Much like the modern Boston Marathon, at its beginnings, the fledgling “American Marathon” was a race for the common man.During The Ashland Era, the race’s first 27 years (1897-1923), fields averaged just over 70 starters: plumbers, waiters, blacksmiths, shipping clerks, carpenters, stevedores, farmers, postmen, cops, printers and bricklayers all took a break from their tough everyday grind to gather in Ashland and test their mettle.
HOPKINTON – The massive Massachusetts State Police mobile incident command center played a pivotal role in the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev last year.
A policy change for USD 375 means all students at Circle High School, in Towanda, will now have to take a final exam at the end of each semester. Currently, if a student has an A, B, or C in a class and less than three absences, they don’t...
The Butler County Appraiser’s Office is conducting on-site inspections of real property as part of the 17% maintenance review. The field staff will review the properties for accuracy of characteristic data and update records if necessary.
Matt Ward, assistant principal at Augusta Middle School, presented a 2014-15 Master Schedule to the USD 402 Board of Education at Monday night’s meeting.
The coroner said 18-month-old Jayla Haag had bruises all over her body, multiple burn marks and six missing teeth when she died on March 30, 2012. But when Butler County Judge David Ricke sentenced Jayla’s mother for involuntary manslaughter...
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