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  • Published: Friday, April 20, 2018
    ‘Boston Strong’ license plate solicitations under scrutiny - The Attorney General’s office is investigating a charity soliciting money for “Boston Strong” license plates before the plates have been approved by the RMV, but the charity is claiming they have the go-ahead to ask for cash.The RMV allows charities to propose new license plates that will be sold to raise money for a cause, and once a design is approved, charities collect checks for $40 from at least 750 people to pay to start production. ... [read more]

  • Published: Friday, April 20, 2018
    McCabe could face criminal charges for alleged lies - WASHINGTON — Andrew McCabe, the FBI deputy director fired last month for allegedly misleading FBI officials about his role in media disclosures about the Hillary Clinton probe, could face criminal charges after the Justice Department’s inspector general sent a criminal referral to federal prosecutors. ... [read more]

  • Published: Friday, April 20, 2018
    Opioid drop a great ‘first step’ - Felicia Moody makes sure her teenage daughter knows all about the dangers of addiction.Moody has been clean for a decade. She started abusing opiates when she was 16 years old. She began taking Percocets, then Oxycontin and eventually heroin.Yesterday, the 29-year-old mother of two was happy to learn of the results of a new report that found the number of people filling prescriptions for opioid painkillers dramatically dropped nationwide last year — the biggest dip in 25 years. ... [read more]

Worcester Telegram & Gazzette (Local News feed)

  • Published: Mon, 13 Apr 2015 06:00:00 EST
    East Central Street and Summer Street, Worcester - Once the State Lunatic Hospital at Worcester, this lot at the corner of what is now East Central Street and Summer Street is now the site of the city's U.S. Postal Service headquarters.... [read more]

The Somerville News

  • Published: Sun, 20 Oct 2019 10:00:37 +0000
    Foss Park community meetings scheduled for October 30, November 13 - Join Mayor Joe Curtatone, State Senator Pat Jehlen, State Representative Mike Connolly, and Ward 1 City Councilor Matt McLaughlin for a community meeting about community needs at Foss Park. Two meetings have been planned, but each will cover the same information. Meetings are scheduled as follows: • Wednesday, October 30: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., Healey School […]... [read more]

  • Published: Sun, 20 Oct 2019 00:00:20 +0000
    ‘Monster Mashed-Up’ at SomerStreets on Somerville Ave. Sunday, October 20 - Free Open Streets event to feature live music, family-friendly activities, and more * Join in at the last SomerStreets festival of the year, the spooky and fun “Monster Mashed-up” on Sunday, October 20, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. (rain date October 27) on Somerville Ave. between Union Square and Park St. SomerStreets is the City […]... [read more]

  • Published: Sat, 19 Oct 2019 18:00:37 +0000
    Community Preservation Committee invites public comment on CPA funds - Community invited to public hearing October 23. As the City of Somerville prepares to award Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds for Fiscal Year 2020, the Community Preservation Committee (CPC) is holding a public hearing of the FY20 applications on Wednesday, October 23, at 6:30 p.m. in the third floor Community Room at the Visiting Nurse Association, […]... [read more]

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  • Published: Fri, 12 May 2017 18:45:29 +0000
    Boston seizes clean energy opportunity - IT’S BEEN A sobering few months for clean energy advocates. Despite the Trump administration’s disdain for programs and policies intended to lower the carbon emissions that threaten the safety and well-being of the nation, Boston and like-minded cities are surging ahead to take advantage of the economic, health and other benefits inherent in a carbon-free(...) The post Boston seizes clean energy opportunity appeared first on CommonWealth Magazine. ... [read more]

  • Published: Fri, 12 May 2017 13:41:05 +0000
    The Codcast: Plotting the future at DOT - Scott Hamwey’s job is figuring out the state’s transportation future. As the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s manager of long-range planning, he is charged with trying to plot a course for the next 25 years. In a Codcast talk with Josh Fairchild and James Aloisi of TransitMatters, Hamwey focuses on both the short and long term.(...) The post The Codcast: Plotting the future at DOT appeared first on CommonWealth Magazine. ... [read more]

  • Published: Thu, 11 May 2017 21:14:57 +0000
    Tracking assisted living ‘incidents’ - Massachusetts assisted living facilities reported 305 cases of abuse, neglect, and exploitation involving residents in 2015 – and half of the reports were filed late. Reports are supposed to be filed with state officials within 24 hours of the incident, but the data indicate 155 came in late. Most came in fairly quickly after the(...) The post Tracking assisted living ‘incidents’ appeared first on CommonWealth Magazine. ... [read more]

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