Here are the top New England regional stories coming today from GateHouse News Service. Stories are available at gatehousenewsservice.com.
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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STANDALONE PHOTO - Of Jewett City, Conn., barber who remodeled his shop to resemble
the Celtics homecourt.
Norwich Bulletin, 6 p.m.
STANDALONE PHOTOS - Colorful, seasonal cranberry photos from Carver.
The Enterprise, Correira, 6 p.m.
PLIMOTH INDIAN FEDERATION STAKES CLAIM - The Federation of Old Plimoth Indian Tribes is stepping forward with a claim that the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe needs its approval before moving forward with the casino deal in Middleborough.
CNC, Wilcox, 25 inches, on wire now
TODDLER SAVED FROM POOL - Follow on 2-year-old saved from pool.
Enterprise, Allegrini, 15 inches, 6 p.m.
A COURSE FOR INNOVATORS - UMass Dartmouth ATMC building offers course for innovators:
The flier sounds like something out of an infomercial. “Got a new product idea? If the answer is ‘yes’ and you’d like to do something about it, you won’t want to miss this exciting new course.”
Herald News, Dion, 15 inches, 6 p.m.
TAX LIENS - This week Maureen Dwinell of Hopkinton will become the first treasurer/tax collector in the state to bundle tax liens and put them up for auction. She hopes to bring in $1.7 million.
MetroWest, Conn, 15 inches, 6 p.m.
UNCLAIMED PROPERTY - With half a dozen local high schools; Staples; The TJX Companies; and the Framingham Firefighters Assoc among hundreds on the published list of unclaimed property by Treasurer Tim, why is it easy for a newspaper to track these groups down but the treasurer's office can't pick up the phone?
MetroWest Daily News, Hilliard, 15 inches, 6 p.m.
RANDOLPH POKER - Randolph VFW is running poker tournaments to pay for fire sprinkler system. The Knights of Columbus doesn't know what it will do, it doesn't have the $100,000 to in stall sprinklers. This is all tied to a new sprinkler law - a reaction to the Station nightclub fire - which requires such halls to have sprinklers by Nov. 11, a pricey proposition for many.
Patriot Ledger, Hanson, 15 inches, 7 p.m.
PLIMOTH INDIAN FEDERATION STAKES CLAIM - Does Middleborough casino deal need Plymouth County Wampanoag approval?
CNC, Wilcox, 25 inches, on wire now
AT $20, NEW LOTTERY TICKETS A LOT OF SCRATCH – With new Mass. game players will win more than $1 billion in prizes, including 10 instant winners of $10,000,000.
Herald News, Dion, 15 inches, on wire now
PANEL’S COASTAL INSURANCE REPORT INCOMPLETE - While a panel charged with studying the problem of rising home insurance costs in coastal communities will submit a report by its Oct. 1 deadline, it will also need more time to suggest ways the Legislature might address the issue.
Patriot Ledger, Chesto, 12 inches, on wire now
WELCOME TO THE MACHINE CORP - Parts for space shuttles, submarines and theme park rides are just a few of the accomplishments of F.H. Peterson Machine Corp, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
The Enterprise, King, 14 inches, 6 p.m.
MAHONEY CARTOON – It’s Tom Brady’s baby.
Patriot Ledger, on wire now
EDITORIAL - Some people will never learn and Braintree selectman Darrin McAuliffe appears to fit the bill. What was he thinking in not only pushing a candidate for a police hire but actually telling the chief he's getting pressure from "a powerful Republican to get it done?"
Patriot Ledger, 13 inches, 6 p.m.
EDITORIAL - Mass. students still lead the nation in math and reading, but the achievement gap between white and minority students persists - which is another argument for lifting the cap on charter schools in low-performing districts.
MetroWest Daily News, 6 p.m.
A PRO BUDGET will be e-mailed this afternoon
FOR OCT. 3 PUBLICATION: ESCAPE TO CAPE - Spend a weekend at the Ocean Edge Resort & Club and explore the area.
CNC Travel, Nancy Olesin, 18 inches, on wire now
With photo and optional sidebar
FOR OCT. 3 PUBLICATION: LEAFING THROUGH CONNECTICUT - Most people think “north” when they think fall foliage, but your window of opportunity is greater if you include southern New England, where the “peak” isn’t until late October or even into November.
CNC Travel, Jones, 39 inches, on wire now
NEW ENGLAND CENTER FOR CHILDREN - On Sept. 30, a Wiffle Ball Tournament will be held in Norwich to benefit a school for autistic children. This event is being planned and organized by two Norwich teenage boys who attend Norwich Free Academy. They hope to raise funds for The New England Center for Children by asking their peers to participate in the fundraiser, and are also asking for donations from local businesses.
Norwich Bulletin, 12 inches, 6 p.m.
THEATER REVIEW: ‘STREETCAR’ IN WATERTOWN - Is it possible that “A Streetcar Named Desire” is actually a play about how in-laws who overstay their welcome can drive you insane?
CNC Metro, Ma, 22 inches, on wire now
KING RICHARD'S FAIRE RECREATES 16TH CENTURY ENGLAND (WITH ATMS) - Visit the annual Renaissance fair in Carver, and watch reality melt away to a world full of fire-eaters, Vikings, wenches and knights.
CNC Metro, Ma, 20 inches, on wire now
SPEND SUNDAYS WITH JANE AUSTEN ON PBS - Starting in January, Masterpiece Theatre will feature all-new productions of “Persuasion,” “Northanger Abbey,” “Mansfield Park” and “Sense and Sensibility.”
Patriot Ledger, Gerdeman, 15 inches, on wire now