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QUESTION: A friend of mine told me if you don't use your food stamps on a regular basis that you could lose the balance on your card. I can't get out that often so when I do get to the store I buy enough to last me for awhile.
Scaramucci, one of Romney's biggest backers on Wall Street during the 2012 race, predicted on Monday that Romney would ultimately end up running if other establishment favorites like former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush , back out. "I don't think he's 100% made the decision," Scaramucci said in a Fox Business interview.
There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week. Beacon Hill Roll Call has obtained the 2014 official list from the state Treasurer's Office of the "per diem" travel, meals and lodging reimbursements collected by the Legislature's 40 state senators from Jan. 1, through Sept.
The highest court in Massachusetts has thrown out a lawsuit aimed at blocking Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to consumers. The Massachusetts State Automobile Dealers Association had sought to prevent the direct sales, citing a state law designed to block car dealers from abuses by car manufacturers.
Roman Catholic Bishops in Massachusetts released a statement Monday calling for the repeal of the state's 2011 expanded gaming law. Voters will get the opportunity to do so in November, as Ballot Question 3 will ask whether to do away with the law.
Advocates for changing Massachusetts' personal income tax may have new fuel for their campaign, as a new national study suggests a more progressive income tax that requires wealthier individuals to pay higher tax rates could help states deal with revenue problems. Standard & Poor's, in a study released Monday, found that the improving fortunes of the nation's top earners corresponds with a decades-long slowdown in tax revenue growth among states.
Every day, police solve crimes in all our communities. But when suspects get away, Massachusetts law enforcement officers turn to the public for help.
Many vocational and technical schools across Massachusetts have long waiting lists for students seeking admission, creating a bottleneck in worker training even as thousands of well-paying jobs go unfilled for lack of skilled labor, according to a new survey. The survey, conducted by researchers at Northeastern University School of Law, found that at least 3,500 students were unable to get into public vocational schools in the past two years, with the longest waiting lists in communities with high unemployment and large minority populations.
Cheryl Lamerson stands outside her consignment shop in Lunenburg. She said the business is caught in the middle of a dispute between the town and the building's owner, which could force the store to shut down.
Neighbors of Erika Murray, the Massachusetts mother accused of hiding the death of three of her children, said they would see poorly dressed infants playing outside her home which they described as 'squalid'. They described the smell at 23 St. Paul Street in Blackstone as atrocious and said that the home, which was discovered by police to be infested with vermin and soiled diapers, was a mess for years.
TV political analyst Jon Keller sat down with Boston Globe political reporter Jim O'Sullivan to discuss the Massachusetts governor's race. Keller and O'Sullivan talked about the results of the Democratic primary and looked at the impact of independent candidates on the matchup between Democratic candidate Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker.
For Sully Erna, frontman for Massachusetts-bred alternative metal band Godsmack, it's the destination - not the journey - that matters when it comes to traveling. And while the 46-year-old Lawrence native may not enjoy the part about actually getting to his destination, he admits to having lots of fun once he arrives.
The headmaster of Boston's only vocational high school, who came under fire last week over a scheduling problem that left many students and teachers without classes, resigned Saturday after the School Department discovered she never gained certification to lead a school in Massachusetts. Diane Ross Gary, who worked in education for more than three decades mostly in Connecticut, applied for certification in Massachusetts last August when she took over as headmaster of Madison Park Technical Vocational High School in Roxbury, but never completed the paperwork, according to a Boston School Department spokesman.
After winning the 2010 special election for U.S. Senator in Massachusetts over Martha Coakley, Scott Brown was a political rock star almost instantly. For about 15 minutes.
Photo Credit: DAR Commissioner Greg Watson, Dr. David Dunn of North Shore Animal Hospital, Animal Rescue League of Boston Vice President Dr. Martha Smith-Blackmore, Massachusetts Animal Fund Coordinator Lauren Gilfeather and two of the Hospital's patients. Photo by Amy Mahler Department of Agricultural Resources Commissioner Greg Watson this week kicked off the Massachusetts Animal Fund's Spay/Neuter Program at the North Shore Animal Hospital.
In this Sept. 10, 2014 file photo, Democrat gubernatorial nominee, state Attorney General Martha Coakley, left, celebrates Tuesday's primary victory alongside Gov. Deval Patrick at the party's unity breakfast in Boston, after winning .
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