Here are the top New England regional stories coming today from GateHouse News Service.
Here are the top New England regional stories coming today from GateHouse News Service. 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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DUKAKIS ON ROMNEY - We interview former presidential candidate and Gov. Michael Dukakis, who basically tells us Mitt Romney is a dead duck if he doesn’t win New Hampshire.
Taunton Gazette, Tuoti, 12 inches, 6 p.m.
WOLF HYBRID OWNERS - A Northborough man had a state permit to keep a wolf hybrid that attacked its keepers over weekend. How many such permits are issued and how many wolf or coyote hybrids are in MW and the Milford area? What are the rules for restraint? How are the permits granted? Any other incidents in recent years?
MetroWest, Parietti, 15 inches, 6 p.m.
WILD THINGS - How cops, animal control officers are coping with calls to get rid of coyotes, fox, deer and other things that used to keep their distance but now treat our backyards like their backyards.
Patriot Ledger, GOULART. 6 p.m.
Photos: multiple photos of groundhog, raccoons, opossums, rabbits
CHEMICALS - Two people hospitalized after an employee of Crystal Clear Pools in Kingston mixed bleach and muriatic acid - a dangerous chemical combination that can release chlorine gas and be a respiratory irritant.
Patriot Ledger, Walsh, 6 p.m.
CASINO - Pro and con casino groups were to meet Monday night before the selectmen's meeting at which the town counsel was to let the board know if a deal with the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe requires town meeting approval.
Enterprise, Alice, 15 inches, late filing
CURLING IRON ASSAULT - It will be at least another month before a trial date is set in the felony assault case against Watertown Councilor and Governor's Council member Marilyn Devaney.
Watertown Tab, Fennimore, 6 inches, on wire now
CRIME CASES - Local defense attorneys are expected to challenge autopsy findings in a host of murder cases after the state ordered a well-known pathologist to stop examining potential homicide victims after his autopsy error led to charges to be downgraded in a Middlesex County case.
Enterprise, Boyle, 10 inches, 6 p.m.
ACTIVIST REMEMBERED - Long-time Acton resident Charlotte Sagoff, who died last April at the age of 92, is best remembered in as the woman who helped hold manufacturing firm W.R. Grace accountable for polluting the town's water supply.
The Beacon, Burgess, 25 inches, 6 p.m.
Art: With photos
SALES TAX HOLIDAY -- Could this be the summer when the Bay State’s favorite new holiday finally takes a holiday? The second weekend in August is less than two months away, and the Legislature hasn’t passed a bill to continue the state’s most popular 5-percent-off sale..
The Patriot Ledger/Chesto/15 inches, on wire now
COSTALIVING COLUMN - My older brother doesn’t need the new Norwegian study to bolster his assertion that he has a higher IQ than I have. He has been telling me and my younger brother that for years.
Peter Costa, 12 inches, on wire service now, with mugshot
FOOTBALL COACH & CYCLIST - Feature on Pembroke native and Dartmouth University head football coach Buddy Teevens who is also an avid cross-country cyclist during the summer on trips that have taken him far from New England.