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Vladimir Cetinski

Incumbents Win In Westport Elections

Westport held elections Tuesday and unofficial returns from the Town Clerk's Office saw incumbent Selectmen Craig J. Dutra and R. Michael Sullivan beat back challenges from three other candidates to win re-election.

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Greg Desrosiers / TSM
Greg Desrosiers / TSM

Protesters Urge $15 Per Hour For Nation’s Lowest Paid Workers

(Associated Press) - Backers of a drive to hike wages for the nation's lowest paid workers to at least $15 per hour are holding a series of events in Boston.

Several hundred people, including college students, fast-food restaurant employees and other workers gathered for a rally on Tuesday afternoon at Forsyth Park near Northeastern University

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Health Director Brenda Weis with Mayor Jon Mitchell / Jim Phillips / TSM
Health Director Brenda Weis with Mayor Jon Mitchell / Jim Phillips / TSM

City Officials Urge Landlords To Join Pre-Rental Voucher Program

Mayor Jon Mitchell and city health officials are urging New Bedford landlords to take part in a Pre-Rental Voucher Program.

The program is voluntary. For $100 the city will inspect your property before its leased to a tenant, and award a certificate of compliance

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Credit: Christopher Carreiro for Selectman Facebook Page
Credit: Christopher Carreiro for Selectman Facebook Page

Carreiro Wins Swansea Selectman’s Race

Christopher Carreiro will become Swansea's next Selectman following elections on Monday.

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Hillary Clinton on April 1, 2015 in New York City.
Hillary Clinton (Photo by Andrew Burton, Getty Images)

The Money Whore Of Babble On

So Hillary has thrown her visage’ boater hat in the ring to run for president.

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UMD/gettyimage

UMass Unions Will Go Ahead With Picketing Despite Wage Deal

Labor unions at UMass Dartmouth are going ahead with plans to set up an informational picket line Saturday morning on campus.  That's the day when parents and prospective students are visiting the Dartmouth university

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Elections
Vladimir Cetinski

Parker Wins Rochester Selectman Race

The results from Rochester's Annual Town Election are in, and Naida Parker has won another term on the Board of Selectmen.

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

Update: UMass Trustees Okay Wage Increases For Union Employees

Negotiated raises will be paid to members of four employee unions at UMass Dartmouth, ending a stalemate that had lasted for months.

The UMass Board of Trustees authorized the payments Wednesday at a meeting in Worcester

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Union leads speak with members during meeting on Wednesday / Jim Phillps / TSM
Union leads speak with members during meeting on Wednesday / Jim Phillps / TSM

Informational Picketing Planned At UMass Dartmouth

Members of four labor unions at UMass Dartmouth will stage an informational picket Saturday at the University. That's on a day when parents and prospective students are scheduled to visit the campus

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Rochester Holds Annual Town Election

Voters in Rochester are heading to the polls on Wednesday for the Annual Town Election.

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