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Jr. Redmen pick up two more victories

The Jr. Redmen Squirt AAA Hockey Team had a busy Saturday before Christmas as they skated to two convincing wins over the Lynnfield-Saugus Stars and the East Coast Wizards.
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Girls Hoop team falls to Billerica

TEWKSBURY – With a young and inexperienced team like the Tewksbury High Girls Basketball team, there are bound to be some growing pains. Some games will certainly look better than others.
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Smaller TMHS Gymnastics team opens its season

TEWKSBURY- Last year the Tewksbury Memorial High School Gymnastics team made huge strides of improvement notching a pair of league victories, which over the years have been extremely hard to achieve.
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Richard Howe

Celebrating a Merry Christmas in Massachusetts… Bah! Humbug! Banned!

For those who celebrate the spiritual event and holyday that for us is Christmas – we do so without restraint on our person, our beliefs, our rituals… the secular and civic revelries of Christmas time ~ the music, gift giving, parties, food, song, symbols and salutes thrive as well….  here…
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‘Dana Point’: A Pacific Christmas

I wrote this poem on the West Coast, when I was in graduate school at the University of California in 1983-84. I had moved across country and wanted to write something about the coincidence of living in Dana Point, which had a Massachusetts and even a Lowell connection. The composition…
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Sizing up Deval Patrick’s legacy by Marjorie Arons-Barron

The entry below is being cross posted from Marjorie Arons-Barron’s own blog. I confess to being seduced by Governor Deval Patrick. Not literally, of course, but almost always being won over by his charm.  It happened the very first time I met him at a house party, nine years ago, when…
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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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