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The Taunton Gazette

Hudson, MA, United States

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Past articles by Michael:

Most everyone has a job these days — and some wish they had fewer jobs

ATLANTA -- In the predawn, long before getting to her job as a Marietta teacher, Emily Willard, 28, hits the gym. A couple times a week -- as well as some → Read More

Tyson recalls Weaver chicken patties due to contamination

Tyson Foods has issued a recall of Weaver brand frozen chicken patty product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of → Read More

Cohasset's push for higher-yielding investments reaches Mass. Senate

The town’s ability to invest its money to earn higher interest is moving forward. Last week, the so-called prudent investor home-rule petition was → Read More

Cohasset Dramatic Club’s youth theater brings 'Into The Woods Jr.' to the stage this weekend

A childless couple, a curse and a few recognizable damsels by the names of Cinderella and Red Riding Hood await those who wander “Into The → Read More

Cohasset's all girl, regional Boy Scout Troop ready to go

A change is afoot for Boy Scout Troops in Cohasset and surrounding towns. You may first notice the name change, Scouts BSA, but the change is indicative → Read More

Anchor and Sail general store set to fill a void in Cohasset

It’s been almost one year since the 7-Eleven closed the doors on the Tedeschi’s convenience store at 52 Main St. But now, the town is set for a new general store to move in.Soon-to-be located in the former home of The Bakery at the Red Lion Inn, Anchor and Sail “will be brimming in goodness.” That’s according to owner/operator Megan Fales, a newcomer to Cohasset, but not a newcomer to community… → Read More

Flower shop's contest is meant to ingrain the shop into 'the fabric' of Cohasset

If you love flowers, and have a passion for Cohasset, then a contest set to spring up this week at Awesome Blossom should suit you nicely.The flower shop → Read More

Safe Harbor Cohasset wants to discuss anxiety disorders and 'Angst'

Teen angst is a normal part of growing up. But what about when it becomes unbearable, interfering with day-to-day activities and prevents people living a → Read More

Worcester will not appeal Judge Hillman's finding on anti-panhandling case

Worcester on Friday decided not to appeal the decision of U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman, who found it's anti-panhandling ordinances unconstitutional. → Read More

Federal judge says Lowell's anti-panhandling law violates free speech. How will Worcester's fare?

The ACLU of Massachusetts is claiming another court victory over anti-panhandling ordinances after U.S. District Court Judge Douglas Woodlock said a Lowell law violated free speech rights on Friday. The ruling could have an effect on a pending decision for a Worcester law that had similar provisions. → Read More

Sights from the 2015 Greater New England UFO Conference

The Greater New England UFO Conference was held in Leominster on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16 and 17. In addition to aliens, speakers addressed ghosts and hauntings and Bigfoot sightings. → Read More

Opponents get no shot at gun range: Gun Parlor hearing put off for one month

Opponents of a gun store and shooting range planned for a 170 Prescott St. will have to wait another month to hear what, if any, questions Worcester's Zoning Board of Appeals has about the business. → Read More

Where you can expect delays on your ride through Worcester this week

The Department of Public Works and Parks has warned motorists to be aware of potential traffic delays due to resurfacing or sewer-related construction in different areas of the city during the week of May 11. → Read More

Worcester City Council rejects request for report on cost of metal detectors in schools

Amid accusations of politics and hypocrisy, Worcester's City Council on Tuesday rejected a request from one of its own seeking information on the costs of metal detectors and/or full-time police officers in the city's high schools. → Read More

10 ideas for improving your ride to work (and other places)

What does the future hold for addressing the states traffic congestion? While a lot of factors figure into that answer, a hint about where some of the state's thinkers on this very issue can be gleaned from an open microphone offered at the Massachusetts Transportation Summit, held Worcester's DCU Center. → Read More

What would it cost to add metal detectors to Worcester schools? Morris Bergman wants to know

City Councilor Morris Bergman wants to find out the cost of placing metal detectors and/or a police officer in the city's high schools. → Read More

Residents say Worcester section of Route 9 a 'death trap;' Would more crosswalks help or hurt?

Accidents, delays and major frustration are what happen when you run a busy highway through a densely populated neighborhood. That fact was on display at Worcester's Belmont Street Community School this week. → Read More

Worcester police say teen planned to use gun against an officer

Police have arrested a 16-year-old student of Burncoat High School after a he brought a gun and ammunition to school today. The weapon, police say, was intended to be used against a police officer. → Read More