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Foxborough News

Local news for Foxborough, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

As she prepares for the possibility of being the state's top marijuana regulator, Treasurer Deborah Goldberg is also ramping up public hearings on alcohol, including events in Chelmsford and Leominster. Goldberg, who oversees the Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission, announced plans on Thursday for public hearings in Waltham, Foxborough, Leominster, Northampton, Bourne and Chelmsford as part of her seven-member Alcohol Task Force's review "of its review of the legal and regulatory framework governing the alcoholic beverage industry in Massachusetts."

Local H were founded in Illinois in 1987. They have 8 studio albums under their belt thus far and are mostly known for 1996 single " Bound for the Floor ."

Rep. Natalie Higgins "stumbled into" her work in sexual violence prevention as a college freshman looking for a community service opportunity, trained to work as a counselor, volunteered at rape crisis centers, advocated for survivors and taught teenagers about consent. Then, at age 24, as a law student preparing to start work on a domestic violence clinic, she was sexually assaulted at a place she had been many times and thought of as safe.

Mansfield News

Local news for Mansfield, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

"Take those diplomas and go home," she told the more than 2,100 new graduates. "There is so much more to come."

"Take those diplomas and go home," she told the more than 2,100 new graduates. "There is so much more to come."

UMass Dartmouth is set to celebrate its 2,100-student Class of 2017 and here's a reminder on what you need to know: More than 2,100 students will receive undergraduate and graduate diplomas during UMass Dartmouth's 117th Commencement exercises this weekend. The undergraduate and graduate ceremonies will be held at the 20,000-seat Xfinity Center in Mansfield.

North Attleboro News

Local news for North Attleboro, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

The North Attleboro, Mass., fifth-grader watches shows like "Liv and Maddie," ''Jessie" and "The Lodge" on her laptop, iPad and phone. "Sometimes I watch TV in the car," she says.

Hernandez's fiancee and her lawyer said in an affidavit filed Wednesday in probate court that Hernandez's estate is currently worth "$0.00" with "no monies available and no identifiable personal assets." The Boston Herald first reported on the affidavit.

Little, Brown and Co. plans to publish the as-yet-untitled book in 2018, basing the story on the rise and precipitous fall of the former pro football player and convicted killer, who committed suicide in his jail cell last week , in early 2018.

Canton News

Local news for Canton, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

The 2017 Festival At The Farm will be held in Canton, Massachusetts on September 16 and 17. Presented by Pete and Gerry's Organic Eggs, organizers Six Chair Productions have revealed the lineup of musicians performing at Prowse Farm. Headlining Festival At The Farm 2017 will be Lettuce and The Wood Brothers .

Norton News

Local news for Norton, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Wellfleet nature writer Robert Finch will be at Titcomb's Bookshop in Sandwich on Saturday to talk about his latest book of essays, "The Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk Along Cape Cod's Atlantic Shore." The event will begin at 3 PM.

The Nantucket Council on Aging board will select Nantucket's 2017 Senior Citizens of the Year at its May 3 meeting in closed session. Suggestions for the board to consider are encouraged.

Plainville News

Local news for Plainville, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

DEALING WITH IT: Norfolk County's district attorney says the Plainridge Park Casino has driven up the number of cases in his office's workload. Norfolk prosecutors say the Plainridge Park Casino is driving up the number of criminal cases in their workload so much that they want to assign a casino-specific attorney to handle and track it - with state gaming regulators helping to foot the bill.

A judge has ruled that a Massachusetts woman charged with manslaughter for sending her boyfriend text messages encouraging him to take his own life can introduce medical records at trial that allegedly show he had been talking about suicide for years. Michelle Carter faces trial next month in the 2014 death of 18-year-old Conrad Roy III.

Half of new employees at Plainridge Park Casino, the state's first casino, were unemployed or working part-time when they were hired, a new survey has found. The two-year survey, conducted by the UMass Donahue Institute, also found that 40 percent of new hires at the Plainville slots parlor, which opened in June 2015, said they "needed work" at the time.