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THOMAS FERGUSON , thomas.ferguson at umb.edu
Ferguson is professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and a senior fellow of the Roosevelt Institute. He said today: “Now it’s Missouri, Colorado, and Minnesota in the holy trinity. Rick Santorum’s victories there last night are a warning that Mitt Romney’s leveraged buyout of the Republican Party is still in deep trouble. When he faces just one major conservative challenger, Romney loses; nowhere has the ...
New London - Matt Vadas scored 19 points and Connecticut College rallied from a nine-point second half deficit to beat Mitchell College in overtime, 80-77, in a men's basketball game on Tuesday night.
John Bullitt added 18 points, Rob Harrigan scored 12 on four 3-pointers and Mason Lopez had 11 points, six rebounds and four assist for the Camels (7-15).
Joshua Ford scored a game-high 30 points for the Mariners (5-15), making 12 of 16 field goals, while Terrance Fisher finished with 12 ...
From staff and news services GORHAM Courtney Cochran had 18 points and eight rebounds to lead the University of Southern Maine women's basketball team to a 67-55 lead over UMass-Boston Tuesday night.
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Bradley Beal of Florida is pressured by Kentucky’s Michael Kidd-Gilchrist in Tuesday night’s game at Lexington, Ky. Top-ranked Kentucky won, 78-58.
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Men's basketball improved to 7-3 in league play and 13-6 overall with a weekend sweep of Liberty League opponents Vassar and Bard. In Friday's 69-41 win over the Brewers, freshman Connor Merrill (Panton, Vt.) posted 16 points, seven rebounds and two blocks, while senior Terron Victoria (Albany, N.Y.) also finished with 16 points. Against Bard, senior Melvis Langyintuo (Tamale, Ghana) scored a game-high 27 points and classmate Gerard O'Shea (West Sand Lake, N.Y.) added 16 points, eight assists ...
The Board of Selectmen at its Feb. 6 meeting
Belmont, Mass. —
The Screening Committee for a permanent Town Administrator was appointed at the Board of Selectmen meeting on Monday, Feb. 6. The committee will consist of School Committee Chairman Laurie Graham, Warrant Committee Chairman Liz Allison, Board of Selectmen Chairman Ralph Jones, Town Moderator Mike Widmer, and citizen representative Judith Ananian Sarno.
Mary Flanders Aicardi, an associate from the Edward Collins Jr. Center ...
The committee interviewed current Town Administrator Robert Mercier and Selectmen Chair Walter Zenkin on desired candidate attributes.
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Burlington Town Administrator Robert Mercier
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Bhutan, a small Himalayan country, is the only Vajrayana Buddhist nation in the world. This beautiful land is called “The Last Shangri La” where they measure the GDP by the happiness of the people. Photographer and medical professional Ben Kerman’s Hingham Public Library Clemens Gallery photography provides insight into the land and peoples of Bhutan. The exhibit runs from Feb. 4 through March 1 and may be viewed during regular library business hours.
Ben Kerman has been a physician at ...
List of UMass Boston students from Newton named to the dean's list for the fall 2011 semester.
Fitchburg State University
Kaitlin E. Hicks of Swampscott was named to the Fitchburg State University’s president’s list for the fall semester.
The president’s list honors students for consistently high academic achievement. A student is named to the list after achieving a 3.75 average in each of three successive semesters.
Mitchell H. Williams of Swampscott was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester. A student is placed on the dean’s list for the semester if an average ...
Children of aging parents should tread carefully when talking to them about lifestyle changes to ensure their safety and well being, experts say. David Solie thought he was being a good son and a competent manager. But his strong-willed mother was having none of it.
Carol Solie, 72, had been caring for herself, her 28-year-old son, Roger, who has Down syndrome, and the family home in Portland, Ore., since her husband died in 1989. From David Solie's vantage point in Calabasas, it was too ...