Separating the good electricity marketers from the deceptive

04/06/2018 07:36 AM EDT
On Thursday, Attorney General Maura Healey asked the state Legislature to shutter the market that allows individual consumers to buy electricity from independent suppliers, because in too many cases, they paid in millions in extra costs. 
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Local rivers deserve federal recognition
04/06/2018 02:46 PM EDT - Recognized locally for their efforts in restoring sections of the Nashua, Squannacook and Nissitissit rivers to their previously pristine condition, local communities are in contention to receive federal recognition and funds to continue their work. Full Story

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By day, Ayer man waits for a kidney. At night, a machine takes over.

AYER -- Less than a year ago, Bill Blocher felt nauseous, weak, and found it difficult to walk. Full Story
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Fruitlands keeps past alive into the future (SLIDESHOW)

HARVARD -- For the past 103 years, Fruitlands has been welcoming visitors seeking nature, art and history. Full Story
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GDRHS Chamber Choir fills Carnegie Hall with music

GROTON -- The award-winning Groton-Dunstable Regional High School Chamber Choir returned recently from New York City, where they joined with about 200 other singers from around the world to perform the music of renowned composer Eric Whitacre, under Whitacre's direction. Full Story
 
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Separating the good electricity marketers from the deceptive

04/06/2018 07:36 AM EDT
On Thursday, Attorney General Maura Healey asked the state Legislature to shutter the market that allows individual consumers to buy electricity from independent suppliers, because in too many cases, they paid in millions in extra costs. 
Full Story
Local rivers deserve federal recognition
04/06/2018 02:46 PM EDT - Recognized locally for their efforts in restoring sections of the Nashua, Squannacook and Nissitissit rivers to their previously pristine condition, local communities are in contention to receive federal recognition and funds to continue their work. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Acton church ruling splits hairs on history
03/16/2018 02:29 PM EDT - Though a recent state Supreme Judicial Court decision temporarily prevents Acton from using public funds to help restore a landmark Protestant church, it did reaffirm a principle that should be obvious to anyone living in a region so steeped in history. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Consumer privacy should be a priority
02/16/2018 11:51 AM EST - You'd never know that more than half of the approximately 250 million adults in this country had their personal information pirated by Internet hackers by the glacial pace of our Legislature to shield the state's residents from future large-scale security breakdowns. Full Story

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02/09/2018 02:38 PM EST - WASHINGTON -- The delirium over the Philadelphia Eagles' victory over the New England Patriots seems to have been matched by delight in Tom Brady's defeat and the phantom throw of the century. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Delay opening day for recreational marijuana
02/09/2018 03:12 PM EST - Hold on, recreational marijuana lovers, the state might not be going to pot just yet. While the Cannabis Control Commission begins a series of public hearings concerning its proposed guidelines to regulate this new industry, two influential groups have asked that panel to either delay the availability of everyday marijuana or strictly curtail how Full Story

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02/02/2018 02:20 PM EST - Battling a high fever, chills, aches and maybe a cough? Well, if it's any consolation, your misery has a lot of company. Full Story