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Beacon Hill Leaders Looking To Reduce Prison Recidivism Rate

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker and top legislative leaders are looking for ways to reduce the number of former inmates who end up back behind bars. 481 more words


Tom Cruise's mom (and former Ottawa resident) dies at 80

Pop Goes The News — Mary Lee South, who fled Ottawa in 1974 with her now-famous son Tom Cruise, has died at 80.

According to reports, South died in her sleep last week after a long illness. 174 more words


Beacon Hill Brewery Completes One Circuit Around the Sun

by Rosalind Brazil

One Year, One Orbit

Perihelion Brewery, a tiny restaurant and brewery on the corner of 16th and McClellan in South Seattle’s Beacon Hill, is as inviting from the outside as its layers of interest unfold from the inside. 637 more words


Winter (Finally)

For most of this winter here in Boston it’s been very mild with little or no snow. Well, yesterday this all changed and we now have an honest to goodness winter scene outside. 30 more words


Keller @ Large: Will Pay Raise Vote Come Back To Haunt Legislators?

BOSTON (CBS) – It’s a done deal. Eighteen million dollars worth of pay raises for legislators, judicial branch officials and constitutional officers are in the pipeline after the… 387 more words


Lawmakers Vote To Override Gov. Baker's Veto Of Pay Raises

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts bill providing nearly $18 million in pay raises for top lawmakers, statewide elected officials and judges became law Thursday after the Democratic-controlled Legislature overturned a veto by Republican Gov. 561 more words


Massive $1.3M tree-planting effort in Fort McMurray to start this spring

Tree Canada will start planting new trees this spring in Fort McMurray, nearly a year after wildfire ravaged the area.

The project is dubbed… 305 more words