, as scores of them submitted bids to lure Amazon's new corporate headquarters. The applicants ra

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-10-21 07:00:00

House,Senate Pass Legislation to Help Open Up Casino Jobs

The State Legislature has approved a major change aimed at helping those with minor criminal records from the past not be barred from getting casino jobs statewide, and particularly at the Wynn Boston Harbor resort. Earlier this year, it became apparent that the Expanding Gaming Law was very stringe

CHARLESTOWNBRIDGE.COM - 2017-10-21 07:00:00

So long, Lord Jeff: Amherst College unveils new logo

Amherst College The school's new logo. It's official at Amherst College: Bygone behemoths have pushed a controversial colonial commander to extinction. The college unveiled its new logo Friday night, and it's so long, Lord Jeff, hello, Mammoths, for the elite liberal arts school in Western Massachu

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-10-21 07:00:00

MIT First To Grant Electronic Diplomas With Blockchain Technology

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has issued Blockchain-based digital certificates to more than 100 graduates as part of a pilot program as of mid-October 2017. The pilot project is the result of the collaboration between MIT and software firm Learning Machine, which jointly created t

BITCOINTS.COM - 2017-10-21 06:51:14

Mass. makes Amazon HQ pitch with Fall River, Taunton possible locations

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WLNE) -- While Rhode Island is staying mum about the details of their Amazon proposal, Massachusetts is spelling it all out in a nearly 200-page pitch. In its pitch released Friday, Massachusetts listed 26 cities and towns as possible locations for the tech giant's new headquarter

ABC6.COM - 2017-10-21 06:28:00

Dispatcher on Leave After Exchange With Mother Who Called 911

A Massachusetts fire dispatcher is on paid administrative leave as Framingham investigates a claim by a local mother. The woman claims the dispatcher instructed her to take her infant to the hospital after calling 911 to report the baby was having difficulty breathing. "Our thoughts go to the family

NECN - 2017-10-21 03:47:14

UMass hockey drops second of the year in 3-1 loss to Ohio State

Caroline O'Connor/Daily Collegian The Massachusetts hockey team jumped out to an early lead on Friday, but couldn't come from behind as it lost to Ohio State 3-1 at the Mullins Center. A goal from Niko Hildenbrand put UMass ahead just ten minutes into the first period, but that was all the offense

DAILY COLLEGIAN - 2017-10-21 03:34:10

Sheriff's deputy who helped Codfather to spend year in prison

Antonio Freitas, a former Bristol County, Massachusetts sheriff's deputy who was found guilty of helping Carlos Rafael smuggle cash to Portugal, will spend a year in prison, a judge ruled. In July, a federal jury in the US state of Massachusetts convicted 47-year-old Antonio Freitas on one count of

UNDERCURRENTNEWS.COM - 2017-10-21 03:26:00

Charles Beck

Charles B. "Chuck" Beck, 88, of Tucson, Ariz., and formerly of Chebanse, passed away peacefully on Sept. 1, 2017, in Tucson, Ariz., after a three-month battle with declining health. He was born Aug. 20, 1929, in Chebanse, the youngest son of Charles Francis and Mary (McLaughlin) Beck. Chuck was very

KANKAKEE DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-10-21 03:19:00

Georgia Southern Eagles vs. ‎Massachusetts‏ Minutemen, Week 8 Las Vegas Odds, Picks, Predictions and College Football Sports Betting,

The fans at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium will be treated to a game between the Georgia Southern Eagles and the Massachusetts Minutemen when they take their seats on Saturday. currently has the Minutemen as 7-point favorites versus the Eagles, while the game's total is sitting at 55 according to O

VEGASCOVERAGE.COM - 2017-10-21 03:16:40

Natick 13, Wellesley 6: Redhawks rule BSC Herget in clash

Natick ultimately survived in a 13-6 victory over Wellesley to finish the regular season 6-0 and win the Bay State Conference Herget title. NATICK - The regular season went fast as Friday night marked the finale for high school football in Eastern Massachusetts. While Central Mass. will still play r

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-21 03:04:24

Devin Suau, inspiration behind #WhyNotDevin, loses battle with rare brain cancer

Foxboro included in state's pitch for Amazon's HQ2

Buy Now Amazon deliveryDreamstime / TNS FOXBORO - A 500-acre, privately owned site near Gillette Stadium and Patriot Place is one of 26 potential locations for a new Amazon headquarters being pitched by the state's economic development officials. State officials released the proposal - which touts s

SUN CHRONICLE - 2017-10-21 02:45:00

Mendon Road McDonald's cuts ribbon after renovations

jnadeau@woonsocketcall.com CUMBERLAND - There is a new look to the McDonald's Restaurant at 1754 Mendon Road and one you will be seeing more of, according to its owner, Joe Napoli, as McDonald's updates its 14,000 restaurants nationwide with the new design and related service improvements. Napoli's

WOONSOCKET CALL - 2017-10-21 02:31:00

A look at what other towns are doing

The Broadband Committee continues to work on investigating the best options for internet service on Block Island (including what we could add on as well). We have researched several communities similar to ours and would like to share their stories and information. Below are a list of communities i

BLOCK ISLAND TIMES - 2017-10-21 02:30:00

Is another drought in the forecast?

Don't look now, but the region could be heading into another deep drought. In the wake of abnormally dry weather over the past three months, the Attleboro area is now considered to be in a moderate drought, according to the latest U.S Drought Monitor report. Nearly 32 percent of Massachusetts is aga

SUN CHRONICLE - 2017-10-21 01:45:00

Original Italian Dinner

( CINCINNATI, OH ) -- A tradition that's been going on in the Queen City since 1911 continuous on Sunday, October 22. "The Original Italian Dinner" takes place at Sacred Heart Church at 2733 Massachusetts Ave. It is the oldest and largest such event of its kind in the nation. "Take Home" begins betw

IHEART.COM - 2017-10-21 01:06:27

City looks to Rt. 20, state looks downtown for Amazon

WORCESTER - While the city looked to Route 20, the state is looking to Worcester's downtown to host Amazon's second headquarters, as 13.5-acres near Union Station was one of 26 sites mentioned in the state's bid to host the online retail giant. Sites in Gardner, Leominster, Marlboro, Northboro, and

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-10-21 01:04:23

Man Gets Attacked by Wild Turkeys Outside ‎Massachusetts‏ Home

Advertisement - story continues below Gang violence continues to be one of the most frustrating problems in New England, and it's high time we increase the measures taken to eliminate it from our streets. You did realize I was talking about turkeys, right? In Bridgewater, Massachusetts, a resident b

CONSERVATIVETRIBUNE.COM - 2017-10-21 01:00:28

Letter: Thank you, Gloucester

To the editor: I've lived in Gloucester all my life. Whenever I was asked where I came from I have always been proud to say Gloucester, Massachusetts. One and a half years ago, my wife, Kay, died from ovarian cancer. The people of Gloucester have been there for me and my family. Last year, the Seapo

GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES - 2017-10-21 00:45:21

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