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“No on Question 1″ by John Edward

John Edward teaches economics at Bentley and UMass Lowell. He’s a frequent contributor of columns on economic issues. Question 1: A YES VOTE would eliminate the requirement that the state’s gas tax be adjusted annually based on the Consumer Price Index. Proponents of question 1 observe that under current law…
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Coakley v. Baker – almost a yawn by Marjorie Arons-Barron

The entry below is being cross posted from Marjorie Arons-Barron’s own blog. Tonight’s televised benign if mildly tense debate between Charlie Baker and Martha Coakley was clearly a draw, which may have been the defensive  objective of all concerned. Comfortably  moderated by WGBH talk show hosts Jim Braude and Margery Eagan,…
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Question 3 – Gamble of a question

I’m not a huge fan of casinos. I don’t see them as a must have or a guiding light to save this state’s budget woes (nothing will be as long as we try to spend everything we have, plus 50%). Proposed b
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Explore! Create! Invent! Local STEM makerspace now open

Searching for a little enrichment for your kids? There’s a new and exciting way for them to discover creative pursuits in North Andover. The Maker Mill, a community makerspace for kids, teens and pare
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Golfers preparing for sectionals

The Tewksbury High Golf team wrapped up their regular season this week, but thanks to their surprising success all season long, there is still some golf to be played for the Redmen, with several of th
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Field Hockey team tops Bedford; qualifies for tourney for 20th straight year

TEWKSBURY – Last week Tewksbury Memorial High School Field Hockey coach Pat Ryser said that her team would have to play its best game of the season on Monday in order to beat Bedford, the same team wh
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Lady Redmen taking big steps forward

TEWKSBURY – When you have two wins on the season and you are facing a Haverhill team which is coming off a tie against one of the state's best teams, and are coming off a 13-win season from a year ago
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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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