GateHouse News Service New England Budget • August 14, 2007
Here are the top New England regional stories coming today from GateHouse News Service. Stories are available at gatehousenewsservice.com. Please submit stories below no later than 6 p.m. local time, unless you have breaking news that is changing significantly. Questions?
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EXPLODING GLASS - Framingham family's newly installed temper-glass bowl bathroom sink ``explodes'', sending pieces of glass all over the place. This, in the wake of recent Channel 5 report on glass-topped tables that explode for no reason.
MetroWest Daily News, Hilliard, 15 inches, 6 p.m.
MORE CASINO LAND - Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe gets option to buy another 200 acres in
Middleboro, total now up to 528 acres on proposed site for casino.
Brockton Enterprise, 12 inches, Elwell, 6 p.m.
HAND LOSS - Arlington, Mass. man had his hand cut off in Arizona because the man
robbing him tied the rope too tight. We interview victim’s wife.
Arlington Advocate, 15 inches, 6 p.m.
EEE FOUND - Mosquito borne disease found in Plympton.
Brockton Enterprise, 8 inches, 6 p.m.
U.S.S. DEWART - The U.S.S. DeWert, named for a Taunton Medal of Honor winner, made its way across the Panama Canal. The captain is from Taunton.
Taunton Gazette, Tuoti, 15 inches, 6 p.m.
THIS STORY WILL NOT MOVE: PROSTITUTION STING - Turns out the missing city girl who materialized on Friday may have been part of that prostitution sting from last week. She apparently ran away to her aunt. Her aunt was charged in the sting and may have had the girl doing prostitution.
CAT DISEASE - A mysterious epidemic of thyroid disease among pet cats in the United States may be linked to exposure to dust shed from flame retardants in household carpeting, furniture, fabrics and pet food, scientists are reporting in a new study. We talk to local vets and cat-lovers. Ideally,
this can contain.
Patriot Ledger, Scheible, 14 inches, 7pm
MAHONEY CARTOON – On Mitt Romney’s straw poll win.
On wire now
COLUMN - Kathy Kenney Marshall offering tips for drivers stuck in traffic in Massachusetts.
MetroWest Daily News, 6 p.m.
COLUMN - Suzanne Bump, secretary of labor and workforce development in Massachusetts, on
the need to increase ESL classes.
MetroWest Daily News, 6 p.m.
EDITORIAL - We're sorry if going back to jail may further ruin former councilor D'amico's life but taking a $2,500 bribe in office was, as the appeals court said, "a result of his own unlawful conduct" and he should never have gotten the lenient sentence he did.
Patriot Ledger, 14 inches
PRO BEACH VOLLEYBALL – A Three-story, five-photo package.
Patriot Ledger, on wire now
(This is just part of the Ledger’s extensive coverage of this event)
CORN MAZE - If you are looking for a way to get lost in a crowd, or spending a while deciding what direction your life will take, the MAiZE at Sauchuk Farm in Plympton built in six acres of corn might be your thing. Visitors to the farm-grown maze, which is one of only two in Massachusetts, will be able to
do just that starting Sept. 7, and each weekend through Oct. 28. 12 inches.
w/ aerial photo of field with writing cut into it.
Brockton Enterprise, 6 p.m.