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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, 21 Oct 2018 10:00:07 +0000
    Savvy caregiver dementia training returns in November - By Nathan Lamb A free training program that provides family caregivers with skills and knowledge about dementia is returning to Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) in November. Registration is now open for the next round of Savvy Caregiver training, which starts November 2. The 12-hour program emphasizes practical training that helps family caregivers navigate the many […]... [read more]

  • Published: Sat, 20 Oct 2018 10:00:54 +0000
    2018 herring run is strong in the Mystic River - An estimated 589,000 river herring migrated upstream to spawn at Mystic Lakes in 2018 according to numbers just released by the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF). If you stacked the fish end-to-end this would be over one hundred miles of river herring—enough to get you from Boston to Provincetown-in a river that is only […]... [read more]

  • Published: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 23:00:30 +0000
    Lead Paint Poisoning Prevention Week is October 21 – 27 -  Info Session on Resources for Lead Paint Mitigation on October 23 Lead Paint Safe Somerville staff are using Lead Paint Poisoning Prevention Week, which runs from October 21 to 27, to remind residents about the dangers lead paint poses to young children. Although lead paint was banned in 1978, it is still present in many […]... [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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