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Pre-Civil War baseball card, circa 1860, will be auctioned

...the 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention. Online bidding opened on Tuesday.Florence Sasso, of Great Barrington, Massachusetts, knew little about the card that shows her great-great-uncle Archibald McMahon, an outfielder for the squad, pictured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-30/pre-civil-war-baseball-card-circa
Heavily involved

...Halperin, managing editor of Bloomberg Politics, actually apologized himself for believing the White House when it downplayed Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist Jonathan Gruber's role in the Orwellian-named Affordable Care Act.Gruber, you'll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-29/heavily-involved
Andong Song welcomes the pressure of being the first Chinese player to be picked in NHL Draft

...The 18-year-old Andong, who plays on one of China's national teams, plans to attend Philips Andover Academy in Massachusetts this coming school year as a postgraduate student.After that, he expects to play college hockey."I'm really honored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-06-27/andong-song-welcomes-press
Creator of pink plastic lawn flamingo dies at 79

...wife, Nancy, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that her husband died Monday at an elder care facility in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, after a long battle with Lewy body dementia.Featherstone, a trained sculptor with a classical art background, created...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-23/creator-pink-plastic-lawn-flamingo-
Elmira Branham

...Branham. She was one of twelve sibling. She was employed at Filene's department store for over 30 years in Boston, Massachusetts. Survivors are a loving and devoted daughter, Margie Evans; two grandchildren, Dr. Charvette (Claudell) Monroe...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175155405
Survivors testify in River Watch Parkway crash trial

...hadn't."She looked terrible. I was holding her hand. I was wondering what was taking the police so long. I kept saying 'Ma'am, I'm here.' I kept thinking, 'I don't want her to die alone.'"Hiltz died six months later. The 33-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-17/survivors-testify-rive
Retirement center staff not required to pass fire training in Georgia

...communities are "usually self-sufficient, similar to an individual living in an apartment."As president of the CSRA Trau ma So ciety, Greg Brooks has taught the state-mandated fire safety class to more than 5,000 workers in the Augusta area. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-19/retirement-center-staff-not-r
Theme parks across US look to skies, stars for newest attractions

...theme park and amusement fans.For those who want even more extreme summer adventures, a hybrid wood-steel coaster in Massachusetts and a spinning wing coaster based on Batman in Texas are also new for 2015."Pop culture really stands out this summer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-13/summer-fun-coasters-pop-culture-rid
Cher in the City: Kind words and giving spirit can warm your own heart

...your mother she didn't have to do all this," I said."Yes, ma'am," Walker replied. "I'll tell her, but she only baked...that's what neighbors do for each other," I replied."No, ma'am, not all of them," he answered.With that, he turned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-06-16/cher-city-kind-words-
Overtime

...Former New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes was cited by state police Friday for rear-ending another vehicle on a Massachusetts highway then leaving the scene.Spikes, 27, is accused of leaving the scene of an accident causing injury, speeding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-12/overtime