Richard Howe

Poetry as News

Poet Ezra Pound said, “Poetry [or literature] is news that stays news,” and the doctor-poet of Paterson, New Jersey, William Carlos Williams, believed that the news worthwhile receiving can be found in poems. Following is an excerpt from a long poem that includes Williams’s well known lines about poetry and…
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Full-Day Kindergarten Dead

Budget Concerns Doom Plan For Free Full Day
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Sober house hits wall with CPC

Officials said project proposal does not meeting eligibility requirements
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Tremezzo robbed

Popular new restaurant targeted
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Your Parent Is Suddenly Very Ill; Now What?

TEWKSBURY/WILMINGTON - It can happen. It has happened. An elderly person living independently with no problems suddenly becomes very ill. Literally overnight, they can no longer be alone. Maybe they j
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World Premiere of Treasure Island

TMHS Theater Company presents family friendly...
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‘Letters’ by Kate Hanson Foster

Kate Hanson Foster graduated from UMass Lowell and gained her MFA in Poetry from the Bennington Writing Seminars. She lives in Groton, Mass. Her poems have appeared in California Quarterly, Comstock Review, and other literary magazines. Her first book “Mid Drift,” published by Loom Press in 2011, was selected that…
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Walsh bows to Boston workers gag order by Marjorie Arons-Barron

The entry below is being cross posted from Marjorie Arons-Barron’s own blog. If you’re one of Boston’s 18,000 municipal employees, you just lost some important First Amendment rights. If your paycheck says your employer is the City of Boston, your boss, Mayor Marty Walsh, has contractually barred you from saying…
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Obituary: Margery Burgess

Burgess, Margery (Oltmans) 86, of Tewksbury, a former long time Acton resident, August 3, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Gerald R. Burgess. Parishioner & choir member of the West Acton Baptist Church for over 50 years. Survived by her 3 daughters, Sue Ellen Burgess & her husband Abou Diallo of Lowell, Barbara Ann Worcester & her husband Barry of Liberty, ME & Nancy Lee Burgess of FL. Loving grandmother of Jason, Megan, Alos, Andrew & Lily as well as 7 great-grandchildren. Relatives & friends are invited to a memorial service at the West Acton Baptist Church, 592 Massachusetts Avenue (Rte 111) Acton on Sat. Aug. 16th at 11 a.m. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the West ...
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Obituary: Ruth I. Perry

PERRY, Ruth I. (Hoey) Age 73, of Tewksbury, formerly of Arlington and Somerville, passed away August 5. Beloved wife of 50 years to Retired Tewksbury Police Detective, H. David Perry. Daughter of the late William B. and Hazel I. (Cooke) Hoey. Mother of Jeffrey Perry of Dracut, Karen Perry of Westford, Tewksbury Police Sergeant Mark Perry and his wife Carrie of Lowell, Kimberly Silk and her husband Stephen of N. Andover, Deborah Guttadauro and her husband Tewksbury Fire Dept. Lieutenant Paul Guttadauro of Tewksbury, and David Perry and his wife Karen of N. Andover. Grandmother of Brad and Allie Perry, Dustin (Janelle), Stephanie, Jake and Julia Silk, Kelsey, Cortny and Kara Guttadauro, William, Andrew and Caroline Perry. Sister of William ...
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Market Basket protesters rally in Tewksbury

Protesters are rallying today outside the company's Stadium Plaza store in Tewksbury.
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Local students earn honors at Malden Catholic High School

Malden Catholic High School, one of New England’s leading college preparatory high schools for young men, has announced that the following local students received honors for distinguished academic performance during the second quarter of the 2013-2014 school year:
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Middlesex DA pushes for domestic violence bill after Jared Remy case

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan is pushing legislation that increases penalties on defendants with a history of violence and in cases where the victim is a household or family member.
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A look at the two candidates in Tuesday's special election to replace Ed Markey in Congress

Here are brief biographies of the two candidates, Katherine Clark and Frank Addivinola Jr.
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Middlesex Sherriff's Office wishes all a happy and safe holiday season

The most wonderful season of the year is upon us; a time of joyous celebration with family, friends and loved ones.
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Massachusetts hunting, fishing licenses for 2014 available

The 2014 hunting, sporting, fishing, and trapping licenses will be available for purchase starting on Monday.
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