Elaine Thompson Telegram & Gazette Staff @EThompsonTG
More than four times the number of people in Massachusetts have contracted the flu this season compared to last winter. But the numbers are lower in the central part of the state than in some other regions.There have been 2,872 laboratory-confirmed influenza cases this season, compared with 823 during the 2016-2017 season, according to the state Department of Public Health.
Elaine Thompson Telegram & Gazette Staff @EThompsonTG SHREWSBURY – A special town meeting Wednesday night authorized selectmen to petition the state for ownership of the former Irving A. Glavin Center property, which could become the site of the new Beal Elementary School.About 13 acres of the approximately 90-acre site would be conveyed to Shrewsbury Youth Soccer Association, 36 acres would be for general municipal use, and about 50 acres would be restricted for recreational and...
Elaine Thompson Telegram & Gazette Staff @EThompsonTG SHREWSBURY - Selectmen are counting on improvements they have selected to significantly mitigate any traffic impact from a large FedEx facility to be built off Route 140 in neighboring Boylston.Boylston town officials last March approved a proposed $84 million, 362,000-square-foot FedEx distribution facility to be built on 107 acres of wooded land at 160 Shrewsbury Street (Route 140) behind the Dragon 88 restaurant, near the Shrewsbury...
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Selecting a term
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Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".