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Representative Dooley appointed to Elections Task Force

House Minority Leader Bradley Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading) appointed Representative Shawn Dooley (R-Norfolk) to the Elections Task Force. The task force was created as part of an election reform bill that passed the Legislature last spring, which expands access to early voting beginning in 2016 and allows for 16- and 17-year-olds to pre-register to vote. In addition to studying the costs and administrative requirements associated with implementing early voting in Massachusetts, the task force will also look at ways to reduce wait times at polling locations on election day, violations of laws prohibiting fraudulent voting and voter impersonation, same-day voter...
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Remembering Those Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

The sounds of John Philip Sousa's "Washington Post March" filled Wrentham Center as the annual Memorial Day Parade and ceremony was held Monday morning. The procession followed its traditional route from Randall Rd., up South St. onto East St., and then ending in Center Cemetery for a remembrance ceremony to honor the men and women who gave their lives in service of the country. "For a town as small as Wrentham, we have a great turn out every year," said Ken Oles, Veterans' Services Officer for the town. Veterans, men from Wrentham's police and fire departments, KP High School Marching...
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King Philip Middle School Raises Money for St. Jude's

Seventh graders at King Philip Middle School recently raised $10,152.71 for the children of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital by participating in the Math-A-Thon. Every seventh grader completed the 250 problems in the Math-A-Thon booklet, and 220 of the students also collected sponsors. The money raised will help St. Jude in its ongoing fight against childhood catastrophic diseases. Much of the work done by St. Jude supports children with cancer and their families. James Munn was the top fundraiser; he raised $620. Jamie Sanislow collected $320 Ryan Lacy brought back $285. Diego Cordero raised $280. Tristan Stephani was able to...
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