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2 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media
The bills, S.1882 An Act relative to the Massachusetts Alzheimer's and Related Dementias Acute Care Advisory Committee and S.2165 Uniform Adult Guardianship, were proposed and supported by the Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter.
6 hrs ago | HCAM News
The Internal Revenue Service today warned consumers about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country.
9 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Parents of school-age children will be heading out this month to purchase back-to-school supplies, with some aiming to shop on a sales-tax holiday.
10 hrs ago | Planetizen
It's been exactly a year since the state approved a 3-cent increase in the gas tax with hard fought legislation that ties future increases to inflation.
14 hrs ago | Business Journal
Physicians have given mixed reviews to the state's plans to augment the Massachusetts Prescription Monitoring Program, saying that while the program is one of the best ways to fight drug abuse, some pieces of new legislation are too restrictive.
Taxachusetts. The bluest state. A vegetarian convention. Massachusetts over the years has acquired, by dint of its voting patterns and economic and social policies, a range of monikers underscoring its reputation as a liberal state.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley sent a joint letter with New Hampshire AG Joseph Foster to Market Basket's CEOs on Thursday.
Massachusetts lawmakers are rushing to complete work on several proposed new laws with Thursday marking the end of formal meetings in the two-year legislative session that began in January 2013.
Geoffrey McIntosh, 34, of 65 Summer St., Milford, was arrested July 16 in connection with an alleged scam at the car dealership where he worked in Massachusetts.
People are invited to consider volunteering with prison Toastmasters programs at institutions near Route 2 and Interstate 495 on Monday or Thursday evenings.
Massachusetts is failing to properly staff and track hundreds of state boards, committees and commissions, a Senate panel concluded in a new report released Wednesday, resulting in do-nothing zombie boards that never meet while other panels are paralyzed by vacancies.
"The man who represents himself has a fool for a client." It's one of the justice system's oldest maxims.
Governor Deval Patrick today signed a bill that tightens security regulations regarding protests and demonstrations at abortion clinics in Massachusetts.
The state economy grew at an estimated annual rate of 4.9 percent from April to June, topping the nation's 4 percent expansion over the same period, according to two reports out Wednesday.
Sea monsters may exist only in the imagination, but a Massachusetts couple wants to make them part of their names.
In Coakley's 2010 race for U.S. Senate, she was up against then-state Sen. Scott Brown, who was more than willing to attack her, and usually got only a tepid response.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 04:22 pm
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