Thursday, January 31, 2013

In the News: PSAT scores, RT 9, not guilty



Franklin puts greater focus placed on PSAT data

High school officials have started poring over PSAT results to learn how to better prepare students for college, a measured shift from working chiefly with MCAS data.



$12M expansion of Rte. 9 part of transportation plan

With Rte. 9 commuters accustomed to backups and bottlenecks near I-495, state Transportation Secretary Richard Davey announced Wednesday the state will spend $12 million to widen a section of Rte. 9.


Ex-chemist pleads not guilty to obstruction in drug lab scandal

A former Massachusetts chemist accused of faking test results at a state drug lab pleaded not guilty Wednesday to six counts of obstruction of justice in a scandal that could jeopardize thousands of drug cases.