BarbaraSolow: Sal Canata, assoc. principal at NorthamptonMA's JFK Middle School, is official pick for Leeds School principal. More to come on Gazettenet.
mikemoranDHG: Just heard, west/central division 1 is now 130 Monday at Fitchburg state.
mikemoranDHG: Division 2 track postponed to Monday. 130 at Westfield state university
ORONO, Maine (AP) - A data-collection buoy that can be plopped in the ocean and used to determine the suitability of remote locations for offshore wind farms is ready for real-world testing, the University of Maine announced Friday.
BOSTON (AP) - State public health officials are proposing a fee structure for the state's new medical marijuana program.
PEABODY, Mass. (AP) - A Peabody man is headed to court to face drunken driving and vehicular homicide charges in connection with a crash that took the life of his passenger.
BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate has given final approval to its version of the state budget, setting the stage for negotiations with the House over the $34 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that starts July 1.
CANTON, Mass. (AP) - Destination XL Group Inc.'s fiscal first-quarter net income dropped 57 percent as the men's clothing and accessories company contended with a chilly spring and higher expenses.
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - The city of Northampton has removed six of the 16 benches in its busy downtown shopping district - because it seems people were actually sitting on them.
BOSTON (AP) - U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is in Boston to meet with government officials and visit the marathon bombings memorial.
SALEM, Mass. (AP) - A Methuen High School student charged with making online threats has asked a judge to grant him bail so he can go home.