8 hrs ago
Cape Cod Times
DeLeo proposal favored locally over Wolf's plan
After House Speaker Robert DeLeo outlined a minimum wage hike last week that would peak at $10.50 in 2016, Cape Cod legislators and business leaders quickly praised the proposal as more palatable than a Senate version championed by state Sen. Daniel Wolf.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Three Candidates Announce for Probate Clerk Position
Longtime East Boston resident John Sepulveda, as well as former At-Large City Councilor Felix Arroyo Sr. and local attorney Martin J. Keogh will be tossing their hats into the ring for the Suffolk County's Register of Probate and Family Court seat.
Mass. speaker calls for hike in minimum wage
The state's minimum wage would rise to $10.50 per hour over three years but would not be automatically adjusted for inflation under a proposal unveiled Thursday by a top Massachusetts lawmaker.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Proposed Three-Story Addition to 57 JFK Met With Concern
The Galeria building houses Staples, Yogurtland, and Shake Shack. Developers explained their poteltial plans to expand the buidling, adding three stories of residential living units on top of the existing levels, on Thursday March 7. Cambridge developer Raj Dhanda appeared before the Cambridge Historical Commission Thursday night to submit revised ... (more)
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Gun licenses on the rise north of Boston
The number of residents holding gun licenses in Massachusetts communities north of Boston climbed last year, continuing a long-term trend, as the state considers stricter laws that would give police chiefs more power to deny licenses to people.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Gaming Repeal Ballot Question Looms at SJC
Just one week after fighting it out at the ballot box in Revere for the casino cause, pro-casino groups - including Revere elected officials - and anti-casino groups are preparing to do battle in the courtroom this May. And if the anti-casino forces have it their way, it could mean yet another vote in Revere on the gaming issue this coming ... (more)
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Daily Free Press
To stop funding for fossil fuels, 350MA rallies at State House
Despite the cold weather and potential for snow Wednesday, over 100 activists from 350 Massachusetts rallied at the Massachusetts State House to gain support from legislators and the public for a future of divesting from fossil fuel use.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
State rep demands answers from DPH on pot-shop licensing
A lawmaker appointed to investigate how the state health department chose Massachusetts' medical marijuana dispensaries has fired off a list of questions to the agency's director, amid suspicions that some applicants lied or cashed in political favors to get the lucrative licenses.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
DA: Dunkin' Donuts Robbery Suspect Left iPhone Behind
Police have captured a Winthrop man accused of robbing a Boston Dunkin' Donuts back in December, thanks in part to the cell phone he left behind.