We're saving lives, but not reducing overdoses

03/22/2019 02:10 PM EDT
The number of fatal drug overdoses in this state continues to decline. But can the same be said about the number of OD incidents? 
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Decency requires LaPlante serve full sentence
03/15/2019 02:35 PM EDT - Like a recurring nightmare, triple murderer Daniel LaPlante again is seeking an earlier parole eligibility date. Full Story

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  • AYER NEWS
    Curtain lifts for students on District Arts Night

    AYER -- The Ayer Shirley Regional High School main entrance was well lit but not blazing with light, lending an atmosphere that was inviting, intriguing and eventful as parents, students, staff members and others turned out in significant numbers for the K-12 District Arts Night, radiating a vibe that landed somewhere between a gallery exhibit and Full Story
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    11 Town Meetings agree: Nashua River is 'Wild and Scenic'

    It's official: Nashoba Valley residents believe the Nashua, Squannacook and Nissitissit rivers deserve the designation of "Wild and Scenic. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Selectmen violated Open Meeting Law

    SHIRLEY -- An Open Meeting Law complaint by former town volunteer Bryan Dumont against the Shirley Board of Selectmen recently was resolved, and mostly in Dumont's favor. 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