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Some Republicans Try to Head Off a Health Care Calamity » New York Times A few more sensible members of the party are now trying to slow down this runaway train.…

Seth Moulton blasts 'draft dodger' Donald Trump for not yet naming a veterans affairs secretary » Boston.com Donald Trump still hasn't appointed a secretary for the Department of Veterans Affairs, and Rep. Seth Moulton is not happy about it. …

Vaccine critic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. says he will chair Trump's vaccine safety panel » STAT WASHINGTON — Outspoken vaccine critic Robert Kennedy Jr. said Tuesday that he had accepted a position in Donald Trump's administration as chair of a panel on vaccine safety and scientific integ…

Bay State charter advocates tell Warren: DeVos may not make grade » Boston Herald Leading Massachusetts charter-school advocates have taken aim at Betsy DeVos, the school-choice proponent who is President-elect Donald Trump's pick for U.S. education secretary, claiming she has low …

Ex-boss of indicted Marty Walsh aide joins FinCom » Boston Herald With the blessing of Gov. Charlie Baker and Mayor Martin J. Walsh, a longtime City Hall official and the former boss of indicted mayoral aide Tim Sullivan is now working for the watchdog commission th…

AG, O'Keefe seek dismissal of right-to-die case » Cape Cod Times A push by two Cape physicians for the right to use medical assistance in dying doesn't belong in the courts, according to Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe and Massachusetts Attorney …

Massachusetts pot plant limit could be trimmed by Legislature » Boston Business Journal Massachusetts cannabis cultivators, recently legitimized by the legalization of marijuana, could soon find themselves having to cut back on the size of their home grow operations.…

Partners CEO says Trump meeting wasn't about Obamacare repeal » Boston Business Journal Dr. David Torchiana said he was called down to Florida in a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump to give input on cabinet picks, rather than to discuss repeal of the Affordable Care Act.…

"Donald Trump and the Republican leadership are marshaling their forces to destroy health care in America. It’s up to us to fight back," Warren's event invitation states. "This Sunday, January 15th, a national day of rallies are scheduled to save health care. I’ll be hosting a rally at Faneuil Hall with hundreds of people. Can you get in this fight with us?"

Elizabeth Warren

Calling upon people to join her for a rally at Faneuil Hall this Sunday.

News By Category
Beltway Politics

Forceful And Tearful, Obama Says Goodbye In Emotional Speech » WBUR Conceding disappointments during his presidency yet offering vigorous encouragement for the nation's future, Barack Obama issued an emotional defense Tuesday night of his vision to Americans facing a …

Trump D.C. Hotel Contractors Say They're Owed Millions » WBUR In late October, just weeks ahead of the election, President-elect Donald Trump made a quick detour to Washington for the official opening of his new five-star hotel, just a few blocks from the White …

Moulton faults Trump for delaying VA pick » Lynn Daily News Item Congressman Seth Moulton is faulting President-elect Donald Trump for failing to announce a nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.…

Massachusetts attorney general takes aim at Trump's presidency » Andover Townsman Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said Tuesday she will take Donald Trump to court to prevent the Republican president-elect from imposing his “unconstitutional agenda” on the st…

Jeff Sessions says he'd defy Trump as attorney general if needed » Boston Globe Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, Senator Jeff Sessions, sought to dispel Democrats' portrayal of him as a conservative zealot Tuesday, denying during his Senate confirmation hearing that h…

Business

How Mass. Can Include Minority Entrepreneurs In Legalized Marijuana Business » WBUR The National Cannabis Industry Association is hosting the Northeast Cannabis Caucus in Cambridge on Tuesday to talk about policy and the industry in the state. One topic they'll be discussing is how …

Local farmers thankful for state grants to 'get off the ground' » The Recorder A $10,000 state grant to help a relatively new farm “get off the ground” by paying half the price of needed equipment may not sound like a big deal, but “it's huge,” in the wor…

Is Bob Kraft's hoped-for soccer stadium in Dorchester dead? » Boston Globe After more than a year of discussions, the effort to build a professional soccer stadium in Dorchester is all but dead.…

Tariffs + stronger dollar = trouble for Trump trade policy » Boston Globe A hidden force threatens President-elect Donald Trump's efforts to revitalize American manufacturing. No, it's not congressional Republicans, though they've been openly skeptical of his call for trade…

Trump slams drug industry at press conference, sending biotech stocks tumbling » Boston Business Journal

Crimes

High court rejects case by sex-trafficking victims against Backpage.com » Boston Globe The Supreme Court won't hear a case brought by three sex-trafficking victims in Massachusetts who accused the website Backpage.com of helping to facilitate the abuse and exploitation of children.…

Education

City, UML still treading lightly on master pact » Lowell Sun UMass Lowell and the city have appeared to hit another bump in the road in their relationship, coming seven months after a major dust-up related to the university buying a condominium building.…

Gov. Baker will sign 'defibrillators in schools' bill » WWLP 22 News Governor Charlie Baker said Monday he intends to sign a bill requiring Massachusetts schools to be equipped with automated external defibrillators (AEDs).…

State Sen. DiDomenico, Members of the Kids First Initiative Visit Nurtury Learning Lab in JP » Jamaica Plain News Kids First is a multi-year initiative, led DiDomenico, D-Everett, to identify and support innovative strategies to invest in Massachusetts' children. Members of the initiative are taking a comprehensi…

Healey selected as Westfield State commencement speaker » WWLP 22 News

Health Care

Under law effective Jan. 1, Massachusetts patients entitled to access medical docs electronically » Wicked Local Wenham People who receive health care in Massachusetts are entitled to access their medical records electronically under a new state law that took effect Jan. 1.…

Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts seeks support » MassLive The Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts is asking its supporters to participate in upcoming events, including a Sexual Health Lobby Day at the Massachusetts State House scheduled Jan. 31…

With too few nurses for kids' home care, parents push for action » Boston Globe As dozens of advocates and legislators buzzed around her Tuesday morning, Abi Simpson dozed lightly. The teenager, who loves bowling and playing on her iPad, showed up to the State House with blue-pol…

Our view: Wider access to dental care would save taxpayers money » The Salem News Providing basic dental care for our neediest citizens has long been a largely unaddressed challenge in health care, both nationally and here in Massachusetts.…

Panel pegs challenge: Easily understandable health care pricing info » State House News Service A panel exploring fixes to unwarranted differences in health care prices hit upon some consensus Tuesday as its members identified one of their chief hurdles as conveying useful, understandable cost i…

Cost gap shrinks, but panel struck by division of health care $$$ pie » State House News Service

State council votes to streamline hospital expansion regs » State House News Service

Housing

Northampton receives funding for affordable housing project » WWLP 22 The Baker administration announced on Tuesday millions of dollars in funding for an affordable housing complex in Northampton. The project is planned for the former Northampton Lumber Yard property on…

Ipswich Housing Authority receives $1.2M grant » Wicked Local Ipswich The Baker-Polito administration recently announced $17.8 million in grant funding to four local housing authorities, including $1,221,220 to the Ipswich Housing Authority, to preserve and modernize af…

Malden Housing Authority receives funding for Forestdale upgrades » Wicked Local Malden The Baker-Polito Administration recently announced $17.8 million in grant funding to four local housing authorities, to preserve and modernize affordable public housing units for elderly and disabled …

Human Services

Partnering to help homeless youth » Lynn Daily News Item Local school superintendents are turning to homelessness prevention advocates to help high school-age students who need to stabilize their lives after they graduate.…

Judiciary

Attempts to free Massachusetts inmates convicted of marijuana possession resisted by top politicians » MassLive An attempt by some pro-marijuana activists to release Massachusetts inmates previously convicted of marijuana possession is unlikely to get support from Beacon Hill's top politicians.…

Black, Latino lawmakers dissatisfied with criminal justice effort » The Recorder With the membership of the 190th General Court now seated, House and Senate members can begin eyeing vacant leadership posts for the 2017-2018 session, plum jobs that come with higher pay, greater res…

Speaker Robert DeLeo takes case-by-case approach to mandatory minimum sentences » The Republican House Speaker Robert DeLeo, D-Winthrop, said Monday that he did not believe the House would repeal all mandatory minimum sentences, but he said he would be open to reconsidering some of them on a case…

Gov. Charlie Baker nominates attorney Mark Pasquariello for Pittsfield District Court judgeship » The Republican

Legislative

Springfield church's annual MLK scholarship breakfast to honor retired state Rep. Ben Swan Sr. » MassLive Wesley United Methodist Church will sponsor the 35th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Breakfast on Saturday at the Sheraton Hotel, which will include a tribute to retired state Rep.…

Open legislative leadership posts offer higher profile, pay » Lowell Sun With the membership of the 190th General Court now seated, House and Senate members can begin eyeing vacant leadership posts for the 2017-2018 session, plum jobs that come with higher pay, greater res…

Lawmakers get 4 percent pay boost » The Salem News Base salary rises to $62,547 while those in leadership positions earn up to $35K extra …

Joe Wagner banters on T, Baker and pot arrests » Boston Herald State Rep. Joe Wagner, chairman of the House Economic Development Committee, joined Herald Radio's “Morning Meeting” show yesterday to discuss cost savings at the MBTA, Gov. Charlie Baker'…

Baker approves legislative pay raise; O'Connor, DeCoste will donate additional money to charity » Wicked Local Norwell For the first time in eight years, legislators on Beacon Hill will see an increase in their base salaries after Gov. Charlie Baker recently certified a pay raise of $2,515 for the 200 members of the H…

STATE HOUSE ROUNDUP: The end and the beginning » Wicked Local Wareham The new year got underway on Beacon Hill last week with a flurry of the pomp and circumstance that marks the beginning of every two-year legislative session, followed by the quiet of 15 newbie lawmake…

Massachusetts lawmakers discuss who will fill vacant leadership roles » WWLP 22 News Beacon Hill lawmakers are eyeing vacant leadership positions for the next two-year session.…

Guest column: Sen. DiDomenico reflects on 2015-16 legislative session » Wicked Local Cambridge On Jan. 3, the 189th General Court officially came to a close. It has been an impressive and productive legislative session, and as I look back on these past two years, I am amazed as to how much has …

Should Mass. leave its time zone? A Beacon Hill commission investigates » Boston Globe Pulling Massachusetts out of its time zone may seem far fetched. But the concept gained some traction at the State House on Wednesday as a commission met for the first time to analyze a potential shif…

Early sunsets, health effects cited by "Boston Time" backer » State House News Service

Local Government

AG's office rejects Open Meeting complaint filed by Mayo-Brown against Fall River School Committee » The Herald News The Massachusetts Attorney General's Office has ruled that the Fall River School Committee did not violate the state's Open Meeting Law last summer when the committee discussed and approved a motion t…

Plymouth could opt out of pot shops » Wicked Local Plymouth Though the state has delayed the establishment of licensed cannabis shops until at least July of 2018, Plymouth officials are likely to take the debate to Town Meeting this fall and give voters the ch…

Lynn council has new leaders for new year » Lynn Daily News Item There's new leadership on the Lynn City Council. Ward 3 Councilor Darren Cyr was unanimously elected president while Councilor-at-Large Buzzy Barton notched the vice president post.…

Legislature stalls on Framingham Town Meeting measure » The Metro West Daily News A measure that would block Town Meeting from taking up articles that disparage municipal employees is temporarily on hold after the Legislature refused to act on it last year.…

Steps taken in latest push to review Medford City Charter » Wicked Local Medford A bipartisan citizen committee in Medford continues its “exciting process” - working to get the necessary signatures to put a review of the city's charter on the Nov. 7, 2017 ballot.…

Brockton water commissioner resigns in protest ahead of re-appointment » The Enterprise A member of the Brockton Water Commission said she is stepping down from the appointed role because the system is all washed up. …

Holyoke mayor wants to make his city a recreational pot hub » Boston Globe Vacant mill buildings along a series of canals serve as constant reminders of this impoverished city's halcyon days as the Paper City of the World. But the mayor has a distinctly 21st-century plan for…

Pembroke considering raising legal age to buy tobacco to 21 » The Patriot Ledger The Pembroke Board of Health is considering raising the legal age to buy tobacco in town from 18 to 21.…

Chicopee Council considers 1-year moratorium on recreational pot sales » The Republican The City Council is debating a proposal to place a year-long moratorium on permitting stores to sell recreational marijuana in the city.…

Opinion

As doctors rethink assisted dying, Mass. should too » Boston Globe FIVE YEARS AGO, the Massachusetts Medical Society helped defeat a “death with dignity” ballot measure that would have allowed terminally ill patients to end their lives with medication pre…

Barack Obama's enduring legacy: Don't believe all the hype » Boston Herald He leaves a hero to the left and a villain to the right but there's a better word to describe Barack Obama: disappointment.…

Bud L. Williams should resign Springfield City Council seat (Editorial) » MassLive Newly elected State Representative Bud L. Williams should resign his City Council seat and devote full-time efforts to his tasks in Boston. It has nothing to do with either his politics or personality…

In Trump's middle America, a sense of optimism » Boston Globe How do you get here? First, jump in your car in Kenmore Square.…

After the charter defeat, what's next for urban education? » Boston Globe It's a question that hangs in the air following the defeat of the charter-school ballot initiative: Can Massachusetts find a politically plausible way to foster faster improvement in urban education?…

Dylann Roof deserves the death penalty » Boston Globe I WANTED Dylann Roof sentenced to death. For as long as I can recall, I've been against the death penalty. I know statistics about the racial and class disparities in its application, and how it is le…

Racist opinions are hateful, but that shouldn't make them crimes » Boston Globe Hate crime laws are in the news on multiple fronts this week. In Charleston, S.C., jurors in federal court Tuesday sentenced Dylann Roof to the death penalty.…

Editorial: Recreation tax would benefit us all » The Recorder Charlemont came up short in trying to get the Legislature to approve a local recreation tax on outdoor activities. …

Our view: Salem State president leaves legacy of integrity, commitment » The Salem News When Patricia Maguire Meservey took over as president of Salem State College in 2007, she had some big shoes to fill. Former President Nancy Harrington, a native of Salem, had pretty much devoted her …

Politics

Longmeadow Democrats name Stan Rosenberg Democrat of the year » MassLive The Longmeadow Democratic Town Committee will recognize Massachusetts Senate President Stanley C. Rosenberg as Democrat of the year.…

Tito Jackson still coy over potential mayoral run » Boston Herald City Councilor Tito Jackson is staying mum about his intentions to run for mayor, even as a sixth candidate is eyeing a run at his council seat and a prominent activist says a deep untapped pool of su…

GOP businessman may challenge Elizabeth Warren for re-election » Boston Globe US Senator Elizabeth Warren may have a GOP challenger with the deep pockets to make her work for her re-election.…

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick Reflects on Barack Obama's Presidency » NECN As President Barack Obama prepared to deliver his farewell address to the nation, NBC Boston sat down exclusively to talk with one of his closest friends, former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, …

Local pols praise Obama's farewell speech » Boston Globe Political leaders and young voters in deep-blue Massachusetts praised President Obama Tuesday night after he delivered his farewell address in Chicago.…

Some local Republicans packing their bags for Trump inauguration » The Sun Chronicle Patricia Saint Aubin of Norfolk said she suffered her share of hits for being a Donald Trump supporter during the presidential campaign, and now she's looking forward to celebrating his inaugural. As…

Even In Cambridge, Obama's Farewell Message Of Hope Can't Overpower Dismay Over Trump » WGBH News Beside the Chicago hall where he gave his farewell address, few venues in the U.S. could be considered as friendly to out-going President Barack Obama as the scene in Cambridge' Central Square Tuesday…

Worcester group staging student walkout during Trump inauguration » Worcester Mag There was plenty of outrage after the presidential victory of Republican Donald Trump, with some of it directed toward the electoral college after the popular vote overwhelmingly went to Democrat Hill…

Charlie Baker faces some hurdles for 2018. Like Donald Trump » Boston Globe Republican Governor Charlie Baker, who has enjoyed persistent popularity, controls one of the most muscular fund-raising operations in the state, and has no formidable Democratic opponent on the horiz…

Warren, Healey, Walsh to join Boston Women's March for America » Metro

Will Trump weigh in on state GOP fight? » Boston Globe

Public Safety

Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson wants prisoners to pay $5 daily incarceration fee and to work unpaid on Trump's border wall » MassLive Prisoners would work chain-gang style on President-elect Donald Trump's desired wall along the country's southern border and pay a daily fee for the privilege, if one Massachusetts sheriff had his way…

Mass. has lowest US rate of gun deaths » Boston Globe Massachusetts had the lowest gun death rate in the country in 2015, newly released federal data shows, and advocacy groups on Tuesday attributed the state's ranking to its tough firearm laws.…

Fourth Time A Charm? Proposal To Help Small Towns Run Ambulance Services To Be Refiled » New England Public Radio A bill designed to make it easier for small towns to staff volunteer ambulances has failed in the Massachusetts legislature for the third session in a row. But a Berkshire lawmaker says he's not drop…

State police held 15 on ICE detainers » Boston Herald State police have turned over 15 deportable immigrants to the feds since a July policy change allowed them to hold suspects for 48 hours — a policy Boston police have not adopted.…

Pilgrim opponents: 'We're sitting on a time bomb' » Cape Cod Times Toting signs and a sizable banner calling on Gov. Charlie Baker to "speak out for public safety and close Pilgrim down," about 50 watchdogs from the Cape and North and South shores braved the cold Mon…

Springfield, Holyoke, Pittsfield among 15 Massachusetts communities getting anti-gang violence grants » MassLive Gov. Charlie Baker's administration on Tuesday released $5.7 million in grants to combat gang violence in 15 communities, including Springfield, Holyoke and Pittsfield.…

Massachusetts Public Safety secretary: Rioting prisoners at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley 'were getting ready for war' » MassLive Massachusetts Secretary of Public Safety and Security Daniel Bennett described a chaotic scene Monday evening at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, as inmates broke apart furniture, fash…

Official: Rioting prisoners in Shirley 'getting ready for war' (VIDEO) » Sentinel & Enterprise Around 50 inmates rioting Monday at the state's maximum security prison in Shirley prepared themselves for "war" against the facility's correctional officers before they were subdued by those officers…

Fitchburg is on Massachusetts list of cities receiving a share of $ 5.7- million grant to combat gang violence » Sentinel & Enterprise Massachusetts officials have awarded $5.7 million in grants to support efforts at curbing gang violence in a number of cities. Republican Gov. Charlie Baker said Tuesday the funds will be parceled out…

Partnerships pitched as antidote to gangs, curbing violence » State House News Service The $5.7 million in grants awarded by the state Tuesday to combat gang violence is geared toward partnerships between police and community organizations rather than pure law enforcement, and it has wo…

Prisoners in riot were 'getting ready for war' » Boston Globe For three hours, the prisoners were in control. Inside the state's maximum-security prison, 47 inmates broke apart tables, smashed computers, destroyed security cameras, and ripped out fire extinguish…

Police departments receive anti-gang funding » Eagle Tribune Three area police departments have again received state funding to continue programs targeting and attempted to prevent youth gang violence. …

Gun Rights Group Wants Answers, Asks Galvin for Help » New Boston Post

Walsh plans active role in criminal justice debate » State House News Service

Brockton to see part of $5.7 million grant to deter gang violence » The Enterprise

State Finance

Center: FY18 budget gap $615.7m » Commonwealth Magazine The Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center estimates the state's funding gap for the coming fiscal year will be $615.7 million and recommends two policy changes to introduce greater transparency into …

State Government

Healey takes aim at Trump » The Newburyport News Attorney General Maura Healey said Tuesday she will take Donald Trump to court to prevent the Republican president-elect from imposing his “unconstitutional agenda” on the state and nation…

From Baker, not quite transparency » Boston Globe Governor Charlie Baker once described himself as “a big believer in transparency,” but apparently that tenet sometimes stops at the door to his office.…

Baker audit: Equipment on 30 state vehicles unneeded » Boston Herald The Baker administration has stripped dozens of vehicles of their blue emergency lights because they were deemed unnecessary, according to a systemwide review officials said was sparked by an ex-parks…

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $68,234 For Chemical Safety Trainings » Beacon Hill Patch The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $68,234 in grants for Massachusetts Regional Planning Agencies (RPAs) to incorporate chemical safety into climate change resiliency planning.…

Transportation

Chris Dempsey, Leader of the Olympics Opposition, Has a New Gig » Boston Magazine Less than two years after he led the effort to scuttle Boston's ill-conceived bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, Chris Dempsey has a new job tackling an issue that was central to the Boston 2024 de…

Greenbush Station transit-oriented development project advances » Wicked Local Scituate The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority's Fiscal and Management Control Board unanimously approved a property sale with The Drew Company that allows a transit-oriented development project at Greenbush…

Leader of No Boston Olympics tapped for transportation group » Boston Globe Chris Dempsey, one of the key leaders behind a campaign to keep the 2024 Olympics out of Boston, has been named as the director of Transportation for Massachusetts, a prominent transportation advocacy…

The MBTA's Struggling Warehouse Will Be Privatized » Boston Magazine It'll be faster, cheaper, and more efficient, T officials say. And there won't be any more waiting around more than two days for widgets. …

Utilities

Tennessee Gas to pay $640,000 for conservation land it bought to build pipeline » Legal Newsline Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy and Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton announced Dec. 29 that Tennessee Gas Pipeline LLC will pay $640,000 to comp…

Senator Julian Cyr stands with Downwinders at Pilgrim Nuke » Cape Cod Today Last week, I joined the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office, Senator Edward J. Markey, and many other public officials in calling on the NRC to address growing public safety concerns over the corr…

Greenfield energy director warns about dangers of third-party suppliers » The Recorder An elderly man phoned recently with the kind of question that Carole Collins, Greenfield's energy and sustainability director, says she gets often.…

DeLeo to speak in Randolph at energy bill assistance fund kickoff » Wicked Local Holbrook Speaker of the Massachusetts Robert DeLeo House of Representatives will speak at the Massachusetts Good Neighbor Energy Fund (GNEF)'s kickoff of its 32nd annual "Give The Gift of Warmth" campaign from…

Eversource gets state approval for solar panel facilities across the state » Boston Globe

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Recipe of the Week

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups flour (unsifted, blend of bread and pastry)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups blueberries
  • 2 teaspoons sugar (for tops)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions

On low speed, cream butter with sugar until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time and mix until blended. Sift dry ingredients; add to eggs-and-butter mixture, alternating with milk. Mash 1/2 cup of berries and stir into mixture by hand. Add the rest of the berries whole and stir by hand. Grease muffin tins well with butter; grease the top surface of the pans as well. Pile mixture high in each muffin cup, and sprinkle the sugar over tops.

Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes.


Press Releases

AIM Offers Downloadable Employer Guide to State Ballot Questions » Associated Industries of Massachusetts

Massachusetts Association of Realtors Recognizes Realtor Tanisha Salmon for her Community Service Efforts » Mass. Association of Realtors

Mattapoisset Broker Named 2018 Massachusetts Realtor of the Year » Mass. Association of Realtors

Cambridge Broker Receives Massachusetts Realtor Distinguished Service Award » Mass. Association of Realtors

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Improvement Project at Flynn Memorial Rink » Mass. Department of Conservation & Recreation

Federal Judge Denies Motion from For-profit School Industry to Delay Critical Protections for Student Loan Borrowers » Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

AG Healey Sues Starion Energy Over Deceptive Sales Tactics, Overcharging Residents by $30 Million » Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

AG Healey Joins Multistate Effort to Stop Illegal Robocalls » Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $3 Million in Community Compact IT Grants to 44 Cities and Towns » Executive Office of Administration & Finance

Treasurer Goldberg Announces SeedMA Baby » Office of Treasurer Deb Goldberg

Legislature passes FY18 close-out bill with $40M for local roads » Mass. Municipal Association

Franklin Line Weekend Shuttles during Two Weekends for East Street Bridge Rehabilitation Work » MBTA

Weekend Daytime Closures of Chelsea Street Drawbridge for Standard Maintenance » MBTA


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