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

AYER NEWS
(Julia Malakie)
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
HARVARD NEWS
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
SHIRLEY NEWS
Hear that lonesome whistle!Magic of the rails comes alive at Shirley model train show

SHIRLEY -- Spend any amount of time at the Nashua Valley Model Railroad Association's open house and you'll hear the gasps and any number of adjectives, spoken with gusto. Full Story
 
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Mario Guerra for state Senate in 32nd District: Endorsement

05/15/2014 06:20 PM EDT
In the race for the southeast Los Angeles County and northern Orange County state Senate seat now known as the 32nd District, it might seem scandal-plagued incumbent Ron Calderon is a hard act to follow. 
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Gov. Jerry Brown faces politics of prosperity in California: Dan Walters
05/15/2014 06:16 PM EDT - By Dan WaltersAs Jerry Brown sought the governorship again, 28 years after finishing his first stint, he promised to bring adult supervision to a Capitol that badly needed it, especially in managing the state's roller coaster finances. Full Story

Gov. Jerry Brown faces politics of prosperity in California: Dan Walters
05/15/2014 06:11 PM EDT - By Dan WaltersAs Jerry Brown sought the governorship again, 28 years after finishing his first stint, he promised to bring adult supervision to a Capitol that badly needed it, especially in managing the state's roller coaster finances. Full Story

Mike Argento: Vlad the Impaler, master of the ice
05/15/2014 06:09 PM EDT - NEWS ITEM: Russian President Vladimir Putin, playing in an amateur hockey tournament called the "All-Russia Festival of Amateur Teams of the Night Hockey League," scored six goals and had five assists in a game in which his team prevailed, 21-4, the state-owned Russian news agency ITAR-Tass reported. Full Story

OUR SAY: Good data = good policy on heroin deaths
05/15/2014 06:09 PM EDT - Many law enforcement officials in local jurisdictions across the state are reporting a surge in heroin overdoses and deaths. Full Story

A mystery virus, still
05/15/2014 06:08 PM EDT - Saudi Arabia crossed a grim threshold Wednesday, announcing that the number of cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome, caused by a novel coronavirus, has exceeded 500 in the kingdom, with 157 deaths among them. Full Story

The commencement speech
05/15/2014 06:08 PM EDT - Commencement addresses have been caught up in protest culture, engulfing activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Full Story