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Gas Prices Drop In Massachusetts

 

The price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Massachusetts had dropped 3 cents in the past week.

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that gas has fallen to an average of $3.44 p

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Local Improvement Funding Included in Bond Bills

Two bond bills soon heading to the House and Senate contain plenty of local provisions.

State Rep. Antonio Cabral has requested nearly $15 million dollars in the Transportation Bond Bill for rail, vehicle traffic, and pedestrian improvements in and around the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal Project

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Gov. Deval Patrick Orders Outside Review of DCF

Gov. Deval Patrick has brought in an independent investigator to conduct a full review of the state Department of Child and Families, under fire for failing to properly monitor a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy who's been missing for months and is presumed dead

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lusobrandane, Flickr

Two Duck Hunters Dead After Boat Capsizes in Westport

A boat carrying three duck hunters apparently capsized this morning on the Westport River near River Road section of Westport. As of this hour, all three men believed to be in the boat have been located

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Massachusetts Voters Will Be Busy in 2014

Massachusetts voters who trekked to the ballot box in 2013 won't get much of a respite in 2014, with a slew of already contested races.

One of the most anticipated is the open contest for governor

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Massachusetts Getting Back To Normal After Snow

Gov. Deval Patrick says things are getting back to normal after a snow storm that brought nearly two feet of snow to some parts of Massachusetts.

He says roads are in pretty good shape and the MBTA should be back to normal by late afternoon, but people still need to be patient

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Massachusetts to Use a New High School Equivalency Exam

State education officials are phasing out the old GED test in favor of a new high school equivalency exam.

The Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education says it has selected Educational Testing Service to administer the new exam in Massachusetts

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Flickr - Boston, Ma

Mass. Population Increases In 2013

 

New figures from the Census Bureau shows Massachusetts is continuing to add to its population.
 
    The latest estimate as of July 1 puts the state's population at nearly 6.7 million, up by more than 47,000 from July, 2012.
 

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Storm Could Bring “Blizzard-Like” Conditions to Southcoast

Keep the shovels and snowblowers handy. A Nor'Easter is headed our way, and with it, between 6-10 inches of snow in the Greater New Bedford area.

Local weather watcher ML Baron says the Southcoast will receive the brunt of the storm

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Dartmouth Police

Dartmouth Man Charged with Videotaping Nude Child

A Dartmouth man is under arrest after allegedly videotaping a child while they were showering.

Dartmouth Police Detective Kyle Costa says police received a call Sunday, reporting a man on Slades Farm Lane had videotaped a child while they were nude in the shower

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