January 26, 2014

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Push for immigrant driver’s licenses

RODRIQUE NGOWI, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — The largest immigrant advocacy group in New England is again pushing lawmakers to support a bill that would allow foreign-born residents living in the country illegally to secure Massachusetts driver’s licenses. Massachusetts law currently requires immigrants seeking a driver’s license to prove that they are in the country […]

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Hill asks residents to return census

SOUTHWICK – Town Clerk Michelle Hill is encouraging all residents to complete their census forms. The 2014 annual census was mailed this week and its completion is essential to compile data on the town’s population, tied to voter registration. “If you don’t fill out your census, you will become an inactive voter and eventually be […]

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Pathologist raises questions

By BOB DUNN @BDGazette NORTHAMPTON — A pathologist called in as an expert witness by Cara Lee Rintala’s defense team was grilled yesterday by the prosecution regarding Annamarie Cochrane Rintala’s time of death. Jurors also heard the defense’s criticism of the thoroughness of the investigation into the killing during cross-examination of the lead investigator in […]

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