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Open Letter to the Muslim Woman Who Prayed at Gillette
Dear "Samantha from Boston, Massachusetts"
I read the Facebook post you published on Muslims Everyday:
"My husband and i attended a football game, it was Duhur time and we needed to pray. Finding a place to pray at a football stadium is tough, but we managed to find an empty…
Mitchell: Feast Security Is A Top Priority
Mayor Jon Mitchell says security is a top priority at this weekend's Feast of the Blessed Sacrament in New Bedford.
Speaking on his weekly radio program, the Mayor says there has been no specific threat received, but because of recent events around the world, anytime that large crowds gather, se…
New Program Harvests the Unused Apple Tree in Your Backyard
A new initiative in New Bedford is putting forgotten fruit to good use.
Representative William Strauss says the New Bedford City Fruit Initiative has been launched, with volunteers collecting fruit from residents that have trees or vines in their yards that they no longer harvest...
Heroin Seized Before Getting On Westover Air Base
CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) _ Security forces at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee say they found a small amount of what appeared to be heroin in a commercial vehicle trying to get on the base over the weekend.
The drugs were found in a truck delivering periodicals to the base exchange...
MLB Teams Beef Up Security
Baseball fans were ready for their first swing at the sport's new security guidelines.
Forget the $30 tickets, $9 beers and $16 parking charges. Baseball fans have more reason to empty their pockets, only this time of keys, mobile phones _ and whatever loose change might be left _ before a day a…
Patrick Signs Abortion Clinic Security Bill
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill designed to tighten security around abortion clinics in Massachusetts.
Wednesday's signing comes a little more than one month after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a 2007 state law that established a protest-free 35-foot ``buffer zone'' around th…
Marathon Organizers Stress Security
Organizers and law enforcement officials are urging Boston Marathon spectators to leave backpacks and other bags at home. They also say crowds will be limited at the finish line where two bombs exploded a year ago.
Monday's 26.2-mile race is expected to attract 36,000 runners _ about 10,000 more…
Super Bowl Security Beefed Up in NY, NJ
The NFL says security is in place on both sides of the Hudson for this weekend's Super Bowl.
New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says departments in both states have been preparing for any possible terror attack.
He also says they will be on the lookout for counterfeiting and sex traff…

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