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NSTAR To Get A New Name

NSTAR and its four sister subsidiaries, all owned by New England's largest energy delivery company, Northeast Utilities, are slated to get a new name and logo on Monday, Feb. 2. 

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Former Transportation Sec. Richard Davey speaking in New Bedford / Jim Phillips / TSM
Former Transportation Sec. Richard Davey speaking in New Bedford / Jim Phillips / TSM

Richard Davey Chosen To Lead “Boston 2024″

Former Massachusetts Transportation Secretary Richard Davey has been named to head the organization leading the drive to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston.

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Cost of Living in Good Old USA

This map shows that living in the US isn't nearly as expensive as Britain or France, but obviously not as cheap as India. Switzerland, Norway, Venezuela, Iceland and Denmark are the most expensive countries to live in

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Organizers Reveal Details On Boston’s Olympic Bid

Organizers of Boston's effort to host the 2024 Olympics are revealing some of the early plans for the Boston bid. Most of the venues would be in a six mile area.

The co-chair of Boston 2024's planning committee tells reporters, organizers hope to have "the most walkable games in modern times

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Dartmouth Police Facebook page

Modular Units Delivered In Dartmouth

There's some good news for the Dartmouth Police Department.

The first four modular units have arrived for their new police station. Delivery of at least another four units are expected sometime this week

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1919 “Black Sox” Memorabilia Up For Bid

Baseball fans will have a shot at history Monday as Goldin Auctions puts items from the Chicago Black Sox scandal up for bid.

A ball signed by six of the eight players charged with throwing the 1919 World Series, including "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, are among the items available

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JC Penny To Close 40 Stores Nationwide

Some forty JC Penny stores will be closing around the country over the next few months, including stores in Taunton, Hanover and Providence.

A company spokesman says the stores were under-performing

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Supt. Dr. Pia Durkin speaking during announcement of a new teachers contract. / Jim Phillips / TSM
Supt. Dr. Pia Durkin speaking during announcement of a new teachers contract. / Jim Phillips / TSM

More Details On New Teachers Contract

Officials on Wednesday offered more details on a new contract agreed to by the city government and the New Bedford Educators Association.

The package is for one year, and pledges 20 hours of professional development for teachers through out the school year

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Photo from Governor's Office

Gov. Patrick’s Daughter Engaged To New Bedford Woman

Gov. Deval Patrick's daughter is getting married. Patrick and his wife Diane

announced Friday that their daughter Katherine Wintersmith Patrick is engaged to Alisha Marie Lemieux of New Bedford

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Photo by Justin Sullivan / Getty Images

Gas Prices Continue To Plummet

Another double-digit drop in the cost of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts has brought prices to their lowest level in more than five years.

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that self-serve, regular fell 11 cents in the past week to an average of $2

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