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Teen's confession to killing teacher won't be used at trial


CBS News BOSTON - A Massachusetts teenager's confession to police that he ...
who has pleaded not guilty to raping and killing 24-year-old Danvers High School teacher Colleen Ritzer on school grounds in October 2013. Despite having been 14 at the time ...

Swans Take Up Residence in Busy Parking Lots


Peabody and Danvers police departments have fielded numerous calls this winter regarding swans moving into area parking lots. In Peabody, swans took up residence in Barnes and Noble’s parking lot at Northshore Mall. Peabody Animal Control Officer Lillian ...

North Shore Calendar of Events


Information: topsfieldfairweddings.com . NORTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS YOUTH ORCHESTRAS PRESENTS CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT: At Maple Street Church, 90 Maple St., Danvers, on March 8, 3 p.m. Free admission. Information: nmyo.org, 978-309-9833. ST. JOHN’S CONCERT ...

Mass. teen’s confession to killing teacher cannot be used as evidence: judge


A Massachusetts teenager’s taped confession to Danvers police that he killed his math teacher cannot be used in his murder trial, a judge ruled Tuesday. Philip Chism, 16, was coerced into making detailed, incriminating statements about slaying 24-year ...

Event Spotlight: NMYO presents free community concerts


Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras will present three free ...
at 3 p.m. at the Maple Street Congregational Church, 90 Maple St., Danvers. Flute ensembles in concert will be featured Saturday, March 14, at 3 p.m. at The Congregational Church of ...

Swans Grounded By Cold In Massachusetts


BOSTON (CBS) — The extreme cold in Massachusetts this winter has proven unfit for man or beast. Danvers police report that swans are making themselves at home in parking lots around town, plopping down near a Best Buy and Target, and the Endicott Plaza.

Massachusetts judge throws out confession of Philip Chism, teen charged with murder of teacher


The defense team for a Massachusetts teen charged with raping and killing ...
Philip Chism, 16, is accused of raping and killing high school math teacher Colleen Ritzer at Danvers High School in October 2013. The 24-year-old woman was in her second year ...

Massachusetts judge throws out confession of teen accused of killing teacher


BOSTON – A Massachusetts teenager's confession to police that he ...
who has pleaded not guilty to raping and killing 24-year-old Danvers High School teacher Colleen Ritzer on school grounds in October 2013. Chism's lawyers had argued that police coerced ...

Bull of the Day: ABIOMED (ABMD)


ABIOMED was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Danvers, Massachusetts. Earnings History ABMD has a great earnings history as they have beaten the Zacks Consensus Estimate in 11 of the past 14 quarters. During that stretch there were 2 mets and one ...

Butterbrodt wins third straight All-State wrestling title; Danvers' Holland, Prep's Costa finish as runners-up


"It was a great tournament for Danvers High ...
sixth overall is not bad for all the teams and all the divisions in Massachusetts. It's a great opportunity to come out here and Salem did a great job (hosting). We're very happy with the way we performed."

Judge throws out confession in Danvers teacher murder


A judge Tuesday threw out a confession by a Danvers teen in the murder of his high school math teacher.

Swans Grounded By Cold In Massachusetts


BOSTON (CBS) — The extreme cold in Massachusetts this winter has proven unfit for man or beast. Danvers police report that swans are making themselves at home in parking lots around town, plopping do…

2013 Land Rover LR4 HSE in Danvers, MA 01923 by Porsche of Danvers | March 04, 2015 at 03:58AM


Video Title: 2013 Land Rover LR4 HSE in Danvers, MA 01923 This video has upload by Porsche of Danvers Date: March 04, 2015 at 03:58AM Original Source (Youtube video ID V5giUsPftvM) 2013 Land Rover …

Judge Throws Out Some Evidence In Chism Murder Trial


BOSTON (CBS) — The judge in the murder trial of former Danvers High School student Philip Chism granted a defense motion Tuesday suppressing certain evidence collected by police after the killing.   …

52 ANCESTORS IN 52 WEEKS 2015 WEEK 9: FRANCIS UPTON


Another of my Upton ancestors for the 2015 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks  challenge: William Upton and Mary Maber's son Francis is my 6x great grandfather.  John Adams Vinton has this to say about him in…

Having more and more Worthy in the game, how long would it take...


Having more and more Worthy in the game, how long would it take to bring the Mighty as well? It also could be a great time to introduce Red She-Hulk in the game. Probably as a Special Operations, in w…

Carpenter Danvers (MA) – Danvers Carpenters


Carpenter Danvers (MA) Lending helping hands when you need masterpieces built in Danvers (MA). Papa’s Carpenter Specialists in Danvers, Massachusetts work with, builds and fixes items and structures…

SUPERGIRL Finds Some Familiar Names in Recent Cast Additions


Things definitely seem to be picking up for CBS’ Supergirl, as they’ve added a handful of familiar names, and characters to their ever growing cast. Dean Cain and Helen Slater – The former Superman an…

52 ANCESTORS IN 52 WEEKS 2015 WEEK 8: SAMUEL UPTON


I've been a bit behind on the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge but this should bring me up to date with a post about my 7th great grandfather Samuel Upton. Again, much of what I know about the Upto…

Snowy conditions getting to plow drivers in Danvers


Plow drivers are working nonstop to clear the roads in Danvers, but even they say all the snow is starting to get to them.




SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR DANVERS

Register now and request your ballots for the year in DANVERS MASSACHUSETTS

The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers you to vote, and acts as a request for your State absentee ballots for the year. It is important to complete a new FPCA annually, every time you move or at least 90 days prior to the election you want to vote in.

Completing a new FPCA is easy at FVAP.gov:

  • Select your State from the drop-down on the home page
  • Click the box at the bottom of the page to Register to Vote, Request a Ballot or Update My Voter Info
  • The FVAP online tool will walk you through the form, and provide you with a PDF packet to print, sign and send directly to your local election official (LEO); links are also provided here for States that offer online voter registration
  • You can check the status of your registration and/or ballot request by contacting your LEO at any time

Remember, the only way your LEO knows how to reach you is with the information you provide! Some States allow a longer time between registrations, but if you submit a new FPCA every year, you wont have to worry about your registration or ballot request status and can participate in all the elections* you´re eligible to.

* While there are no regularly scheduled elections for Federal offices, there may be some elections for office which are vacated by the end of the term. Being registered ensures you will be able to participate in these elections.

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If you experience any issues or have questions, FVAPs call center is available at 1-800-438-VOTE (8683), DSN 425-1584 or at vote@fvap.gov. Toll-free phone numbers from 67 countries are listed at FVAP.gov. Find us on Facebook at /DoDFVAP and follow @FVAP on Twitter.

PDF version of FVAP Voter Alert #1

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Make Your Health Benefits Work for You in DANVERS MASSACHUSETTS

The Department of Labor´s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) administers several important health benefit laws covering employer-based health plans. They govern your basic rights to information about how your health plan works, how to qualify for benefits, and how to make claims for benefits.

In addition, there are specific laws protecting your right to health benefits when you lose coverage or change jobs. EBSA also oversees health care laws covering special medical conditions. For more information on the laws that protect your benefits, see EBSA´s Website. Or call the agency toll free at 1-866-444-3272 to reach a regional office near you. These 10 tips can help make your health benefits work better for you.

1. Explore Your Options for Health Coverage

You have options for health coverage. There are many different types of health benefit plans. Find out what your employer offers, then check out the plan (or plans). Your employer´s human resource office, the health plan administrator, or your union can provide information to help you match your needs and preferences with the available plans. Or consider a health plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Visit HealthCare.gov to see the health plan options available in your area. Get information about all of your options and review it. The more information you have, the better your health care decisions will be.

2. Review the Benefits Available

Do the plans offered cover the benefits that are important to you, such as mental health services, well-baby care, vision or dental care? Are there deductibles? What are the out-of-pocket expenses you may face? Determine your needs and priorities. Compare all of your options before you decide which coverage to elect. Matching your needs and those of your family members will result in the best possible benefits. Cheapest may not always be best. Your goal is high quality health benefits.

3. Read Your Plan´s Summary Plan Description (SPD) for the Wealth of Information It Provides

Your health plan administrator should provide a copy. It outlines your benefits and your legal rights under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Federal law that protects your health benefits. It also should contain information about the coverage of dependents, what services will require a co-payment or coinsurance, and the circumstances under which your employer can change or terminate a health benefits plan. You also can find many of the answers to your questions in the Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC), a short, easy-to-understand summary of what a plan covers and what it costs. You should receive a copy with your enrollment materials. Save the SPD, the SBC, and all other health plan brochures and documents, along with memos or correspondence from your employer relating to health benefits.

4. Use Your Health Coverage

Once your health coverage has started, use it to help cover medical costs for services like going to the doctor, filling prescriptions or getting emergency care. Using your benefits will help you and your family stay healthy and reduce your health care costs. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides many valuable protections for people enrolled in employment-based health plans including prohibiting preexisting condition exclusions and annual and lifetime limits on essential health benefits. What’s more, many plans cover certain preventive services for free, including routine vaccinations, regular well-baby and well-child visits, blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol tests, and many cancer screenings. You also can keep your children on your health plan until age 26. Take advantage of your benefits, especially free preventive care if your plan covers it. If you were required to pay cost-sharing for a preventive service, check your Explanation of Benefits and ensure that the provider billed the service properly.

5. Understand Your Plan’s Mental Health and Substance Use Coverage

Many health plans provide coverage for mental health and substance use disorder benefits. If a plan does offer these benefits, the financial requirements (such as co-payments and deductibles) and the quantitative treatment limits (such as visit limits) for the mental health and substance use disorder benefits cannot be more restrictive than the financial requirements or treatment limits applied to medical/surgical benefits. Plans also cannot impose lifetime and annual limits on the dollar amount of mental health and substance use disorder services, including behavioral health treatment. Some plans cover preventive services like screenings for depression and child behavioral assessments for free. Check your SPD and SBC to find out what your plan covers.

6. Look For Wellness Programs

More employers are establishing wellness programs that encourage employees to work out, stop smoking, and generally adopt healthier lifestyles. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the ACA encourage group health plans to adopt wellness programs but also includes protections for employees and dependents from impermissible discrimination based on a health factor. These programs often provide rewards such as cost savings as well as promoting good health. Check your SPD and SBC to see whether your plan offers a wellness program(s). If your plan does, find out what reward is offered and what you need to do to receive it.

7. Know How to File an Appeal if Your Health Benefits Claim is Denied

Understand your plan’s procedures for filing a claim for benefits and where to make appeals of the plan´s decisions. Pay attention to time limits – make sure you timely file claims and appeals and that the plan makes decisions on time. Keep records and copies of correspondence. Check your health benefits package and your SPD to determine who is responsible for handling problems with benefit claims. Contact EBSA for assistance if you are unable to obtain a response to your complaint.

8. Assess Your Benefits Coverage as Your Family Status Changes

Marriage, Porce, childbirth or adoption, the death of a spouse, and aging out of a parent’s health plan are life events that may signal a need to change your health benefits. You, your spouse, and your dependent children may be eligible for special enrollment into other employer health coverage or through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Even without life-changing events, the information provided by your employer should tell you how you can change benefits or switch plans. If you’re considering special enrollment, act quickly. You have 30 days after the life event to request special enrollment in other employer coverage or 60 days to select a plan in the Marketplace.

9. Be Aware that Changing Jobs and Other Work Events Can Affect Your Health Benefits

If you change employers or lose your job, you may need to find other health coverage. If you have a new job, consider enrolling in your new employer’s plan. Whether starting or losing a job, you may be eligible to special enroll in a spouse’s employer-sponsored plan or through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act – better known as COBRA – you, your covered spouse, and your dependent children may be eligible to continue coverage under your former employer-sponsored plan. This coverage is temporary (generally 18 to 36 months) and you may have to pay the entire premium plus a 2 percent administrative charge. Get information on your coverage options and compare. Be aware of the deadlines for deciding on coverage and find out when your new coverage will be effective.

10. Plan For Retirement

Before you retire, find out what health benefits, if any, extend to you and your spouse during your retirement years. Consult with your employer´s human resources office, your union, or the plan administrator. Check your SPD and other plan documents. Make sure there is no conflicting information among these sources about the benefits you will receive or the circumstances under which they can change or be eliminated. With this information in hand, you can make other important choices, like finding out if you are eligible for Medicare and Medigap insurance coverage. If you want to retire before you are eligible for Medicare and your employer does not provide health benefits in retirement, consider what you will do for health coverage. Your options may include enrolling in a spouse’s employer plan or in a Marketplace plan or temporarily continuing your employer coverage by electing COBRA. Planning for retirement includes planning for your health coverage in retirement. To find out more, read Taking the Mystery Out of Retirement Planning.

These Laws Can Help

  • The Employee Retirement Income Security Act – Offers protection for inPiduals enrolled in retirement, health, and other benefit plans sponsored by private-sector employers, and provides rights to information and a claims and appeals process for participants to get benefits from their plans.
  • The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – Creates the Health Insurance Marketplace and provides protections for employment-based health coverage, including extending dependent coverage of children to age 26; prohibiting preexisting condition exclusions and prohibiting lifetime and annual limits on essential health benefits.
  • The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act – Contains provisions giving certain former employees, retirees, spouses, and dependent children the right to purchase temporary continuation of group health plan coverage at group rates in specific instances.
  • The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act – Allows employees, their spouses and their dependents to enroll in employer-provided health coverage regardless of open enrollment periods if they lose coverage or in the event of marriage, birth, adoption or placement for adoption. Also prohibits discrimination in health care coverage.
  • The Women´s Health and Cancer Rights Act – Offers protections for breast cancer patients who elect breast reconstruction in connection with a mastectomy.
  • The Newborns´ and Mothers´ Health Protection Act – Provides rules on minimum coverage for hospital lengths of stay following childbirth.
  • The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act – Prohibits discrimination in group health plan premiums based on genetic information. Also, generally prohibits group health plans from requesting genetic information or requiring genetic tests.
  • The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act and the Mental Health Parity Act – Requires parity in financial requirements and treatment limitations for mental health and substance use benefits with those for medical and surgical benefits.
  • The Children´s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act – Allows special enrollment in a group health plan if an employee or dependents lose coverage under CHIP or Medicaid or are eligible for premium assistance under those programs.

For More Information

Visit the Employee Benefits Security Administration’s Website to view the following publications. To order copies or to request assistance from a benefits advisor, contact EBSA electronically or call toll free 1-866-444-3272.

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Atention: do you saw any of these people in DANVERS MASSACHUSETTS?

Ten Most Wanted

The FBI is offering rewards for information leading to the apprehension of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. Select the images of suspects to display more information.

ROBERT WILLIAM FISHER

YASER ABDEL SAID

JASON DEREK BROWN

FIDEL URBINA

WILLIAM BRADFORD BISHOP, JR.

VICTOR MANUEL GERENA

EDUARDO RAVELO

ALEXIS FLORES

GLEN STEWART GODWIN

SEMION MOGILEVICH

  1. ROBERT WILLIAM FISHER

    Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution - First Degree Murder (3 Counts), Arson of an Occupied Structure

    REWARD: The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of Robert William Fisher.

    Robert William Fisher is wanted for allegedly killing his wife and two young children and then blowing up the house in which they all lived in Scottsdale, Arizona in April of 2001.

    Fisher is physically fit and is an avid oupoorsman, hunter, and fisherman. He has a noticeable gold crown on his upper left first bicuspid tooth. He may walk with an exaggerated erect posture and his chest pushed out due to a lower back injury. Fisher is known to chew tobacco heavily. He has ties to New Mexico and Florida. Fisher is believed to be in possession of several weapons, including a high-powered rifle.

    Fisher has surgical scars on his lower back.

    • Robert W. Fisher

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