Monthly Archives: October 2014

Voters Go to the Polls Tuesday

By Mara Certic Although certain book tours and photo opportunities might suggest otherwise, the presidential election is still two whole years away. But this Tuesday, November 4, East Enders will have the opportunity to vote for several elected offices during … Continue reading

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Why Moneylife Foundation’s Free Credit Helpline Is Important for You

Correct non-partisan guidance that helps people handle a credit default or wrong credit report offers a humane and win-win solution for lenders and borrowers Moneylife Foundation launched a new Credit Helpline on 17th October to provide free, confidential counselling about … Continue reading

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Ebola crisis exposes bankruptcy of profit-based ‘healthcare’

The spreading Ebola epidemic has come home to roost as yet another person has tested positive for the virus. This time it’s in densely populated New York City. One of the health care heroes of the fight to curtail the … Continue reading

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Paving on Route 119

TOWNSEND — Thanks to Townsend Police Chief Erving M. Marshall Jr. and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT)m Route 119 in Townsend is being reconstructed from Route 13 at the Town Common to the Groton town line. Chief Marshall recently … Continue reading

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Slump in mortgage rates fails to rally home buyers

More proof that low mortgage rates are not the key to home ownership: Rates dropped to their lowest level in nearly 18 months last week, causing an 11.6 percent rise in applications, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported Wednesday. The gains, … Continue reading

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Unendorsed candidates respond

Bob DeWeese I was not surprised that The Courier-Journal once again endorsed my opponent in the House District 48 race. I was surprised that you afforded me one sentence and my opponent received two columns. Fortunately, the voters will decide … Continue reading

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Fracking company applies for London licence

A new energy firm run by pro-fracking pundit Nick Grealy says it has applied for licences to frack in London. London Local Energy has applied for permission to frack three blocks of land, two of which cover an area from … Continue reading

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Senate: Rutland & Paxton

Anne Gobi Age: 51 Party: Democrat Current Position: State Representative, 5th Worcester District Position Desired: State Senator, Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex Past Experience: Teacher, Attorney What do you believe is the biggest issue in your district? The economy continues … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Fall For 5th Straight Week

By Jim Donovan: Some good news to report for potential home buyers or those looking to refinance. For the fifth straight week mortgage rates have fallen. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said today that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan … Continue reading

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Wyly files for bankruptcy

Expand Photo AP | AP FILE – In this May 6, 2014 file photo, Texas entrepreneur Sam Wyly arrives to US District Court in New York, for closing arguments in the civil trial of Wyly and his late brother Charles. … Continue reading

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