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Three finalists named for cannabis commission director

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:36:56 GMT

The head of the Children's League of Massachusetts, the state treasurer's chief policy and legislative adviser, and an economic and policy analyst from Rhode Island state government are the three finalists for the job of executive director of the Cannabis Control Commission. The commission will interview Erin Bradley, executive director of the Children's League of Massachusetts; Shawn Collins, assistant treasurer and director of policy and legislative affairs; and Norman Birenbaum, a principal analyst at the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation, in public on Tuesday.

Blackstone River Bikeway ride a wish come true for Millville icon, 93

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:58:10 GMT

Last month, at the ribbon-cutting for a 3.7-mile segment of the Blackstone River Bikeway Ms. Carroll, the Blackstone Heritage Corridor's longest-serving volunteer, remarked that she'd love to travel the length of the trail.  But on Thursday, thanks to her friends and a special recumbent bicycle built for two, Ms.

Grafton police log, Sept. 29 edition

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 16:55:54 GMT

11:37 p.m. Arrested, Brad D. Sullivan, 38, of 37 SW Main St., Douglas, for OUI liquor, resist arrest. The information from the police log is obtained directly from the official records maintained at each police station in our circulation area.

Puppies left for dead in Uxbridge rescued by kayakers

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 22:03:16 GMT

Six puppies left for dead in a potato sack on the side of the Blackstone River in Uxbridge are safe thanks to the quick work of two kayakers. The pups thought to be some type of lab mix around 1 week old were found in the water off of River Road around 1pm on Sunday after one the kayakers heard them whimpering "It's unconscionable.

Sen. Fattman pushes for criminal record in insanity cases

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 03:49:29 GMT

State Sen. Ryan C. Fattman, R-Webster, said he plans to force a legislative vote on whether people who kill but are found not guilty by reason of insanity in Massachusetts should have a criminal record. Under the law, people who kill but are found not guilty by reason of insanity can be released from prison in less than a year with no criminal record.